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Associate Member Spotlight: ShowUp announces Action Summit

ShowUp is proud to announce the ShowUp Action Summit: A conference gathering artists, industry, legislators, & movement leaders discussing the state of activism in music, happening on May 17 in Nashville, TN.

ShowUp is proud to announce the inaugural ShowUp Action Summit, a first-of-its-kind conference gathering artists, movement leaders, legislators, and music industry executives to discuss the state of activism in music at this urgent time.

The ShowUp Action Summit will happen Friday, May 17 in Nashville, TN at the beautiful Riverside Revival. Registration is free to artists and industry, and made possible by our partners. We expect to reach capacity. For colleagues traveling to the Music Business Association conference in May, please note the Action Summit happens one day after the Music Biz conference closes, on the Friday of that week. Stick around a day and join other industry leaders for this special event.

For partnership and programming inquiries, please reach out to [email protected]

The ShowUp Action Summit first announced slate of programming includes:

Tennessee 2 + 1: The State of Democracy in Tennessee
A discussion between elected TN state leaders and Grammy nominated Nashville artist and activist Margo Price covering legislative priorities and how artists and industry can actively support.

Margo Price – Artist, Activist

Gloria Johnson – TN State Representative, 2024 Senate candidate

Justin Pearson – TN State Representative

Direct Input: Artists and Voting
A conversation with movement leaders and artists about how artists at every stage of development can and do use their platforms to educate, inspire, and get out the vote.

Emily White (Moderator) – Founder, CEO #iVoted

Lucille Wenegieme – Executive Director, HeadCount Org

Tequila M Johnson, PMP – Executive Director, The Equity Alliance

Denitia – Artist, Activist


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Learn more about ShowUp’s Action Summit at ShowUp.team/ActionSummit

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

Learn more about A2IM here.
For information about how to join our community, see here.