Women of NAMM (WoN) Summit

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The WoN Summit program supports women working in the music products industry and their goals to connect, support, and grow their leadership and professional abilities.

Women of NAMM (WoN) Summit 

The WoN Leadership Summit supports women working in the music products industry and their goals to connect, support and grow their leadership and professional abilities. This flagship event is a lifechanging experience for women in our industry, and similar leadership programs are valued at $8,000.   

To apply and attend, you must be current NAMM members or employed at a NAMM member company to participate. Up to 18 participants are selected to attend based on the application materials submitted.

The Women of NAMM (WoN) Summit Scholarship 

The Woman of NAMM Summit is hosted and subsidized by NAMM at the headquarters in Carlsbad, CA, and includes an opening and closing reception, all meals, snacks and refreshments during the summit, plus a tour of the Museum of Making Music (MoMM).    

Attendance Scholarship: The NAMM Foundation will provide scholarships as needed for up to 18 WoN Summit attendees. These scholarships cover the $2,200 subsidized cost of the leadership experience, including a professionally facilitated immersive three-day leadership summit, Pre-Summit preparation (including but not limited to two self-report assessments and a 360-degree assessment), take-home resources (including but not limited to assessment reports and workbooks), and at least three post-Summit small group coaching sessions. Requesting a scholarship has no impact on an applicant's acceptance criteria.   

Travel and Lodging: Summit awardees (or their companies) are responsible for covering the costs for their hotel stay, travel to San Diego, California, travel between the airport and hotel, and any other incidentals.   

View Guidelines Here


  • Women who have at least five years of experience working in the music products industry and seek opportunities to expand their leadership and professional competencies.
  • Participants must be at manager level or higher and have direct supervisory responsibility for at least 3 direct reports.
  • Applicants should model the mission of WoN to connect, support, and grow opportunities for themselves and all women in the music products industry.
  • Must be a NAMM member or employed at a NAMM member company.

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  • Application Opens: April 19, 2024
  • Application Closes: June 7, 2024
  • Award Notification: July 12, 2024
  • Attendance Confirmation Deadline: July 26, 2024
  • Pre-Summit Assessments/360 Deadlines: September 13, 2024
  • Travel to Summit: October 13, 2024
  • Summit Dates: October 14-16, 2024
  • Travel Home: October 17, 2024
  • Attendee Report Deadline: Nov. 8, 2024




The 2023 WoN Summit Leaders