There's More in Store at Summer NAMM
Summer NAMM is the industry’s midyear gathering that connects companies preparing for the busy fall and holiday selling season. With different opportunities for exhibiting, Summer NAMM is a can't-miss event for all companies, from established brands to first-time exhibitors, giving buyers a chance to check out the newest products in the market - and place their orders for third and fourth quarter sales.
Nashville at Night - Setting the Scene for Summer NAMM
When you're on the show floor, Summer NAMM's more relaxed environment with a great pace for work - and some fun too. The events and entertainment planned by NAMM and our exhibitors are some of the most exclusive experiences in our industry. Outside of the show, Nashville is the place to be when it comes to music. The city is dotted with honky-tonk bars, historical venues, Music Row studios and publishing houses.
Connect With More Buyers in Nashville
Nashville sets the scene for buyers to get quality business done, schedule time for education and get connected at nighttime networking events. This show is so valuable to many of these independent dealers that they are sending more people to get business done in those three powerful days- 2014 saw an increase of 8 percent in the average number of employees attending per store.
Educational Opportunities at Summer NAMM
Summer NAMM is the industry's midyear gathering, where you can stock up on the latest gear and innovations, while scheduling time for power-packed educational sessions each day. Plan ahead so you can make the most of your time in Nashville.
Summer NAMM presents a unique opportunity to reach a growing audience of buyers who bring millions in purchasing power to this expanding show. Round out your trade show strategy through face-to-face meetings with a variety of quality buyers in Nashville:
Reach more than 13,000 attendees, including NAMM’s Top 100 Dealers, as well as influential international buyers, powerful pro audio and corporate venue decision-makers, along with independent music retailers
Meet distributors and reps looking for unique gear and new lines, as well as buyer groups like iMSO and AIMM that host their annual meetings in Nashville
Benefit from powerful NAMM U and TEC Tracks educational sessions that attract the top buyers in the industry and develop innovative thinking
Connect with hundreds of industry media outlets, as well as reporters from local and national news networks Generate buzz with local artists, studio employees, house of worship representatives, music education students, music industry associates and enthusiasts on Music Industry Day
NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), commonly called NAMM in reference to the organization's popular NAMM trade shows, is the not-for-profit association that promotes the pleasures and benefits of making music and strengthens the $17 billion global music products industry. Our association - and our trade shows - serve as a hub for people wanting to seek out the newest innovations in musical products, recording technology, sound and lighting. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages.