Breaking Down Racial Barriers: Retention & Succession (Part 1) - The Role of Education, Mentorship & Succession Planning
- Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 at 5pm
- Ebonnie [RoweShe/Her] | Executive Director, PhemPhat Entertainment Group
Randell Adjei [He/Him] | Director/Booking Agent, R.I.S.E Edutainment Inc
Jamelia Campbell [She/Her] | Publicist, Sony Music & Member of ADVANCE
Rick Kidd Beats [He/Him] | Rapper, Producer, Arts Educator | Rich Kidd Beats | The Remix Project
Alica Hall [She/Her] | Executive Director, Nia Centre for the Arts |
Stephen “Zip-Loks” Hennessy [He/Him] | Radio Show Host/DJ CKUT 90FM & Psychoeducator
Ian Andre Espinet [He/Him] | Iconic Arts & Entertainment x Black Star Graphic Design
David "Click" Cox [He/Him] | Artist Manager & Consultant - CLK Creative Works
- Advance | Canada's Black Music Business Collective
Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA)
CIMA, The Canadian Independent Music Association is facilitating a series of roundtable discussions on anti-Black racism in the Canadian music entertainment industry. The series is presented in association with supporting partner ADVANCE, Canada’s new Black Music Business Collective which is working to develop an infrastructure for the betterment, upliftment and retention of Black people in the music business. CIMA has invited peer and partner organizations from across the national industry to support the initiative.
Episode 8 - Retention & Succession (Part 1) - The Role of Education, Mentorship & Succession Planning in Creating the Next Generation of Black Music Professionals
Episode 8 will take place on Tuesday, September 22 at 6:00PM. You can register for the September 22 session by clicking here or register for all 10 sessions here.
| [She/Her] | Executive Director | PhemPhat Entertainment Group | @thehoneyjam
| [He/Him] | Director/Booking Agent | R.I.S.E Edutainment Inc | @randelladjei
[She/Her] | Publicist, Sony Music & Member of ADVANCE | @toocooltobecool
RICH KIDD BEATS
[He/Him] | Rapper, Producer, Arts Educator | Rich Kidd Beats | The Remix Project
[She/Her] | Executive Director | Nia Centre for the Arts | @al_ik_ca
STEPHEN "ZIP-LOKS" HENNESSY
[He/Him] | Radio Show Host/DJ CKUT 90FM & Psychoeducator | @ZipLoks
IAN ANDRE ESPINET
[He/Him] | Iconic Arts & Entertainment x Black Star Graphic Design | @ianandreespinet
DAVID “CLICK” COX
[He/Him] | Artist Manager & Consultant - CLK Creative Works | @davidclickcox
Music BC | Alberta Music | Manitoba Music | MusicOntario | Guild of Music Supervisors | Music PEI | Music Nova Scotia | Music Managers Forum Canada | Work in Culture
CIMA is a not-for-profit national trade association representing English-language, Canadian-owned and controlled businesses of the domestic, commercial music industry. CIMA represents a diverse membership of small businesses including: record producers, record labels, recording studios, managers, agents, licensors, music video producers and directors, creative content owners, artist-entrepreneurs and other professionals from across the sound recording industry. CIMA represents over 320 Canadian companies and professionals and 6,200 Canadian artists including: Daniel Caesar, A Tribe Called Red, Tanya Tagaq, Serena Ryder, Terra Lightfoot, Tegan and Sara, Whitehorse, The Sheepdogs and METRIC.
ADVANCE is a non-profit advocacy group launched to champion the advancement of Black professionals in the Canadian music industry. ADVANCE, Canada’s Black Music Business Collective, aims to hold the corporate, private, and government sectors accountable in order to build a more equitable Canadian music industry that grants Canada’s Black music communities a fair and valued voice. www.advancemusic.org.