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Synchronisation Licensing

Sync licensing to television, film, games and adverts is an increasingly important income stream to record labels and music publishers. AIM holds yearly sync licensing events for members, providing both the opportunity to network with key players from the sync industry and to learn how to maximise the sync side of their businesses. We also […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Synchronisation Licensing

Trade Fairs and Showcases

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 […]

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Added: 21.10.16
International

Trade Missions

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 […]

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Added: 21.10.16
International

UK Music’s Measuring Music 2017

Music industry boosts UK economy by £4.4bn in new UK Music report UK Music published the findings of its Measuring Music 2017 report to highlight the true scale of the industry’s role in the UK economy. The annual economic study into the health of the music business showed that the industry grew in all sectors, increasing by 6% in […]

Added: 03.11.17
Reports, UK Music
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Added: 19.10.16
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US Copyright Registration explained

The situation differs depending on whether the copyright work in question is…

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Added: 19.10.16
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Legal, Music Licensing
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International
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VAT MOSS

On 1st January 2015, changes were made to EU VAT rules affecting businesses that supply “digitised services” direct to consumers. How does this affect independent labels? If you sell digital music direct to fans around Europe from your OWN website, you may be affected by the changes. Please see further below. If you sell digital […]

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Added: 21.10.16
Finance & Funding, Legal

What is DIT and how can they help you? (presentation slides)

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 […]

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Added: 12.09.17
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WIN Roadmap to Germany

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.

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Added: 21.09.17
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International, WIN Report, WIN Roadmap

WINCHARTS

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.

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Added: 20.03.17
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Digital, International

WINTEL 2017

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 […]

Added: 23.10.17
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International, WIN, WIN Report, WINTEL

YouTube

AIM run regular YouTube sessions, hosted by the team at YouTube. Currently they involved a half-day advanced workshop, consisting of several interactive group assignments designed to help you learn how to optimise your artist’s presence on the video platform. All exercises will be focused on pre-selected case channels and cover new (and existing) educational topics like: […]

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Added: 20.10.16
Digital
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