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The Crossroads of Music, Sound and Event Technology

The NAMM Show unites global music, sound and event technology industries, creating a platform to spot new trends, and exchange ideas across segments. It allows professionals to come together and influence how music is made, experienced, and heard around the globe. 

The Music Begins Here

Featuring music instrument communities including fretted, percussion, pianos and school band and orchestra.

Music is at the core of the NAMM experience. Discover a wide variety of the latest instruments, accessories and solutions from leading global brands and be the first to bring them to your local market.  


Cymbals, kits and all kinds of percussion accessories will be located and placed near demo areas so attendees can experience the true sound of the instruments in a quieter area away from the show floor.

  School Band and Orchestra

Horns, brass, woodwinds and string and bow exhibits have a dedicated space at NAMM, allowing buyers to find everything they need to stock their shelves, in one convenient location. 

  String and Bow

The elegance and beauty of string and bow will be highlighted in a strategic location to SBO, displaying the full product spectrum and new business opportunities.

   Keyboard and Synthesizer

Showcasing new technology in keyboards, modular units, synthesizers, controllers along with innovations and accessories transforming the future of input devices, conveniently located adjacent to pro audio collections.

  Retail Technology

Discover solutions related to retail merchandising options, point of sale, insurance, payment, credit card processing, and shipping services in a quiet environment.

  MI/Pro Audio Distributors & Publishers

The intersection of MI and pro audio, where distributors, brands and publishers service multiple product types across retail and professional channels.

  Fretted Instruments

From ukuleles and mandolins to handcrafted boutique guitars, electric guitars, basses and more, you can find every instrument under the sun on all levels of the NAMM campus. 


Brands from around the world will have their own dedicated showcase: a gallery conducive to playing and delving into the artistry and nuances of each instrument.

Where Sound Business Begins

Showcasing a global collection of pro audio, live sound and recording brands.

NAMM has become the epicenter of the pro sound world. Come hear from the industry’s leading experts, experience new product trends and grow your career all in one place.

  Maximum Audio

Innovations in recording, live sound, installation, A/V, broadcast and post-production, along with consumer electronics, software, DJ and emerging technology such as virtual reality are revealed across the NAMM Campus.


For the second year, the Audio Engineering Society will continue the AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio, an exciting new collaboration with high-end demonstrations and professional training.


Experience the evolution of music software in this curated collection from NAMM and IMSTA (International Software Manufacturers Association). This unique environment allows customers to fully interact with your product.

  TEC Awards

The NAMM Show wouldn’t be complete without the prestigious TEC Awards, which honors excellence and creativity within the technical products community.

  Career Development Opportunities

Visitors will have access to every level of industry education, from core classes at TEC Tracks to AES white paper discussions and dedicated certification classes. Audinate Dante™ training and certification will also be available.

  The Ideal Place and Time

The NAMM Show takes place on the doorstep of the powerful Los Angeles touring community and right in the tour sweet spot of January, when tours take a break and training opportunities are welcomed. And who doesn’t enjoy the California sun?

Connect with Leading Pro Audio and Live Sound Providers

Where Production Meets Performance

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

Live event production will take center-stage. See what’s new and get inspired by the latest products, learn from the most successful industry leaders and plan your own success!

  Find New Products and Solutions

The NAMM Show will showcase a dedicated event technology hall, conveniently locating new products and community features together to make it easier to connect and conduct business.

  Parnelli Awards

The NAMM Show is honored to host the highly anticipated Parnelli Awards, which honors professionals that have illustrated excellence in event technology, as well as several other networking events.

  Develop Your Skills

Expand your professional opportunities with industry-curated education sessions from ESTA, Timeless Communications, Audinate, and TEC Tracks and renew your ETCP credits for FREE! 

  Get Inspired

The personal connections sparked or rekindled here will energize your passion for your craft while you enjoy all that sunny Southern California has to offer. 

Connect with Leading Event Technology Providers

An Alliance of Supporters

Collaboration that leverages common goals to benefit association members and show attendees


AES is uniting with NAMM to create an international attraction for audio professionals that integrates high-end education for live sound, recording and audio for the performing arts.

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Timeless Communications is working with NAMM to ensure the event technology community has a strong presence and the education needed to profitably leverage the crossroads of music, sound and event technology.

Lighting&Sound America / PLASA

Lighting&Sound America will feature multiple sessions for entertainment technology professionals to help them stay up to date on current trends and bolster their skills.


ESTA is collaborating with NAMM to create an ideal platform for event technology training, business development and networking opportunities, that bring together production and performance.


A3E will proudly present two days of case studies and expert panel discussions delving into the development of Advanced Audio + Applications transforming the music industry, production and performance.

We come to NAMM to talk directly to our customers who are both dealers and customers, and we come because we love music and the energy of NAMM is like nowhere else.

Dan Melnick, COO,