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Press NAMM Musikmesse Russia march 2018

Mar 26, 2018

NAMM Musikmesse Russia returns to Sokolniki in Moscow for seventh edition. A very diverse and eventful program will be presented to the industry professionals and visitors at the fair.

Russia’s only international music-trade exhibition, NAMM Musikmesse Russia, prepares for its return to Moscow’s Sokolniki Exhibition and

Convention Centre from September 13 to 16, 2018. The seventh edition of the fair will again offer new opportunities for every aspect of the music

industry, from suppliers and users of musical instruments, to sheet music and music production. Moreover, this year the Fair will offer all visitors the opportunity to purchase products directly from exhibitors.

Globally known brands will present in three pavilions, incorporating a variety of musical products, accessories and services. In pavilion 4.1, visitors will be able to enjoy a brandworld of guitars, equipment for electronic & club music, keyboards and synthesizers. Drummers United, a separate pavilion created exclusively for drums and percussion, returns for the third time and will move to be closer to the the main exposition of the fair from pavilion 3 to pavilion 17. It will offer event program including workshops of popular drummers, presentations of new products, educational sessions and much more for percussion professionals.

Pavilion Classique in pavilion 7a will be devoted entirely to classical and acoustic music products and instruments. Here, visitors will be able to appreciate the beauty and variety of pianos, string instruments and acoustic guitars. The Acoustic Stage featuring performances and master classes inside the pavilion will be an additional attraction for visitors of the Pavilion Classique.  

International and Russian manufacturers and distributors of musical equipment and accessories are already on board for the September event, indicating that NAMM Musikmesse Russia is on track to be the largest gathering yet.

Among the exhibitors is Yamaha Music, one of the biggest global manufacturers of musical instruments and audio equipment. Yamaha Music became a strategic partner of the show to popularize music playing, to encourage music education and to boost consumers knowledge on a contemporary range of musical instruments, thereby making meaningful connections between consumers and the brand. At the fair, Yamaha Music will present workshops featuring popular international musicians in a separate pavilion.

The technical partner of NAMM Musikmesse Russia is MF-group. KudaGo.com is the show’s general promotional partner.

Once again, NAMM Musikmesse Russia will present an exciting program of events targeting both trade and public visitors, including an extensive B2B program which will include dealer conferences, educational forums for music teachers, seminars by industry professionals, meet and greets and much more to meet the diverse business needs of music industry professionals.

For the first time, a special educational centre for young musicians will start its work at the fair. In a separate conference hall established industry experts and popular artists will share their career experience and explain how to become successful musician in today’s world. On all four days of the fair, visitors can attend masterclasses and clinics on different topics including guitar and electro music, vocal, producing and recording, PR and self-promotion, musical management, selling music, and more. 

Numerous entertainment events with popular international and domestic artists will be organized at NAMM Musikmesse Russia, including live performances, workshops and autograph sessions.

Parallel to the music products on display, Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia, an international trade fair of technologies and services for entertainment, integrated systems and creation will gather together operators and sound engineers, event technicians, stage and theatre decorators and other specialists in professional lighting, sound and/or media technologies.

Free e-registration to NAMM Musikmesse Russia 2018 will be available in summer 2018 at www.namm-musikmesse.ru  

For more information, visit https://namm-musikmesse-russia.ru.messefrankfurt.com/moscow/en/visitors/welcome.html

Other Musikmesse fairs:

Musikmesse, 11 to 14 April 2018, Frankfurt, Germany

Music China, 10 to 13 October 2018, Shanghai, China

Other NAMM Shows

Summer NAMM, 28 to 30 July 2018, Nashville, Tennessee

The NAMM Show, 24 to 27 January 2019, Anaheim, California

Contact for press (Russia)

Ekaterina Soboleva

Tel:      +7 495 649 8775 ext.137

International press contacts:

Chalise Zolezzi

NAMM Public Relations Director

1 (760) 438-8007 ext. 102


Christopher Sparkes

Marketing Communications and PR

Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH

Tel. +49 69 7575-6335


Contact for exhibitors

Sofia Bolshakova


Tel. +7 (495) 649-8775 ext.104 

Background information on Messe Frankfurt RUS

Messe Frankfurt RUS is the Russian subsidiary of the international exhibition organizer. The portfolio includes 9 international brands of exhibitions and forums in Moscow, Kazan and Astana. The staff of the company is more than 40 competent specialists with good experience of organization different kinds of events.

www.messefrankfurt.ru  |  www.facebook.com/messefrankfurtrus/   |  www.youtube.com/MesseFrankfurtRUS/

Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500* employees at some 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €661* million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). * preliminary numbers 2017

For more information, please visit our website at:

www.messefrankfurt.com  |  www.congressfrankfurt.de  |  www.festhalle.de

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 member companies 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 FacebookTwitter and YouTube.