ICMP

ICMP is the world trade association representing the interests of the music publishing community internationally.  The constituent members of ICMP are music publishers’ associations from Europe, Middle East, North and South America, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Included are the leading independent multinational and international companies and regional and national music publishers, mainly SMEs, throughout the world.

As the voice and point of reference of music publishers, and the community of composers and songwriters, ICMP's mission is to increase copyright protection internationally, encourage a better environment for our business and act as an industry forum for consolidating global positions.

A new system of music licensing for business in Ireland: Dual Music Licence
The Irish Music Rights Organisation Limited (IMRO), through an agency arrangement with Phonographic Performance Ireland Limited (PPI), is introducing a new system of music licensing for business. From 1 January 2016 under this arrangement IMRO will administer the granting of copyright music licences, collection of royalties, and related activities on behalf of both organisations. This new arrangement will make life simpler and easier for businesses in Ireland by enabling them obtain both the required IMRO and PPI copyright music licences through a single contract, receive a single invoice, make a single royalty payment, and administration-wise, interface with a single licensing body. More information on: http://www.imro.ie/duallicence