* Associate yourself with positivity and progress by sponsoring one of the awards on the day
* Show your support and dedication to achieving gender equality and diversity in the music business
* Reach out to 600+ of the music industry’s leading talent in the same room at the same time with your brand and message
* Position your brand alongside vision, success, innovation and creativity by participating in one of the most important days in the music industry calendar
We have a plethora of sponsorship opportunities at the Women In Music Awards. Please contact Alice.Dempsey@Futurenet.com for more information.
Absolute Distribution is just the starting point for Absolute Label Services. Absolute’s service offering covers everything from worldwide digital and physical distribution, to digital marketing, D2C, neighbouring rights and sync. Founded in 1998, the UK-based company delivers tailor-made campaigns for a diverse range of labels and artists, from household pop acts, including All Saints, Bananarama and Steps – to rock stalwarts, Status Quo and Alice Cooper, all of which have enjoyed Absolute-supported returns in recent years, through to upcoming artists such as East-London rapper on the rise, Barney Artist as well as Ivor-nominated singer Dyo. https://absolutelabelservices.com/
AIM The Association of Independent Music (‘AIM’) is the trade body created by and for the UK’s independent recorded music community, providing a collective voice for this vibrant, entrepreneurial sector. Now in its 20th year, AIM represents over 800 businesses from self-releasing artists and micro-labels to the largest and most well-respected global record labels. AIM represents and promotes its members globally and provides a range of services, enabling members to grow, grasp new opportunities and break into new markets, empowering and strengthening the sector. Representation, diversity and inclusion are inherent to all of AIM’s activities and is proud to be part of the Music Week ‘Women in Music Award'. https://www.aim.org.uk/
Jack Radio JACK Radio is one of the UK’s newest national radio stations, broadcasting on digital radio (DAB+) across the UK and playing music exclusively by female artists. Created by some of the radio industry’s most experienced talent, JACK Radio has been developed by the team who created Absolute Radio. The station launched in October 2018 and provides a platform for women in music, from the stars of the past to today’s main players, alongside new and emerging talent.
The JACK brand originated in Canada and quickly established itself as one of the most successful brands in North America, today attracting over 20-million listeners. In 2007, Ian Walker, Donnach O’Driscoll and Clive Dickens brought the JACK brand to the UK, launching JACKfm in Oxfordshire to much acclaim; it is today the most awarded local commercial radio station in UK radio history, having received over 40 industry commendations, including two for UK Radio Station of the Year.
In 2016, the team launched its first national radio station, Union JACK, playing exclusively British music and comedy. And two years later, continuing to challenge the status quo, launched the new national digital station, JACK Radio, playing music exclusively by female artists. http://www.jackradio.com
Merlin Merlin is the global digital rights agency for the world’s independent label sector. The organisation’s members command in excess of 12% of the digital recorded music market and embody more than 20,000 independent record labels and distributors from 55 countries and all continents. These include Beggars Group, Secretly Group, Domino, Sub Pop, Epitaph, Anti Records, Entertainment One, Redeye Worldwide, !K7, Kobalt Music Recordings, [PIAS], Merge, Warp, INgrooves, Hopeless Records, Armada Music, Mad Decent, Ninja Tune, Eleven Seven Music, Naxos and Curb Records, representing some of the world’s most important and successful artists. Merlin acts to ensure these companies have effective access to new and emerging revenue streams and that their rights are appropriately valued and protected. Since commencing operations in May 2008, Merlin has licensed key digital services and has reached a number of high-value copyright infringement settlements on behalf of its members. Merlin has won ‘Independent Champion’ at the A2IM Libera Awards three times - in 2015, 2016 and 2018. http://merlinnetwork.org/
PRS for music PRS for Music represents the rights of songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK and around the world. As a membership organisation it works to ensure that creators are paid whenever their musical compositions and songs are streamed, downloaded, broadcast, performed and played in public. With over 100 representation agreements in place globally, PRS for Music's network represents over two million music creators worldwide. In 2018, 11.2 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music with £746m collected on behalf of its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations. https://www.prsformusic.com/
Rocksteady Rocksteady is Europe’s largest rock school, inspiring thousands of children each week to become musicians and delivering free music experiences to hundreds of thousands of children each year. Children learn how to play real music in their own rock and pop bands while also building confidence, teamwork and resilience. The programme has a profound effect on the wellbeing of those who take part as well as developing the industry’s future stars. https://www.rocksteadymusicschool.com/
shesaid.so shesaid.so is a curated network of women who work in the music industry. Established in September 2014, they have been active in the female empowerment space ever since. Their international community is diverse, comprising of female business owners or women holding medium to senior roles across all sectors of the industry - from tech to record labels, PR to management, and more. The shesaid.so community continues to grow worldwide and develop an active membership through events and projects in Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Berlin, Mumbai and other key music cities around the world, totaling 15 active territories and 10,000 members. https://www.shesaid.so/
The Music Market The Music Market is the specialist recruiter for the music industry. For over 20 years we have placed and nurtured the careers of some of today’s most successful industry executives. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have helped many senior females gain their foothold in the industry and watched their careers take off. We are true business partners and thrive on connecting outstanding candidates with their dream role. We are equally invested in both our clients and candidates and recognise the importance of acknowledging and rewarding women starting out in the industry. We are delighted to sponsor The Rising Star Award and offer our congratulations to both the nominees and the winner. http://www.artsandmedia.org/home
UK Music UK Music is an industry-funded body, established in October 2008, to represent the collective interests of the recorded, published and live arms of the British music industry. Through collective representation, UK Music promotes the interests of record labels and music publishers (major and independent), songwriters, composers, lyricists, musicians, managers, producers, promoters, venues and collection societies. Through member engagement we ensure a collective voice across the sector is identified. Through lobbying we ensure that voice is heard. https://www.ukmusic.org/