Lisa has been making her rounds with our Associate Membership – please make sure to connect with her if you haven’t yet! She will also be at SXSW this year, so if you’re heading to our Breakfast, make sure to say hi!
Speaking of SXSW… Richard, Marcus, Patrick, Lisa & Sky will all be there!
iHeartRadio has launched their annual new music search to find the next Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star. A2IM Members can exclusively access submission information here. The deadline for applications is fast approaching, so remember to submit an artist for consideration by Wednesday, 3/15!
musicFIRST Executive Director Chris Israel, marking pre-72’s anniversary, released a timely statement about copyright laws in the modern era. To learn more about their mission for fair artist compensation, please visit www.musicfirstcoalition.org/home.
A2IM’s own CEO Richard James Burgess responded to a global music industry revenue and distribution analysis by Music Business Worldwide, commenting that counting independent labels distributed through majors towards major label market share subverts the independent sector’s ability to conduct business as positioned by its true value.
The sixth annual World IP Day is coming up on April 26th in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Copyright Alliance and the U.S. Copyright Office. There is an open call for panelists, so if you are interested in joining please contact the Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) is offering A2IM members discounted enrollment at the Premier Professional National level. More information on specific membership perks can be found here.