Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce in Partnership with Exploration Partners Set to Release the Music Industry Report 2020

Who: Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Exploration Partners

What: Building on the landmark research conducted by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Research Center in 2013, the Music Industry Report 2020 explores the economic impact and contribution of the music industry not only in Nashville but also nationally.

When: Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CST

Where: Join online. Pre-registration required.

Topic: 2020 State of the Music Industry Study

Audience Q&A: Yes

Media Q&A: No

Embargoed Text: Yes

Media contacts

Dawn Cornelius

Alexander Baynum


About Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Partnership 2020

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce is Middle Tennessee’s largest business federation, representing more than 2,000 member companies. Belong, engage, lead, prosper embodies the Chamber's focus on creating economic prosperity by facilitating community leadership. Established in 1990 as an economic development and community enhancement initiative of the Chamber, Partnership 2020 is a regional cooperative dedicated to making Middle Tennessee among the nation’s best places to live, work and do business. Partnership 2020 is supported by a diverse group of public and private companies as well as governmental agencies from the organization’s 10-county service area. The work of the Chamber is supported by its members, Partnership 2020 investors and sponsors; the Chamber’s Pivotal Partners (a partnership at the highest level for all Chamber programs and events) are Delek US Holdings, Bass, Berry & Sims, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Community Health Systems, Gresham Smith and Regions. For more information, visit

About Exploration

Exploration is a media administrator offering clients a myriad of services: catalog metadata auditing, compiling, formatting, and distribution; sound recording and video digital distribution; copyright ownership confirmation and conflict resolution; performance, mechanical, synchronization, and master rights administration; YouTube channel curation and management; total data and revenue transparency, and royalty accounting, disbursement, and reporting. In 2019, Exploration had 4.3 million copyrights under management (not including production music) from over 300 clients, which had 12.5 billion average monthly asset views in 2019. Headquartered in Los Angeles, with representation in Nashville, New York, Miami and around the world, Exploration was founded in 2014 by software developer Aaron Davis and music publishing executive Rene Merideth, who continue to wholly, equally and privately own the company without external funding. For more information, visit


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