NAMM to Offer Educational Program to Pro Audio Professionals at the 2011 NAMM Show

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    NAMM to Offer Broad Educational Program to Pro Audio Professionals at the H.O.T. Zone During the 2011 NAMM Show

    CARLSBAD, Calif., November 3, 2010—The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) today announced plans for this year’s Hands-On Training (H.O.T) Zone at the 2011 NAMM Show, offering the broadest educational experience for professionals in the recording, live sound, DJ, house of worship, and stage and lighting industries in the history of the show.

    The H.O.T. Zone will offer attendees free one-hour classes on more than 85 educational topics over four days, including “Basic Live Mixing Techniques,” “PROTools 101,” “Social Marketing for Your Music Business” and “DJ Equipment Integration.” On Jan. 13, 2011, the opening day of the NAMM Show, the H.O.T. Zone will be offering “Boot Camp Day” with an array of basic courses designed to provide foundation-level instruction in music technology and business.

    The classes for the four-day program are being offered by top education institutions, including:

    USC Thornton School of Music
    Musician’s Institute
    Ex’pression College for Digital Arts
    Berklee College of Music
    The H.O.T. Zone will be located on Level 2 of the Anaheim Convention Center and is being held for the duration of the NAMM Show Jan. 13 to Jan. 16. The forum is aimed at examining today’s challenges and sharing essential information, and designed to create custom solutions for attendees.

    Those who would like to participate in the H.O.T. Zone educational offerings must be NAMM Members. To obtain a NAMM membership, please visit NAMM’s membership page at Membership | to complete an application. If you do not meet the membership qualifications, please RSVP to Be sure to reserve a badge before the Dec. 15, 2010 deadline. After this date the badges are $25 each and must be picked up at one of the many Will Call stations on show site.

    About NAMM
    The National Association of Music Merchants, commonly called NAMM in reference to the organization's popular NAMM trade shows, is the not-for-profit association that unifies, leads and strengthens the $17 billion global musical instruments and products industry. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of more than 9,000 Member companies. For more information about NAMM, interested parties can visit | believe in music or call 800-767-NAMM (6266).

    Media Contacts

    Kymberly Drake - NAMM
    Public Relations Manager | Phone: 760.438.8007 ext. 162 · Fax: 760.438.8257

    Scott Robertson, APR - NAMM
    Director of Marketing & Communications | Phone: 760.438.8007 ext 102 · Fax: 760.438.8257

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