AMA:  Arts Management Associates


Celebrating its 17th season as a full-service booking agency, AMA’s mission is to provide exemplary service to both our presenting clients as well as to the diverse roster of talent that we represent. We highly value these relationships and strive to operate with integrity, superior communication and meticulous attention to detail. Eric and Joy were married in February of 2012, have relocated to Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico effective July 2015 and between them, have 5 children (mostly grown), 4 dogs, a bird and beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean in their backyard!

Eric Amada,


Originally hailing from Philadelphia, Eric was raised in a family of professional classical musicians.  Prior to founding AMA in 2003, Eric was a VP/Artist Representative at Columbia Artists Management (CAMI) between 1988-2002.  With over 30 years of industry experience, and over 5000 contracts authored at an estimated value in excess of $100,000,000, Eric still looks forward to coming to work every day! Even though Eric now works for CAMI Music, he is still involved in AMA's producing projects.



 Joy Amada  Vice President

Joy Amada

Vice President

Joy originally and proudly hails from North Carolina and comes to AMA with an extensive background in the world of theatre having worked as a Box Office Manager, Marketing Director and Presenter over the span of 13 years. Joy is happily on board as both partner and Vice President of Operations here at Arts Management Associates and takes care of all the marketing, contracts administration and accounting. Since Eric's recent employment with CAMI Music,  Joy now has the additional responsibilities of booking and producing for AMA.