【US】NAMM Celebrates Global Retail Excellence, Announces The Top 100 Dealer Awards

The National Association of Music Merchants is pleased to announce the list of independent music product retailers to be honored at the organization’s Top 100 Dealer Awards. Now in its twelfth year, the annual awards honor retailers worldwide who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their stores, neighborhoods, and customers and share in a vision of creating a more musical world through their local communities.

 

The Top 100 Awards will be held on Thursday, June 2 at The 2022 NAMM Show. At the awards, the category winners of “Best Community Retail Store;” “Best Customer Service;” “Best Store Design;” “Innovation Award;” “Best Marketing and Sales Promotion;” “Best Online Engagement;” “Music Makes a Difference Award;” and the “Customers’ Choice Award,” will be announced. From the winners of these categories, one store will be recognized with the coveted “Dealer of the Year” Award.

 

To make the Top 100 Awards list, each submission was evaluated for effectiveness in marketing, customer engagement and innovation in retail by a panel of independent judges.

 

Congratulations to the Top 100 Dealer Award winners:

 

A & G Central Music Madison Heights, MI United States

 

Absolute Music LLC Reno, NV United States

 

ALFASONI S.L. Barcelona Spain

 

All County Music Tamarac, FL United States

 

Amro Music Stores, Inc. Memphis, TN United States

 

Anderton’s Music Co. Guildford United Kingdom

 

Andy’s Music Inc Mobile, AL United States

 

Antonio Violins and Ukes Cincinnati, OH United States

 

Artist Guitars Yennora NSW Australia

 

Austin Music Co, LLC Miramar Beach,FL United States

 

Backstage Music Starkville, MS United States

 

Bananas At Large San Rafael, CA United States

 

Bandwagon Music & Repair Nashville, TN United States

 

Beacock Music Co., Inc. Vancouver, WA United States

 

Bertrand’s Music Enterprises, Inc. San Diego, CA United States

 

Bill Harris Music Provo, UT United States

 

Billy Hyde Music Daw Park SA Australia

 

Blues Angel Music Pensacola, FL United States

 

Brass Bell Music, Inc. Glendale, WI United States

 

Brighton Music Center New Brighton, PA United States

 

B’s Music Shop Mount Pleasant, MI United States

 

Buddy Roger’s Music Cincinnati, OH United States

 

C.A. House Music St. Clairsville, OH United States

 

Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center Wheaton, MD United States

 

City Music Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore Singapore

 

Contemporary Music Center Haymarket, VA United States

 

Cosmo Music Co, Ltd. Richmond Hill ON Canada

 

Cottonwood Music Emporium Costa Mesa, CA United States

 

Creative Music & Arts, LLC Monroe, CT United States

 

Day Violins LLC Chantilly, VA United States

 

Dietze Music House Lincoln, NE United States

 

Ernie Williamson Music Springfield, MO United States

 

Eusica | Music Store CDMX DF Mexico

 

Five Star Guitars Beaverton, OR United States

 

Forrests Music Berkeley, CA United States

 

Fox Music House, Inc. N Charleston, SC United States

 

Full Compass Systems, Ltd. Verona, WI United States

 

GarageBand Music Utica, MI United States

 

Guitar Wishes, LLC Lincolnton, NC United States

 

Hartland Piano & Conservatory Hartland, WI United States

 

Heid Music Company, Inc. Appleton, WI United States

 

Hollywood Piano Company Burbank, CA United States

 

Impulse Music Co. Santa Clarita, CA United States

 

Instrumental Music Center Tucson, AZ United States

 

Island Music Company La Plata, MD United States

 

  1. Landress Brass, LLC. New York, NY United States

 

Kidder Music Service Inc Peoria, IL United States

 

Lafayette Music Co Inc Lafayette, LA United States

 

Logans Pianos Sydney NSW Australia

 

Loud and Clear Audio Visual Cotati, CA United States

 

Lowe Vintage Instrument Company Burlington, NC United States

 

Mad Jive Incorporated Granite City, IL United States

 

Marich Music Corning, NY United States

 

Matt’s Guitars Manassas, VA United States

 

Maxwell’s House of Music Jeffersonville, IN United States

 

Menchey Music Service, Inc. Hanover, PA United States

 

Mike Risko Music Ossining, NY United States

 

Mom’s Music Inc Louisville, KY United States

 

Monster Music, Inc. Levittown, NY United States

 

Moore Music Evansville, IN United States

 

Music Authority, Inc. Cumming, GA United States

 

Music Man, Inc. West Palm Beach, FL United States

 

Music On the Hill LLC Washington, DC United States

 

Musical Innovations, LLC Greenville, SC United States

 

N Stuff Music LLC Pittsburgh, PA United States

 

N Tune Music & Sound Inc. Odessa, TX United States

 

Ottawa Pianos Ottawa ON Canada

 

Peach Guitars Limited Colchester Essex United Kingdom

 

Pecknel Music Co Inc Greenville, SC United States

 

Pellegrino Music Center Canton, OH United States

 

Plum Grove Music Lowell, IN United States

 

PM Music Center Aurora, IL United States

 

Portmans Music Superstore Inc Savannah, GA United States

 

Quinlan & Fabish Music Co. Burr Ridge, IL United States

 

Rice Music House Columbia, SC United States

 

Riff Music Salons Warsaw Poland

 

Righteous Guitars, LLC Roswell, GA United States

 

Rocky Mountain Music Repair LLC Broomfield, CO United States

 

Royalton Music Center North Royalton, OH United States

 

Sam Ash Music Corp Hicksville, NY United States

 

San Diego Music Studio San Marcos, CA United States

 

Schmidt’s Music Pensacola, FL United States

 

Senseney Music Wichita, KS United States

 

Sound Productions, LLC Irving, TX United States

 

Spicer’s Music, LLC Auburn, AL United States

 

Summerhays Music Center Murray, UT United States

 

Sweetheart Deals Spencer, MA United States

 

Tarpley Music Amarillo, TX United States

 

Ted Brown Music Co Tacoma, WA United States

 

The Acoustic Shoppe Springfield, MO United States

 

The Candyman Strings & Things Santa Fe, NM United States

 

The Music Connection Forest Lake, MN United States

 

The Music Den Randolph, NJ United States

 

The Music Shoppe Normal, IL United States

 

Third Rock Music Center Cincinnati, OH United States

 

Tone Shop Guitars, Inc. Addison, TX United States

 

Wentworth Music Kelowna BC Canada

 

West Music Co., Inc. Coralville, IA United States

 

White House of Music, Inc. Waukesha, WI United States

 

Zeswitz Music Reading, PA United States

 

The NAMM Show returns to Anaheim, California, June 3-5, 2022. Over three days, the industry crossroads will convene to network and renew business relationships, partake in professional education sessions and launch and discover new products. More than 3,500 brands will take part in the show, including Adam Hall; Allen & Heath; American Music & Sound; C.F. Martin & Co.; Casio; Conn-Selmer; Ernie Ball; ESP; Hal Leonard; KMC Music; Taylor Guitars; and Yamaha, among others. In the pro audio and live sound space, more brands include 4Wall Entertainment; ADJ; Apogee; Audio-Technica; beyerdynamic; Dolby; Harman; IK Multimedia; Korg; L-Acoustics; Pioneer DJ; Shure; TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik; Ultimate Ears; and more.

 

The show will also see the return of much-loved industry award events, including the Parnelli Awards, TEC Awards and She Rocks Awards, as well as other event gatherings and networking opportunities including Saturday’s Grand Rally for Music Education, featuring composer and founder of the Virtual Choir Eric Whitacre for a memorable, hybrid choral experience and performance by Gateways Brass Collective.

 

In addition, the show will offer education sessions for professionals in pro audio and live sound, entertainment tech, music retail and brands, as well as music educators and more, from the likes of the Audio Engineering Society (AES); Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange (A3E); TEC Tracks; Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA); Event Safety Alliance (ESA); The Pro Production Sessions from PLSN and FOH magazines; Lighting&Sound America; NAMM U; GenNext; Music Education Days; and more. Future-forward NAMM U Breakfast Sessions will open each day of the show, with “Breakfast of Champions” on Friday, June 3; on Saturday, branding expert Scott Stratten, President of UnMarketing, will present “Leadership in a Post-Pandemic World”; and the annual favorite “Best in Show” returns on Sunday, June 5.

 

Registration for The 2022 NAMM Show is now open. Additional information about The 2022 and 2023 NAMM Show is available at NAMM.org

 

For additional information about the Top 100 Awards, please visit https://topdealer.namm.org

 

About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation’s efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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