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In our work as part of the Scottish Commercial Music Industry Taskforce (SCMIT) lobbying body, SMIA analysed results and compiled a report using data gathered by Taskforce members to provide evidence of need for six sub-sectors of the live music industry: artists, managers, agents, promoters, music festivals and production suppliers. The report provides answers to…

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A new partnership of academics and music industry professionals is set to map and measure the impact of the music industry on Scotland, it was announced today (16 December 2019). Led by the University of Glasgow in partnership with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) – a membership organisation and innovation agency which exists to…

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via Inner Ear How can Glasgow use its world renowned music scene to attract more visitors to stay longer and spend more money? This research report and promotional plan by Inner Ear explores the potential for developing on music tourism in Glasgow and makes strategic recommendations. This project was commissioned by Scottish Enterprise in association…

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via UK Music   WISH YOU WERE HERE 2017 MUSIC TOURISM’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE UK ECONOMY REVEALED TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL WISH YOU WERE HERE 2017 REPORT CLICK HERE The report features both national and regional figures and reveals the huge impact of music tourism on the UK economy. The number of people who enjoyed live music…

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via UK Music Download the 2017 Measuring Music report here. NEW INDUSTRY FIGURES REVEAL SURGE IN LIVE AND RECORDED MUSIC, JOBS AND EXPORTS TO DELIVER £4.4BN BOOST TO UK ECONOMY The UK music industry grew by 6% in 2016 to contribute £4.4 billion to the economy, a major new report reveals today. UK Music published the…

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