NAMM GenNext

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About GenNext

GenNext is a collaboration between The NAMM Foundation and The College Music Society (CMS) that offers students and faculty access to:

  •  7,000+ music product brands
  • 300+ educational sessions
  • 150+ free networking events
  • Hundreds of concerts & performances
  • Free breakfast every morning at NAMM U

If you are seeking a career in the music products industry, you won’t want to miss your opportunity to experience all that The NAMM Show has to offer.

Who Participates

Current college music students studying music, music business, music technology or music education.
College-level music faculty members.

The 2020 NAMM Show

January 16-19, 2020
Anaheim, California


Registration is now open. Learn how to register, here.
Badge cost: $35.

After the badge deadline, January 6, 2020, at 11:59 pm PT, the cost is $50 per badge.


Housing for general attendees is now open; book your room today.


IMSTA Songwriting Competition at NAMM

College music students are invited to enter the IMSTA Songwriting Competition at NAMM for a chance to win a trip to Santorini, Greece! 

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A Cappella @ NAMM

A Cappella @ NAMM

College and university a cappella groups are invited to submit a performance video to be considered for one of THREE (3) slots on a NAMM Show stage on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

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For more information about GenNext, please contact Claire Kreger-Boaz.
Questions about registration? Please contact Bethany Gilbert.