The Kwa-Zulu Natal United Music Industry Association (KUMISA) is a non-profit music industry cluster that was established in 2009 to economically develop a viable music industry for the benefit of the music industry community of Kwa-Zulu Natal by providing programs and services for emerging and established music industry professionals in the eleven districts of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Funded by the KZN department of Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs.
- Promote: KUMISA believes that the services and products of the KZN music industry should be afforded more platforms to promote and showcase their work. KUMISA will adopt a multi-faceted approach to promoting the KZN music industry.
- Protect: KUMISA believes that rights of music practitioners can be best promoted through education about and promotion of best practise with regard to intellectual property law compliance and the regulation of performance platforms through an industry accreditation system of basic standards.
- Invest: KUMISA aims to prioritise workshops and seminars, encourage the development of a music precinct, music festivals and live music venues and lobby stakeholders to invest funds at the same.