Music Industry Day opens Summer NAMM to all

On July 13th, those who love making music will have the opportunity to see the latest gear, network with musicians, and attend music-themed workshops.
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Musicians, pro light and sound professionals, songwriters and those who love making music can take advantage of all that NAMM has to offer during a one-day Music Industry Day, July 13 at Nashville’s new Music City Center. Held on Saturdayfrom 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during NAMM’s three-day music instrument and product trade event, Music Industry Day invites those in the music and performance industry to soak in the sights and sounds of the iconic show and attend professional enrichment workshops.

Musicians can meet the artists and engineers designing the equipment of the future, network with other musicians, and attend workshops designed to further careers in music or a passion for music making. The latest products and technology will debut at the event, offering a chance to demo in person the music equipment and instruments of the future.

“Music Industry Day on Saturday will offer a great opportunity for music business pros to access the knowledge and resources of NAMM exhibitors and constituent groups,” said Dave Pomeroy, president of the Nashville Musicians Association. “NAMM is an exciting confluence of gear manufacturers, musicians and enthusiasts, and we are proud to be a part of Summer NAMM's evolution. We look forward to helping fill the new Music City Center with a joyful noise!"

NAMM’s Music Industry Day features a full slate of workshops designed to further careers and aspirations of musicians, songwriters and recording/sound pros. High-profile panelists and speakers from all areas of the music-making world will host:

• The Musician’s Marketing and PR Checklist
• 10 Ways to Get a Magazine to Review Your CD
• So, You Want to Be a Session Player?
• Win a Digital Single Deal With Guitar Player Records
• Practice Personalities: Effective and Efficient Ways to Practice According to Your Personality
• Top Nashville Songwriters Share Tips for Success
• The Sessions: Your Path to Success in the Music Industry
• Making Music Money—How to Write and Market Your Music

Summer NAMM Music Industry Day tickets are available for purchase online beginning June 3. Admission is $10 if purchased online in advance at and $20 at the dooron the day of event. See the full list of Music Industry Day workshops here.

Music Industry Day is developed in partnership with Guitar Player, Bass Player, Keyboard, Electronic Musician, Guitar World, Guitar Aficionado, and Revolver.