NAMM’s 2013 Top 100 Dealer Awards
Entries are now being accepted for NAMM’s 2013 Top 100 Dealer Awards, which spotlight the music instrument and products industry’s best, brightest and most proactive retailers. The awards will be presented during Summer NAMM, July 11-13, 2013 in Nashville, and recognize retailers in seven “Best of” categories, with the 2013 “Dealer of the Year” chosen from among the Top 100. This is the opportunity to give recognition, celebrate excellence, and honor the year’s most successful strategies.
Judges look for retailers with inventive, visionary approaches, proactive business practices, and standout performance as they review the Top 100. Categories include, Best Exterior Presentation and/or Merchandising Display; Best Marketing and Sales Promotion; Best Online Presentation; SupportMusic Advocacy; Music Makes a Difference; Best Emerging Dealer “Rookie of the Year;” and Best Special Event.
Retailers from mom-and-pop stores to larger chains that are interested in competing for Top 100 recognition should enter by April 30, 2013. Click here for more information. NAMM will announce the 2013 Top 100 Dealers at the end of May, and the “Best of” category winners and “Dealer of the Year” July 12 in Nashville.
This year, Summer NAMM moves to Nashville’s new, state-of-the-art Music City Center, filling the space with live music, thousands of buyers, and product debuts from the most exciting established and emerging brands. In addition, NAMM is designing a full slate of professional development opportunities tailored for retailers including a return of the popular “Retail Boot Camp” on July 10.