JUMP – European Music Market Accelerator > Call for Applications

Are you an experienced professional developing an innovative idea, which could have an impact on the music industry? Do you feel you are missing the necessary tools, knowledge and networks to support its conception? Then JUMP – the European Music Market Accelerator is right for you!

Organised by a network of six acclaimed European Festival and Conventions (MaMA, Un-Convention, MIL, Athens Music Week, Nouvelle Prague and Linecheck), JUMP provides a framework for music professionals to develop innovative business models. It aims to help the music sector adapt to the recent transformations of the market, while encouraging it to work on a transnational level.

For nine months (March-December 2021), you will have the opportunity to follow a unique programme during which you will:

  • Develop your idea, while benefitting from regular personalised advice from your tutor (a renowned expert).

  • Gain valuable knowledge about the music industry by attending Europe’s leading music festivals and conventions.

  • Strengthen your network and presentation skills by partaking to the JUMP activities.

  • Exchange with and learn from your peer fellows from all over Europe and beyond.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Representative of the innovative idea (please kindly note that only one person can apply, but that you can apply on behalf of a group, or company, or band).

  • The call is directed to experienced music industry professional (artists entrepreneurs, agent, booking agency, festival organisers, music distribution & sales, music supervisors, media, promoter, publishers, venue promoters, record labels, service providers related to the music business etc.).

  • The call is open to applicants from the 27 Member States and the UK.

  • Participants must be fluent in English.

  • All applicants should be above 18 with up to date travelling documents.

Selected participants will have the following costs kindly covered by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Commission and the Jump organisers:

  • Travel costs in second class to all JUMP conventions.

  • Accommodation costs for all JUMP conventions.

Not included: local transportation costs, transfer to the airports and personal expenses.

Deadline: 1 February 2021

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