Each year the NAMM show attracts thousands of music enthusiast to explore the latest and best gear, gadgets and products in the market. This year is no exception with a full schedule of activities and performances NAMM kicked off in grandeur.
Starting off on Tuesday January 23rd with the NAMM Foundation Day of Service at the Orange Grove Elementary School in Anaheim is a way that NAMM members come together to support music education. The Day of Service supports the Anaheim Elementary School District’s teachers, parents, students and administrators, to ensure every child has an opportunity for a well-rounded education that includes music.
The activities continued with the Media Preview Day on Wednesday January 24th where members of the press were invited to experience the show, mingle and interview artists.
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8:00 a.m. Breakfast of Champions and Music for Life Award Recipient – Anaheim Hilton Pacific Ballroom
9:35 a.m. Savanna High School Marching Band Opens The NAMM Show – Front of Anaheim Convention Center and Palm Court
11:30 a.m. TEC Track Keynote: Legendary Beatles’ engineer Geoff Emerick – Anaheim Hilton California Ballroom
1:00 p.m. Kevin Lyman Speaks on the Evolution of Festivals in Today’s Music Industry – Anaheim Hilton San Simeon (Level 4)
2:00 p.m. Keeping Concerts Safe – Anaheim Hilton California Ballroom A (Level 2)
4:00 p.m. Pensado’s Place NAMM Jam – NAMM Livestream Hub, ACC North, Booth 17510,17513
5:30 p.m. Women @ NAMM Happy Hour – Anaheim Hilton California Ballroom
5:30 p.m. Industry Tribute: Remembering Those We Lost in 2017 – NAMM YAMAHA Grand Plaza Stage
5:30 p.m. Roomful of Pianos: For 10 Pianos – Anaheim Convention Center, Lounge 88 (Level 3 Ballroom)
6:00 p.m. NAMM Foundation Celebration of Music Education Featuring OK Go – NAMM YAMAHA Grand Plaza Stage
7:00 p.m. 9th Annual YAMAHA Night of Worship – Anaheim Hilton Pacific Ballroom
NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), established in 1901, is the not-for-profit association that strengthens the $17 billion global music, sound and event technology products industry. Our association and our trade shows serve as the crossroads for professionals wanting to seek out the newest innovations in music, recording technology, sound, stage and lighting products. Membership also includes access to the latest industry news and education, opportunities for music advocacy and cost-saving programs that will help your business thrive. All of these activities and programs are designed to promote music making for people of all ages and to help create a more musical world.