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June 3-5, 2022

Safe and Sound at The 2022 NAMM Show

Anaheim Convention Center • Southern California

Safe and Sound Latest Update: May 20, 2022

Effective April 1, 2022 the California Department of Public Health no longer requires COVID vaccine verification or proof of a negative test to attend an indoor event of more than 1,000 people.

See the latest guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

The CDPH has also removed mask and face covering requirements. Learn more and see the latest recommendations.

Although regulations have relaxed, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 still exists in any public place where people are present, including The NAMM Show.

NAMM, along with the city of Anaheim and state of California, are taking numerous steps to keep our global community as safe and sound as possible. Should guidance from local and national authorities change, we will continue to keep you updated.

 

 

Here is What You Can Expect:

Before the Show
  • Review our Show Information and Policies, so you are prepared for what is expected during your time at the show.
  • Read our FAQs, so you have the latest information and all your questions answered.
  • Contact us at health@namm.org with any questions or concerns.
At the Show
  • Health and safety best practice fliers will be available throughout the campus and in our resources section of the mobile app. If at any time if you need help, please contact us at health@namm.org and we will be back in touch right away to assist in any way possible.
  • An on-site testing location, in collaboration with the Hoag Medical Group, will be available in Hall D from 8 am to 1 pm, from Thursday to Sunday. Rapid Antigen and PCR tests are available for the following fees:
    • Rapid Antigen Test (Results within 15 minutes): $60
    • PCR Test (Results within 18 hours): $150
  • Drive-Thru PCR Testing can be scheduled at a nearby CVS or Walgreens.
  • Masks (both N95 and surgical masks) will be available at any of our InfoSpots or the main Help Desk in Lobby C.
  • Let other attendee's know your contact preferences with our new stickers. Stop by the Member Center or Badge Will Call to pick-up one of three choices:
    • Red—No touching please.
    • Yellow—Elbow bumps and minimal contact is okay.
    • Green—Touching is okay. Feel free to shake my hand or hug me!
  • We know musical products are meant to be held and heard; check out best practices and latest techniques to safely demo products. Learn more.
  • Be on the lookout for daily notifications and updates on best practices for health and safety.
  • If at any time you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, do not attend the show and stay away from others. We recommend that you stay in your hotel room and do your best to heal, you can log on to NAMM Show+ to continue to experience content and connect with other attendees digitally. The state of California recommends isolating for 3 – 5 days. But rest assured you are not alone, we are here to help at by contacting us at health@namm.org and will do everything possible to assist you while you recover.
Current COVID Status in Anaheim and California
  • The Anaheim Convention Center has safely reopened and is ready to ensure unparalleled service and a world-class experience to gather the NAMM community in June 2022. Learn more.
  • Anaheim has successfully held meetings, conventions, sporting events, concerts and gatherings, see their latest success stories.
  • As a gateway to Southern California, vibrant business, retail, arts and sporting community, Anaheim has safely welcomed millions of visitors in 2022.
  • Disneyland continues to safely welcome more than 50,000 visitors per day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be required to show my vaccination card or negative test results to enter The NAMM Show?

Effective April 1, 2022 the California Department of Public Health will no longer require COVID vaccine verification or proof of negative test to attend an Indoor Mega Event (defined as gatherings of more than 1,000 people), including The 2022 NAMM Show.

See the latest guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Will I need to wear a mask while I am attending The NAMM Show?

As of April 1, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has removed mask and face covering requirements. Learn more and see the latest recommendations.

We will have masks available to any attendee that wishes to wear one. Just stop by any of our InfoSpots or main Help Desk in Lobby C of the ACC to pick up a complimentary mask.

Do you offer on-site testing?

An on-site testing location, in collaboration with the Hoag Medical Group, will be available in Hall D from 8 am to 1 pm, from Thursday to Sunday. Rapid Antigen and PCR tests are available for the following fees:

  • Rapid Antigen Test (Results within 15 minutes): $60
  • PCR Test (Results within 18 hours): $150

Where can I get tested for COVID?

An on-site testing location, in collaboration with the Hoag Medical Group, will be available in Hall D from 8 am to 1 pm, from Thursday to Sunday. Rapid Antigen and PCR tests are available for the following fees:

  • Rapid Antigen Test (Results within 15 minutes): $60
  • PCR Test (Results within 18 hours): $150

There are also several local testing facilities near the NAMM campus:

What if I contract COVID while I am on-site?

We recommend that you stay in your hotel room and do your best to heal, you can log on to NAMM Show+ to continue to experience content and connect with other attendees digitally.

The state of California recommends isolating for 3 – 5 days.

But rest assured you are not alone, we are here to help at by contacting us at health@namm.org and will do everything possible to assist you while you recover.

What is the Anaheim Convention Center doing to keep us safe?

The Anaheim Convention Center will ensure unparalleled service and a world-class experience while taking steps to safeguard public health for event organizers, attendees, partners, and employees.

Steps include:

  • Being the first facility on to earn GBAC Star Accreditation.
  • ACC utilizes 100% outside air in accordance with ASHRAE and CDC recommendations for publicly occupied spaces.
  • The ACC accepts only credit or debit cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay at locations that require payment, such as parking and food stand locations to minimize physical contact.
  • 153 wall-mounted hand sanitizer dispensers, which include 90 that are touchless, have been installed at entrances, reception areas, elevators, restrooms and other frequently visited areas.
  • ACC South building now has 63 points of entry access to reduce crowded areas.

Learn more about the steps the Anaheim Convention Center is taking to keep welcome attendees to their facility.

What are your health and safety policies?

We are committed to keeping our global audience as safe and sound as possible, and we are following guidance from the California Department of Public Health on steps to mitigate the risks of COVID-19. Read the latest on our  Safe & Sound  page.