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MEIA is an association made up of various members within the Malta Entertainment and Arts Industry with the aim:

(i) to raise awareness of problems in the industry & encourage feedback for its members, the community and advisory committee and sub-committees;

(ii) to bring together all the professionals, semi-professionals as well as part-timers in the Maltese industry having different roles within the industry covering all sectors namely: Music, Theatre, Film, Art & Dance, The various roles include creators, performers, promoters, producers, suppliers & all technical people who work in the Entertainment Industry & Arts covering all different sectors. ;

(iii) to work for the protection of the rights of all individuals and companies;

(iv) to establish links with other associations and unions which share the same views;

(v) to have all sectors, roles & genres come together under one roof representing the Malta Entertainment and Arts Industry and to have one common voice through this association:

(vi) to run different programs, impact assessments on industry and other studies & incentives through the help of funding, whether this is national funding or EU funding, to conduct all other necessary activities in the attainment and pursuit of the MEIA’s purposes.

MEIA Executive committee is made up of 7 members elected through the general meeting on the 20th of July.

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Howard Keith Debono
President
Toni Attard
Vice-President
Jeanine Rizzo
General Secretary
Olwyn Jo
Assistant General Secretary
Pawlu Borg Bonaci
Treasurer
Mark Grech
Public Media Relations
Philippa Naudi
Activities & Events Co-Ordinator

MEIA Advisory committee is made up of 5 members elected through the general meeting on the 20th of July.

THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Thesera Lungaro Mifsud
Dance
Edward Mercieca
Theatre
Daniel Cauchi
Music
Adrian J. Mizzi
Fashion
Abigail Mallia
Film
Kate De Cesare
Entertainment Venues
Lorainne Aquilina
Arts Education
Ian Psaila
Tech, Suppliers, S.PR.
Sarah Young
Events
Maria Galea
Visual Arts

The advisory member’s role is non-executive with the intention of sharing specific struggles, concerns and to advise the Executive Committee. A sub-committee for each respective sector will further assist the advisory elected member to have a wider reach within the industry. The President of the Executive committee will oversee all the sub-committees. The Executive Committee reserve the right to change or add more advisory members to represent other industry sectors if the need arises.

The approved stature both in English and Maltese version can be viewed below :-

STATUTE IN ENGLISH STATUTE IN MALTESE CONTACT US