From June 23rd til the 25th The American Association of Independent Music arrange A2IM Indie Week 2015. Music Norway has invited representatives from the export focused Norwegian music industry to be a part of a trade mission to New York.
A2IM is a nonprofit organization of independent records labels working for, and representing the independent music industry, which according to Billboard magazine accounts for over 35% of the total US market.
Music Norway coordinates Norwegian participation at a business development program for Norwegian companies under A2IM. The event offers a packed and practical program, focusing on competence and networking.
The Norwegian companies attending:
Monday June 22nd:
15:00 17:00 – YouTube HQ meeting/tour
18:00 – Dinner and bowling @ Brooklyn Bowl
Tuesday June 23rd: Licensing & Publishing
10:00 – 13:00 – Executive One-on-Ones For Norwegian Delegates with Distributors, Label Services Providers, and Digital Supply Chain Services
14:00 – 18:00 – Executive One-on-Ones For Norwegian Delegates with Music Supervisors, Brands, and Backoffice Solution Providers (2 hour blocks available)
13:00 – 16:00 – Seminars @ Tribeca Grand
18:00 – 21:00 – A2IM 10 Year Anniversary Party at Slate, 54 W. 21st St, NYC.
Wednesday June 24th: Marketing & Revenue
10:00 – 18:00 – Executive One-on-Ones for Norwegian delegates with Retailers, Streaming Platforms, and Marketing Services helping to improve the promotion and revenue for your artists and label. (2 hour blocks throughout the day)
13:00 – 16:00 – Seminars at Tribeca Grand
Thursday June 25th
9:30-11:30 Breakfast Mixer @ Consul General’s residence for Norwegian Delegates and their contacts
12:00-13:30 Møte/omvisning @ Pandora HQ
14:00-15:30 Møte/omvisning @ Rdio
13:00 – Art of the Deal presented by Fox Rothschild LLP and Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
19:00 – 23:00 – A2IM Libera Awards ceremony
Music Norway’s Nina Finnerud are organizing the program and will be present at A2IM.