Friends of AIM

  • Do You Want Access to The Independent Music Sector?

    Then join as a Friend of AIM now!

    The independent sector is the fastest growing area of the music industry – AIM has over 800 members and over 150 new labels join AIM each year. The independents generate over £500 million per year at retail, and represent 27% of the UK music market.

    Friends of AIM allows you to be part of the independent music community and puts you and your company in front of and in contact with AIM’s members.

    Join Friends of AIM if:

    • you want to make contact and network with potential clients and key music industry players
    • you want to increase the profile and awareness of your company in the independent sector
    • you want to demo your products and services to music businesses
    • you want marketing opportunities and to grow your business and client base

    Plus, you will feel great knowing you are making an important contribution to AIM and the independent sector whilst growing your business!

  • Criteria

    AIM welcomes companies of all shapes and sizes to contribute towards the independent sector and connect with our members.

  • Friends of AIM Directory

    Get your company featured in the online Friends of AIM Directory, heavily searched by member labels and other music businesses and be included in the Featured Friend of AIM promo slot on the homepage of the AIM website.

  • Direct email marketing

    Present your services to AIM’s membership through direct email marketing.

  • AIM Independent Music Awards

    Discounted tickets for the AIM Independent Music Awards.

  • Discounted or free entry

    Gain discounted or free entry to all of AIM’s seminars and networking events, plus invites to AIM’s AGM and Christmas party.

  • Discounted registrations

    Benefit from discounted registrations to industry events and trade fairs.

  • Exclusive Friends of AIM Annual Dinner

    Attend the exclusive Friends of AIM Annual Dinner, offering networking with the AIM Board and other friends, plus delicious food and drink.

  • Friend of AIM Stamp

    Use the official Friend of AIM Stamp on your website and corporate communications.

  • Sponsorship opportunities

    Sponsorship opportunities at AIM’s Independent Music Awards, AGM, Music Connected and programme of master classes/seminars and networking events.

  • Weekly e-bulletins

    Receive weekly e-bulletins packed with AIM and music industry news, events and offers.