Date
Fri, Jan 29, 2016
Featuring
Andrew King, Norris-Whitney (Canadian Musician Magazine)
Andy Stochansky, LA-based songwriter/producer
Angie Lamirande, POP Entertainment & Management
Brooke Morgan, Paper Bag Records
Dondrea Erauw, Instinct Entertainment
Eric Blouw, Pitblado Law, Winnipeg
Jared Falk, Killbeat Music
Jason Burns, Arts & Crafts
Jen Fritz, Fritz Media
Julia Train, MROC
Julien Desaulniers, Festival du Voyageur
Lisa Whynot, L.A.-based Entertainment Lawyer and Consultant
Michael Gorman, Pandyamonium Management
Rob Wright, The Feldman Agency
Rodney Murphy, SOCAN
Russell D. Dufault, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Stu Anderson, Mighty Cypress Talent
Tim Jones, Pipe & Hat
Tyler Tasson, ole
Rosalyn Dennett, CIMA
Melissa Kaminsky, Breakout West
Location
Manitoba Music
Address
376 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
 

 

 

Friday, January 29 | 1PM - 6PM 
Saturday, January 30 | 10AM - 6:15PM
Sunday, January 31 | 11AM - 1PM

DELEGATE BIOS AND LINKS

Music Industry Gathering – Heart of Canada – Middle of Winter

The third annual January Music Meeting 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.

This year’s sponsors include CIMA, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, Music Managers Forum Canada, SOCAN, MROC, and BreakOut West.

All 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.

Register HERE for the full $55 member weekend pass | $80 for non-member.

To register or for more information, please contact:

Roland Deschambault, Professional Development Coordinator
Manitoba Music
P: 204.975.5188
E: roland@manitobamusic.com
​www.manitobamusic.com/workshops

MusicWorks and January Music Meeting are 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.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29 
 

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 go searching for information about your band.

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

8PM | MROC NETWORKING MIXER at THE GOOD WILL
Presented by MROC, the networking mixer is an opportunity to rub elbows with the guest speakers, local mentors, and peers.

9:30PM | MANITOBA MUSIC SHOWCASE AT BIG FUN at THE GOOD WILL
Featuring performances by Colour Revolution, Ghost Twin, and Sc Mira. Another great opportunity to continue building your JMM connections.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30
 

10 – 11:25AM | MANAGERS’ HUDDLE
Presented by Music Managers Forum Canada
Creative series stimulating conversation on ideas in music management.

11:30 – 1:30PM | MENTOR MEETINGS
Exclusive one-on-one mentor sessions with some of Canada’s most experienced music industry pros. This is a unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with industry mentors, learn from their experience, and to ask specific career questions. N.B. Mentor meeting spots are limited and will fill quickly. Please email training@manitobamusic.com for details and availability.

11:30 - 1:30PM | RESOURCE CENTRE HANG
with reps from SOCAN, MROC, CIMA

1:45 – 3:15PM | TOURING DISCUSSION
Find out how to go from stringing together four shows to spending multiple weeks on the road.

1:45 – 3:15PM | INDIE LABEL DISCUSSION
Presented by Canadian Independent Music Association 
Find out how indie record labels are adapting to the industry in a variety of remarkable ways.

3:30 – 5PM | BUILDING A TEAM DISCUSSION
Increase your chances of success by assembling a strong team that’s as excited and talented as you are.

3:30 – 5PM | ENTERTAINMENT LAW DISCUSSION
Presented  by Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Protect your intellectual property. Oh, and band agreements.

5:15 – 6:15PM | BREAKOUT WEST NETWORKING MIXER at YELLOW DOG TAVERN
Presented by BreakOut West, the networking mixer is an opportunity to rub elbows with the guest speakers, local mentors, and peers.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31
 

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.

Schedule subject to change. All 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.

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