The Future Media Lab. invites European associations representing media and media stakeholders to join as content partners. Association partners help shape the Future Media Lab. debates and are invited to use the content coming out of the debates for their own work at EU level. They are part of the core network of the Future Media Lab..
The Association of European Radios (AER) represents the interests of over 4.600 private/commercial radio stations across the EU27 and Switzerland. AER’s main objective is to develop and improve the most suitable framework for private commercial radio activity. AER encourages co-operation between its members and with other European radio stations and associations, in order to preserve and develop freedom of speech, freedom of enterprise, private initiative and the protection of listeners.
Distripress is a 59 year old trade association for publishers and distributors of printed media (newspapers and magazines). Our members arrange to meet every year at the Distripress congress (2014 Cannes September 29-October 2, 2015 Brussels October 5-8) where they can discuss promotions and sales strategies and hear top industry speakers. Distripress is the only international meeting place for press circulation and distribution issues.
The European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA) represents more than 2.500 communications agencies and agency associations from 30 European countries that directly employ more than 120 000 people. EACA members include advertising, media, digital, branding and PR agencies. They create and place adverts and develop brand-building campaigns. EACA promotes honest, effective advertising, high professional standards and awareness of the contribution of advertising in a free market economy and encourages close co-operation between agencies, advertisers and media in European advertising bodies. EACA works closely with EU institutions to ensure freedom to advertise responsibly and creatively.
European Business Press (EBP) counts 48 leading European business publications from 27 countries. From the very beginning the aim of the EBP was to contribute to a united Europe and to develop a European spirit of solidarity among the members. In recent years the EBP has become active, in cooperation with other professional publishing associations, such as EMMA and ENPA, in creating and influencing EU policies that are important for the development of sound business environment for newspaper and magazine publishing.
The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is an independent, international, non-profit foundation dedicated to the highest standards in journalism. We enable and sustain quality journalism and information as a public service through a variety of activities, both in the non-profit and service sectors. We create and support networks among media professionals within Europe and with other parts of the world. Each year, the Centre hosts hundreds of journalists in seminars and study trips, exploring European policies as well as a variety of other topics dealing with innovation and new developments in the media landscape.The EJC plays a unique role at the European and international level as a partner and organiser for media companies, professional organisations, journalism schools and governmental bodies seeking to establish activities and projects. We work, inter alia, with the European institutions, Google Media Lab, the Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation, the Dutch Foreign Ministry, The World Bank and the Open Society Foundations.
The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA) represents more than 15.000 publishing houses across Europe, publishing more than 50.000 magazine titles. EMMA promotes Europe’s magazine media in times of change, to ensure the long-term survival and prosperity of a plural, diverse, and economically successful magazine media in the EU.
The European Publishers Council is a high level group of Chairmen and CEOs of leading European media corporations actively involved in multimedia markets spanning newspaper, magazine, book, journal, internet and online database publishers, and radio and TV broadcasting. The EPC is not a trade association but a high level group of the most senior representatives of newspaper and magazine publishers in Europe. The overall objective has always been to encourage good law-making for the media industry.
FEP, the Federation of European Publishers, is an independent, non-commercial umbrella association of book publishers associations in the European Union. FEP represents 28 national associations of book publishers of the European Union and of the European Economic Area. FEP is the voice of the great majority of publishers in Europe. Founded in 1967, FEP deals with European legislation and advises publishers’ associations on copyright and other legislative issues.
FIPP – the worldwide magazine media association – represents companies and individuals involved in the creation, publishing, or distribution of quality content, in whatever form, by whatever channel, and in the most appropriate frequency, to defined audiences of interest. FIPP has more than 700 member companies, which include 56 national magazine associations, 504 publishing companies with international interests, and 153 suppliers to the industry and associated organisations, in 63 countries, all of whom use FIPP to find new business partners and gather information on potential markets. FIPP represents more than 6,000 member magazine titles, which include almost all of the world’s leading magazine brands.
The Global Editors Network is a cross-platform community committed to sustainable, high-quality journalism, empowering newsrooms through a variety of programmes designed to inspire, connect and share. The GEN Board Members support this mission and have signed the GEN Manifesto. We are driven by a journalistic imperative and a common goal: Content and Engagement First.
IAB Europe is the voice of digital business and the leading European-level industry association for the interactive advertising ecosystem. Its mission is to promote the development of this young and innovative sector by shaping the regulatory environment, investing in research and education, and developing and facilitating the uptake of business standards. Together with its members – companies and national trade associations – IAB Europe represents over 5,500 organisations
Intergraf represents 22 national printing federations in 19 countries across Europe. Intergraf’s main task is to promote and protect the interests of the
printing and related industries and to enhance the sector’s competitiveness through lobbying, informing and networking.
The printing industry in the 28 EU countries comprises more than 118,000 companies and employs some 685,000 people. The turnover in the graphic industry is about €88 billion.
Journalismfund.eu vzw is an independent non‐profit organisation established with the purpose of promoting quality cross-border and in-depth journalism in Europe.
Founded in March 2003 by some of the Europe’s leading content brands, OPA Europe is the only pan European publishers association focused entirely on digital content strategies, digital business and lobbying. It represents the interests of first-rate online publishers: New York Times Global, Le Monde, Der Spiegel, El Pais, Corriere della Sera, Le Figaro, El Mundo, Grupo Espresso and others, before the advertising community, the press, all European institutions, and the public at large.
WAN-IFRA is the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers. Its mission is to protect the rights of journalists across the world to operate free media, and provide its members with professional services to help their business prosper in a digital world and perform their crucial role in open societies. It derives its authority from its global network of leading news publishing companies and technology entrepreneurs, and its legitimacy from its 80 member publisher associations representing 18,000 publications in 120 countries.
About GAMI - GAMI is a WAN-IFRA program that works to enable partnerships between news media companies, developers, and innovation centers. It supports an international network of media innovation labs, research centres, innovation clusters and tech entrepreneurs.