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    General Information

    • Membership Affairs
      • Admission Criteria
        Writer Member (including composers and authors)
        A holder of Hong Kong Identity Card (HKID);
        Original composer and/or lyricist; and
        Meeting one of the following two conditions within the last two years:
        (i) At least ONE original created work having been commercially released e.g. CD/DVD released and could be bought locally in Hong Kong; or
        (ii) THREE counts of original created work having been publicly performed, broadcast or made available at CASH *recognized venues irrespective of the number of works involved.
        *Applicants are suggested to contact Membership Department to enquire whether the venues of public performances are valid for application.
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        Publisher Member

        A publishing company/organisation registered in Hong Kong with music publishing as its main objective; and has copyright ownership or publishing right of at least FIVE original published works written by local writers (e.g. CASH members) commercially released in Hong Kong within the last two years.

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        Successor Member

        According to the Hong Kong Copyright Ordinance, copyright lasts for a period of 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which the author passes away. Therefore, heir of a deceased CASH writer member is eligible to apply for successor membership. Applicants are required to submit the Probate/Letter of Administration issued by the Hong Kong High Court upon application.

      • Costs

        No subscription or annual fee is required.

      • Member Figures

        As of last Council Meeting dated 25 July 2017, CASH members consist of:

        Member Type No.
        Writer 3,715
        Publisher 287
        Successor 51
        Total 4,053
      • Full & Associate Member

        Member will normally be admitted as an Associate Member upon joining. Once he/she earns royalties, he/she will become a Full Member per that calendar year.

        An Associate Member shall have the same rights and privileges as a Full Member but shall not be entitled to vote at any General Meeting, and to nominate or being nominated in the election of Directors.

      • Reciprocal Representation Agreement

        CASH has signed reciprocal representation agreements with over 80 similar Societies throughout the world with the objective to protect the rights of composers and authors in each other's territories.

    • Member Benefits
      • Membership Card

        CASH collaborates with different parties, striving to bring members special offers all year round.

        Special Offers
      • Online Works Registration/ Catalogue Listing

        Members can simply register and check their works registered at DIVA Online.

      • CASHFLOW Magazine & Members' Events
        CASHFLOW is a not for sale magazine published by CASH; every CASH members will receive it by post/email. Members will keep abreast of what's happening at CASH.
        CASH organises fun-filled activities for Members throughout the years, e.g. CASH Music Gig, Song Writers QUEST, workshop, seminars, community services, etc.
        Photo Albums
      • Annual General Meeting & Dinner

        All CASH members are invited to join this not to be missed annual big event!

    • Members Enquiries

      For enquiries, please contact Membership Department at:

      Tel: (852) 2846-3202
      Fax: (852) 2846-3261
      Email: membership@cash.org.hk



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