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International Music and Entertainment Association's 5th Annual IMEA Awards - June 16, 2018 - Paramount Arts Center - Ashland, KY


The International Music and Entertainment Association's mission is to promote and serve as an advocate to individuals and organizations within the performing arts and entertainment industries. 

Being a member of IMEA has it's benefit, but the greatest advantage about being a member of the Association is becoming a member of a large "family" of art and music lovers and knowing that your membership helps the performing arts industries grow.

“MARQUEE” Newsletter “MARQUEE” is IMEA’s Member-Only Newsletter, E-mailed Monthly, and accessible online. MARQUEE features member news, events, and spotlights various individuals and organizations.
Advertisement in MARQUEE Members will receive advertisement in MARQUEE newsletter including upcoming shows/events in the calendar section, and member-submitted news stories. 
Voting Rights Members of the International Music and Entertainment are able to cast an "Industry Vote" for the annual IMEA Awards. An Industry Vote is weighted as 2/5th of the final determination of a win.
Performance/Showcase Opportunities Opportunities to perform at upcoming IMEA events and showcases.
Discounts IMEA has partnerships with several companies to offers discounts to members on recording services, PR services, publications, and more. See below.
Awards Submissions Opportunities Members are able to submit their material for consideration for the annual IMEA Awards. Only members of the Association can become a nominee.
Educational Opportunities  IMEA frequently offers various workshops, webinars, seminars, etc., for those in the entertainment industry. IMEA members receive complimentary, or discounted, registration.


How to Join/Membership Process:

Join Online

1. Select a membership level above by clicking on the level name.

2. Once you reach the information page of the level that you selected, click "Add to Cart."

3. Complete the required membership information.

4. If you already have an online account on, you will be prompted to sign in if you are not currently signed in. If you do not already have an online account on, you will be prompted to register for an account.

5. Once you are signed in or complete registration, you will be prompted to enter (or update) your billing information. Once you enter your billing information, click "Continue Checkout."

6. Once you reach the Preview and Payment Page, you will be able to review your membership information, total, and billing information. Once you have reviewed this page to ensure that all information is correct, click "Continue to PayPal."

7. You will be redirected to PayPal. Once you are redirected to the PayPal checkout page, you will be prompted to sign into PayPal to pay with your existing PayPal account OR, if you do not have a PayPal account, you can select "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" to pay with your credit, debit, or prepaid debit card. 

8. Once you have checked out with PayPal, you will be redirected back to Once you are back on IMEA's website you will see your confirmation and receipt. 

9. Your account will be upgraded upon checkout and you will be able to access the member-only section of the IMEA website. You will receive two emails upon checkout. One e-mail will be a receipt with your order number. The second e-mail will just let you know that your account has been upgraded to Member-status.

10. If you have any questions or issues using the International Music and Entertainment Association's website, please e-mail

Join via Mail or Fax

If you prefer to join by printing and mailing in an application with a check or money order, you are welcome to do so by downloading our printable membership application (PDF).

Member-Only Discounts

MUSICIAN’S ATLAS – IMEA wants you to book more gigs and sell your music more successfully. So we’ve arranged for you to get 1 FREE Month of The Musician’s Atlas Pro Account ($39.95 value) with an incredible renewal discount of 50% off!


BACKSTAGE.COM – IMEA members that are looking for gigs can now receive a 3-month free trial subscription to Backstage, plus 50% off upon renewal. IMEA members that are looking for actors and performers for their projects can now cast with Backstage for free.


MTS MANAGEMENT GROUP – MTS Management Group will give IMEA members a discount on their press release services. 


THE INDIE BIBLE – Receive 30% off ALL of The Indie Bible’s publications.


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