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Associate Membership


A2IM’s Associate Member Program is designed for companies to have a portal to the American Independent label community. These members comprise of service or solution providers who do business with, rely upon, or otherwise support the Independent music community.

Access To Key Industry Decision Makers

  • A2IM provides provides a platform for introductions to over 600 of the top Independent record labels, and nearly 150 non-label member music companies, including DSPs, distributors, tech companies, and many more.
  • Access to and listing in A2IM member directory.
  • Priority Invitations for co-branding and sponsorships with A2IM and our member companies at high profile industry events.

Exclusive Access To A2IM Networking Events

  • Networking opportunities for A2IM members include priority interactions with key industry decision makers at A2IM events, including private receptions at SXSW, Music Biz, and more.
  • Executive One-on-Ones are meetings in which members can connect through curated 10-15 minute meetings. These One-on-Ones currently take place at Indie Week (NYC).

Access To A2IM’s Flagship Events

  • Indie Week is A2IM’s global spotlight event, bringing together 1000+ Independent music executives from the US and 25 countries (including Australia, Canada, France, Norway, China, and more). Indie Week is four days of industry panels, workshops, one-on-ones, networking events, and more. Taking place in person in NYC June 10—13, 2024.
  • The Libera Awards, the capstone on Indie Week, is A2IM’s annual awards ceremony honoring Independent milestones and extraordinary music. An in-person component to the show is currently being explored.
  • Q3 + 4 events TBA, pending safety.

Organic B2B Marketing Opportunities

  • Invite A2IM member to your event with placement on our A2IM Member events calendar.
  • Two yearly member spotlights as the top feature on A2IM.org, in A2IM’s industry newsletter, and social accounts.
  • Two yearly Featured Executive spotlights to promote leading executives within your firm.

Special Offers & Discounts

  • Membership gives you access to special discounts including registration at major music conferences and events, pertinent industry services, and even select travel reductions.
  • Opportunities to promote your service through our member-only special offers area yourself.
  • 50% off Merlin administration fees

Full Access For Your Team

  • A2IM associate membership grants member benefit to all full-time employees of member organizations.