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  • SWIM Fund (Smart Women In Music Fund) NAMM Show Scholarship

    The SWIM Fund NAMM Show scholarship program seeks to support women with goals to connect, support and grow as professionals and leaders, and contribute to the development of the music products industry.
  • The 2020 NAMM Show: Registration and Housing is Now Open for General Attendees

    Make plans to attend The 2020 NAMM Show: the global gathering of the music, sound and entertainment technology industries, on January 16–19, 2020 in Southern California. Registration and housing for general attendees is now open.
  • 10 Types of Music Majors Explained

    In this article college music students will discover career possibilities and get inspired to pursue their academic goals. Students are encouraged to apply for the NAMM President’s Innovation Award. Recipients receive a travel stipend to attend GenNext at The 2020 NAMM Show. The deadline to apply is 9/30.

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Promoting the joy of music and music making

The NAMM Foundation advances active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. A supporting organization of NAMM, the NAMM Foundation is funded by NAMM Members through trade association activities and private donations.

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