Pearle* - Live Performance Europe focuses on the aspects an organisation is dealing with when producing a live concert or performance or when managing a venue, theatre or concert hall. From the micro level to the macro level Pearle* provides information and input to decision and policy makers on issues of relevance to the sector and on policy initiatives.
Being part of Pearle* therefore means having access to essential information that impacts the daily operations of a live performance organisation or that may affect the sector as a whole.
As a member you have a spokesperson in Brussels to represent your interests with the European institutions.  Therefore we take keen interest in your views, your issues, your questions.
Thanks to our broad expertise and relying on the know how available in the Pearle network members benefit from the diverse international contacts they can establish through the network.

Being a member of Pearle is about this :

- be part of a highly professional and high level network,

- take part in conferences, working groups, committees or other meetings,

- raise issues and questions of specific interest to your organisation,

- see interests represented at the highest levels,

- obtain information focused on the sector,

- learn and be informed,

- receive analysis and briefings on various legislative issues,

- have input in the drafting of position papers or responses to consultations,

- exchange with colleagues in confidentiality and trust,

- be better prepared on what will come into effect through national legislation,

- being represented in and partnered with other European associations and bodies,

- work together to ensure a sustainable environment for the live performance sector

 

More than hundred newsflashes, briefing notes, analyses, consultation papers, in-house publications, etcetera are exclusively available to members.

 

Pearle has two main types of members: full members and associate members.

Full membership of Pearle* is open to established European national associations representing the interest of music and performing arts organisations and are composed of management or employers. Only full members have a right to vote at the General Assembly meeting and can be elected for the Executive Committee.

Individual organisations, non-European associations of employers or managers, European associations representing employers or managers in the performing arts who are established in accordance with the laws and practices of the country in which the head office is located may become associate members. Depending on the type of service, individual organisations can sign up for basic, plus, full associate membership.

 

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Associations from a European country

European associations of employers or managers in the music, performing arts and live performance sector who are established in accordance with the laws and practices of the country in which the head office is located may become full members of Pearle* after acceptance by the General Assembly. Full members are the heart of the association. Only full members have a voting right and can be elected to the Executive Committee.

Overall benefits for members

  • Participation in the leading advocacy organisation in Europe for the live performance sector
  • Access to a network of legal and policy experts from interest representative organisations across Europe
  • Participation in members conferences, and other events or specialized seminars, including with representatives from the Commission, Parliament or Member States
  • Access to meeting facilities in the heart of Brussels
  • Access to our newsletter covering the latest information and issues from politics to economics impacting the industry today
  • Access to state of the art information on upcoming EU policy and regulatory affairs, including briefings, analysis, overviews, and support for lobbying the government in your country
  • Access to hands-on in-house publications, including EU funding opportunities and on cross-border activities
  • Information on international bodies (based in Europe), including the Council of Europe, UNESCO, OECD, ILO, WIPO, WTO and others whose activities are of importance to the sector and in the context of European topics

Member services

  • benefit from exclusive access to information arising from European rules and policy and benefit from the opportunity to meet with colleagues from across Europe
  • benefit from access to information, meet with colleagues from Europe, have your voice heard
  • benefit from all of the above and take advantage to raise your particular issues and take part in the development of positions from the association
  • access and relation to the European sectoral social dialogue for those members involved in collective bargaining at sectoral level or whose entreprises negotiate collective agreement at company level 

For enquires about this category, the application procedure and the tariffs please contact the Director

Associations from a non-European country

Non-European associations of employers or managers in the music, performing arts and live performance sector who are established in accordance with the laws and practices of the country in which the head office is located may become associate members of Pearle* after acceptance by the General Assembly. 

Overall benefits for members

  • Participation in the leading advocacy organisation in Europe for the live performance sector
  • Access to a network of legal and policy experts from interest representative organisations across Europe
  • Participation in members conferences, and other events or specialized seminars, including with representatives from the Commission, Parliament or Member States
  • Access to meeting facilities in the heart of Brussels
  • Access to our newsletter covering the latest information and issues from politics to economics impacting the industry today
  • Access to state of the art information on upcoming EU policy and regulatory affairs, including briefings, analysis, overviews, and support for lobbying the government in your country
  • Access to hands-on in-house publications, including EU funding opportunities and on cross-border activities

Member services

  • benefit from exclusive access to information arising from European rules and policy and benefit from the opportunity to meet with colleagues from across Europe
  • benefit from access to information, meet with colleagues from Europe

For enquires about this category, the application procedure and the tariffs please contact the Director

European associations

Networks with a membership primarily focused on Europe representing a specific part or segment of the live performance sector and which brings together the leaders and managers of respective organisations can become an associate member of Pearle. 

Overall benefits for members

  • Participation in the leading advocacy organisation in Europe for the live performance sector
  • Access to a network of legal and policy experts from interest representative organisations across Europe
  • Participation in members conferences, and other events or specialized seminars, including with representatives from the Commission, Parliament or Member States
  • Access to meeting facilities in the heart of Brussels
  • Access to our newsletter covering the latest information and issues from politics to economics impacting the industry today
  • Access to state of the art information on upcoming EU policy and regulatory affairs, including briefings, analysis, overviews, and support for lobbying the government in your country
  • Access to hands-on in-house publications, including EU funding opportunities and on cross-border activities

Member services

  • benefit from exclusive access to information arising from European rules and policy and benefit from the opportunity to meet with colleagues from across Europe
  • benefit from access to information, meet with colleagues from Europe

For enquires about this category, the application procedure and the tariffs please contact the Director

Organisation

Membership is open for organisations directly involved in the production, programming, distribution, venue management, management of festivals and others in the broad field of music, performing arts and live performance. 

It concerns :

  • Organisation or company which has subsidiaries in more than one European country (including EU member states) and is based in a European country
  • Organisation which due to its international activities (touring in the EU, programming of international groups) have a truly European interest
  • Organisation or company, which due to its specific legal status, cannot be part of an existing employers association in their respective country.
  • Organisation or company which is member of an associate member (a European network) but has no representative through a national association
  • Organisation or company which -with the agreement- of the full member association chooses to support the activities of Pearle in the form of member and gains in this way additional visibility

Overall benefits for members

  • Participation in the leading advocacy organisation in Europe for the live performance sector
  • Access to a network of legal and policy experts from interest representative organisations across Europe
  • Participation in members conferences, and other events or specialized seminars, including with representatives from the Commission, Parliament or Member States
  • Access to meeting facilities in the heart of Brussels
  • Access to our newsletter covering the latest information and issues from politics to economics impacting the industry today
  • Access to state of the art information on upcoming EU policy and regulatory affairs, including briefings, analysis, overviews, and support for lobbying the government in your country
  • Access to hands-on in-house publications, including EU funding opportunities and on cross-border activities

Member services

There are three categories in “organization membership” as follows:

  • Basic : benefit from exclusive access to information arising from European rules and policy and benefit from the opportunity to meet with colleagues from across Europe
  • Plus : benefit from access to information, meet with colleagues from Europe, have your voice heard
  • Full : benefit from all of the above and take advantage to raise your particular issues and take part in the development of positions from the association

For enquires about this category, the application procedure and the tariffs please contact the Director

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