Export Market Development

Export Market Development Program

The Export Market Development Program connects the Manitoba music industry to artists, tastemakers, decision makers, and brokers in the broader national and international music industry by raising awareness of Manitoba and the music made here and creating opportunities for Manitobans to build relationships in new markets. 

The Export Market Development Program includes general Manitoba music industry promotion and targeted market development support through trade missions, industry showcases, marketing events, online marketing, and public events.

Through the Export Market Development Program, Manitoba Music has hosted events at conferences and festivals such as South by Southwest, Reeperbahn Festival, The Great Escape, Focus Wales, AmericanaFestInternational Folk Alliance, and more.

Showcase Submissions

Artist selection for Manitoba Music showcases follows a selection process that includes a call for submissions and selection committee. See current open calls for submission in the news feed.

Export Showcase Program

The Export Showcase Program supports Manitoba artists and music industry professionals in growing their business activities in export markets through showcases at music industry conferences and showcase events.

See the Export Showcase Program page for more information, deadlines, and application forms.