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Under the federation of performing artistes, the association is meant to cater for its members, the talent represented and other stakeholders interested in the entertainment industry.
The association aims at being the professional platform of Talent managers and related services; to protect and promote the interests of the Talent managed; and generally to regulate best practices in the field of Talent Management in Uganda.
The association is said to have over 40 registered companies including 25 of the leading talent management and booking agencies in the country.
UTAMA comprises an executive committee that includes different popular artist managers like Geofrey Kayemba, manager to Chris Evans, Julie Erusa, manager to Jackie Chandiru and Nisha Bridgette also manager to Jamal.
The association is also made up of big talent management groups like Obsessions Africa, the famous Barbed Wire Thong Band and Platinum Entertainment.
The organization is guided by a 16 –page constitution and its main source of income is through membership subscriptions from members of the association, grants, donations and revenue from the association’s promotional and other activities.
The association plans to fight challenges like negative media and indiscipline from artistes that has ruined the entertainment industry’s image.
It also aims to find alternative conflict resolution within the association, increase profitability, educate managers about the need to pay tax and also work on the copyright law that’s making the entertainment industry lag behind.