The IMMF is the umbrella Executive Organisation utilising a collaborative network of MMF National Organisations from over 30 countries comprising of 1,200 individual entertainment manager members. The IMMF connects music managers around the world to share experiences, opportunities, information and resources.
Music conferences are a very good way keep in touch. In past years the IMMF has been involved in Conference programming, keynote events, breakout sessions specific to managers. IMMF has also ‘Showcased’ new artists at events at Midem (France), Popkomm (Germany), Reeperbahn Festival (Germany), c/o Pop (Germany), Musikmesse (Germany), In The City (UK), The Great Escape (UK), Go North (UK), Music and Media (Finland), Eurosonic (Netherlands), Festival In (Portugal), Monkey Week (Spain), BIME (Spain), Westway Festival (Portugal), Vienna Waves (Austria), Exit Festival (Serbia), Medimex (Italy), Tallinn Music Week (Latvia), Sonic Visions (Luxembourg), Big Sound (Australia), Musexpo (USA), SXSW (USA), Canadian Music Week (Canada), the World Creators Summit and WOMEX; many others.
The General Assembly of the IMMF is held twice a year at Midem and the Reeperbahn Festival to discuss IMMF Network’s international strategies. At the last General Assembly at the Reeperbahn Festival September 2013, MMF representatives from 13 participating countries agreed on bilateral partnership programs among all members. The core aim is to improve cooperation amongst MMF members. The first partnership pairs South Africa with France. Other member counties will follow.