CMS-NAMM GenNext Faculty Forum at Summer NAMM 2017

The College Music Society - NAMM Foundation
 

CMS-NAMM GenNext Faculty Forum at Summer NAMM is an educational program for college, conservatory, and university music faculty. The program provides

  • an introduction to the Summer NAMM Show comprised of over 450 global music products and materials exhibitors,
  • liaison and dialogue with leaders within the music industry, and
  • a forum to examine issues of current importance to the music products industry and the higher education community.

CMS/NAMM GenNext Faculty Forum, Friday, July 14

8:30 - 9:30 am Optional - Summer NAMM Breakfast Session. Joe Lamond Hosts: "Marketing, Sales and Customer Service" (interviews w industry experts - manufacturer and retailer focus) NAMM's Plenary Session w/ hot breakfast.
9:45 - 10:45 am GenNext Faculty Forum Plenary Session, Room 101AB
11:00 - 4:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Rooms 104 D, 106 A, 106 B, 106 C
4:00 - 6:00 pm Time on own - Exhibit Hall
6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Closes. Evening on own

CMS/NAMM GenNext Faculty Forum, Saturday, July 15

8:30 - 9:30 am Optional - Summer NAMM Breakfast Session. "Best of Show Awards" (best products of the Summer Show highlighted - retailer Focused) NAMM's Plenary Session w/ hot breakfast.
9:45 - 10:45 am GenNext Faculty Forum Plenary Session, Room 101AB
11:00 - 2:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Rooms 104 D, 106 A, 106 B, 106 C
2:00 - 4:00 pm Time on own - Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm 2017 Summer NAMM Closes

CMS/NAMM GenNext Faculty badges are $25 each and allow all-access to the 2017 Summer NAMM Show from Thursday July 13 until Saturday July 15, 2017.

Registration Instructions

Complete the online registration form. (Registration for CMS members opens April 5. Check back here for the link to register.)

  • You will be asked if you are a NAMM Member - select, "NO"
  • You will be asked if you are eligible to become a NAMM Member – select, "NO"
  • Once you have completed the registration process, you will receive an emailed payment receipt.
  • Within 3 days you will receive an emailed badge confirmation that includes a barcode to be used to pick up your badge onsite.

Questions about registering for 2017 Summer NAMM? Please contact Jessica Cortez

The NAMM Foundation is pleased announce nine (9) CMS Fellows, representing CMS Regional Chapters. Fellows receive a grant of $1,000  to defray transportation, hotel, registration, and meal costs incurred in attending the Fellows Summit and Summer NAMM. The CMS Fellows Summit takes place Thursday, July 13, one day prior to the CMS-NAMM GenNext Faculty Forum.

David Bohnert
Great Lakes Chapter
Wayne State College

Ryan Olivier
Great Lakes Chapter
Indiana University South Bend

Mckay Tebbs
Great Plains Chapter
Chadron State College

Jeff Francis
Mid-Atlantic Chapter
University of South Carolina

Josef Hanson
Northeast Chapter
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Grace Xia Zhao
Pacific Southwest Chapter
University of La Verne

Stan Renard
South Central Chapter
University of Texas at San Antonio

David Royse
Southern Chapter
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Juan Vega
Southern Chapter
Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico

Tentative Schedule for CMS Fellows Summit

Thursday, July 13

8:30 - 9:30 am

Optional - Optional - Summer NAMM Breakfast Session. Joe Lamond Hosts: “The Future of Retail” (Interview with expert – retailer focus). This is NAMM’s Plenary Session with complimentary hot breakfast.

9:45 - 11:45 am

CMS Fellows Summit – Room 102AB

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Lunch on own

12:45 – 5:00 pm:

CMS Fellows - Nashville Tourl

5:30 – 6:30 pm

Optional - NAMM Opening Party: American Eagle Awards Reception.
Hosted Beer/Wine & Light Appetizers for all badged attendees.

(Note: VIP Dinner seating tickets are available @ $100 per. Dinner served 5:45 – 6:30 pm)

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Optional - American Eagle Awards Show / Live performances etc.

2017 Summer NAMM Show
Music City Center
201 5th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

July 13–15, 2017
Thursday: 10 am–6 pm
Friday: 10 am–6 pm
Saturday: 10 am–4 pm

Don Bowyer, Sunway University (Malaysia), Co-Chair
Kim Wangler, Appalachian State University, Co-Chair

Academic Leadership and Administration
C. Tayloe Harding, Jr., University of South Carolina

Connections and Opportunities with Retail
Sammy Ash, Sam Ash Music

Intellectual Property
Jeffrey Izzo, Middle Tennessee State University

International Initiatives
David Via, D’Addario

Music Careers
Karl Dustman, Dustman and Associates

Music Curricula
Mark Rabideau, Depauw University

Music Teacher Preparation
Maud Hickey, Northwestern University

Music Technology and Pro Audio
Sanford Hinderlie, Loyola University

Networks and Relationships
Keith N. Hatschek, University of the Pacific

Student Preparation and Extra-Curricular Opportunities
Rebecca Chappell, Anderson University

Rick Schmunk, Chair
CMS Committee on Engagement with Music Business-Industry, ex officio

Keith Ward, President
The College Music Society, ex officio