Manitoba Music's Professional Development Program is the only dedicated training opportunity that focuses specifically on skills development for established and emerging music industry professionals and artistic entrepreneurs.
Manitoba Music teams up with music industry experts to provide informative professional development seminars for the music industry. The Music Works series is a leading source of information and training for musicians and music industry in Manitoba. In addition, Manitoba Music maintains a Music Industry Resource Centre and offers members career consultations.
The 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 Market Development Program includes pan-industry promotion and targeted market development support through trade missions, industry showcases, marketing events, online marketing, and public events.
See the Music Industry Development page for more information.
The Market Access Program supports Manitoba artists and music industry professionals in attending and enhancing their presence at professionally organized music industry conferences and showcases, in significantly enhancing their access to new markets, and in developing new business relationships through purposely organized showcases.
See the Market Access Program page for more information, deadlines, and application forms.
The Aboriginal Music Program (AMP) helps Aboriginal people develop their understanding of the music industry along their ability to succeed in it. The program is a first for Canada’s music industry and has been in existence since April 1, 2004.
The goals of the program are to:
Visit aboriginalmusic.ca for more information.