ReVoicing The Future: A Women of NAMM Podcast Launches

March 16, 2022

Women of NAMM (formerly known as SWIM), is excited to announce that the council’s podcast, formerly known as “SWIM Masters,” is relaunching as ReVoicing the Future: A Women of NAMM Podcast. The monthly podcast offers insight, stories, and secrets to industry success from female leaders who share their professional journeys and lessons learned to empower the professional development of emerging talent.

Hosted by Natalie Morrison (D’Addario), Stephanie Lamond (Creative Producer/Artist), and Julia Olsen (Julia Olsen Music), the trio welcomes notable names to impart their wisdom among the likes of Lisa MacDonald, Yamaha Corporation of America; Tiffany Miranda, Girls Make Beats; Moya Nkruma, Fender Musical Instrument Corporation; Robin Walenta, President and CEO of West Music Co.; and Laura Whitmore, Founder of The Women’s International Music Network,  among others.

ReVoicing the Future podcast episodes are available on all major streaming platforms or at https://smartwomeninmusic.org/swim-masters/

Women of NAMM will gather at The 2022 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, June 3-5, where the industry crossroads will convene to network and renew business relationships, partake in professional education sessions and launch and discover new products. More than 3,500 brands will take part in the show, including Adam Hall; Allen & Heath; American Music & Sound; C.F. Martin & Co.; Casio; Conn-Selmer; Ernie Ball; ESP; Gibson; Hal Leonard; KMC Music; Taylor Guitars; and Yamaha, among others. In the pro audio and live sound space, more brands include 4Wall Entertainment; ADJ; Apogee; Audio-Technica; beyerdynamic; Dolby; Harman; IK Multimedia; Korg; L-Acoustics; Pioneer DJ; Shure; TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik; Ultimate Ears; and more. 

The show will also see the return of much-loved industry award events, including the Parnelli Awards, TEC Awards, and She Rocks Awards, as well as other event gatherings and networking opportunities including Saturday’s Grand Rally for Music Education, featuring composer and founder of the Virtual Choir Eric Whitacre for a memorable, hybrid choral experience and performance by Gateways Brass Collective.

In addition, the show will offer education sessions for professionals in pro audio and live sound, entertainment tech, music retail, and brands, as well as music educators and more, from the likes of the Audio Engineering Society (AES); Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange (A3E); TEC Tracks; Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA); Event Safety Alliance (ESA); The Pro Production Sessions from PLSN and FOH magazines; Lighting&Sound America; NAMM U; GenNext; Music Education Days; and more. Future-forward NAMM U Breakfast Sessions will open each day of the show, with “Breakfast of Champions” on Friday, June 3; on Saturday, branding expert Scott Stratten, President of UnMarketing, will present “Leadership in a Post-Pandemic World”; and the annual favorite “Best in Show” returns on Sunday, June 5.

Registration for The 2022 NAMM Show is now open at https://registration.namm.org. Additional information about The 2022 NAMM Show is available at NAMM.org

Download the logos here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dmqthf5a6dor1r7/AAD7AVlFAa4_65k8N-Y9PHpxa?dl=0

 

About Women of NAMM

What is Women of NAMM?
Women of NAMM (WON) is a council of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) dedicated to increasing female representation in the industry.

Who Makes Up WON?
Women in the music products, pro audio and sound, and entertainment technology industry.

What are WON’s Goals?
Connect, Support, and Grow female leadership within the industry.

Why Get Involved?
To develop their leadership aspirations and to broaden and deepen their connections within the industry.

How Much Does it Cost to Join WON?
WON is included with NAMM Membership.

WON Programs
“Deep Dive” online networking and education discussion; Monthly podcast, “ReVoicing the Future;” Annual Leadership Summit; Annual NAMM Show scholarships.

About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.