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Oct 24, 2016, 02:00 ET Dante Spoken Here: Dante Training Program to be Offered at The 2017 NAMM Show

Demonstrating a continued commitment to serve its community of professional audio members and attendees, The National Association of Music Merchants...


Dec 10, 2015, 09:00 ET Demand for Personalized Sound Presses Boutique Pedal Market Forward

Demand for customized, unique sound is driving fretted products and effects sales to a seven-year high, while fueling a new wave of boutique pedal...


Dec 18, 2014, 01:27 ET Synthesizer Brands Storm 2015 NAMM Show

Synthesizers powering today's chart-topping hits prepare to take the 2015 NAMM Show by storm January 22-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center. With...


Sep 08, 2014, 03:26 ET Steve Wozniak to Chat Innovation and Creativity at the 2015 NAMM Show

The 2015 NAMM Show, held January 22-25 in Anaheim, CA, will resonate with insights from entrepreneurs within and beyond the music industry including...


Apr 16, 2014, 09:00 ET This Summer The World Joins Together To "Make Music"

The world's largest annual music event, unified as the Make Music Day celebration (www.makemusicday.org), will be held on the summer solstice—June...


Sep 10, 2013, 08:47 ET Live from Anaheim, January 23-26: The NAMM Show Amplifies the Music Industry

The global music industry is busy designing new products, dreaming up events and crafting creative marketing themes in preparation for the NAMM...


Jun 06, 2013, 05:47 ET Summer Solstice Brings First-Ever National Music Day to the United States

The longest day of the year fills with music as 25 city-wide celebrations along with smaller ones coast to coast join in the first-ever National...


May 07, 2013, 05:47 ET Folk and Bluegrass Instrument Boom Rocks NAMM in Nashville

A colorful, populist revival is underway for traditional bluegrass and folk instruments according to current sales trends and anecdotes from...


Jan 31, 2013, 04:59 ET Just Play: New NAMM Foundation PSA Campaign Unveiled at 2013 NAMM Show

This past weekend, at the close of its most successful NAMM Show yet, the National Association of Music Merchants' NAMM Foundation unveiled its new...


Jan 28, 2013, 05:00 ET Global Music and Sound Industry Finds Success at the 2013 NAMM Show

When the business is music, it's a fine line between good times and work. Produced by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the NAMM...


Jan 10, 2013, 08:04 ET NAMM Honors Year's Best Ads Featuring Music Making

The creative uses of musical instruments and music-making products in television commercials will be honored at the 2013 NAMM Show as the industry...


Jan 08, 2013, 05:47 ET New Wave of Tech-Learning Products and Apps Debuts at the 2013 NAMM Show

According to a new Harris Poll commissioned by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), technology such as musical apps and online lessons ...


Mar 20, 2012, 01:10 ET Last Call for Entries: 2012 FORTUNE Battle of the Corporate Bands

With just 11 days left until the entry period closes, The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) together with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ...