GMIA is the abbreviation for Gospel Music Industry Alliance.
GMIA exists to inform, resource, promote and unite those who are actively involved in the sector.
The GMIA is a registered limited company by guarantee status with the participation of individuals, organisations and businesses through voluntary subscription .
It was launched on Wednesday 26th of October 2011.
It is led by the GMIA Executive Board consisting of six members:
Juliet Fletcher - CEO (Founding Executive Board Member). Portfolio: Churches & Communities.
Kevin Tomlin - Senior Executive Portfolio: Education & Music Historian.
Anu Omideyi - Senior Executive. Portfolio: Legal Affairs.
Viv Broughton - Senior Executive. Portfolio: Artistes in Business & Enterprise.
Lavinia Goddard - Senior Executive. Portfolio: Marketing & Development
Charles Koranteng - Senior Executive. Portfolio: Promoter & Artist Management
What we do - day to day
Since iits existence GMIA has been engaging in the following objectives:
OBJECT 1 An active online network for all who work in the industry to connect and support each other, with an online register to make it easier for enquirers to find people and locate activities.
OBJECT 2 An online knowledge bank and resource to all who want to find out more about UK British Gospel and engage with its professional experts, service providers and activities.
OBJECT 3 Acting as point of contact for external agencies and other bodies in the UK and overseas to ensure a voice for the industry is heard on issues and matters of interest that directly or indirectly affect the industry.
OBJECT 4 Encouraging the development of a greater industry infrastructure for increase creative productivity; economic growth; encouraging the professionalising and standardising of good business practice; sign posting specialist training and education and guide access to financing, funding and sponsorship information.
How to join GMIA
For more information on how to Subscribe to GMIA click here.