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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 2020

Andreea Magdalina, SheSaid.So, Global
Arny Bink, Black Hole Recordings, Europe
Bart Cools, Warner Music Group, North America
Ben Turner, Graphite, Europe
Bobby Simms, Popshop, Europe
Claudio Da Rocha Miranda Filho, Brazil Music Conference, South America
David Levy, WME, Global
Dean Wilson, Seven20, N. America
Elizabeth Muirhead, BMAT, Europe
Horst Weidenmueller, !K7, Europe
Jens Thele, Kontor, Europe
John Truelove, Truelove Music Publishing, Europe
Kurosh Nasseri, Nasseri, North America
Maria May, CAA: Creative Artists Agency, Europe
Mark Brown, CR2, Europe
Mark Quail, Attorney-at-Law, Barrister & Solicitor, North America
Mark Lawrence, Sentric Music Publishing, Europe
Martin Gontad, South America
Patrick Stolpmann, Sweet N Low, Europe
Pedro Nonato, Paris Electronic Week, Europe
Ralf Kollmann, Mobilee Records, Europe
Radostina Docheva, Demand Artists, Europe
Roland Leekser, Get Physical Music, Europe
Terry Weerasinghe, Beatport, North America

AFEM Executive Board Members 2020

Andi Durrant, This Is Distorted, Europe
Bindu De Knock, Crosslink Legal, Europe
Bob Barbiere, Dubset, North America
Derek Beere – Loot Recordings, North America
FELIX, North America
Janette Berrios, Symphonic Distribution, North America
Lou Cooper, Toolroom, Europe
Mandy Aubry, Songtrust Publishing, Europe
Martin Rüssmann, ALBA PATERA, Europe
Matthew Adell, North America
Rainbow Gao, Mansion Shanghai, Asia
Tom Nieuweboer, !K7, Europe
Tommy Vaudecrane, Paris Electronic Week, Europe
Yuri Dokter, DJ Monitor, Europe

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

General Manager:
Greg Marshall

Events & Communications Manager:
Melissa Sutton

Regional Manager Europe:
Tristan Hunt

Regional Manager N. America:
Tiffany Yu


AFEM Company Members 2020

1001 Tracklists, Asia
37º, Europe
ACRCloud, Asia
A Greener Festival, Europe
AIMEC, South America
Alchemy PR, Europe
All Arts Tax Advisers, Europe
ALBA PATERA Law Office, Europe/Asia
Amp Suite, Europe
Apex Talent Group LLC, North America
Amsterdam Dance Event, Europe
Andco, Asia
Artist Alife Agency, Europe
Science Cult, North America
Axtone Records, Europe
Attack Media Ltd., Europe
AVA Conference, Europe
Bang Productions, Europe
Beatchain, Europe
Beatport, North America
Believe Digital, Europe
BlackBox Music Management, Europe
Black Circle Media, North America
Black Rock, Europe
BMAT, Europe
Boiler Room, Europe
Bookya, Europe
Bozboz, Europe
BPM Supreme, North America
Brasbeat, South America
Braslive Entertainment, South America
Brighton Music Conference, Europe
Buddy (Harm Reduction App), North America
Cancun Music Week, Latin America
Centtrip Music, Europe
Chandler Shortlidge, Europe
Chris Mutter, Europe
Christine Brown Consulting, Europe
Cleartracks, North America
Constellate Talent / Air London / Bassic, Europe
Cosmxplorer, Europe
Critically Amused, North America
Crosslink Legal, Europe
Crowd Control Digital, North America
d&b audiotechnik, Europe
Dancefair BV, Europe
Dance Music Production, Europe
Dead Poets Society, Europe
Deepgrooves, Europe
Defected Records Ltd, Europe
De Light Management, Europe
Demand Artists, Europe
De Vos & Partners Advocaten, Europe
Disco Donnie Presents, North America
Dispersion PR / Bear.Management, Europe
DJ Mag Japan, Asia
DJ Monitor, Europe
DJ Promotion, Europe
Domix, Europe
Dubset Media Holdings, North America
Eco Glitter Fun, Europe
EDM Ghost Production Inc., Russia
Electric Soul Ltd., Asia
Electronic Music Conference, Asia
Eleven Technology, Europe
Emanate, Asia
Emotive Sounds, Europe
e•SOUNDS, Europe
Enhanced Music, Europe
Evermix, Europe
Fontys Academy for Creative Industries, Europe
Four Artists, Europe
Frecuencias, South America
FreqMusic, Asia
Frills GmbH, Europe
FUGA, Europe
Global Publicity, Europe
GoodCopBadCop, North America
Go Festivals, South America
GPS Counselor, North America
Graphite Media, Europe
Gysnoize Recordings, Europe
Heroic, Europe
Hexagon Music BV, Europe
Hi-Phi Music, Europe
Hoare Associates, Europe
House Of Tracks, Europe
Ibiza Loves Ears / ACS Custom, Europe
Identification of Music Group, Europe
InChorus Group, Europe
Infamous PR, North America
Inflyte, Europe
Imagine Capital Limited, Europe
International Music Summit (IMS), Europe
Iter-Research, Europe
Jay Slay, North America
Judge Jules, Europe
JukeboxPR, Europe
Juno, Europe
Karim Boumeziout, Europe
Kling Klong Rrecords, Europe
Kobalt Music Group, Europe
Kronos, Europe
Label Worx, Europe
LabelRadar Inc., North America
LadyK Productions, North America
Lausen Rechtsanwälte – (Marco Erler), Europe
Lexblock, Europe
Lex Luca / In Tune, Europe
LLC ELSP Company, Europe
Lime Blue Music, Europe
Little Empire Music, North America
Live Loop, Europe
Loot Recordings, North America
Maarten Leopold, Europe
Make Some Noise LLC, Europe
Make Your Transition, Europe
Mansion – Shanghai, Asia
Mark Quail, North America
MasterMindMusicUK, Europe
Matthew Adell, North America
MCP Music Consulting & Production, Europe
Meindert Kennis ADE, Europe
MEYA, Europe
Mid 8 Media, North America
Ministry, Europe
Mitek Music Group Ltd., North America
Mixcloud, Europe
MIXCON, Europe
Mixmag/Development Hell, Europe
MIXO, Europe
MO7AI Entertainment, Europe
Mobilee, Europe
Moon Jelly Agency, Europe
MOST WANTED: MUSIC (Berlin Music Commission), Europe
Motion Label Group, Europe
Music Dropboxes B.V., Europe
Music Gateway, Europe
Music Industry Therapist Collective, Europe
Music Worx, Europe
MusiQWare Ltd, Europe
MUSO, Europe
Muzooka, North America
Nasseri, North America
Native Instruments, Europe
Neighbourhood PR, Europe
NETPDV, South America
NexGen Music Group LLC, North America
Olympia Coaching, Europe
Paradise Entertainment & Distribution GmbH, Europe
Paris Electronic Week, Europe
Passé Projects, Europe
Pete Gooding Management / On Air Radio Syndication, Europe
Pell Artists, Europe
Petit Legal, Europe
Pioneer DJ, Europe
Platform 808, Europe
Plus 8 Equity, North America
PM Open Air, South America
Popshop, Europe
Pressology Ltd, Europe
PRS for Music, Europe
Purple Wall, Europe / North America
R12 – Scuole Italiene, Europe
RecordDen, North America
RED Light Management, North America
Reed Smith LLP, Europe
Remarqabl, Europe
Remixology, Europe
Ridney, Europe
RightsHUB, Europe
Rotor Videos, Europe
RSH Audio Ltd, Europe
SACEM, Europe
School Of House, Europe
Seeqnc GmbH, Europe
Sense Traxx, Europe
Sentric Music Publishing, Europe
Seshling LLC., North America
Seven20, North America
She Said So, North America
Shogun Audio Ltd, Europe
SISU, Europe
Skeet Kaye Hopkins LLP, Europe
Splash MusicMedia, Europe
MediaSongtrust, Europe / North America
SONUX, Europe
SoSure Music, Europe
Soundcharts, Europe
SoundCloud, Europe / North America
Soundmain, Asia
Soundmouse, Europe
Southern Fried Records, Europe
Stem Disintermedia, North America
Sundesire Media Worx Ltd, Asia
Sweet n Low, Europe
Symphonic Distribution, North America
Syndicast, Europe
Tel Aviv Volume, Asia
The Radio Department, Europe
The Secret Inspirer, Europe
The Collective Studio, Europe
The Sharma Company, Europe
The Unicorn Mothership, Europe
The Weird & Wonderful, Europe
The Wild Seeds, Europe
This is Distorted, Europe
Thomas St John , Europe
Tony Rigg Consulting, Europe
Toolroom, Europe
Traffic Control Group, North America
Traxsource, North America
Truelove Music, Europe
Tsumi, Europe
TweleveTen, Europe
Ujo Music, North America
Unison Rights, Europe
Unmute, Asia
Verifi Media, Europe / North America
Viberate d.o.o., Europe
Vocalkitchen, Europe
Volta Audio, Europe
WARM (World Airplay Radio Monitor), Europe
WDM Collective, Europe
WME, Global
Xelon Entertainment, Australia
YACAST, Europe
ZEUBIEN FX-JAZZ, North America
Zoroty Distribution Ltd, Europe

With over 200 members from 27 countries, here’s what some have to say about AFEM:

“AFEM is a great place to develop relationships and engage the electronic music business community.”

  • Danny Anders, ClearTracks, USA

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

  • Nile Rodgers, USA

“Thanks for all your support, the AFEM membership and network really means a lot to me! I managed to secure funding to support my community, and couldn’t have done it without the help, support and mentorship from all the team at AFEM.”

  • Robbie Murch, Identification of Music, Europe

“As a new member of AFEM I was inspired at a recent member meeting by what I heard discussed.  Listening and watching everyone’s insightful attitudes toward the industry have positively affected me. I have been trying my hardest to grow and forge a future and career in this industry so I’m delighted to be a part of AFEM for the deep insights, help and advice it offers.”

  • Simon Birkumshaw, SenseTraxx, Europe

“AFEM puts all the actors of the scene on the same page, giving them the possibility to interact and empower the industry, even more so when it comes to the hot topics which we are all concerned by.”

  • Tomas Anglada, PM Open Air, South America

“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, Germany