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Guide to the Swedish music industry

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Export Music Sweden

Today, Sweden is one of the world’s most successful exporters of chart music and we work hard to help maintain that position. As Sweden’s experts in export when it comes to music our daily focus and long-term goal is to boost music export revenues from Sweden’s entire music industry and to support all of Sweden’s wide range of genres.

What we do

  • Arranges Trade Missions to key territories focusing on connecting our Swedish delegates with international key professionals through networking events and company visits.
  • We give Swedish music greater international exposure by appearing at conferences and music fairs around the world.
  •  Arrange free seminars for those involved in the Swedish music industry to provide knowledge regarding music export on all levels.
  • Continuously provide the Swedish music industry with fresh news, knowledge and information about music export.
  • We keep up-to-date on all types of governmental funding that may prove valuable to music professionals.
  • Regularly meet with music professionals to provide personalized advice and expert assistance.


Office & general questions:
+46 (0) 8 668 18 10

Export Music Sweden
Hornsgatan 103
117 28 Stockholm

We who work at ExMS

Jesper Thorsson

+46 (0) 725 86 50 60


Josef Hermansson

Project manager
+46 (0) 734 46 71 14


Veronica Nielsen

Communication/Project manager
+46 (0) 735 25 32 93

Owners and funding

Export Music Sweden is a non-profit organization founded by the music industry associations SAMI (artists and musicians) and IFPI (record companies) and STIM (composers and publishers). Export Music Sweden is also financially supported by the Swedish Arts Council (Kulturrådet), the Swedish Agency for Economic and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Regeringskansliet/UD) and the Swedish Arts Grants Committee (Konstnärsnämnden) among others .