FEATURES DEPARTMENTS 09. FROM THE FLOOR Diversifying Your Offerings 10. NEWS The latest MI industry updates 74. EVENTS 76. CLASSIFIEDS 78. ENDORSER UPDATE EMD Music Industry Education Designed with YOU in Mind Our 2018 Directory of Suppliers 52. Directory Product Sources Tyler Stang 62. BUSINESS MATTERS Creating Better Web Content 64. PRODUCT NEWS 71. ADVERTISERS INDEX Strong Links to Success Cover Design by Karen Bashura 20. FACES The latest products & technologies to hit the market 22. Consult our annual directory of manufacturers, distributors, and publishers supplying Canadian MI retailers with their wares. 18. SUPPLIER SPOTLIGHT 19. NAMM NEWS A new campus & expanded educational offerings at The 2018 NAMM Show, Pg. 19 Consider diversifying your product offerings with vinyl, Pg. 9 Have a hot brand on your radar but not sure of the source? Con- sult our cross-listed guide to find the contacts you need quickly and easily.