Virtually every territory on Earth has one or more performing rights organization. They are entrusted with collecting royalties from public performances of music and then distributing that money to musicians and composers.
Canada’s PRO is SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada. They make sure their members are paid every time one of their songs gets played anywhere on the planet.
If you’re a musician or composer and not a member yet, there’s a free webinar coming up May 31.
Date: May 31, 2018 7pm ET
Title: How SOCAN Gets You Paid
- How SOCAN collects & distributes royalties
- How to ensure you get every cent you’re entitled to
- New initiatives SOCAN has in development
- How to join SOCAN if you’re not already a member
More details here.