Entrepreneurialism was a theme at the Annual General Meeting of the Association Of Independent Music in London yesterday, with a reputation for larger recognition of the entrepreneurs inside the unbiased music sector, and an acknowledgement of the rise of the artist entrepreneur too.
The indie label commerce group’s not too way back appointed Chair, Tim Dellow of Transgressive, talked about in a keynote cope with: “A big part of what we’ll be seeking to do with AIM in the future is to have this real entrepreneurship in the sector recognised both within the industry, and outside of it, generating the same respect and opportunities for all of you hard working, intelligent, ground-breaking entrepreneurs that the UK tech and film industries have”.
Newish AIM CEO Paul Pacifico moreover launched a model new strategic alliance with the physique he used to head up, the Featured Artists Coalition, noting that the quickest rising section of the AIM membership is self-releasing artists, who’re in themselves indie labels.
Pacifico moreover revealed a wide range of totally different duties and partnerships the affiliation is pursuing, with the likes of accumulating society PRS For Music, enterprise incubator Digital Catapult and fairly priced rehearsal room enterprise Pirate Studios.
Meanwhile, in the formal AGM proceedings, four new board members had been appointed, as follows: Emily Moxon from Brownswood Recordings; Martin Mills from Beggars Group; Nadia Khan from Dench Records; and Nigel Adams from Full Time Hobby.