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AFEM Board of Advisors and Executive Board

Our international Board of Advisors and elected Executive Board are comprised of some of the leading figures in the Electronic Music industry including managers, label owners, publishers, agencies, promoters, retailers, distributors, media and technology specialists.


AFEM Board of Advisor Members 2018

Arny Bink, Black Hole Recordings, Europe
Bart Cools, Warner Music Group, North America
Ben Turner, Graphite, Europe
Bobby Simms, Emoticast, Europe
Brian Tappert, Traxsource, North America
Bruce Eskowitz, Red Light Management, North America
Claudio Da Rocha Miranda Filho, MMLive, South America
Danny Whittle, IBZ Entertainment, Europe
David Levy, William Morris Endeavor, Europe
Dean Wilson, Three Six Zero Management, N. America
Frank Cotela, Onelove Music Group, Australia
Horst Weidenmueller, !K7, Europe
Jason Ellis, Positiva / Virgin Records, Europe
Jason Huvaere, Movement / Paxahau, North America
Jens Thele, Kontor, Europe
John Boyle, Insomniac, North America
John Truelove, Truelove Publishing, Europe
Kurosh Nasseri, Nasseri, North America
Lohan Presencer, Ministry of Sound, Europe
Maria May, CAA: Creative Artists Agency, Europe
Mark Brown, CR2, Europe
Mark Jowett, Nettwerk Music Group, North America
Mark Quail, Mark Quail, North America
Martin Gontad, Creamfields S.America, South America
Patrick Stolpmann, Sweet N Low, Europe
Paul Morris, AM Only, North America
Pedro Nonato, Rio Music Conference, South America
Nikhil Chinapa, Submerge, Asia
Ralf Kollmann, Mobilee Records, Europe
Roland Leekser, Get Physical, Europe
Simon Dunmore, Defected, Europe
Steven Braines, The Weird & The Wonderful, Europe
Sophie Kennard, SK Artists, Europe
Terry Weerasinghe, Beatport, North America


AFEM Executive Board Members 2018

Andi Durrant, This Is Distorted, Europe
Ben Turner, Graphite, Europe
Bob Barbiere, Dubset, North America
Elizabeth Muirhead, BMAT, Europe
FELIX, North America
John Acquaviva, Plus 8 Capital, North America
Kurosh Nasseri, Nasseri, North America
Lee Morrison, Brighton Music Conference, Europe
Mark Quail, Mark Quail, North America
Matt Abbott, Label Worx, Europe
Rainbow Gao, Mansion Shanghai, Asia
Ralf Kollmann, Mobilee, Europe
Ritty Van Straalen, Fourmation Entertainment, Europe
Tom Nieuweboer, !K7, Europe
Tristan Hunt, Europe

Co Founders:
Ben Turner, Graphite Media
Kurosh Nasseri, Nasseri Music Business Solutions

Chief Executive:
Mark Lawrence

Head of Membership:
Greg Marshall


AFEM Company Members 2018

1001 Tracklists, Asia
Artist Alife Agency, Europe
AIMEC BRASIL, South America
ALBA PATERA Law Office, Europe/Asia
All Night Artists, Europe
Alola, Europe
Amp Suite, Europe
AudioLock, Europe
Axtone Records, Europe
BeatdropBox, Europe
Black Circle Media, North America
BlackBox Music Management, Europe
Black Rock, Europe
BMAT, Europe
BMG Rights Management, Europe
Bozboz, Europe
Brasbeat, South America
Braslive Entertainment, South America
Brian Hogg Consulting, North America
Buddy (Harm Reduction App), North America
Bullitt Agency, North America
Centtrip Music, Europe
Charlie Cult, Asia
Cleartracks, North America
Consolidated Independent, Europe
Crosslink Legal, Europe
Demand Artists, Europe
Delta Sounds / Refresh Industries, Asia
De Vos & Partners Advocaten, Europe
Different Recordings, Europe
Disco Donnie Presents, North America
DJ Monitor, Europe
dotBlockchain Media, North America
Do What You Love, Asia
Dubset Media Holdings, North America
EDM Sauce, North America
Electronic Dance Magazine, North America
Emotive Sounds, Europe
Enhanced Music, Europe
Evermix, Europe
Four Artists, Europe
FUGA, Europe
Gigwell, North America
GPS Counselor
GRADE Management, Europe
Gysnoize Recordings, Europe
Hearing Health Science, Europe
Heroic, Europe
Hoare Associates, Europe
House Of Tracks, Europe
Infamous PR, North America
Inflyte, Europe
Iter-Research, Europe
Judge Jules, Europe
Juno, Europe
Kling Klong Rrecords, Europe
Kronos, Europe
Love Da Group, Asia
Maarten Leopold, Europe
Mansion Shanghai, Asia
MetaPop, North America
Mixcloud, Europe
Mixmag/Development Hell, Europe
MN2S, Europe
Modern Day Composers, Europe
Music Dropboxes BV, Europe
Musiqware, Europe
Muzooka, North America
Native Instruments, Europe
NetPDV, South America
Paradise Entertainment & Distribution GmbH, Europe
Pete Bott / Sound Advice, Europe
Pete Gooding Management / On Air Radio Syndication, Europe
Petit Legal, Europe
Pioneer DJ, Europe
PM Open Air, South America
Prime Loops, Europe
Pulse Radio Global, Europe
Pyro Music HK Ltd, Asia
Recreative12 SRL, Europe
Reed Smith (Gregor Pryor), Europe
Ridney, Europe
Rotary RM, Europe
Rotor Videos, Europe
School Of House, Europe
Sentric Music Publishing, Europe
She Said So, North America
Silk Music, North America
Sinead Hanlon, Europe
Sony Music Japan, Asia
Soundmouse, Europe
Sundesire Media Worx, Europe
Symphonic Distribution, North America
Talent Law Corp, North America
Technopol, Europe
The Sharma Company, Europe
The Volume Group, Europe
Thomas St John, Europe
Toolroom, Europe
Traffic Control Group, North America
TwelveTen, Europe
Trax Magazine, Europe
TSU, North America
Tsumi, Europe
Ujo Music, North America
Unmute, Asia
WARM (World Airplay Radio Monitor), Europe
Write Rhythm, Asia
YACAST, Europe

“With giving birth to the AFEM, we are creating the first sector-wide association in the music industry. Within our board we have managers, festival organisers, agencies, labels and many other specialists involved. In short, all sectors of the entire music industry which will enable us to access the needs of the sector in a 360 degree approach. AFEM will make sure that Electronic music gets the close attention from an experienced group of experts and will ensure it’s secure future for many years to come and future generations coming through into the electronic side of our industry.”

Horst Weidenmueller –!K7 Records

“I am honoured and delighted to see the industry pull together to represent its best interests.”

Nile Rodgers