Become a member of the SOMM - Society Of Music Merchants e. V.

As a trade association, the Society Of Music Merchants offers its members a variety of services and benefits. The aim is to continually develop and expand the association’s existing range of services to meet members’ needs and requirements.

Benefits of membership

The benefits of SOMM - Society of Music Merchants e. V. membership are wide-ranging. Among other things, the association coordinates industry concerns internally and to the outside, and cultivates close ties with political bodies, authorities and other institutions in order to help shape the MI environment. It analyses and monitors the market, compiles statistics, and offers solutions, strategies and measures to boost sales and increase revenues. The Society supports and informs its network of members in connection with compliance with and implementation of national and EU guidelines, which are the basic prerequisite for a functioning, legal market. It provides its members with useful, relevant data, decision-making aids, recommendations for action, as well as forms in connection with imminent and future legislative changes. If necessary, it will source and procure lawyers and experts.

Application for membership

The membership application and the self-assessment form, which is a prerequisite for membership are available here.


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European School Music Prize 2019

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We promote culture

We support numerous projects to promote music.


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