Musicboard-Berlin > Intermediation > Counselling Centres & Networks


Berlin has many counselling centres, initiatives and networks offering advice and making connections among pop-cultural players in the city. Musicboard provides information about important contact points for locally-based musicians, clubs, promoters and the music industry. Further contacts and specialised counselling on the topics of awareness, anti-discrimination and accessibility can be found both here on our website and on the website of the Berlin project office Diversity Arts Culture (in German).


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Music Pool Berlin

Music Pool Berlin is the central contact point for music makers in Berlin and offers free, individual orientation advice on any questions related to the music business as well as further training and networking opportunities.
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Clubcommission Berlin

The Clubcommission Berlin is an association offering free counselling to promoters and club operators on industry-specific issues.
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Berlin Music Commission

The Berlin Music Commission is the overarching network and competence centre for Berlin's music industry. With workshops, consultation or networking events, it offers a base for sharing knowledge and creative solutions.


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Kreativ Kultur Berlin's Kulturförderberatung is the primary contact point when it comes to cultural funding and financing for cultural producers, artists, project organisers and players in Berlin's independent scene.
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Kreativ Kultur Berlin's Kreativwirtschaftsberatung provides free advice on financing and professionalisation to independent creative professionals, from start-up projects to existing businesses.

Further Specialised Counselling Centres

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Bandbüro Berlin

Bandbüro Berlin is an initiative by the association ORWOhaus. As a contact point for Berlin bands and up-and-coming artists, it provides advice and information on all practical aspects of life as a musician.
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musicBwomen is the Berlin branch of the nationwide umbrella organisation Music Women Germany. In meetups, networking events and consultation, the initiative actively promotes the visibility of women in all fields of Berlin's music landscape.
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touring artists

touring artists is a portal where artists, creatives and cultural workers in Germany – and those who want to visit for work – can find comprehensive information on questions about international mobility.

Networks, Associations & Platforms

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Creative City Berlin

Creative City Berlin is a presentation and networking platform for artists, cultural workers and the creative industries in Berlin. The portal provides information about funding opportunities, jobs, projects, workshops and events.
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female:pressure is an international, queer-feminist network of players in the field of electronic music and digital art, serving as an open-source database for mutual support and networking.
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VUT – Verband unabhängiger Musikunternehmer:innen

The VUT is an association for independent music entrepreneurs in Germany, offering its members comprehensive counselling, information and services.