Legal residence: Belgium
Address: Rue d'Arlon 75-77 1040 Bruxelles
SABAM is the Belgian Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers. We collect, distribute and manage (in the broadest sense of the word) all copyrights in Belgium and all other countries where reciprocal agreements have been negotiated (with our sister associations, i.e. other collection societies).
The collective rights organisation SABAM is a cooperative company with limited liability under Belgian law (CVBA/SCRL). Under no circumstance is it a ministry or a semi-public undertaking.
SABAM documents the works of its authors, allowing it to collect and distribute the royalties each time a work from its repertoire is performed or displayed in public. You have to be a member to declare a work: