NIMA Association

What is the NIMA ASSOCIATION

The NIMA Association is a group of Middle Tennessee Entertainment Business Professionals who care about the music culture in Middle Tennessee. The members are an entrepreneurial and, diverse group who care about the music first. This Association is responsible for the nomination process, updating categories & criteria, and all things NIMA related.

 

The NIMA Association is divided into different Music Councils by genre. (ex…Rock Music Council, Urban Music Council, Country Music Council, Jazz Music Council etc…) Each council within the NIMA Association is responsible for all things NIMA including nominating artist. Members can only nominate within the music council they are associated with. (ex…The Country Music Council cannot nominate Rock, Blues, or Urban artist etc…They can only nominate Country. This applies to all councils.) Each council is also responsible for submitting nominees in the general categories. (ex…Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Video etc…)

NIMA Association Membership

Membership Types

The NIMA Association has two membership levels.

  • Nominating Member – $50 Yearly
  • Affiliate Member – $25 Yearly

 

Qualification Requirements

  • Nominating Member
    • Must be a former Nashville Industry Music Awards Nominee or former NIMA Board of Directors Member
    • Primary residence must be in the Middle Tennessee area
  • Affiliate Member
    • Proof of involvement in the Middle TN Music Industry/Music Scene (example: active, current, and updated social media platforms, website, EPK, promo flyers, etc…)
    • 2 music industry referrals
    • Primary residence must be in the Middle Tennessee area

 

Membership Benefits

  • Nominating Member
    • Participate in the NIMA Nomination Process
    • Get in all NIMA related or sponsored events free of charge
    • Be a part of updating NIMA standards, criteria, rules etc…
    • Attend member only meeting/functions
  • Affiliate Member
    • Get in all NIMA related or sponsored events free of charge or at a discounted rate
    • Be a part of updating NIMA standards, criteria, rules etc…
    • Attend member only meetings/functions

 

New Membership Enrollment Period

  • September 1st – December 31st

Join the NIMA Association

If you are interested in joining the NIMA Association, you may fill out the Application on the NIMA Association Application page.