Washington Area Music Association

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The Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) is a regional music industry not-for-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. WAMA's activity centers around highlighting the area's cultural contribution by assisting regional musicians with becoming recognized on a national scale.

The organization offers its members a variety of professional development services, including seminars, directories for networking, assistance with obtaining barcodes for recordings, and the production of live music events. WAMA also organizes the Washington Area Music Awards (Wammies) (a regional music award), and releases and promotes compilation recordings that feature songs from different member artists.