* 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
* Associate yourself with positivity and progress by sponsoring one of the awards on the day
* 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 Ryan.Odonnell@Futurenet.com for more information.
absolute Established in 1998, Absolute Label Services is the label services business with a successful track record. We work directly with artists, managers and labels to provide everything you need to take your music to market. We offer fully managed services from digital and physical sales/distribution, to cutting edge marketing, to direct-to-consumer campaigns, promotional planning and all your administration needs. Our in-house marketing team will work with you to create and implement a bespoke campaign for budgets and releases of all sizes. We design release strategies for all genres across all platforms globally. Empowering Your Independence. 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 http://www.musicindie.com/
Amazon Music With Amazon Music, a voice is all you need. Customers can unlock over 50 million songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations using just their voice. With Amazon Music, Prime members have access to 2 million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Listeners can also enjoy the premium subscription service, Amazon Music Unlimited, with 50 million songs and the latest new releases. Listen anywhere, anytime across a range of devices. Engaging with music has never been more natural, simple, and fun. For more information, search Amazon Music. http://www.music.amazon.co.uk
Focusrite Focusrite Audio Engineering has pioneered professional audio recording technology for nearly 30 years. Starting from the delivery of 12 sonically unrivaled music-recording consoles, Focusrite has gone on to become the leading name in music recording products. The Focusrite brand offers audio interfaces and other solutions for recording musicians, music producers and audio professionals alike. Today the company is famous for offering unprecedented sonic performance at every price point, notably the ubiquitous Scarlett range of USB interfaces. Focusrite relentlessly pursues opportunities to inspire creativity through technology, constantly seeking new ways to eliminate technological barriers, without compromising on sound quality. https://uk.focusrite.com/home?rd=1
Kobalt is a music and technology company built for artists, songwriters, publishers and labels as an alternative to the traditional music business model. Kobalt’s commitment to technology, transparency, and creators’ rights has driven tremendous growth year-over-year for the company and its clients. Today, Kobalt’s Music Publishing, Neighbouring Rights, and Recordings/AWAL divisions serve over 25,000 songwriters, 600 publishers, and 20,000 independent artists, including Childish Gambino, Miles Davis, Dave Grohl, Enrique Iglesias, Lauv, Lorde, Zayn Malik, Bob Marley, Marshmello, Max Martin, Paul McCartney, Elvis Presley, The Weeknd, and many more. Kobalt represents on average over 40% of the top 100 songs and albums in both the US and UK.
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 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 2017, 6.6 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music with £717m collected on behalf of its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations. PRS for Music’s public performance licensing is now carried out on PRS for Music’s behalf by PPL PRS Ltd, the new joint venture between PPL and PRS for Music. http://www.prsformusic.com
PRS Foundation 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 2017, 6.6 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music with £717m collected on behalf of its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations. PRS for Music’s public performance licensing is now carried out on PRS for Music’s behalf by PPL PRS Ltd, the new joint venture between PPL and PRS for Music. https://prsfoundation.com/
The Music Market The Music Market is the specialist recruiter for the music industry. For 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
Worldwide Independent Network The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) is the coordinating body for national independent trade associations representing the recorded music industry around the planet. Launched in 2006 in response to global business, creative, and market access issues faced by the independent sector, WIN collectively advocates, instigates, and facilitates for its membership. Diversity and inclusion are core principles of the organisation. http://winformusic.org/