NEWS Erikson Music and Korg Canada have launched their 2017 Dealer Display Challenge. The contest invites Canadian MI dealers to set up creative store displays, take a photo, and post it to Instagram tagging @eriksonmi and using the hashtag #DealerDisplay2017. The more Erikson Music and Korg Canada brands that are displayed, the better the chances of winning. The contest runs from Aug. 21 to Nov. 30, 2017. The grand prize is a JBL Cinema SB450 worth $749. Second prize is a JBL Cinema SB250 and third prize is a Soundcast VG1. If the contest receives 300 unique display posts, Korg Canada and Erikson Music will donate $500 to the Starlight Foundation. For more information, contact your Erikson Music or Korg Canada representa- tive or go to www.eriksonmusic.com or www.korgcanada.com. 16 CANADIAN MUSIC TRADE Erikson Music & Korg Canada Launch Dealer Display Challenge Registration & Hotel Bookings Now Open for 2018 NAMM Show Badge registration and hotel bookings for the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA is now open. The show will return to the recently expanded Anaheim Convention Center from Jan. 25-28, 2018. EventSphere is NAMM’s official hotel booking partner and it can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Last year, a record 106,928 attendees explored products from more than 1,700 exhibitors showcasing over 7,000 brands at The NAMM Show. Plus, attendees were able to choose from 120-plus educational sessions and 150-plus networking events. The new Anaheim Convention Center North Hall will showcase two new connected levels in 2018 for the pro audio and production community, increasing the size of The NAMM Show campus by 20 per cent. This will allow more room for exhibit space as well as educational and community areas. For more information, go to www.namm.org.