PASSPORT: Music Export Summit Launches Virtual Edition

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Manitoba Music, Music Nova Scotia, and Canada’s Music Incubator Launch 4th Annual International Music Export Summit

PASSPORT: Music Export Summit returns this month for a virtual edition of the music industry master classes. This professional development program offers real-world knowledge from international and domestic music industry professionals and will assist some of Canada's export-ready talent in navigating the global music industry.

With guest mentors from the UK, USA, Germany, South Korea, and Canada, PASSPORT will provide market intelligence, business skills, networking opportunities and information to develop export markets. This program is designed to help emerging Canadian artists and industry understand the challenges and opportunities of the global music landscape and meet their definition of global success.

PASSPORT will mentor artist managers, music companies, and export-ready, self-managed artists from across the country working in a variety of genres, all preparing for significant market development and export activities.

The new round of parallel sessions will take place virtually for artist managers and music companies (February 16-19) and for self-managed artists (February 23-26).

The program is funded by FACTOR with support from the Government of Canada. PASSPORT is produced by Manitoba Music, Music Nova Scotia, and Canada’s Music Incubator. See below for more information and visit for a list of participants.

Artists / Participants

Companies Summit
Donovan Johnson | 6th Floor
Erin Roblin | Victory Pool / Blue Pebble Music
Flora Garnier | Ambiances Ambigues
Lauren Hollins | Valeo Arts Management
Lina Kachani | Bonsound
Meagan Davidson | Tiny Kingdom
Natasha Mandrusiak | Natasha Mandrusiak
Peter Chapman | Fallen Tree Records
Scott Oerlemans | Macklam Feldman Management
Steve Gardiner | SGMGroupArtists
Tessy Pokuah Paquin | Agence Golden Tiger
Trevor Murphy | Acadian Embassy

Artists Summit
Arlo Maverick | Arlo Maverick
Brendan Kinley | Super Duty Tough Work
Daniel Walker | Owen Meany's Batting Stance
Densil McFarlane | The OBGMs
Ila Barker | Ila Barker
Justin Gorrie | Best Night Ever
Katlin Mathison | Okay Mann
Larissa Tandy | Larissa Tandy
Olivia Street | King of Foxes
Paris Pick | Paris Pick
Sarah Frank | The Bombadils
Skyler Cafferata | The Faps

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