This AIM Guide will get you asking the right questions in order to work out how best to manage your international performance rights and gives and overview of the different options available.
Midem is pricey when you take into account the ticket, flights and the accommodation. The costs can add-up but you will undoubtedly compensate for that expense if you do the research…
Preparation is the key to success and you should start planning as early as possible. Most people will have a significant amount of meetings organised before arrival. Once you have purchased your badge…
The recovery in the global economy has broadly strengthened during 2013, with the International Monetary Fund estimating growth of 3 percent in the world’s output…
To be a successful exporter (even in this digital age) it helps to travel to your overseas markets and build lasting relationships with your clients and partners. A good way of exploring new international opportunities is by attending music trade missions or international events (conferences, trade fairs, showcasing events etc). UK Trade & Investment have […]
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses of all sizes, providing advice, expertise and support to ensure their success within international markets.
Except in very specific circumstances1 all performance in the U.S. requires a visa, regardless of whether you are being paid or not…
There are various sources of funding for emerging UK acts and independent labels. Indie-Con 2012 video: Around the world in 80 ways – funding for getting your business and artists overseas Find out about how to get your company and your artists into overseas territories, and the support and funding available. Panellists include: Laura Whitticase […]
The UK is the third largest market in terms of sales, behind the US and Japan. British music continues to be a rich source of eclectic and diverse repertoire second only to the US. AIM believes that through the delivery of a comprehensive programme of international activities; AIM members can be given the opportunity to […]
AIM are delighted to announce that the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) has entered a partnership with Music Ally, one of the most respected sources of information on the modern-day music industry bringing a fantastic new benefit to AIM members and members of all the National Trade Associations belonging to the WIN network.
Music Ally’s full subscription business information service is now being brought free of charge to independent labels worldwide courtesy of sponsorship from Spotify and FUGA.
If you are looking to expand your business internationally a good route is to attend international trade fairs, conferences and festivals. Some of the events are sector specific so although they are smaller events they can be very worthwhile (ie ADE, IMS, Womex etc). Midem is the largest international trade fair/conference and for many companies […]
What is a music trade mission? Essentially a music trade mission is an organised group of British companies that visit markets outside to promote their goods and services. For each mission AIM organises a comprehensive programme of presentations, round tables, panels etc plus networking events with key industry contacts. It prepares market ready music companies […]
Couldn’t make it down to DIT’s Music Events Roadshow 2017? Here’s a breakdown of the presentation delivered by their Music Industry Specialist, Phil Patterson, which you can download below: What is DIT How we can help you The Next Year at a Glance: 2017 – 18 Contact details Contact Phil or his colleagues with your questions […]
Here you will find the first country report in WIN’s series of roadmaps to key markets. This has been created by VUT for WIN, and we would like to thank Jorg and all the team who contributed. It features information on everything from booking agents, festivals, lawyers, independent distributors, collection societies, blogs, radio/TV and country statistics.
As AIM are members of WIN, we’re able to extend this benefit to our members.
WIN intend to publish these on a regular basis and they will be uploaded here.
Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), the organisation that represents the interests of the global independent music community, has unveiled a comprehensive new study, which provides the first ever global overview of chart reporting.
Independent record labels now represent 38.4% of global recorded music market share in 2016 with global revenues in excess of £6bn WINTEL 2017 is the second report produced for Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), mapping the global market share of the independent sector at copyright, rather than distribution level. This new report was commissioned by WIN to analyse the […]