NAMM/Musikmesse Russia continues growth

by Ronnie Dungan • in
  • MMR Global
• Created: September 22, 2015

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This year’s NAMM Musikmesse Russia and Prolight + Sound event saw a 12 per cent increase in attendance.

Held at Moscow’s Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre from 10th-13th September, the show ushered 14,857 visitors through the door.  

Exhibitors included Roland, Grand Mistery Olympus, Artimusic, Muzimport, Music Space, Convent Centre, PedalZoo, Shamray Guitars, Astell & Kern, Resonance Harps, Kawai Piano, Steinway & Sons, Forte and Piano, Aileen Music, Coda Music, BAM, Chevalets Despiau and Ditta Cirillo Antonio.

The show was backed by a number of Government bodies including the Russian Ministry of Culture and the Moscow Department of Culture, the Culture Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, The Moscow Conservatory, the Bolshoi Theatre, the Russian Guild of Theatre Managers, the Russian Union of Theatre Workers, the Russian State Musical TV Centre “Orpheus,” the Association of Musical Theatres, Institute of Educational Development of Culture and Art, and Music Theatres Association of Russia.

In addition, it hosted Bonzo Bash Russia – a drummer festival created as a tribute to Led Zeppelin’s drummer John Bonham. The show brought together fifteen of the best Russian rock and roll drummers, special guest drummers, and five newcomers. The Bash was led by American drummer Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Billy Idol, Foreigner, Ozzy Osbourne, Glenn Hughes), and also offered master classes and workshops with famous Russian and international drummers.

At Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia 2015 big name audio brands in attendance included Bose, Martin Professional, Sennheiser and several other international firms.

Next year’s NAMM Musikmesse Russia and Prolight + Sound will take place from September 15th-18th, 2016 at Moscow’s Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre.

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