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The NZ Music Commission is one of the arts agencies supported through the Ministry for Culture & Heritage. Focused on contemporary popular music, the organisation’s role is to grow NZ music business both culturally and economically at home and abroad. To achieve this, the Music Commission carries out a range of projects and partnerships to get New Zealand music out into the world and support artists and music businesses. ic mmit Providing online resources, handbooks and workshops with local and international specialists Delivering professional development opportunities Going Global Music Summit Statistical research on the NZ music industry Supporting the Music Managers Forum (MMF) and Independent Music NZ (IMNZ) Deadline: 14 December 2020 Funding Decisions: 8 February 2021 Deadline: 12 October 2020 Funding Decisions: 1 December 2020 Deadline: 6 July 2020 Funding Decisions: 11 August 2020 ES WOMEX, Budapest, Hungary Deadline: 24 August 2020 Funding Decisions: 28 August 2020 A2IM INDIE WEEK New York City, USA 15 – 18 June t, Auckland 1142 GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT Auckland, NZ 28 – 29 August BIGSOUND Brisbane, Australia 1 – 4 September AMERICANAFEST Nashville, USA 15 – 20 September REEPERBAHN FESTIVAL Hamburg, Germany 16 – 19 September WOMEX Budepest, Hungary 21 – 25 October For more information about the Music Commission, programmes and projects go to