NAMM Top 100 Dealer Awards 2017

Date Posted:3 May 2017 


Port Macquarie’s Port Mac Guitars Recognised as One of the Top 100 Music Stores in the World 


Port Macquarie, NSW 3/5/17 Port Mac Guitars in Port Macquarie, NSW has been named as a Top 100 Dealer by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the global association of music products and music retailers. The organisation will formally present the award to Port Mac Guitars on Friday, July 14 at the Top 100 Dealer Awards event held as part of the 2017 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tennessee. 


At the heart of Port Mac Guitars, there is a story of inspiration, dedication and a pursuit to create a more musical world,” shared Joe Lamond, NAMM President and CEO. “The Top 100 Dealer award underscores their commitment – to their communities, their staff, and the industry to create a space which welcomes and inspires music makers through their products and services.”   


Port Mac Guitars was selected as a Top 100 Dealer by an independent panel of judges who reviewed hundreds of submissions. Each submission was numerically rated across categories that included customer service, music advocacy, store design and promotions and were scored in accordance to determine the Top 100 list.  


“We are absolutely thrilled to be recognised as a Top 100 Dealer for the second year running. Winning the award for Best Online Engagement in 2016 was the highlight of our year and we look forward to attending the awards ceremony in Nashville in July.” said Rob Mestric, CEO & Founder, Port Mac Guitars.  


In addition to its honour as a Top 100 Dealer, Port Mac Guitars will be in consideration to receive a “Best Of” award in one of seven categories: Customer Service, Emerging Dealer/Rookie of the Year, Store Design, Marketing and Sales Promotion, Online Engagement, Store Turnaround, and one recipient will be honoured with the Music Makes a Difference award.  The coveted Dealer of the Year award will go to one of the recipients in the aforementioned categories.


To learn more about Port Mac Guitars, please visit or visit their showroom at  Shop1, 125 Gordon St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444 Australia.


To learn more about NAMM and the Top 100 Dealer Awards, please visit


Media Contact: 

Mark Wilson

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About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately10,300 Member companies located in more than 103 countries. For more information about NAMM or the proven benefits of making music, interested parties can visit, call 800-767-NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on FacebookTwitter and YouTube