NAMM, the trade association of the international music products industry, hosted the second day of 2008 Summer NAMM today at the Nashville Convention Center.
NAMM, the not-for-profit association of the international music products industry, opened its 2008 Summer NAMM music products trade show today at the Nashville Convention Center, marking the event’s return to “Music City USA” after a three-year absence.
NAMM, the trade association of the international music products industry, hosted the first day of the 2008 Summer NAMM trade show today at the Nashville Convention Center.
NAMM, the not-for-profit association of the international music products industry, opened its 2008 Summer NAMM music products trade show today at the Nashville Convention Center, marking the event’s return to “Music City USA” after a three-year absence. Between 14,000 to 15,000 music products industry professionals from more than 30 countries are expected to attend 2008 Summer NAMM to view the latest musical instruments and products from the 473 exhibiting companies. The show is expected to generate an estimated $14 million for the local economy.
NAMM International, the global branch of NAMM, the trade association for the music products industry, today announced it will donate $5,000 to help reopen the only school of music in Kabul, Afghanistan. The once-flourishing school was closed during the country’s civil war, but now has the full support of the Afghani government to re-open.
The NAMM Foundation is offering scholarships of $2,500 to $5,000 per year in support of full-time college students who demonstrate a specific interest in pursuing careers in the music products industry. The scholarship program was launched June 1, 2008, as a pilot initiative to encourage young people to develop the innovative business skills needed for the 21st-century manufacturing and retail areas of musical instruments and related products.
Buena Vista Concerts and AEG Live announce the Disney Music Block Party tour, an engaging concert festival experience for kids and their families featuring favorite recording artists performing live on stage. Families can spend the afternoon exploring the festival grounds with fun-filled activity zones where kids can try out the latest toys at PLAYSKOOL’S Play Experience area, make their own music at NAMM’s Wanna Play?
Members of NAMM, the not-for-profit trade association of the international music products industry, recently converged on Washington, D.C., for the organization’s annual Advocacy Fly-In event to take the music product industry’s pro-music-education message to their respective elected federal lawmakers in Congress. The group of 25 music products industry professionals separated into eight groups, logging an unprecedented 73 meetings with elected officials and staffers.
The Advertising Council joined Americans for the Arts and The NAMM Foundation today to announce the launch of a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) designed to promote the benefits of arts education. The PSAs, part of the award-winning “The Arts. Ask for More.” campaign, will debut at Advertising that Changed a Nation, an exhibit opening this week at the New England Institute of Art in Brookline, Mass.
NAMM, the trade association of the international music products association, today announced the 26 recipients of The NAMM Foundation's 2008–2009 grants program, allocating more than $1.1 million in funding to support community music-making programs, scientific research on the effects of making music, and music programs for seniors and school-aged children.