NAMM will host four webinars to assist MI retailers during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Pre-registration is required to attend, and a recording of each webinar will be available after the completion of the session.

Details of NAMM’s webinars can be found below:

NAMM COVID-19 Small Business Relief Part III

Part three of a COVID-19 Small Business Relief Webinars will feature NAMM Members as they share their experiences with the federal aid application process.

Time: Wednesday, April 8, 12 p.m. PT

Panelists include Tristann Rieck of Brass Bell Music, Chris Syllaba of Jordan Kitt’s Music, Scott Mandeville of Tim’s Music, Beth and Richard Schiemer of Brighton Music Center, and others. Hosted by NAMM director of public affairs and government relations, Mary Luehrsen.

Sales & Marketing in the Time of COVID-19 with Marcus Sheridan
Part 1: The Virtual Business

A three-week series on Friday, April 10, 17 and 24.

Time: Friday, April 10, 17 and 24, 10 a.m. PT

NAMM welcomes Marcus Sheridan for this special, free webinar series on sales and marketing strategies in the time of COVID-19. Sheridan is an internationally acclaimed business expert, named one of 20 “Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss” by Forbes magazine. He’s also the host of previous NAMM U Breakfast Sessions and, most recently, the NAMM Retail Innovation Summit. He became known for using the 2008 recession to be the catalyst for building his failing company into one of the largest swimming pool builders and manufacturers in the world.

Part I will cover “The Virtual Business.” Discover how to use video and technology right now to not only continue doing business, but to also find new opportunities in the process.

NAMM COVID-19 Small Business Relief Webinar Part IV: Independent Contractors and Gig Workers

Part four of the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Webinars provides important, time-sensitive information for independent contractors and gig workers in the recently passed “CARES” Federal stimulus plan.

Time: Friday, April 10, 12 p.m. PT

Co-hosted by NAMM public affairs and government relations director Mary Luehrsen and NAMM director of marketing and communications Andy Tompkins. Topics: SBA business loans, paid leave provisions, paycheck protection program, tax rebates, retirement fund rules, unemployment assistance and more.

Music-Making Webinar
NAMM Foundation Webinar: How To’s for Virtual Ensembles

This webinar offers practical tips, how-to’s and motivation to move your ensembles online.

Time: Thursday, April 9, 1 p.m. PT

Panelists include: Carolyn Grant, executive director, Museum of Making Music; Joe Huls, assistant director of bands, McEachem High School; and Bo Sodders, director of bands, Alan C. Pope High School.

For more information about NAMM’s webinars, visit the organization’s website.

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