The 2020 NAMM Show Best In Show Winners

Held the final morning of The 2020 NAMM Show, "Best in Show" featured gear carefully curated by industry experts. The session, moderated by Frank Alkyer, publisher of Music Inc. and UpBeat Daily magazines, spotlighted products, services and technologies that are likely to be a big deal and drive the industry in the year ahead. For those that couldn't walk all million square feet of the NAMM campus, here's a look at the winners.


Round 1: Best Add-Ons and Accessories
Company
Location
CompanyD’Addario Mic Stand Accessory System
LocationBooth 7002
CompanyFlight Customizable Travel Ukulele, Distributed by Hal Leonard
LocationBooth 8910
CompanyNoatronic Onboard Expression
LocationBooth 5046
CompanyMuzicLight Backlit Guitar Holder
LocationBooth 1240
CompanyNu:Tekt by Korg DIY Synth Range
LocationBooth 2445
CompanyRadial Engineering Power Series
LocationBooth 14716

Round 2: Gotta Stock It
Company
Location
CompanyTackle Leather Cymbal Bag
LocationBooth 7029
CompanyPearl Travel Congas and Bongos
LocationBooth 8723
CompanyYamaha Silent Bass
LocationMarriott Marquis Ballroom
CompanyLevy’s Leathers Strap Packs
LocationBooth 6413
CompanyDansr Smith Mallets Student Pack
LocationBooth 9723
CompanyHercules DJStarter Kit
LocationBooth 10622
CompanyAKG Podcaster Essentials
Location Booth 14508

Round 3: Companies to Watch
Company
Location
CompanyWelch Tuning Systems
LocationBooth 7044
CompanySWIM—Smart Women In Music (Organization to Watch)
LocationBooth 77
CompanyMusicMedic.com
LocationBooth 9536
CompanyUniversal Audio
LocationBooth 12302
CompanyAmahi Steel Tongue Drums
LocationBooth 2400
CompanyPreSonus
LocationBooth 18801
CompanySolid State Logic
LocationBooth 18807

Round 4: Best in Show
Company
Location
CompanyYamaha YBS-480 Baritone Saxophone
LocationMarriott Marquis Ballroom
CompanyBoss Waza Air Wireless Personal Guitar Amplification System
LocationBooth 10702
CompanyKorg Arp 2600
LocationBooth 8802
CompanyEastman Woodwind and Brasswind Lines
LocationBooth 8513
CompanyUniversal Audio Luna
LocationBooth 12302
CompanyRoland V-Drums Acoustic Design Electronic Drum Sets
LocationBooth 10702

Best in Show Panelists
Panelist
Company
PanelistRobert Christie
CompanyA & G Central Music
PanelistMichael and Leslie Faltin
CompanyInstrumental Music Center
PanelistJim Tuerk
CompanyReverb
PanelistMyrna Sislen
CompanyMiddle C Music
PanelistEd Spence
CompanyChuck Levin’s
PanelistChris Tso
CompanyFull Compass