A2IM Ties 3rd Birthday With Global Indie Music Event
June 6, 2008 at 2:16 PM (PT)
THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT MUSIC (A2IM) will celebrate its third anniversary on JULY 4th as part of a global event spotlighting the importance of independent music. A2IM, the non-profit, member-run advocacy organization is devoted to improving the business health of independent labels, promoting equity, fairness, and transparency for the independent music label community.
During the holiday weekend (JULY 4-6), A2IM will join with the WORLD INDEPENDENT NETWORK (W.I.N.) for "Independent's Day 2008" With 14 independent trade organizations participating from around the world, Independent's Day 2008 will feature a number of promotional activities, the commercial release of a limited edition digital compilation album, and an eBay auction of rare and special paraphernalia from independent labels and artists. All proceeds from the event will be distributed to existing and new and developing non-profit independent label trade organizations and the non-profit, MUSICARES -- an organization devoted to providing assistance to artists facing financial hardships and music education