Concerned that music piracy is robbing the Kenya Music Industry of over KShs 10 billion annually - while our fragmented industry appears powerless to fight for its rights; Kenya Music Week was created to provide an accessible public forum for Industry stakeholders (i.e. musicians, producers, promoters, distributors, media, consumers, government & NGOs) to interact and produce solutions to Industry problems.
Provide an opportunity for the Kenya Music Industry (e.g. musicians, producers, promoters & distributors) to market their goods (e.g. albums, merchandise) and services (e.g. performances) to the public.
Connect the Industry with the consuming public for the purpose of market feedback.
Educate the public on Industry issues (e.g. music piracy).
Create an accessible forum whereby Industry stakeholders (i.e. musicians, producers, promoters, distributors, media, government & NGOs) can network and interact to produce solutions for Industry problems.
Educate, through workshops, Industry stakeholders on professional business skills, including copyright protection.
Use this united assembly of Industry stakeholders as a publicity opportunity to lobby for the enforcement of music copyright and the elimination of piracy (e.g. press conferences, petitions).
Encourage stronger win-win partnerships between Industry stakeholders nationally, regionally and internationally.
Conduct an industry census and register Industry stakeholders into a central database for future inter-communication purposes.