Membership Types

Full Membership

This is open to music industry professionals and music businesses in Scotland. Full Membership provides a substantial number of membership benefits, including voting rights as part of the SMIA consortium, free entry to SMIA events, and discounts on a large number of music related products and services.

NB. Students are ineligible for Full Membership of the SMIA.

Associate Membership

This is available to any individuals or organisations working in industries that use music as part of their business, including press, media, PR, events and the arts. Associate Membership provides many benefits, including access to the members area of the SMIA website, representation at Goverment level, and discounted entry to SMIA events. It does not include voting rights or some of the professional benefits related to music that Full Membership provides.

Student Membership

This is a discounted SMIA Membership package available to those who are studying and starting out in their career in music or in the creative industries. Student Membership offers many benefits including access to the Members Area of the SMIA website, free entry to SMIA events and a contact database of music industry organisations in Scotland, however, it does not include voting rights.

Membership Benefits

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1Members Area
Access to the Members Area of the SMIA website (members only resources including video tutorials, funding guides, training, advice columns and more)
2Voting Rights
Voting rights as a member of the SMIA consortium
3Professional benefits
e.g. legal advice, membership of other organisations, letters of support
4Free entry to SMIA events
Excluding The SAY Award. Please note that some SMIA events are restricted to Full Members.
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5Ballot entry for SAY Award tickets
6Industry discounts
Substantial discounts on music industry products and services (including insurance, backline hire, graphic design and more)
7Event discounts
Substantial discounts for entry to events presented by other industry organisations
Representation at Government level
9Group Buying
Group buying through the SMIA's consortium structure
10Members Newsletter
Monthly Members newsletter, receiving news about events, benefits and SMIA developments via email.
11One-to-One Advice
From the SMIA Team
12Contact Database
Contact database of music organisations in Scotland
13Industry Signposting
14Sector Meetups
15Matchmaking Service
Find partners for projects
16Event invitations
17Job vacancies and business opportunities page
18Members Directory
Searchable entry in the Members Directory
19SMIA Membership Card
Advertise your services on the SMIA Classified ads page
Submit details of your projects/news/events to be posted on the SMIA website and shared via our social media
22Member Interviews
A spotlight member interview featured on the SMIA website
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Business (3-5 Employees)£187.50
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Business (6-10 Employees)£375.00
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