Getting To Know DiMA – 4/13/23

| April 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

On April 13, 2023, members and guests of the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed lunch and a presentation from The Digital Media Association (  Garrett Levin, President & CEO, and Sally Rose Larson, VP, Government Relations & Public Affairs (also a Society member) reported on their operations and mission, providing organization and legislative updates regarding IP-related matters as it relates to the music industry and specifically music streaming.

Representing the world’s leading streaming companies, DiMA’s mission is to promote and protect the ability of music fans to legally engage with creative content whenever and wherever they want it, and for artists to more easily reach longtime fans and make new ones. DiMA supports policies that strengthen the relationships between artists, fans, and everyone involved in bringing music into the world. DiMA  promotes policies and public conversations that encourage innovation and strengthen the music economy in ways that benefit all stakeholders.

The event was held at the headquarters of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) in Nashville.  The Society expresses deep appreciation to BHS for the complimentary use of its meeting space for this event.

The Copyright Society of the South board of directors thank Garrett Levin and Sally Rose Larson for presenting at its April luncheon event.

L to R: Aaron Hartley; Tim Wipperman; Sally Rose Larson (DiMA); Garrett Levin (DiMA); Colin Rushing.


The Copyright Society of the South was formed in 1988 in Nashville, Tennessee, consisting of music publishers, attorneys, music industry personnel, and academicians interested in the field of copyright law. Its mission is to provide a forum for study and discussion of domestic and international copyright law and other matters pertaining to the entertainment industry. It provides seminars, speakers, presentations, and the opportunity to present various points of view on subjects of interest to the membership. The Society refrains from taking a lobbying role or endorsing or sponsoring political positions or candidates.  The Society also offers a scholarship awards program for students majoring in copyright-related fields.

Members are accepted into the organization by board vote. If you are interested in joining the Copyright Society of the South please complete our membership application on our “How To Join” page on our website, or email us at [email protected] .

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