WOMEX has been in existence since 1994 and is the most important trade fair for world music.

WOMEX stands for World Music Expo and is the biggest, most important trade fair for all kinds of world music including ethno, traditional and folk. This annual event is not fixed in any one place. The first WOMEX took place in 1994 in Berlin, and has since been held in other cities such as Bruxels, Marseille, Stockholm, Rotterdam, Newcastle, Seville, Copenhagen, Thessalonica, Budapest or Santiago de Compostela.

Registration WOMEX 22

19–23 October

Register now for the SWISS MUSIC stand!

The Worldwide Music Expo is returning to Portugal in 2022, taking place in Lisbon from 19 to 23 October, where trade-fair, showcase festival and conferences programme will be expecting the professional world of music.

Thanks to the SWISS MUSIC stand, Swiss trade participants can obtain their professional registration for WOMEX at a reduced rate and benefit from a free presence at the stand and online. Your benefits:

  • up to 50 Euros lower registration fees per person
  • free use of the stand infrastructure, incl. presentation area
  • free message and information service by our stand staff
  • free web presence on swissmusic.ch
  • and more...

SWISS MUSIC is a support programme by FONDATION SUISA and Pro Helvetia, in collaboration with artlink, for the export of music from Switzerland.

Take advantage of the Summer Rate and register by 26 August 2022.

Registration procedure:

  1. Click on ENROLL (on the right)
  2. Enter your personal data in the online-form. The Swiss promotional code should already be entered in the respective field
  3. Finish your registration.

You will receive your invoice directly from WOMEX. Please verify the amount which should correspond to the rate "From 3rd Person": Registration rates

For questions concerning the registration, please contact: registration@womex.com.
For questions concerning the Swiss stand, please contact: swissmusic@fondation-suisa.ch.

In the event of insufficient registrations, FONDATION SUISA and its partners reserve the right to withdraw their support offer at any time up to the fair.

We hope to welcome you this year, safe and sound at WOMEX.

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