European Music Business Training

With the European Music Business Training (EMBT) Hamburg Music and its partners offer a unique training opportunity for employees in the European music business. It supports employees, solo self-employed persons and music companies in their further development, innovative capacity and crisis management.

The offer includes a variety of seminars and workshops that provide music business-specific knowledge with a focus on digital, resilient and green recovery.

The sessions will be conducted by senior music industry experts and will take place (digitally or on-site) from September 2022 to April 2023. All sessions will be free of charge.

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If you are interested in our German training programmes, click here.

Currently, the global music sector is in the midst of a major transformation. New (digital) business models and tools have arisen in recent years, raising new questions in the legal, marketing and technical fields.

Cross-border cooperation especially in the EU is intensifying, requiring in-depth knowledge of national specifics and international networks. Moreover, the economic struggles following COVID-19 highlight the importance of innovation, networks and creativity – to overcome crises, to be resilient and to act one step ahead. Additionally, the music sector needs and is willing to play its part in the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions to tackle climate change.

The programme is aimed at employees from all branches of the music industry, graduates with previous professional experience in media, culture and music management, and independent creative professionals with a close professional connection to the music industry.

The implementation of the European Music Business Training (EMBT) will support the targets for green, digital, just and resilient recovery. Based on advanced training sessions by leading industry experts and the expansion of networks, current trends and developments will be discussed and disseminated. This will not only lead to increased growth and competitiveness of the music sector, its companies and professionals.

It will also support the awareness for and implementation of climate change policies within businesses as well as further support the digitalization of the sector.

The organisation of EMBT is the responsibility of Hamburg Music Business e.V..

Cooperating partners are Associazione Italiana Organizzatori e Produttori Spettacoli di Musica dal vivo (Assomusica), Chambre Syndicale De l’Edition Musicale (CSDEM), the International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP), the International Music Managers Forum (IMMF), as well as the Music Community of Aarhus (Promus). 

The EU-wide announced EMBT is co-funded by the European Union* and the City of Hamburg.

*Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union and therefore the European Union cannot be held responsible for them.

Application deadline
September 22 2022

Content Creation with AI - Technical developments and legal implications

with Werner Bogula (ARIC), Dr. Bahne Sievers (Fieldfisher) & Jovanka von Wilsdorf

moderated by Inken März

Friday, September 23, 2022

@ Reeperbahn Festival (Hamburg Haus)

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