WINCON returns for in-person conference at Indie Week


WINCON is WIN’s annual conference for the network of independent music trade associations. In this event our members get together to share knowledge and resources, to learn from each other, and to celebrate being part of a global community.

After two years of virtual meetings during the pandemic, in 2022 WINCON returns as an in-person conference taking place at A2IM Indie Week in New York on June 14.

Throughout the day, representatives of associations from around the world will discuss topics such as advocacy and communicating the value of music; share best practices for the financial sustainability of their organisations; and provide examples of successful networks and how to create international networking opportunities for independent music companies.

WIN members will also have the opportunity to meet with Jim Mahoney, Merlin’s SVP, Member & Partner Success, for an exclusive ‘In Conversation’ session.

WINCON 2022 program:

WIN Annual Round-up
with Noemí Planas and Denis Simms (WIN)

Advocacy Matters: Strategic Acquisitions, Lessening Competition and What We Can Do About It
with Andrew Cash (CIMA), Helen Smith (IMPALA), Josh Hurvitz (Government Relations for A2IM), Sandra Rodrigues (ABMI)

The Value of Music: Communicating the Value of the Sector
with Mark Kitcatt (Everlasting Records), Zena White (Partisan Records), Dylan Pellett (IMNZ)

Staying in Business: Best Practices for Associations
with Maria Amato (AIR), Sonia Duran (UFi), TBC (AIM)

International Networking and Regional Collaboration
with Dario Draštata (RUNDA), Fran Sandoval (IMICHILE), Jörg Heidemann (VUT), Tak Yamazaki (IMCJ)

Merlin: In Conversation
with Jim Mahoney (Merlin)

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