NAMM Announces Visa Assist Program
By HC News |
NAMM Announces Visa Assist Program to Aid International Visitors to the 2017 NAMM Show
CARLSBAD, Calif. - July 25, 2016 – The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) has announced Visa Assist, a new support program designed to help international members of the pro audio and music products industry attend and conduct business at the 2017 NAMM Show. The new program aims to offer helpful guidance for international attendees and to streamline the visa acquisition process.
“The music products industry is truly a global community and no place better exemplifies that than the NAMM Show,” shared Joe Lamond, President and CEO of NAMM. “Our goal with Visa Assist is simple: to ease the red tape in acquiring a visa so that every member feels at home in Anaheim in January.”
The Visa Assist program is set to launch on Wednesday, July 27 as part of the 2017 NAMM Show badge registration. Located at namm.org/visa-information, Visa Assist will offer attendees and exhibitors a letter of invitation to attend the show along with critical advice and assistance in the visa process. International NAMM members and other industry professionals interested in participating in the program are encouraged to visit the webpage to request a letter of invitation before October 1, 2016.
The 2017 NAMM Show will be held January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Annually, the show draws nearly 100,000 attendees from 125 countries. Badge registration and housing requests for all 2017 show attendees will open on Wednesday, July 27 on NAMM.org.
For additional information, please visit www.namm.org/visa-information
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is a not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately10,300 Member companies located in more than 102 countries. For more information about NAMM or the proven benefits of making music, interested parties can visit www.namm.org, call 800-767-NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.