Acceptd and WFIMC Partnership

Acceptd Becomes Exclusive Partner of World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC), Streamlining the Online Submission Process for Its Members

Acceptd, the world’s largest arts network, and the World Federal of International Music Competitions (WFIMC), home to 125 of the world's leading music competitions, announced an exclusive partnership which will allow WFIMC members to leverage Acceptd’s digital audition and marketing services at a discounted rate.

Benjamin Woodroffe

“Our mission at the WFIMC is finding and rewarding excellent musicians,” said Benjamin Woodroffe, Secretary General, WFIMC. “Acceptd gives us a greater ability to fulfill that mission. Acceptd’s platform streamlines the process for applicants and for the competitions themselves. It allows artists to submit audition materials in a fraction of the time at a much lower cost, while allowing competition organizers to focus on discovering and appreciating music-making at the highest level. We recommend Acceptd to all of our competitions.”

“Acceptd is excited to partner with WFIMC, the premier organization for international competitions,” said Don Hunter, Founder and President, Acceptd. “The partnership allows members of WFIMC to fulfill their purpose of finding talent and giving young artists exposure. It opens up new opportunities for both organizations who exist to provide unique and life-changing opportunities for young artists.”

Don Hunter

For Artists

Acceptd’s platform is simple to use, making it easy to submit audition materials to any competition anywhere in the world. Instead of paying expensive mailing costs and allowing for shipping time, artists can instantly upload their audition materials via Acceptd’s platform.

For Competitions

Acceptd’s platform is customizable, handling details such as differences in application and adjudication processes. Jurors may easily access submissions from any location at their convenience. In addition, WFIMC members will have access to scheduling capabilities through Acceptd.

The partnership provides WFIMC members with the following immediately available discounts:

$5 USD off the per submission rate ($30 USD) for each application to a WFIMC member opportunity.

10% discount on recruitment and digital marketing packages to help publicize and grow member competitions.

Sandra Doan

“We used Acceptd for both the 2016 Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition and the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and found it easy to use, both on the backend for our staff, as well as for the applicants,” said Sandra Doan, Director of Artistic Planning, The Cliburn. “The Acceptd team understands our product and our goals, is quick and responsive, and looked for solutions where we needed them.”

“Using Acceptd helps us achieve our goals of attracting the best young talent,” said Kristin Reigstad, Executive Director, Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition. “It has streamlined our process, making it easy for the applicants, the jury and the competition staff. Beyond that, Acceptd’s support is unmatched. The team responds quickly and are just great to work with. We highly recommend Acceptd.”

Kristin Reigstad

About the World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC)

Founded in 1957, the World Federation of International Music Competitions is dedicated to establishing a global network of internationally recognised organisations that through public competition discover the most promising young talents in the great tradition of classical music and further their careers by presenting them before distinguished juries, general audiences, the media, and the rest of the music community. The organization’s headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland.

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About Acceptd

Acceptd is a global network of hundreds of thousands of artists and arts organizations. Acceptd was founded to better connect artists with opportunities and streamline the recruiting and review process for decision makers. The organization exists to enrich the lives of our members by connecting them to communities that matter most to them. Acceptd’s platform connects artists with thousands of competitions, colleges, festivals, scholarships, and professional opportunities.

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