CIMA Presents:CMRRA 101

Tue 13th September 2022
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CMRRA, music publishers, Reproduction Rights, self-published songwriters, webinar

CIMA is pleased to partner with the Canadian Music Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) for a 45-minute webinar dedicated to Reproduction Rights. Join us as CMRRA presents their role in the musical landscape and find out how they can assist music publishers and self-published songwriters with collecting royalties.

When: Tuesday 1:00pm ET September 13th

Where: Zoom Webinar

Price: Free


Topics that will be covered include: Role of a Collective Management Organization (CMO), breakdown of musical reproduction rights and review of the licensing and royalty collection processes.

Speaker: Marianne Anderson, Publisher Relations Manager:

Marianne is the Publisher Relations Manager at the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd, a SoundExchange company. Marianne joined CMRRA in 1996 as a Royalty Administrator shortly after graduating from two Music Industry Arts programs and an Office Administration program at Fanshawe College. Shortly thereafter, she was promoted to the role of Supervisor of Royalty Inquiries and Distribution. With the advent of online/digital licensing in Canada in 2004, Marianne became the first Supervisor of Online and Tariff Licensing at CMRRA. Marianne’s nuanced understanding of both digital and tariff licensing and royalty processing and distribution, combined with a passion for building relationships, sharing knowledge, and helping music publishers and self-published songwriters navigate the complex world of reproduction rights, naturally led Marianne to her current role.

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