JANUARY MUSIC MEETING

REGISTRATION & GENERAL INFO

 

JANUARY MUSIC MEETING
January 26 – 29, 2017
Manitoba Music, 1-376 Donald St
$55 Members, $80 Non-Members / Register online
with
Alexa Potashnik, Black Space
Andreas Rizek, SOCAN
Andrew Roach, Cadence Music
Ashley Au, Artist
Duncan McKie, FACTOR
Erin Kinghorn, eEK! Productions
Jared Falk, Killbeat Music
Jen Zoratti, Winnipeg Free Press
Jeremy Giacomin, Paquin Artist Agency
Joanne Setterington, Indoor Recess
Jodie Layne, Safer Spaces Winnipeg
Joe Clark, The Feldman Agency
Julia Train, MROC
Leonard Sumner, Artist
Lindsey Van De Keere, FACTOR
Maud Salvi, Sled Island
Stu Anderson, Mighty Cypress Talent
Teghan Beaudette, CBC Manitoba
Tyler Sneesby, The Good Will Social Club
Uzoma Chioma, QPOC
Vel Olmazic, Canada's Music Incubator
Vivian Barclay, Warner/Chappell Music

Meet the JMM Panelists

All events at Manitoba Music unless otherwises noted

SCHEDULE

Thursday, January 26

5:30PM – 7:30PM
CREATING SAFER SPACES IN THE MUSIC COMMUNITY at Fools & Horses, 379 Broadway
Join community members for a free panel discussion on the concepts behind, and importance of, safer spaces, and the challenges in creating and maintaining them, with a focus on gender, sexual orientation, and the experiences of Black people, Indigenous people of colour and the people who exist at those intersections. Get complete details at www.manitobamusic.com/workshops/display,workshop/81246/

Friday, January 27

1 – 2PM
REGISTRATION & INTRODUCTION
This key opening session will introduce the speakers and prepare you to get the most out of January Music Meeting.

2 – 4:30PM
ONLINE ASSET REVIEWS
See what the industry sees when they search online for information about your band.

4:45 – 6PM
BEST PRACTICES FOR PITCHING INDUSTRY
A summary of the best practices and common pitfalls from the online asset review.

8PM
NETWORKING MIXER at The Good Will, 625 Portage Ave
The networking mixer is a great opportunity to rub elbows with the guest speakers, local mentors, and peers.

9:30PM
MANITOBA MUSIC SHOWCASE AT BIG FUN at The Good Will, 625 Portage Ave
Featuring performances by Mulligrub, Joanne Pollock, Slow Spirit, Micah Visser, and Ponteix. Another great opportunity to continue building your JMM connections.This is a separately ticketed event. Get more details at www.manitobamusic.com/calendar/display,event/81235/

Saturday, January 28

10:00 – 11:45AM
MENTOR MEETINGS
Exclusive one-on-one mentor sessions with some of Canada’s most experienced music industry pros. These sessions are an invaluable opportunity to sit face-to-face with some of the sharpest minds in the industry. To sign up, send your meeting requests in order of preference to david@manitobamusic.com before Tuesday, January 24. One-on-ones are scheduled based on availability and we can't guarantee all requests but will accommodate as best we can.

12 – 1:30PM
RELEASE STRATEGIES | Presented by CIMA
Releasing new music is still the most exciting moment in an artist’s career. Nearly all planning and strategy revolves around this event. Join in on a conversation outlining how to properly set-up and execute the all-important album release.

1:45 – 3:15PM
ART OF THE SONG
Explore the intricacies of song development from the first hint of an idea to recording the final studio masterpiece, and everything in between.

1:45 – 3:15PM
MARKETING VS. SOCIAL MEDIA
When to tell and when to sell? Learn how social media, branding, and marketing intersect to help tell your story and sell your music.

3:30 – 5PM
ROYALTIES, COPYRIGHTS, AND PUBLISHING | Presented by MROC
Find out how to make sure you aren’t leaving money on the table. Learn about the copyrights you control, the royalties you earn, and how to collect that cash. 

3:30 – 5PM
HAVE VAN, WILL TRAVEL
Find out how to build your fan base through touring: go from stringing together a few dates to spending multiple weeks on the road.

5:30 – 6:30PM
BREAKOUT WEST NETWORKING MIXER at Forth, 171 McDermot Ave
Presented by BreakOut West, the networking mixer is an opportunity to rub elbows with guest speakers, local mentors, and peers.

Sunday, January 29

11 – 1PM
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY BREAKFAST | Presented by SOCAN
Presented by SOCAN, our panel of music heavyweights will tackle the big issues facing the industry today and then the floor is opened up to your questions and discussion. 
 

ABOUT JANUARY MUSIC MEETING

The fourth edition of JMM welcomes some of Canada’s top music industry pros in a conference format that includes group sessions, discussion groups, networking mixers, and one-on-one meetings. Reps from the label, agency, management, festival, publishing, and publicity sides of the industry will converge on Winnipeg to discuss the state of Canada’s independent music industry and provide concrete advice on how to succeed in the constantly evolving music business. January Music Meeting offers Manitoba's music community a rare opportunity to network with a cross section of tastemakers and experts from across the country while connecting with local artists and industry peers. 

The JMM weekend pass is $55 for Manitoba Music members and $80 for non-members. All January Music Meeting and MusicWorks events will take place in the Manitoba Music Industry Resource Centre, 1-376 Donald Street, unless otherwise listed. Space is limited and advance registration is strongly encouraged. 

JMM is made possible by the generous support of the Province of Manitoba through Industry Services of Manitoba Jobs and the Economy, FACTOR through the financial support of the Government of Canada and Canada's private radio broadcasters, The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, and The SOCAN Foundation.

This year’s January Music Meeting sponsors include CIMA, SOCAN, MROC, and BreakOut West.