Software.NAMM Exhibitor Information

Show Days & Hours

Set-up                  Thursday, June 2          9:00am – 6:00pm
Show Day 1:       Friday, June 3               10:00am – 6:00pm
Show Day 2:       Saturday, June 4           10:00am – 6:00pm
Show Day 3:       Sunday, June 5             10:00am – 5:00pm
Tear-Down           Sunday, June 5             5:00pm – 8:00pm


Visit the Exhibitor Dashboard for details on attendance policy and badge registration.

Booth Food & Beverage Service

Aramark is the exclusive food and beverage caterer for the Anaheim Convention Center.  All food and beverage must be ordered through them.  Alcohol is prohibited during move-in and move-out. If you would like to order catering for your booth, you can order online at or call (714)765-8800. Please remember space in this area is limited. The Anaheim Convention Center also offers express ordering service for small meal services.  Avoid the lines: these meals can be delivered to your booth or picked up at a concession location. 

Booth Occupancy

Your booth must be staffed and open for business during regular show hours. You may not dismantle your booth prior to show close.  Failure to adhere to these rules may result in a fine and/or losing priority status at future trade shows.

Booth Location

The Software.NAMM area is located on Level 1 of the ACC North building, which is entirely carpeted. This area contains 2 booth options, see below for details regarding the option you have chosen.

Basic Booth Package


  • (1) Standard booth ID sign
    - Includes company name, booth number, city and state
  • 8’ x 7’, 56 square feet with white fabric back wall, desk/display area, (1) white stool, (1) 5 amp electrical outlet.
  • Graphic, Electrical & AV Upgrade Options available through Freeman Order Form located in the service manual.
  • View the Basic Demo Booth Upgrade Form

Full Build-Out Booth Package


  • (1) Standard booth ID sign
    - Includes company name, booth number, city and state
  • 8’ x 8’, 64 square feet with white fabric back wall, desk/display area, (2) white stools, (1) 5 amp electrical outlet.
  • Graphic, Electrical & AV Upgrade Options available through Freeman.  Contact Chandler Broekman for more details -
  • View the Full Demo Booth Upgrade Form

Not Included:

Booth Regulations

Exhibitors are unable to modify these turn-key booth build-outs.  There are graphic and AV upgrade options, however everything must fit within the booth display area. 

Business Center

There is no business center located within the Anaheim Convention Center, however there are business centers with printing, copying & faxing capabilities at adjacent hotels, the Hilton and the Marriott.


Authorized NAMM Member companies may register family members under the age of 18.  Underage attendees must be accompanied at all times by their parent/legal guardian and are only permitted on the show floor during show hours.  No exceptions will be made during move-in and move-out and no baby strollers and/or joggers will be permitted on the show floor.


The Software.NAMM area will be vacuumed nightly, exhibitors do not need to order cleaning service.  You may wipe down or clean your display area as needed.

Empty Box/Crate Storage

To ensure move-in and move-out run smoothly for all exhibitors, NAMM requests that all exhibit crates and/or boxes be emptied of their content and tagged with empty labels by Thursday, June 2nd @ 5:00pm.  If exhibitors miss this window, empty box/crate return at the end of the show may be delayed.

Early Exhibitor/Buyer Appointments

Exhibitors are allowed to escort Buyers to their booth for early morning meetings on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am – 10:00am.  All parties must be credentialed with photo ID’s and must stay within their contracted booth space.  For meetings involving more than five buyers, exhibitors need to make special arrangements with NAMM’s Operations Team by emailing

Exhibitor Appointed Contractor (EAC)

EAC’s include, but are not limited to installation and dismantle contractors, booth designers and builders, non-official florists, furniture suppliers, piano movers, laborers or any individual who is not a full-time employee of your company.  All EAC’s must adhere to local union jurisdictions.  If utilizing an EAC, exhibitors must submit form to NAMM no later than May 14, 2022.  IMPORTANT: All Exhibitors are responsible for ensuring that any EAC’s brought into the show need to have the proper insurance.  Insurance requirements are located within the Important Show Information.

Exhibit Hall

The Software.NAMM area is located on the 1st level of the ACC North building.


Each booth receives 5 amps of electrical complimentary. If you need additional electrical, you must order this through Freeman.  Plan ahead and order online to receive additional discount pricing.

Exhibit Space Payment

Exhibitors with outstanding exhibit space payments will not be permitted to move-in and set-up.  Exhibitors are responsible for assuring that their exhibit space has been paid in full prior to the show.  The booth payment deadline is March 30, 2022.

Freight Shipping Addresses

Advance Warehouse

Will receive Monday, April 18, 2022 - May 23, 2022

Exhibiting Company Name/ The NAMM Show 2022
C/o Freeman
3454 E Miraloma Ave
Anaheim, CA  92806

Show Site Shipping Address

Will start receiving Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - June 5, 2022

Refer to Targeted Move-In Map for dates and times.

Please Note: The Anaheim Convention Center will return any shipments or deliveries if they arrive early or outside of the dates above.

Exhibiting Company Name/ The NAMM Show 2022
C/o Freeman
Anaheim Convention Center
1850 West Street
Anaheim, CA  92802


Exhibitors can hand-carry their product if it can be done in one trip without the aid of mechanical devices.  A POV, or privately owned vehicle, is considered to be any vehicle that is primarily designed to transport passengers, not cargo or freight.  POVs may access the unloading lot from West Street. 

Hours of operation are: 

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 .......................... 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.......................Per Freight Target Plan

Wednesday, June 01, 2022.................... 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.......................Per Freight Target Plan

Thursday, June 02, 2022........................ 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.......................Per Freight Target Plan


Sunday, June 05, 2022..........................5:01 p.m. - 9:00 p.m


The use of hazing is not allowed in the Software.NAMM area.

Hotel & Travel

Book your hotel as soon as possible - rooms do fill up quickly.  Visit the Exhibitor Dashboard to see all hotel and travel options, rates and discounts available for all NAMM members.

Inflatables & Balloons

Inflatables & balloons are not permitted in the Anaheim Convention Center without prior written approval. Please submit your request for a variance, detailing dimensions/specifications at no later than May 6, 2022.


Proof of insurance for the show is mandatory.  NAMM does not provide any type of insurance coverage for the property and/or personnel of exhibiting companies (see booth space contract).  Exhibitors must maintain insurance that meets the requirements outlined in this manual and on your booth space contract.  If you already have compliant coverage through your own provider, make sure you have a copy of this onsite at the show.  If you do not have coverage, it can easily be secured through Rain Protection at a negotiated rate provided to NAMM exhibitors.  Email for more details.


There are 3 choices available through Smart City. Please contact Smart City for specific solutions for your booth. They are here to make sure you have the connectivity required to meet your business needs.

  1. Wireless Internet which is $79.99  per day per computer or 3 Days for $227.97 or 5 Days for $359.95 (speed = 1.5m up/1.5m down - 5GHz frequency only)
  2. The Instant Internet which is $12.95 per day per computer (speed = 768k up/768k  down)
  3. The Free Wi-Fi (the speed on the free Wireless is 256k up/256k down.) Keep in mind there may be additional tax or labor added. 
  4. Please click here for the Smart City Order Form.

Please Note:  The above Wireless Services are purchased once onsite and it does time out if left idle for too long. Smart City does not advocate wireless options if your internet connection is mission critical to your booth. This is due to various reasons such as potential interference of unauthorized rogue wireless AP devices (i.e. MYFI devices and/or exhibitors setting up their own hotspots within the Center).

Late Set-Up

All booths must be set by 5:00pm on Thursday, June 2 2022.  Exceptions must be approved by the NAMM Floor Management staff.  You may check-in at the Show Info Desk located within your specific hall for approval.

Light Projection

The projection of light or laser in any form onto any part of the building or other exhibits must be pre-approved by NAMM Show Management. See the Laser Regulations page in this manual for FDA guidelines. Flashing or neon lighted signs, electronic displays, sound-emitting device, and/or hazing must be constructed or controlled in a manner that will not interfere with or constitute a nuisance to other exhibitors or attendees.


The Software.NAMM area has a lounge space for attendees to network and meet with exhibitors.

Marshaling Yard

1122 North La Palma Parkway Anaheim, CA 92801 Click HERE for map)

From HWY 91 East exit Harbor Blvd. Head South and turn left on N. La Palma Pkwy. Entrance to the yard will be on the left.

From Hwy 91 West exit Lemon St. Head South and turn right on N. La Palma Pkwy. Entrance to the yard will be on the right.

**All van lines and common carriers must check in at the Freeman Marshaling Yard.


No performances are allowed in this area.

Product Giveaways/No Over-the-Counter Transactions

NAMM is a trade-only event. With the exception of giveaways and samples, all over-the-counter transactions (cash, check or credit card) involve the collection of associated taxes and may not take place at The NAMM Show. Only business orders for future delivery are promoted on show site.

Promotional Distribution

Distribution of any printed materials, samples or other articles shall be restricted to the confines of the exhibitor’s own exhibit space.  Signs or advertising devices shall not be displayed outside of each exhibitor’s own space.  If you have any questions relating to this subject or would like more information on outside advertising, please contact your NAMM Account Representative.


NAMM makes every effort to provide protection for exhibitors’ merchandise and displays. Please do not leave valuables unattended in your booth.  Perimeter guard service on a 24-hour basis to include move-in, show days and move-out is put in place.  While these measures are implemented to safeguard your property, neither NAMM Show Management, the Anaheim Convention Center, security contractor, drayage contractor, decorator, nor any of their officers, agents or employees assumes any responsibility for such property, loss or theft. 

Move-in:              Thursday, June 2          8:00am – 6:00pm
Show Day 1:       Friday, June 3               8:00am – 6:00pm
Show Day 2:       Saturday, June 4           8:00am – 6:00pm
Show Day 3:       Sunday, June 5             8:00am – 5:00pm


The ART (Anaheim Resort Transportation) is provided complimentary for Red & Blue Badge-holders and will operate daily, June 3-5, 2022, every 20 minutes. ART Schedule, passes for purchase and hotel pick-up locations can be found at under Hotel & Travel Info.


Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the Anaheim Convention Center exhibit hall, lobbies, meeting rooms during move-in, move-out and all show days.

Sound Policy

Sound in booth must be kept at a background level, so all exhibitors and attendees can conduct business. Please respect your neighbors.


Any exhibitor placing stickers on the Software.NAMM booths, NAMM signage or the Anaheim Convention Center property will be charged accordingly for the defacement of the property.


Fire regulations prohibit storing product, literature, empty packing containers or packing materials behind back drapes or under draped tables.  In most cases, however, Exhibitors may store a limited supply of literature or product appropriately within the booth area, so long as these items do not impede access to utility services, create a safety problem or look unsightly.

Use of Aisles and Common Areas

In the interest of safety and aesthetics and to prevent congestion in common areas, Exhibitors must limit and confine activities, solicitation efforts and the distribution of promotional materials, products, literature and displays to the confines of their exhibit space.

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