Lack of data is a big issue for cultural sector throughout Europe.
In order to better represent its members, Live DMA decides to set up a survey working group.
Three members have are already involved in a survey process on a national level, they are working together in order to set up a methodology and tools to collect economic and social data about live music venues in Europe.
Together they built a questionnaire with 16 necessary items. This first survey will present figures for year 2011. The results are yet to be collected and will be available for the end of 2013.