Nonprofit Management Institute

The NAMM Show - January 16–19, 2020 - Anaheim, California

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Providing Musical Nonprofits Resources to Grow and Succeed

A series of seven progressive sessions that cover best practices, fundraising and governance and more. The program provides a certificate of completion to partner and grantee organizations, as well as to musical nonprofits that complete the series. Registration and housing to attend The 2020 NAMM Show is now open.

Each winter, music nonprofits, NAMM Foundation partners and grantees, gather in Anaheim, CA to participate in the unique networking opportunities that at The NAMM Show. Show attendees are invited to participate in the Nonprofit Management Institute, which offers educational opportunities to organizations.


Program Details

Organizations who attend the shows will have access to discover new products, learn new skills and connect with nonprofit professionals


Attendees who attend all nonprofit sessions will receive a certificate of completion from The NAMM Foundation and their organization name listed on The NAMM Foundation website. Organizations will also receive the these benefits:

  • Access to the Show Floor 
  • A listing on The NAMM Show mobile app and in the NAMM Member Center
  • Access to nonprofit professional development 
  • An invitation to attend a nonprofit networking reception
  • Early registration notification to The 2020 NAMM Show

Educational Sessions

Nonprofit Management Institute educational sessions include: governance and strategic direction, program development, fundraising and development, and more.

Listen to 2019 Sessions

Certificate of Completion Requirements:

  • Attendance at all seven nonprofit sessions.
  • Submit an online essay within five days of The NAMM Show describing what you learned and how it might be applied to your work. 

Registration and Hotel Information

Details on how to register for the show and where to stay.


Registration for The 2020 NAMM Show is now open. Follow these instructions to register for a badge:

1. To begin registration, click here and click on “Registration...Get Started.”
2. When asked, “Are you a current NAMM member,” select “No.”
3. When asked, “Does your organization manufacture, distribute or sell products/services...” select “No.”
4. When asked, “Please provide your company/organization/school name," type the name of your nonprofit.
5. When asked, "Which professional community reflects the industry in which you work most?," select "NAMM Foundation," and then select "NAMM Foundation Partner," "NAMM Foundation Grantee," or "NAMM Foundation Nonprofit."

Once completed, you will receive an email letting you know of your pending badge registration. Within a few business days you will receive a badge confirmation via email that includes a bar code to be used to pick up your badge on site.


Book your hotel room, here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions asked about the Nonprofit Management Institute

Founded in 2006, The NAMM Foundation represents the generosity and philanthropy of the music products industry. Its mission is to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs.