Education at 2021 Summer NAMM

2021 Summer NAMM’s education program will feature an innovation fest of new ideas. Expect the latest strategies, best practices and insights to succeed in the post-pandemic world. To browse all of Summer NAMM's events, check out the full schedule.

NAMM U Retail - The 2021 NAMM Show


- Business

Sessions for music retailers and music businesses on how to succeed in the new next. NAMM U delivers proven ideas, tips and strategies you can put to use right away.

TEC Tracks - 2021 Summer NAMM

TEC Tracks

- Audio Production

Sessions on high-profile topics in recording and live sound. TEC Tracks features major industry thought leaders presenting practical and innovative ideas.

GenNext - 2021 Summer NAMM


- Music Educators & Students

Sessions for college music educators and students, in collaboration with the College Music Society.

Issues & Advocacy

- Policy

NAMM Public Affairs presents sessions with experts on issues and regulations relevant to NAMM member businesses.


Event Safety Alliance / Show Makers

- Entertainment Technology

Sessions to prepare early stage and role-transitioning professionals for a successful career in live event touring, presented by Show Makers and the Event Safety Alliance (ESA). Separate free registration required.

Online Marketing Summit - July 14, 2021

In this special half-day education event, award-winning marketing expert Larry Bailin returns to Summer NAMM to give you an in-depth view of what’s changed in online marketing and how every music business can shift to meet the post-pandemic consumer. Go into the new “next” prepared for marketing transformation.