The National Association Of Music Merchants (NAMM) hosts 2 annual conferences; Summer in Nashville, and Winter in Anaheim, CA. It is a trade show, not a consumer show. But musicians want to get in to look st all the cool new stuff. I often attend on an educator badge. This year I met some wonderful people and thought I would let my you see what the show is like.
It is noisy! Lots of instruments, sound systems, talking, showing off! Fun though. My favorite thing was walking up to a booth that has an unusual instrument and asking, ”What is this and how does it work?” Or “What makes this special?” That’s why the companies are there, to share their carefully crafted, new products. I’ll share those with you at a later date.
Today I have a video of walking around the floor, so you get an idea of what it is like: