Plan Your Show

Thank you for registering for The 2019 NAMM Show, the global crossroads of music, sound and event technology. All exhibit communities are open to all attendees and the majority of our 400+ educational sessions and 150+ networking events are first come, first serve. Several events do require advanced registration due to limited capacity. Here is an overview so you can create the show plan that is right for you.

Plan Your Show

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Education and Events

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

The events below have limited seating and require registration. 

Retail Innovation Summit - January 23

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

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AES@NAMM - January 24–27

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

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ESTA - January 24–27

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

Dante - January 24–26

Free Dante certification training for pro audio and event technology professionals

Parnelli Awards - January 25

A night of magic where the industry’s greatest stars gather for good drink, good food and the privilege of honoring our very best in event technology

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TEC Awards - January 26

The “Oscars” of the pro audio and sound recording industry honoring products and innovations in the worlds of music making, live performances, video games, television and films

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She Rocks Awards - January 25

An event paying tribute to women in the music industry hosted by the Women’s International Music Network

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Behind the Scenes Happy Hour – January 24

A charity event that provides financial assistance to entertainment technology professionals or their immediate family who are seriously ill or injured.

Badge Registration

Need more badges? Have your co-workers and friends register for badges to attend the show.

Things to Do in Southern California

No trip to Southern California is complete without a visit to the world’s most famous mouse. Take advantage of discounted tickets to the world-famous Disneyland Resort®.

Plan your Southern California experience with all the attractions around the Anaheim Convention Center including the revitalized downtown with the Anaheim Packing District and nearby Center Street Promenade as well as the newly-opened House of Blues. Foodies and craft-beer lovers can savor the innovative, award-winning bites and brews — all while enjoying Southern California sunshine.

Plan Your Visit


Get access to a robust hotel block powered by our official partner, EventSphere, to make it fast and easy to find the right hotel for the show.

General Show Information

View show hours, badge and hotel information as well as show policies, parking and things to do in Southern California to help you prepare for The 2019 NAMM Show. 

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Travel Discounts

There are many ways to get to The NAMM Show. We partnered with several transportation services to make it easier for you to get around Southern California.