CISAC (Confédération Internationale des Sociétés d’Auteurs et Compositeurs), the global body that brings together song right collective societies from around the world, recently issued its Annual Report 2018. CISAC protects the rights and promotes the interests of creators worldwide. CISAC works with 239 societies in 121 countries and represents more than 4 million creators from all geographic areas and all artistic repertoires; music, audiovisual, drama, litterature and visual arts.

The report features forewords by President Jean-Michel Jarre, Chair Eric Baptiste and Director General Gadi Oron, followed by the views of the four Vice Presidents, all creators from various creative fields…

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From June 4th to 8th, Armonia and most of its Member societies will travel to Cannes, France, for the MIDEM Conference, a leading international marketplace for the global music community since 1966. MIDEM brings together over 4 400 participants from 80 countries around 93 conference sessions.

The licensing teams from ARTISJUS, SABAM, SACEM, SGAE, SIAE and SPA, as well as Armonia Administrative and Communication Officer will attend the event. Get in touch if you want to arrange a meeting! 

Armonia Members Highlights 

« A conversation with Jean-Noël Tronc CEO of SACEM » on June 5th at 2:30pm. More information

« The value gap debate: how…

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The Portuguese Author Day 2018 will be celebrated on May 22nd, which also marks the 93rd anniversary of the Portuguese Society of Authors (SPA). The event will be chaired by the President of the Assembly of the Republic, Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues, also a member of the Portuguese Society of Authors and the son of a contributor who has been distinguished with the institution’s Medal of Honor.

Will be awarded with the SPA Medal of Honor: the historian and politician Fernando Rosas, Artur Anselmo, university professor and president of the Academy of Sciences, journalist and writer Maria Antonia Palla, the Champalimaud Foundation, the Science…

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From November 1st 2017, Armonia Online becomes a Full Member of DDEX, the Digital Data EXchange consortium focused on the creation of digital supply chain standards in the music industry.

Joining the DDEX consortium will allow the 9 Collective Management Organizations within Armonia (AKM, Artisjus, SABAM, SACEM, SACEM Luxembourg, SIAE, SGAE, SPA and SUISA) to unite their voices and raise their concerns collectively when it comes to automated exchange of information among the different stakeholders and the implementation of new formats standards. DDEX aims at ensuring the standardisation of digital sales reports accross the industry and among the Digital…

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