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Apr 20

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Music sector joins together to call for EU and national investment to address current crisis and promote diversity

Music is one of the first sectors hit by the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. It will also be one of the last. As borders close, venues as well as festivals suspend their activities, performances are cancelled, group activity is stopped, shops close, and new releases are put on hold, the entire creative value chain is stalling. […]

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Mar 20

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Covid 19 impact

We want to keep you updated of any news related to the impact of Covid 19 virus on our industry. In addition to the reports of our global members we added quotes from  the European organization Liveurope.  We will update the summary from time to time. Our member MMF Switzerland provided the following info. Many […]

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Sep 19

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IMMF AGM 2019 – New Board & Advisory Board Elected; New Members from China to Romania and Cambodia to Iran

Celebrating its Annual General Meeting at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany IMMF’s members from almost 50 countries elected a new Board. Press Release in English / Boletin de Prensa en Español Across four years of chairing IMMF, Volker May (Germany) is stepping down; his focus on Fairness & transparency and ...

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Jan 19

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Partnership with Women in Music to advance Diversity and Equality

Women in Music and the International Music Managers Forum Announce Partnership in Global Commitment to Advance Diversity and Equality in the Music Industry New York, NY – The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) and Women in Music (WIM) have entered into a partnership to recognise the role of women in the music and wider ...

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Aug 18

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Music Moves Europe Talent Awards

The IMMF is proud to announce to be a partner in the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards together with main partners Eurosonic and Reeperbahn. To know more about the award, please read the press release HERE.

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Jun 18

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European Comission tables a €1.85bn proposal with sectoral funding for music

On 30 May 2018 the European Commission tabled its €1.85bn proposal for the next Creative Europe Programme (the European Commission’s framework programme for support to the culture and audiovisual sectors) for 2021-2027.   The proposed funding covers : Culture €609 mil (up from 450m): will fund cultural and creative ...

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May 18

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MEP Silvia Costa supports the boosting the EU culture budget

Silvia Costa MEP makes a statement: “EU Culture needs more budget and centrality in the next MFF. I strongly support the call from Europe´s cultural, creative and audio-visual sector”.  Read the full version below   Culture needs to be adequately funded by the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), that the European ...

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May 18

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IMMF @Musikmesse

IMMF held a very successful panel discussion on Friday the 13th of April at the Business Academy in Musikmesse, Frankfurt. Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt moderated the panel on the topic “Strategies and tools for successfully preparing and ultimately stimulating Music Export in Europe”     Over the course of the last 10 ...

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Apr 18

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IMMF for Boosting the EU Culture Budget

IMMF worked with the Indie Label Organisation IMPALA and 65 other organisation from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors and to create this open letter which was send to the EU institutions April 9th and calls on the European Union to increase funding to the creative sector in its budget for the period beyond 2020. […]

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Apr 18

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IMMF @International Arts Associations Congress (IAAC)

13-17 February 2018 Performing Arts Connections Australia (PAC) and the NordicBaltic Festival Platform (NBFP) hosted 15 umbrella organisations, including IMMF, which work in the cultural sector, for the inaugural International Arts Associations Congress (IAAC). The meeting in Perth Australia was called to explore commonalities and ...

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