Calendar: May 18, 2017

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines


Now Open

CIMA Road Gold Certification: Applications now open. This program acknowledges the dedication and drive of Canada's touring artists and bands. It is awarded to those artists who have sold at least 25,000 tickets during their Canadian tour(s) over the course of any 12-month period




Deadline for call to applications to join CIMA's Business & Showcase Mission to Reeperbahn 2017, 20-23 Sept. Hamburg, Germany




Application Deadline for 2017 YYC Music Awards, 24 Sept. Calgary, AB




Deadline for submissions to perform at Indie Week Canada, 7- 12 Nov. Toronto, ON



Grants and Funding Deadlines



FACTOR Juried Sound Recording & Artist Development (previously Demo)




BC Music Fund Live Music




MuchFACT Video and Digital Tools Grants.




Music BC Travel Grants.




MuchFACT Video and Digital Tools Grants




SOCAN Foundation Popular Music Grants




SOCAN Foundation Concert Music Grants




Canada Council Circulation and Touring




FACTOR Juried Sound Recording & Artist Development (previously Demo)




MuchFACT Video and Digital Tools Grants



Other Conferences and Business Opportunities


11 - 28 May 2017

SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival. Celebrating the best in Acappella Music from around the world. Toronto, ON



18 - 20 May 2017

The Great Escape, Brighton/London, UK



5 - 9 June 2017

A2IM Indie Week 2017. Showcase and B2B opportunities New York CITY, NY



6 - 9 June 2017

MIDEM, the International B2B Music Market Cannes, France



16 - 25 June 2017

North By Northeast (NXNE) Toronto, ON



7 - 10 Sep 2017

PotashCorp Country Music Week 2017, Saskatoon, SK



12 - 17 Sep 2017

Americana Fest, Nashville, TN



13 - 17 Sept 2017

The 15th Annual BreakOut West (BOW) music conference, festival and awards Edmonton, AB



13 - 17 Sept 2017

POP Montréal 2017, Montréal, PQ



20 - 23 Sept 2017

Reeperbahn 2017, Hamburg, Germany



18 - 21 October 2017

Halifax Pop Explosion 2017, Halifax, NS



23 - 29 October 2017

Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM). CIMA will participate with a Canadian Showcase and Business Mission. Application details tba. Tokyo, Japan.



25 - 29 October 2017

WOMEX, Katowice, Poland



7 - 12 November 2017

Indie Week Canada. Live showcases, industry judging, demo listening sessions, mentorships, sponsored stages and more. Toronto, ON



18-19 Nov 2017

Canadian Folk Music Awards, Ottawa, ON



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