AFEM: 2018 in Numbers and Pictures


167 Members of AFEM

To see a full list of our members and Boards please click here


47 New members joined in 2018:

AIMEC Brasil, All Arts Tax Advisors, Boiler Room, Bookya, BPM Supreme, Chandler Shortlidge, Dance Music Production, Dead Poets Society, DJ Mag Japan, Emerging Electronic Music Scene, Festiie Inc, Fontys Academy for Creative Industries, Fourmation Entertainment, Go Festivals, GPS Counselor, Greensmith, Ibiza Loves Ears, IOM, Jukebox PR, Kwettr, Loot Recordings, Make Your Transition, Matthew Adell, Medical Yoga UK, Ministry, Moon Jelly Agency, NexGen Music Group LLC, Old School Music, Pressology Ltd, Purple Wall, RecordDen, School of House, Sense Traxx, Street Kaye Hopkins LLP, SLK Associates Ltd, Songtrust, Soundcharts, Soundcloud, Southern Fried Records, Tel Aviv Volume, The Wild Seeds, Ujo Music, Vocal Kitchen, WDM Collective, Zeubien FX-JAZZ.


16 Conferences with AFEM activities:

Tel Aviv Volume, WMC, BMC, IMS Ibiza, BRMC, AVA Belfast, AVA London, Frecuencias – Chile, Beats Evolution, IMS College, Paris Electronic Week, ADE, Most Wanted Music Berlin, BBC Introducing Live, UCLAN Preston, DJ Growth Lab



13 Countries Where AFEM Events and Membership Meetings Took Place:

Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Malta, Netherlands, Spain, UK, USA



9 Active Working Groups

Digital Service Provider Relations; Collective Rights Management Organisation Relations; Protect Mental & Physical health for Fans & Professionals; Diversity & Inclusion; Metadata; Developing Markets; Education; Governance; Tech Watch

Click here for our 2018 Working Groups Update


5 Years of AFEM – Founded in 2013 by our Chairs, Ben Turner and Kurosh Nasseri, AFEM has now celebrated its 5th year.


2 New Executive Board Members Elected :

Executive Board Member Business Sector Company
Lou Cooper Live Toolroom
Matt Adell Technology & Software Independent Consultant


Link to the full list of AFEM Executive Board members here


1 Annual General Meeting:

Our second Annual General Meeting took place at 5&33 Hotel in Amsterdam on 16th October, just prior to ADE. The event was attended by over 120 members from all across the world and was a great success. Special thanks to Greensmith, Songtrust, Centtrip and Inflyte for their support on this event.



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