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ECMAs 2023

ECMAs 2023!

Keep checking this webpage for more details about ECMA travel plans!

ECMA Travel Subsidy!

Travel subsidies for members traveling to the ECMAs in Halifax will be offered through our Professional Development Funding Program. Industry professionals, nominees, and all interested members are encouraged to apply. A committee will review all applications based on content provided.

Application should include:

  • Goals
  • Itinerary
  • List of potential meetings
  • How will going to the ECMA benefit your career?

Successful applicants will receive up to 50% of PD amounts.

Successful applicants will receive 75% of funds upfront, and 25% upon submission of a final report.  

Eligible expenses include:

Travel costs to, from, and within Halifax including

  • Airfare
  • Ferry fare
  • Ground Transportation
  • Vehicle rental 
  • Mileage when using a private vehicle – rates click here
  • Accommodations 
  • Per diems – rates click here

Please keep all receipts.

Have questions about travel subsidy? Email mariana@musicnl.ca

Where to Stay?


  • Group Name: East Coast Music Association
  • Start Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
  • End Date: Monday, May 8, 2023
  • Last Day to Book: Monday, April 3, 2023

There are lots of additional great places to stay listed on the Discover Halifax website.

Getting There



Air Canada


Marine Atlantic

Check with ECMA for group rates – membership@ecma.com

Export Delegates

Meet the export buyers going to Halifax!

ECMA Export Buyers 2023

Conference Passes

Interested in learning more about the Industry? Register for the ECMA conference sessions!

Purchase Conference Passes!

Discount code for MusicNL members:


Showcase Opportunities

Interested in a performance? email membership@ecma.com


MusicNL is please to represent Newfoundland and Labrador at this year’s ECMAs. If you need help with anything while in Halifax, reach out to the MusicNL team!

Rhonda, Mariana, Sarah and Chanel are going to Halifax to support you.

Call Chanel while in Halifax: (709)754-2574 ext. 2


May 3 – 7, 2023

See Full Festival Schedule Here!

See Full Conference Schedule Here!


Email Sarah@musicnl.ca for all your trip planning needs!