Ticketmaster is delighted to announce its membership with the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM).
AFEM seeks to provide a global voice for the electronic music industry, representing the genres community, culture and commerce. The organisation connects its worldwide membership to enable change and develop business opportunities. AFEM’s commitment is to strengthen and further the genre by uniting its members, identifying key issues and providing one-voice to address and challenge them.
Ticketmaster processes over 500 million tickets annually across 30+ countries and takes great pride in supporting hundreds of electronic gigs each year, filling various venues from clubs to stadiums. As electronic and dance music gain momentum in clubs and festival line-ups this summer, Ticketmaster is dedicated to elevating the genre and making its vibrant experiences accessible to even more fans.
Finlay Johnson, Business Development Manager at AFEM said “The Association for Electronic Music is delighted to welcome Ticketmaster UK to our growing membership of over 270 companies in 25 countries.
As the not-for-profit, democratically run, and impartial trade body for the entire ecosystem of electronic music, Ticketmaster’s involvement will be critical in both sharing best practice for established and new promoters as well as learning from the diverse community of independent voices making up our community.
Our membership is made up of artists, managers, lawyers, promoters, conferences, independent labels and technology start-ups, and we’re excited to explore the collaboration between Ticketmaster and AFEM members to drive positive change, develop business opportunities and support our global communities by united front and strong lobbying power for key industry issues.”
Sam Isles, SVP, Artist Services at Ticketmaster UK said ““We look forward to joining AFEM as we continue supporting the Electronic Music scene. Though its growing in popularity, Electronic Music’s roots remain deeply entrenched in underground culture and acts Ticketmaster champions. With promoters, festival organisers, artists and DJs utilising Ticketmaster’s platforms to manage and ticket their unique events, we are committed to further expanding the genre and the community.”
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