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Professional associations - networks for music creators

SONAT - Music creators Switzerland

The association's purpose is to promote the interests of  Swiss music creators, in particular with regards to the legal framework which influence the creation of music and the distribution of music recordings in the broadest sense; furthermore, the implementation and acceptance in society of such legal frameworks.

 

Moreover, the association also acts as a hub for intensive exchanges between membersmembers
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and as a platform for various initiatives. Basically all active Swiss lyricists, composers, producers, musicians and performing artists can apply for membership.


Swiss Performers' Cooperative Society SIG

SIG, the Swiss Performers' Cooperative Society, is the only entity that represents the interests of all performing artists in Switzerland. With its more than 4,000 membersmembers
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it is one of the largest organisations in the cultural sector and very well connected within this sector.


HELVETIAROCKT

HELVETIA ROCKT ("Helvetia rocks") uses its projects to work on increasing the quota of women in the genres jazz, pop and rock and on a stronger presence for musicians on stage, in the media and the public.


Schweizerische Tonkünstlerverein

The Schweizerische Tonkünstlerverein ("Swiss association of sound performers") is an association for professional musicians. Its members are composers, soloists, improvising musicians, musicologists and music directors.


Schweizerischer Bühnenkünstlerverband SBKV

The Schweizerische Bühnenkünstlerverband SBKV ("Swiss Association of stage performers") is the biggest and oldest Swiss professional organisation for stage, film and TV artists. It was founded in 1920 and its legal form is that of an association. It has its registered place of business in Zurich.

 

The SBKV safeguards and supports the social, economic, professional and artistic interests of its membersmembers
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Schweizerischer Musikerverband SMV

The Schweizerische Musikerverband SMV ("Swiss Musicians' Union") has been the umbrella for membersmembers
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of Swiss professional orchestras and for free-lance music professionals of all genres for 100 years.

 

It strives to improve the working conditions in the music sector, safeguards and promotes intellectual and material interests of its membersmembers
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, gets actively involved in cultural politics and offers comprehensive services.


Schweizerischer Berufsdirigentenverband

The SBDV ("Swiss Association of professional conductors") supports further education of its membersmembers
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, gets involved in musico-political issues and gives advice regarding musical and artistic questions.


IFPI Switzerland

IFPI Switzerland is the umbrella association for music labels (producers of sound recordings and audiovisual recordings) in Switzerland. It is a non-profit organisation and supports interests of music labels in economic and legal aspects concerning music.


Association of swiss music producers

The ASMP (Association of Swiss music producers) was founded on 27 January 1993 during MIDEM in Cannes.

 

The ASMP intends to create an intensive collaboration between producers of all Swiss language regions and to help Swiss producers with information and active support.


IndieSuisse

IndieSuisse is an association for independent music labels and independent music producers. Switzerland's independent music association was founded on 17/02/2014.  The association with the name "IndieSuisse" is a mouthpiece for independent music labels and music producers.


Swiss Music Promoters Association (SMPA)

SMPA is an umbrella association for professional Swiss concert, show and festival organisers. As early as 1991, the biggest Swiss organisers of concerts, shows and festivals united themselves to create the umbrella association SMPA. SMPA membersmembers
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are responsible for sales of more than 80% of concert, show and festival tickets in Switzerland. They organise around 1,400 diverse events each year, attracting 4.9m visitors, engage approximately 2,500 artists and create a turnover of CHF 310m.


Schweizerische Vereinigung der Musikverleger - SVMV

The SVMV ("Swiss Association of music publishers") is the leading association for Swiss music publishers. The SVMV has declared it to be its goal to fully support the new generation of multifunctional, creative and flexible music publishers in their demanding activities.


Schweizer Musik Syndikat SMS

The Schweizer Musik Syndikat SMS unites musicians of the jazz and improvisation culture from all language regions within Switzerland (professional musicians). MembersMembers
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receive information, discounts and advice for any issues related to the business (social security, insurance, CD codes, administration etc.)