Brussels, 6th May 2024,

The IMPALA EDI taskforce is delighted to invite members to the IMPALA online webinar on “Harmonising Diversity: Empowering Equity and Inclusion in the Music Industry” on Tuesday 28th May from 3-4:30pm CET/ 2-3:30pm GMT.  

Join our webinar chaired by Gill Dooley (AIM Ireland), where EDI experts will discuss the empowerment of equity and inclusion in the independent music industry. 

Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect:

  • Inclusive collaboration practices: Discover successful cross-industry collaboration models that promote diversity and inclusion. Explore real-life initiatives that create positive change through diverse perspectives. Hélène Larrouturou, MEWEM France
  • Parenting and caregiving in music: Learn about the challenges faced by parents and carers in the music industry, from balancing work and family life to accessing supportive resources. Marit Posch, Parenthood in Music 
  • EDI journeys and actionable Steps: Hear inspiring stories from individuals and organisations on their EDI journey. Learn practical strategies to initiate and sustain meaningful change. Ben Wynter, AIM / Power Up
  • Diversity in the independent music landscape: Let’s delve into the complexity of diversity in the independent music landscape and gain valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing artists, professionals and communities. Eva Karman Reinhold,  IMPALA / SOM

Gain valuable insights and actionable steps to drive positive change in your organisation. Register at


IMPALA was established in 2000 and now represents over 6000 independent music companies. 99% of Europe’s music companies are small, micro and medium businesses and self-releasing artists. Known as the independents, they are world leaders in terms of innovation and discovering new music and artists – they produce more than 80% of all new releases and account for 80% of the sector’s jobs. IMPALA’s mission is to grow the independent music sector sustainably, return more value to artists, promote diversity and entrepreneurship, improve political access, inspire change, and increase access to finance. IMPALA works on a range of key issues for its members, runs various award schemes and has a programme aimed at businesses who want to develop a strategic relationship with the independent sector – Friends of IMPALA.

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