Registration Opens to NAMM Members on August 22 and General Attendees on August 29

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The Business Crossroads of Music, Sound and Event Technology

The NAMM Show is the definitive platform for the music, sound and event technology communities to unite with the mission of strengthening the music products industry and promoting the pleasures and benefits of making music. Held in Southern California every January, The NAMM Show offers the latest products from more than 7,000 brands, cutting edge industry education sessions, as well as exclusive special events, concerts and experiences.

The 2018 NAMM Show Wrap Up

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Benefits of Attending

  • Access to over 7,000+ brands
  • 400+ educational sessions
  • 150+ free networking events
  • Hundreds of concerts & performances
  • Free breakfast every morning at NAMM U
  • Exclusive rates at official NAMM show hotels
  • Discounts on flights and ground transportation
  • Deals at restaurants & attractions around Anaheim
  • Assistance for international travelers requiring a visa or ESTA
  • Year-round education & discounted business services

Yes! I want to attend The NAMM Show

Networking

Build business relationships that will last for many years to come as exhibitors, retailers, buyers and influencers from around the globe gather together to connect and grow.

The NAMM Show is open to professionals that manufacture, distribute or utilize music, sound and event technology products and services.

  • Retailers
  • Distributors and importers/exporters
  • Rental providers and installers
  • Repair technicians
  • Original equipment manufacturers
  • Component suppliers
  • Independent sales representatives
  • Industry service providers
  • Educators and instructors
  • Students and aspiring professionals
  • Pro audio engineers
  • Live sound professionals
  • Event technology professionals
  • Theme park operators
  • Touring and staging professionals
  • Venue and studio representatives
  • Houses of worship representatives
  • Publishers of music and sheet music
  • Media
  • Booking managers
  • Music artists, musicians and celebrities

Exhibits

With 7,000+ top music, sound and event technology brands present, there are plenty of exciting and innovative products to explore. 

Music Instruments

Featuring music instrument communities from fretted instruments, percussion, pianos as well as school band and orchestra

Sound

Showcasing the largest expansion of pro audio, live sound and recording brands

Event Technology

Displaying an expansive line of new products and solutions for event lighting, staging, projection, video and other event technologies

Expanded Campus

Now with expansion of the North Hall section, The NAMM Show will provide more than 200,000 sq. ft. of space for more exhibits, events and wider aisles.

Education

Experience hundreds of free professional education sessions you won't find anywhere else. Explore topics on business development, marketing, websites, best practices, industry secrets and so much more.  

Music Retail & Business

 

Retail Innovation Summit

A full-day immersion into new trends, innovations and strategies to transform your business

NAMM Idea Center

Focused sessions held every half-hour that cover proven ideas, best practices and how-to tips

NAMM U Breakfast Sessions

NAMM's opening sessions features big speakers and big-picture ideas, along with free breakfast

Music Educators & Students

 

Music Education Days

Programming for music teachers and administrators to preview the latest instruments, products and tools that are relevant to today's music classrooms

GenNext

Exclusive programming for college music students and faculty members to help their career and student development

Event Technology

 

ESTA

Education tracks for event technology professionals in lighting, lighting networking, rigging and safety

Lighting&Sound America and PLASA

Multiple sessions for entertainment technology professionals to help them stay up to date on current trends and bolster their skills

Pro Production by FoH and PLSN

A series of event technology sessions hosted by Front of House and Projection Lights & Staging News

Audio Production

 

AES@NAMM

A premier education and training program for working professionals in live sound, recording and performance audio

TEC Tracks

Big-picture sessions on high-profile topics in recording, live sound and music business

A3E

Future-focused sessions that explore how advanced audio applications are transforming the music industry, production and performance

Dante

Free Dante certification training for pro audio and event technology professionals

Policy & Non Profits

 

Policy Sessions

Sessions covering topics on government policies that affect music businesses, such as tax reform, trade, regulatory compliance, intellectual property and more

Nonprofit Management Institute

A series of five progressive sessions that cover best practices, fundraising and governance, and more

Events

Enjoy a variety of entertainment including prestigious awards, performances and networking events throughout the show.