Industry Partners & Supporters
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 520,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music. Through agreements with affiliated international societies, it also represents hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide.
BMI is the bridge between songwriters and the businesses and organizations that want to play their music publicly. As a global leader in music rights management, BMI serves as an advocate for the value of music, representing more than 8.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 650,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers.
SESAC currently licenses the public performances of more than 400,000 songs on behalf of its 30,000 affiliated songwriters, composers and music publishers, which include such familiar names as Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, RUSH, Charli XCX (PRS), Disclosure (PRS), Zac Brown, Mumford & Sons (PRS), Lady Antebellum, The Avett Brothers, Shirley Caesar, Paul Shaffer and Thompson Square.
SOCAN (the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) is a not-for-profit organization that represents the Canadian performing rights of millions of Canadian and international music creators and publishers. SOCAN is proud to play a leading role in supporting the long-term success of its more than 120,000 Canadian members, as well as the Canadian music industry.
The Orchard was among the first to integrate digital and physical distribution, acknowledging the importance of selling and marketing across all formats and superior supply chain management.
Lost Royalty Recovery
With more than a quarter-century of experience in the entertainment business, the Law Offices of Sindee Levin can help you deal with copyrights and other entertainment law matters. Whether you are an heir, or an estate or probate lawyer, she can help you manage copyrights and other valuable entertainment rights. There’s no reason to be “too late” again.
Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy®, MusiCares® provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical, and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. For more information, please visit www.musicares.org.
Music for Relief was founded by the band Linkin Park in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Since inception in 2005 Music for Relief has raised over $8 million for survivors of multiple disasters across four continents including Hurricane Katrina, China’s Wenchuan earthquake, a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, earthquakes in Haiti and Japan in 2010, and Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
MFR has organized benefit concerts, online auctions, and events with multi-platinum musicians and celebrities to help rebuild and donate supplies to people in need. Music for Relief has also planted over 1.3 million trees to help reduce climate change.
The ASCAP Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to nurturing and sustaining the creative incentive for music creators through a variety of educational and professional initiatives. We operate and support vital programs each year that impact millions of music creators and music lovers of all ages throughout the Unites States. We welcome your contributions which are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
Associations & Memberships
The Music Business Association (Music Biz) is a non-profit membership organization that advances and promotes music commerce — a community committed to the full spectrum of monetization models in the industry. We provide common ground by offering thought leadership, resources, and unparalleled networking opportunities, all geared to the specific needs of our membership.
We put our collective experience to work across the entire range of delivery models: physical, digital, mobile, and more. From content to consumption, Music Biz and its members are committed to building the future of music commerce — together.
The Colorado Music Business Organization (COMBO) is a volunteer-run, registered, and incorporated, tax-exempt, non-profit organization that offers the best networking, education and support resources for all your music needs in the Colorado area. Members and Supporters understand that music needs both artists and fans or supporters, as well as businesses who provide services and products to musicians. COMBO understands that you need these as well as a solid knowledge of how the music business works. We are always looking for ways to support the artists creating the very music being enjoyed.
The Production Music Association (PMA) is the leading advocate and voice of the production music community. We are dedicated to advancing the unique value of production music and working together to ensure a better future for our community.
We are a non-profit organization counting over 670 music publisher and composer members. Major labels, independent boutiques, emerging composers and well-known Grammy™ winners are all part of our membership. Together, our members account for over 1,000,000 individual copyrights and PMA music is heard daily in over 65 countries.
Our goal is to continue to provide of all our members the education, support and advocacy our community deserves.