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CIMA ’ s Inaugural Make It Music Summit Announces Date Change The dates have changed for CIMA ’ s inaugural Make It Music Summit . The three-day future thinking event will now take place in Toronto from April 25-27 , 2023 .
Intimate and interactive , Make It Music 2023 is all about unique knowledge exchange opportunities designed to drive future thinking for music companies . And of course , there ’ ll be good food , great music and an awesome celebration at the end !
For more information visit : cimamusic . ca /.
MusicNL Announces New Music Friday MusicNL will now post its members ’ new releases each Friday on social media . Member are asked to submit their music by Wednesday of each week to be featured in New Music Friday . Artists must provide :
• Artist Name
• Title of Song / Album / EP
• Photo of artist OR album artwork
• Link to music or location on where to purchase
• short ( 100 -250 words ) about the release
• Release Date
For more information , go to musicnl . ca .
2023 ECMA Music & Industry Conference Returns The 2023 Conference “ Connect . Mentor . Inspire .” is the premiere destination for all Atlantic Canadian artists and industry professionals . It is a place for artists and members to connect with international guest delegates and educators , offer mentorship and be mentored by peers and industry experts , and ultimately elevate their careers .
In 2023 , the conference will shine a spotlight on success stories from Atlantic Canadian musicians , songwriters and industry leaders . We will continue to offer mentorship and business development opportunities across all genres and roles including topics such as sync licensing , publishing , songwriting , and touring . Mentorship programs for managers , breakout artists , emerging and established artists as well as industry professionals across a variety of roles and genres will continue to be a foundational element . Networking and business development is another key pillar of the program and as such artists and industry will continue to be able to connect and do business .
The popular ECMA ‘ Music in Motion ’ Film , Television and Digital Media Program will shine a spotlight on the fifth edition of the ‘ SYNC Summit ’ offering an array of high level interactive sessions to engage with high-quality film and television music supervisors , publishers , and digital content and branding strategists to offer new career development opportunities for our members . A series of engaging Francophone conference sessions and activities will spotlight our Acadian members .
The theme of the 2023 Music & Industry Conference is “ Connect . Mentor . Inspire .”
Connect : This year welcomes back our Connect with the Experts program in an exciting new format . Meet with industry associations , funders , presenters and other experts in the members ’ lounge on Friday and Saturday to make new connections and expand your network .
Mentor : This year the Black Artist Mentorship Program is being led by Katrina Lopes . Artists selected to participate in this program will benefit from professional coaching and mentorship to help elevate their ECMA experience . Music Managers Forum Canada will back on board to present our Music Managers Mentorship Program , to expand the networks and professional development opportunities for our East Coast managers .
Inspire : This year celebrates the successes across the industry through inspiring panels that offer both reflection on past success and expanding the mind into new ways of how we do things like touring , audio recording and connecting with audiences . The keynote address this year will feature a conversation with Neon Dreams diving into how they have evolved , what has propelled them forward and how they continue to expand audiences across the globe .
Lots of sessions are yet to be announced , but the first few sessions are up and available for registration :
The Music Managers Mentorship , a matchmaking mentorship and networking opportunity is aimed at assisting emerging artist representatives and managers in gaining valuable information , skills , expertise and resources from experienced artist managers .
The Music Supervision Crash Course , which will take participants through the basics of music supervision and bring you into the minds of a Music Supervisor .
The 21st edition of the ECMA Export Buyers Program will proudly welcome a diverse network of over 100 music industry delegates from the United States , Canada , Australia and Europe including booking agents , talent buyers , festivals , event and venue programmers , promoters , presenters , music supervisors , sync agents , digital experts and media from the music industry around the world .
The 2023 ECMA Music & Industry Conference takes place from May 3-7 , 2023 , in Halifax , NS .
For more information and to stay up to date on the 2023 Music & Industry Conference , go to https :// www . ecma . com / ecma-2023 / 2023-ecma-industry-conference /.