NAMM's 2018 Top 100 Dealers Announced

NAMM has revealed its list of the 2018 Top 100 Dealers, which includes five Canadian businesses.

The category winners and Dealer of the Year will be announced on Friday, June 29 during the Top 100 Dealer Awards at Summer NAMM in Nashville.

The Top 100 Dealer Awards spotlights the industry’s very best music product retailers and shares their strategies for success. In addition to choosing the Top 100 Dealers, an independent panel of judges also picks winners in seven “Best of” categories, from which the prestigious “Dealer of the Year” is selected.

The categories include: Best Store Turnaround; Best Customer Service; Best Store Design; Best Marketing and Sales Promotion; Best Online Engagement; Music Makes a Difference Award; and Best Emerging Dealer - “Rookie Of The Year.”

The five Canadian dealers to make the list are Vancouver, BC’s Bluedog Guitars; Richmond Hill, ON’s Cosmo Music; Oakville, ON’s Merriam Music; Ottawa’s Ottawa Pianos; and Kelowna, BC’s Wentworth Music.

For the full list of the Top 100 Dealers, CLICK HERE.

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Music Trade. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.