SAVE THE DATE: NMPA Announces Date for 2010 Annual Meeting

WASHINGTON—David Israelite, President and CEO of the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), today announced the date for the organization’s annual meeting in New York City.

Hundreds of music publishers and songwriters gather each year to discuss the state of the music publishing industry, while honoring songwriters with Gold and Platinum Note Awards and the Songwriter Icon Award –given to individuals who have achieved monumental success in their musical careers.

NMPA 2010 Annual Meeting

Marriott Marquis, Astor Ballroom

1535 Broadway, New York, NY

June 16, 2010

4 pm – 6 pm

REGISTRATION:

Media: Gayle Osterberg at gayle@133publicaffairs.com or (202) 548-0133

Others: Jamie Marotta at jmarotta@nmpa.org

About the NMPA

Founded in 1917, the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) is a trade association representing American music publishers. The NMPA’s mandate is to protect and advance the interests of music publishers and their songwriter partners in matters relating to the domestic and global protection of music copyrights.

About the Songwriter Icon Award

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) established the Songwriter Icon Award in 2006 to recognize outstanding songwriters for personal achievement and who personify the vision of NMPA and the goals of its members. Past recipients include Kara DioGuardi, Amy Lee, Neil Sedaka and Jimmy Webb.