Sector: Music

Organisations and initiatives

IMZ – International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ International Music + Media Centre is the international business network
dedicated to the promotion of the performing arts through audiovisual media.

By customised services, activities, programmes and resources IMZ aims to help to create, trade,
coproduce, distribute, broadcast and stream music + dance films worldwide.

Organisations and initiatives

European Composer & Songwriter Alliance (ECSA)

The main objective of the alliance is to defend and promote the rights of authors of music at the national, European and international level by any legal means. ECSA advocates for equitable commercial conditions for composers and songwriters and strives to improve social and economic development of music creation in Europe.

Organisations and initiatives

GESAC – The European Authors’ Societies

GESAC stands for European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers (or Groupement Européen des Sociétés d’Auteurs et Compositeurs). It represents over one million creators and rightsholders – from musicians to writers, visual artists to film directors and many more, in the areas of musical, audiovisual, visual arts, and literary and dramatic works.

Organisations and initiatives

REMA – Early Music in Europe

REMA is the only representative network for Early Music in Europe. Its main aim is to act as a network for its members,
encouraging the exchange of knowledge, information
and co-operations in the early music field.

Organisations and initiatives

Pearle – Live Performance Europe

Created in 1991, Pearle * – Live Performance Europe is the ‘Performing Arts Employers Association League Europe’, the European Federation of Music and Live Performance Organisations. Pearle * represents through its members more than 10,000 managers or theaters, concert venues, theater production companies, orchestras, operas, ballet and dance companies, festivals, promoters and other professional organisations in the performing arts in Europe.

Organisations and initiatives

Impala – Independent Music Companies Association

IMPALA is a non-profit making organisation with a scientific and artistic purpose, dedicated to cultural SMEs.Formed in 2000 by prominent independent labels and national trade associations, IMPALA has 5,000 members.