News Releases

On Thursday, January 20, NAMM’s Believe in Music opened to welcome a global contingent of professionals and music enthusiasts from more than 120 countries and territories for professional development, live interviews, networking opportunities, and performances.

The Parnelli Awards Board of Advisors announced that comedian and musician “Jammin" Jay Lamont will be the host for the 20th Annual PLSN/FOH Parnelli Awards, which will take place at the Anaheim Hilton on June 3 during The NAMM Show. 

Earlier today at the Annual Meeting of Members of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), eight new board members were elected to the organization’s Board of Directors. Each board member will serve a three-year term and provide oversight, input, and direction to the association.

The NAMM Young Professionals (NAMM YP) Executive Committee has appointed current board member Michael Santander as Secretary of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. As a member of the NAMM YP Executive Committee, he will serve a two-year term as Secretary, subsequently followed by the roles of Vice President, President and Past President.

On Thursday, January 20 at Believe in Music, 20 artists from 20 countries will come together for five hours of livestream concert performances in a musical celebration as part of the Global Livestream. Over the course of the five-hour livestream, performers will unite the world in music.

Ahead of The 2022 NAMM Show, Believe in Music, the global online gathering to unify and support the people who bring music to the world, returns on Thursday, January 20 and Friday, January 21, with replay available through the weekend.

Make Music Winter, a free outdoor musical celebration with exuberant and participatory parades, performances, and events throughout New York and in dozens of U.S. cities, will return on the Winter Solstice, Tuesday, December 21.

On Wednesday, October 6, generous arts, civic and music patrons gathered to enjoy an evening of musical performance by GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement award-winner, acclaimed musician, and trailblazer, Emmylou Harris.

In mid-September, Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia 2021 and NAMM Musikmesse Russia 2021 returned to Moscow. Now in its ninth year, over 127 companies from four countries and nine Russian regions took part in the fairs, which welcomed 10,337 visitors over the course of three days, September 16-18. 

Today, The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) announced that The NAMM Show, the annual “family reunion” of the global music, sound, and entertainment technology industry, will reconvene in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center on June 3–5, 2022.