The Hub for the Exchange of Music Innovation (HEMI) is a European cooperation project initiated by a consortium of 10 partners from 9 countries of Central and South Eastern Europe (CSEE). HEMI’s consortium is developed as a cluster, and includes public and private organizations, associations, festival and live event organizers, export offices, music business school and showcase festivals.

Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union for 4 years (2020-23), HEMI aims to strengthen and expand the horizontal value chain and the cooperative model among the joining organizations operating in the Music Industry and in the Live Music sector of CSEE region.

HEMI develops activities comprised of conferences, festivals, events, panels, workshops, webinars, mentoring and pitching sessions to secure permanent networking activities through 3 main “products”:

- HEMI Incubator: Supporting creativity and business through Incubation (coaching, e-learning, mentoring, internships) and acceleration programs.

- HEMI 360: An “agency” for the CSEE music market providing different services within the Music Industry (management, production, promotion, distribution, marketing, copyrights, etc.).

- HEMI Platform: A web platform that acts as the global gateway to CSEE music market, providing the latest news and information on educational and vocational activities, trends, artists, cultural organizations, events, festivals, creative policies and business opportunities.

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