Join the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) and the US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration for:

“Successfully Selling US Indie Music in China, Hong Kong, and South Korea” Webinar

Thursday, August 2, 2012 — 7pm EST

Background: In 2005, per the International Federation of Phonographic Industries, the U.S. share of worldwide wholesale of music, including digital streaming, was 34%. In 2010 & 2011 the U.S. share had fallen to 26%. Exports have never been more important to the financial health of the independent music community. This webinar on the Asia marketplace is the latest in a series on International Markets that we need to access for continued financial viability for the indies.

This webinar for the US indie music industry covers the following for the Chinese, Hong Kong and South Korean export markets:

  • Tools for Exporting – and – Licensing, Publishing, and Collections
  • Legislative Changes & Opportunities
  • What You Need to Know About Copyrights & Regional music markets
  • Learn insights from industry experts based in the region, such as International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Hong Kong), FujiPacific Music Ltd. (Hong Kong & Seoul), Shanghai Synergy Culture & Entertainment, and DFSB Kollective (Seoul).
  • US Department of Commerce ‘s ITA will briefly discuss how the U.S. government is addressing copyright infringements in the creative content industries, and where you can find export assistance in-state and abroad.
  • The session will conclude with a Question & Answer session with the experts.

 

To register, please contact:

Andrea DaSilva andrea.dasilva@trade.gov 202-482-3686

You will be given instructions for both signing up online and calling in to a toll-free number provided at registration, in order to participate.

Please note: REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 1, 2012, 5:00pm EDT

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