February 28

Factor – Annual Profile Review Deadline

Following the review, artist ratings and company ratings can go up or down. New ratings go into effect on April 1, 2019. Go to our website to get some tips, important notes and reminders for music companies and artists.

February 10

Canadian Music Publishers Association – Women In The Studio Program

Canadian Music Publishers Association is pleased to announce our Women in the Studio program for 2019. This year we are proud to be offering curated production-related opportunities and experiences to five producer-songwriters. The ideal candidates are: • already working producer-songwriters who identify as women • producer-songwriters do not need to be on your roster to … Continued

February 20

ShiftChange: Festival Perspectives from Atlantic Canada and Beyond

This year’s event takes place February 21-23, 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Atlantica Hotel. It is open to both members and non-members and many industry and sector organizations are invited to attend including festival and theatre presenters, venue operators, event producers and tourism and municipality operators.

February 8

Now Open: Submissions for the 2019 CCMA Songwriters’ Series

It's a longstanding event as part of Country Music Week, and one of the most beloved. It's where we hear the stories behind the songs, and get inspired by the artistry behind the craft. It's the CCMA Songwriters' Series - and you could be a part of it. 

January 20

Atlantic Presenters Association – Box Office Summit

We at APA know how important the box office is to all organizations: if you sell tickets, the box office is at your core. Join us on February 20, 8:30-5:30, at the Atlantica Hotel Halifax for this exclusive day long event that includes comprehensive pitch sessions, Q&A period and one on one business meetings.

February 1

The CCMA and SIRIUSXM announce the second annual Top of the Country Competition

This nationwide search for Canada’s next big country music star provides emerging artists with a national platform, performance opportunities at some of Canada’s biggest country music events, SOCAN songwriting camps, and valuable industry mentorship to help propel their careers to the next level – not to mention a chance to compete for one of the biggest music prizes in Canada - $25,000 cash.

February 16

APTN – Indigenous Music Industry in Canada Needs Your Input For Success

The National Indigenous Music Impact Study is looking at the strengths, challenges and opportunities in the music industry. The goal of the study is to help the industry grow. Support the future of Indigenous music in Canada by completing the survey.

October 16

MusicNL – WORKSHOP SERIES

Join us for these information packed workshops to improve your professional knowledge and skills!

January 4

Canadian Song Challenge at ECMA 2019

Music PEI and ECMA are excited to announce a new partnership between ECMA 2019 and Music PEI’s Canadian Song Conference. These two events will partner this year to present a songwriting stream during the ECMA Conference taking place in Charlottetown, PEI from May 1-5, 2019. This joint initiative will leverage the strength of the Music PEI Canadian Song … Continued

NATIONAL MUSIC CENTRE’S ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

The National Music Centre (NMC) is accepting new submissions to its Artist in Residence program at Studio Bell for 2019. Interested applicants can apply at nmc.ca/artists by Monday, November 26, 2018.

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