NAMM, which stands for the National Association of Music Merchants, is an organisation that represents the interests of the music products industry. Founded in 1901, NAMM is best known for its world-renowned trade shows, where manufacturers of musical instruments, audio products, and related equipment showcase their latest products and innovations.
The most notable events organised by NAMM are the NAMM Show, typically held annually in Anaheim, California, and the Summer NAMM, often in Nashville, Tennessee. These events are industry-only and not open to the general public. They serve as a platform for industry professionals to network, learn about new products, and participate in educational sessions and programs. The NAMM Shows are among the world's largest music product trade shows and are highly influential in the music industry, attracting thousands of attendees from all over the globe.Back to top.