From face-to-face to virtual events, it is the mission of the Music Business Association to bring industry executives together to meet new trading partners, get the latest research, see the most up-to-date technology, showcase new product lines, and hammer out solutions to industry issues. All are welcome. Check out the list of events below.

Common Ground Webinar Series 12.4.14

Featured Presentation by Nielsen & Billboard
Changes in Music Consumption
NielsenBillboardDave Bakula, Sr. VP of Client Development at Nielsen, will be presenting research on how music consumption is changing with co-presenter Silvio Pietroluongo, VP of Charts & Data Development at Billboard.



Member Corner by GeoRiot
3 Tips for Maximizing Online Sales
GeoRiotLogoOnline commerce was responsible for over one trillion dollars in worldwide sales last year alone, and is projected at over two trillion by 2017. As major e-commerce stores such as iTunes and Amazon continue to spread into new countries, and more devices come online each day, it is more important than ever to ensure that your audiences are still able to effectively purchase your products. Learn about how “geo-fragmentation” and the “purchasing gap” are affecting your audiences, and what tools can be used to solve these issues, with Cole Lakes, Director of Operations at GeoRiot. Find out more about GeoRiot at

Association Update

President James Donio will give an overview of the latest workgroup activities, event schedules, and more.


Music Biz 2015 5.12.15 - 5.14.15

For the first time in Association history, the Music Business Association will bring its flagship annual event to Music City USA. At Music Biz 2015, execs from all facets of the biz will gather to build the future of music commerce — TOGETHER!

  • Over 98% of 2014 attendees felt the Convention was worth the investment of time and money.
  • 84% of supplier attendees report beneting from new contacts or increased business.
  • 86% of retail and wholesale attendees report discovering new vendors, products, or artists.