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NAMM U Virtual Summit Welcomes Pensado’s Place to Schedule

Christian Wissmuller • Upfront • June 29, 2020
On Thursday, July 9, the NAMM U Virtual Summit will welcome Herb Trawick and Dave Pensado of the hit web series, Pensado’s Place. The “virtual hang” with the two luminaries will take place at 5:00p.m. PT and welcome questions from registered participants for an engaging dialogue about all things production. For registration information and the updated schedule. please see below. 


Session Information
‘Pensado’s Place’ Virtual Hang with Dave Pensado and Herb Trawick

Thursday, July 9
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. PT

End the day at a virtual hang with Dave Pensado and Herb Trawick, hosts of the hit weekly web series on all things recording, “Pensado’s Place.” Recently inducted into the TEC Hall of Fame, these music- and recording-industry legends will bring the “Pensado’s Place” magic to the NAMM U Virtual Summit. Expect a lively discussion with Dave and Herb on the art and craft of recording and music-making, along with insight from special guests. Here’s your opportunity to ask the dynamic duo a question and get it answered! Don’t miss this exclusive after-hours event.


The NAMM U Virtual Summit takes place Tuesday, July 7 through Friday, July 10, and will present four days of career and business-enhancing webinars and strategies designed to help businesses take advantage of new opportunities and supercharge their future. Presented by NAMM U, TEC Tracks, and A3E (Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange), the online free Summit will offer a suite of sessions across three unique tracks, Business, Audio and Technology. The sessions will cover topics ranging from online marketing strategies to the future of music technology, presented by experts in each area. Session presenters include Doug Stephens (“The Retail Prophet” and best-selling author) and Scott McKain (customer experience expert); and Mark Frink (sound engineer), Mr. Bonzai, and Mindi Abair, Leland Sklar and Russ Kunkel, among many others. 

“This spring, we amped up our webinars to help NAMM members navigate business in the time of COVID-19,” said Zach Phillips, NAMM’s director of professional development. “The webinars proved to be popular, so we’re expanding upon the online education this summer as we all navigate new business realities. The NAMM U Virtual Summit will offer a dozen Zoom super-sessions that hone in on the most vital topics going forward, along with some fascinating sessions that highlight the changing industry. Think of it as a mid-year refresher — and an opportunity to stay ahead of the curve.”

The Summit will feature one webinar per day, per track, for a total of 12 sessions. A account is required to register; please visit to log in or create a new account before registering. The NAMM U Virtual Summit is free and open to all industry professionals.

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