Berlin is recognised as a music metropolis in the center of Europe, which fuels the existence of its creative music scene, jazz and electronic festivals, renowned music colleges and conservatories, as well as internationally acclaimed events such as the Echo Awards and Popkomm. With three opera houses and numerous orchestras, Berlin is equally equipped to offer classical music to the highest standard. This unique musical landscape is both vibrant and diverse. With Berlin's music industry containing over 1500 businesses, it achieves a yearly profit/revenue of over €1 billion.
The city is dotted with hotspots for creativity, which come to life through the formation of company upstarts, artist collaborations and creative services. A mixture of classical and popular music stemming from small companies, major firms as well as cultural services, whether newcomers or established institutions, create exciting new impulses every day.