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Artist Accelerator
Beatstars Summit
Wednesday, Oct 4
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Loudermilk Center, Room Two
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Meet The PROs: SESAC, ASCAP & BMI

Meet with the directors from SESAC, BMI & ASCAP and learn how best to monetize your music. A Performing Rights Organization (or P.R.O.) helps songwriters and publishers get paid for the usage of their music by collecting one of the most important forms of publishing revenue: performance royalties. As a songwriter, composer, or lyricist, you’re owed what is called a “performance royalty” any time your music is played on radio stations (terrestrial, satellite, and internet), used on TV shows or commercials, or performed in live venues. Those performance royalties are paid by radio stations, venues, and TV networks to Performing Rights Organizations like ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and SOCAN (in Canada) who then distribute the money to their affiliated songwriters and publishers.

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