Organisations and initiatives

United for a new future

The first opportunity since COVID-19 for a direct dialogue of the Cultural and Creative Sectors with Commissioner Gabriel, the European Parliament and the Council.

Featured Artists Coalition (FAC)

FAC is the UK trade body representing the specific rights and interests of music artists. A not-for-profit organisation, serving a diverse, global membership of creators at all stages of their careers. The FAC is formed by artists, for artists that advocates, educates, collaborates and researches on behalf of artists, coming together to provide a strong, collective voice within the industry and to governments domestically and abroad.

Assomusica – Italian Association of Organizers and Producers of Live Music Shows

Assomusica is the association of live music shows producers and organizers. The association has more then one hundred members all over the country covering the 80% of live concerts in Italy. Since the foundation of Assomusica, its associates have promoted thousands of concerts and events with the presence of millions of viewers.
At the same time, the association organizes events, shows and production initiatives useful for supporting the association aims and improving the quality of the shows.

International Artists Organisation (IAO)

IAO is the umbrella association for national organisations representing the rights and interests of Featured Artists in the Music Industry. IAO is a not-for-profit organisation based in Paris that was officially founded in 2015 by its six founder-members: FAC (UK), GAM (France), CoArtis (Spain), Domus (Germany), Gramart (Norway) and FACIR (Belgium). The organisation is in the process of expanding its membership to welcome artist organisations from more countries across Europe and beyond.

Cultural Impact Now!

On June 4th and 5th 2020, the European Network of Cultural Centres (ENCC) and Trans Europe Halles, in collaboration with the Danish cultural centre Maltfabrikken, jointly organised an online event about the effect of the COVID-19 crisis on cultural impact.