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  • May 8, 2015

    INDUSTRY SUBMISSIONS

    BOOKING AGENCY

    INDUSTRY SUBMISSIONS

    BOOKING AGENCY

    BONSOUND
    I BOOK SHOWS
    INVICTUS ENTERTAINMENT
    PAQUIN ARTISTS AGENCY
    SAKAMOTO ENTERTAINMENT
    THE BILLIONS CORPORATION
    THE FELDMAN AGENCY
    UNITED TALENT AGENCY (formerly The Agency Group)

    CASINO/SPECIALTY VENUE

    CAESAR’S WINDSOR, WINDSOR
    CASINO MONTREAL, MONTREAL
    CASINO NEW BRUNSWICK, MONCTON
    CASINO NOVA SCOTIA, HALIFAX
    CASINO RAMA, ORILLIA
    CASINO REGINA, REGINA
    CLUB REGENT CASINO, WINNIPEG
    NIAGARA FALLSVIEW CASINO, NIAGARA FALLS
    RIVER CREE, EDMONTON
    RIVER ROCK CASINO, RICHMOND

    MAJOR FACILITY OVER 8000

    AIR CANADA CENTRE, TORONTO
    BELL CENTRE, MONTREAL
    BUDWEISER GARDENS, LONDON
    CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE, OTTAWA
    MTS CENTRE, WINNIPEG
    REXALL PLACE, EDMONTON
    ROGERS ARENA, VANCOUVER
    SCOTIABANK CENTRE, HALIFAX
    SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME, CALGARY
    THE MOLSON CANADIAN AMPHITHEATRE, TORONTO

    MAJOR FACILITY UNDER 8000

    BRANDT CENTRE, REGINA
    GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE, OSHAWA
    HARBOUR STATION, SAINT JOHN
    MILE ONE CENTRE, ST. JOHN’S
    MONCTON COLISEUM, MONCTON
    PROSPERA PLACE, KELOWNA
    ROGERS K-ROCK CENTRE, KINGSTON
    SAVE-ON FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE, VICTORIA
    WFCU CENTRE, WINDSOR

    MANAGEMENT COMPANY

    ARTS & CRAFTS, TORONTO
    BEDLAM MANAGEMENT, TORONTO
    BRUCE ALLEN TALENT, VANCOUVER
    CHRIS SMITH MANAGEMENT, TORONTO
    COALITION MUSIC, TORONTO
    EGGPLANT ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO
    LAST GANG MANAGEMENT, TORONTO/MONTREAL
    OVO, TORONTO
    RGK ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, TORONTO
    SONIC ENTERTAINMENT, HALIFAX
    WATCHDOG MANAGEMENT, VANCOUVER
    WATSON ENTERTAINMENT, TORONTO
    XO/SAL & CO, TORONTO

    PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE OVER 1500

    BURTON CUMMINGS THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, WINNIPEG
    CENTRE IN THE SQUARE, KITCHENER
    JACK SINGER CONCERT HALL IN ARTS COMMONS, CALGARY
    MASSEY HALL, TORONTO
    NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, OTTAWA
    ORPHEUM THEATRE, VANCOUVER
    PLACE DES ARTS, MONTREAL
    QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE, VANCOUVER
    SONY CENTRE, TORONTO

    PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE UNDER 1500

    ALGONQUIN COMMONS THEATRE, OTTAWA
    COMMUNITY AUDITORIUM, THUNDER BAY
    LIVING ARTS CENTRE, MISSISSAUGA
    PANTAGES PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, WINNIPEG
    ROYAL THEATRE, VICTORIA
    THE REBECCA COHN, HALIFAX
    VIRGIN MOBILE CORONA THEATRE, MONTREAL
    VOGUE THEATRE, VANCOUVER

    PROMOTER

    AEG LIVE
    COLLECTIVE CONCERTS
    EMBRACE
    EVENKO
    INK ENTERTAINMENT
    LIVE NATION
    MRG
    PAUL MERCS CONCERTS

    CANADIAN INDEPENDENT LABEL

    604 RECORDS, VANCOUVER
    CADENCE MUSIC
    DINE ALONE RECORDS, TORONTO
    EONE MUSIC CANADA, TORONTO
    INDICA RECORDS, MONTREAL
    LAST GANG RECORDS, TORONTO
    MDM RECORDINGS, TORONTO
    OPEN ROAD RECORDINGS, TORONTO
    SECRET CITY RECORDS, MONTREAL
    SIX SHOOTER RECORDS, TORONTO
    TRUE NORTH RECORDS, WATERDOWN
    WAX RECORDS, TORONTO

    MAJOR LABEL

    SONY
    UNIVERSAL
    WARNER

    DIGITAL MUSIC RETAIL SERVICE

    7DIGITAL
    AMAZON.CA
    ARCHAMBAULT.CA
    eMUSIC
    HMV DIGITAL
    ITUNES
    MAPLEMUSIC.COM
    ZUNIOR.COM

    DIGITAL MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE

    APPLE MUSIC
    CBC MUSIC
    GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC
    SIRIUS/XM
    SLACKER
    SOUNDCLOUD
    SPOTIFY
    STINGRAY MUSIC
    TIDAL MUSIC
    X-BOX
    YOUTUBE

    INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

    DEP DISTRIBUTION
    DISTRIBUTION SELECT
    eONE
    FONTANA NORTH
    OUTSIDE MUSIC
    SONIC UNYON DISTRIBUTION

    INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE

    CHEAP THRILLS, MONTREAL
    COMPACT MUSIC, OTTAWA
    FRED’S RECORDS, ST. JOHN’S
    FREECLOUD RECORDS, EDMONTON
    NEPTOON RECORDS, VANCOUVER
    RED CAT RECORDS, VANCOUVER
    ROTATE THIS, TORONTO
    SONIC BOOM, TORONTO
    SOUNDSCAPES, TORONTO, ON
    TAZ RECORDS, HALIFAX, NS
    ZULU RECORDS, VANCOUVER, BC

    MASS MERCHANT/RETAIL CHAIN

    CHAPTERS/INDIGO
    GROUPE ARCHAMBAULT
    HMV CANADA
    SUNRISE RECORDS
    WALMART

    MUSIC JOURNALIST/CRITIC

    ALAN CROSS, A JOURNAL OF MUSICAL THINGS
    ANDREW KING, CANADIAN MUSICIAN
    BEN RAYNER, TORONTO STAR
    DAVID FARRELL, FYI MUSIC NEWS
    JAMIESON COX, TIME/PITCHFORK/THE VERGE
    JANE STEVENSON, TORONTO SUN
    JONATHAN DEKEL, NATIONAL POST ONLINE/CBC
    KAREN BLISS, BILLBOARD
    KEITH SHARP, MUSIC EXPRESS
    MIKE USINGER GEORGIA STRAIGHT
    RICHARD TRAPUNSKI, CHARTATTACK
    STEPHEN COOKE CHRONICLE HERALD

    MUSIC PUBLISHER

    CASABLANCA MEDIA PUBLISHING
    HYVETOWN PUBLISHING
    CADENCE SONGS
    NETTWERK MUSIC GROUP
    Ole
    PEER MUSIC
    ROOTS 3 MUSIC INC.
    SONY ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING CANADA
    THIRD SIDE PUBLISHING
    UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING
    WARNER CHAPPELL PUBLISHING

    RECORDING STUDIO

    ARMOURY, VANCOUVER
    FAST FORWARD MONTREAL
    MCC STUDIOS CALGARY
    METALWORKS, MISSISSAUGA
    NIMBUS 9 VANCOUVER
    NOBLE STREET STUDIOS, TORONTO
    PHASE ONE STUDIOS, TORONTO
    REVOLUTION RECORDING, TORONTO
    SONIC TEMPLE HALIFAX

    THE ORANGE LOUNGE, TORONTO
    THE WAREHOUSE, VANCOUVER

    MUSIC PUBLICIST

    DARRYL WEEKS, STAGE FRIGHT PUBLICITY, BARRIE
    JOELLE MAY, MOD MAY PROMOTIONS, VANCOUVER
    KEN BEATTIE, KILLBEAT MUSIC, TORONTO
    MARILIS CARDINAL, CARDINAL PR, MONTREAL
    MATT CHARLTON, PIGEON ROW, HALIFAX
    MAVIS HARRIS, UNIVERSAL, TORONTO
    MELISSA BRISSON, FESTIVAL D’ETE, QUEBEC CITY

    MUSIC SCHOOLS

    HARRIS INSTITUTE, TORONTO
    METALWORKS, MISSISSAUGA
    NIMBUS. VANCOUVER
    OIART, LONDON
    TREBAS, MONTREAL/TORONTO

    BROADCAST

    MUSIC DIRECTOR MAJOR MARKET

    AMY “RACE” BALLARD – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
    BRANDY TAYLOR – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
    CHRIS LYNCH – X929 – CALGARY
    CHRISTINE FITZGERALD/MIKE RELIGA – INDIE 88.1 – TORONTO
    JASMINA KOGA – VIRGIN 94.5 – VANCOUVER
    JEREMY SLATTERY – KISS – TORONTO
    JESSICA JACKSON – THE BEAR – EDMONTON
    LISA GROSSI – CHUM FM – TORONTO
    TYLER HALL – VIRGIN 98.5 – CALGARY

    MUSIC DIRECTOR SECONDARY

    ANNA ZEE – Q104 – HALIFAX
    BRYAN CAPISTRANO – THE ZONE – VICTORIA
    GARY GRIVICH – BX93 – LONDON
    MARK CAMERON – FM96 – LONDON
    MARK MUNROE – KLITE – HAMILTON
    PAUL MORRIS – HTZ FM – ST CATHARINES
    ROB MICHAELS – THE OCEAN 98.5 – VICTORIA
    SCOTT JAMES – THE Q – VICTORIA
    TONI ROSS – FRESH FM – LONDON

    MUSIC DIRECTOR SMALL MARKET

    CHAD BENSON – 104.7 2 DAY FM – GRANDE PRAIRIE
    DANNY ISMOND – GX94/CFGW – YORKTON
    DENNIS ALLAN – 101.3 KRAZE FM – RED DEER
    JAMES CORMIER – 106.9 CAPITAL FM – MONCTON
    LEIGH ROBERT – COUNTRY 104 – WOODSTOCK/LONDON
    SCOTT MCGREGOR – 98.1 THE BRIDGE – LETHBRIDGE
    SHAWNA PRINCE – ROCK 97.7 – GRANDE PRAIRIE
    SHILO BELLIS – XL COUNTRY 96.9 – MONCTON

    ON AIR TALENT MAJOR MARKET

    GARNER ANDREWS – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
    GERRY FORBES – CJAY – CALGARY
    JONNY, HOLLY & NIRA – VIRGIN 94.5 – VANCOUVER
    MAULER, RUSH JENNI & JOSIE – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
    NAT & DREW – QM/FM – VANCOUVER
    ROZ & MOCHA – KISS 92.5 –TORONTO
    RYDER IN THE MORNING – HOT 107 – EDMONTON
    STU JEFFRIES – BOOM 97.3 – TORONTO
    WHEELER IN THE MORNING – CITI FM – WINNIPEG

    ON AIR TALENT SECONDARY MARKET

    BIGGS & BARR – HTZ FM – ST. CATHARINES
    BJ & THE Q MORNING CREW – Q104 – HALIFAX
    DAVE & RACHEL – BX93 – LONDON
    GRIFF HENDERSON & CAROLINE PARKER – 92.9 JACK FM HALIFAX
    KEVIN & CLIFF – ROCK 97.7 – GRANDE PRAIRIE
    PETER MOYA & JC DOUGLAS – C100 – HALIFAX
    PONCHO IN THE MORNING WITH CASSIE – ROCK 105.3 – MEDICINE HAT
    RICK HODGE & LORI LOVE – EZ ROCK – ST. CATHARINES
    TAZ KELLY & RAINS – FM96 – LONDON

    PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAJOR MARKET

    AL FORD – SONIC/JACK – VANCOUVER
    CHAD MARTIN – VIRGIN – CALGARY
    CURTIS STRANGE – 103.5 QM/FM-94.5 VIRGIN – VANCOUVER
    DAVID COREY – CHUM FM – TORONTO
    GAYLE ZARBATANY – KISS/JACK – CALGARY
    ROB VAVREK – 100.3 THE BEAR/TSN 1260 – EDMONTON
    SCOTT METCALFE – 680 NEWS – TORONTO
    TAYLOR JUKES – 99.9 VIRGIN – TORONTO
    WENDY DUFF – CHFI – TORONTO

    PROGRAM DIRECTOR SECONDARY MARKET

    ANDY ROSS – 96.3 CRUZ FM – SASKATOON
    BRAD GIBB – FM96/103.1 FRESH/COUNTRY 104 – LONDON
    BRAD MUIR – C100/THE BOUNCE – HALIFAX
    JEFF WINSKELL – HTZ FM – ST CATHARINES
    JOHN SHIELDS – THE ZONE – VICTORIA
    MARK ADDAMS – 100.3 THE Q – VICTORIA
    MICHAEL ALLARD – KISS – SUDBURY
    TREVOR WALLWORTH – Q104 – HALIFAX

    PROGRAM DIRECTOR SMALL MARKET

    BRIAN YOUNG – ENERGY 99.7/COUNTRY 105 – PETERBOROUGH
    DENNIS ALLEN – KRAZE – RED DEER
    JD ANDERSON – THE GOAT – LLOYDMINSTER
    KRISTIN DIEHL – JUICE 103.9 – KELOWNA
    MARK BURLEY – SUN FM – KELOWNA
    MATT CLEVELAND – 106.9 CAPITAL FM – FREDERICTON
    PAT KERR – 103.7 BOB FM – BROCKVILLE
    SCOTT SEXSMITH – KISS/COUNTRY 104.3 – SAULT STE MARIE
    TERESA LAYNES – STAR FM – CHILLIWACK

    PROMOTION

    BEATER BONANZA RV EDITION – 100.3 THE Q – VICTORIA
    CALGARY’S NEWEST MILLIONAIRE – 98.5 VIRGIN – CALGARY
    CONCERT IN A CASTLE WITH DNCE – VIRGIN 99.9 – TORONTO
    MANNERS MOVEMENT – SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
    NOISY NEIGHBOUR – INDIE 88 – TORONTO
    PEAK PRIDE WEDDING – THE PEAK – VANCOUVER
    THE NEW NORMAL – HOT 899 – OTTAWA
    TOTALLY G80S –BOOM 97.3 – TORONTO

    STATION SMALL MARKET

    106.1 THE GOAT – LLOYDMINSTER
    106.9 CAPITAL FM – FREDERICTON
    94.3 THE GOAT – PRINCE GEORGE
    99.9 SUN FM – KELOWNA
    COUNTRY 104 – WOODSTOCK
    ENERGY 99.7 – PETERBOROUGH
    JR FM – BROCKVILLE
    KRAZE 101-3 – RED DEER

    STATION COUNTRY

    BX93 – LONDON
    CISN – EDMONTON
    COUNTRY 104 –WOODSTOCK/LONDON
    COUNTRY 105 – PETERBOROUGH
    COUNTRY 105 FM – CALGARY
    JR FM – VANCOUVER
    QX104 – WINNIPEG

    STATION CHR

    104.9 VIRGIN RADIO – EDMONTON
    91.7 THE BOUNCE – EDMONTON
    94.5 VIRGIN RADIO – VANCOUVER
    98.5 VIRGIN RADIO – CALGARY
    99.9 VIRGIN RADIO – TORONTO
    HOT 107 – EDMONTON
    KISS 92.5 – TORONTO
    THE NEW HOT 899 – OTTAWA

    STATION A/C

    102.9 K-LITE – HAMILTON
    103.1 FRESH FM – LONDON
    103.5 QMFM – VANCOUVER
    98.1 CHFI – TORONTO
    C100 – HALIFAX
    CHUM FM – TORONTO
    CHYM 96.7 – KITCHENER
    Z953 – VANCOUVER

    STATION ROCK

    100.3 THE BEAR – EDMONTON
    94.9 THE ROCK – TORONTO
    CHOM FM – MONTREAL
    CITI-FM – WINNIPEG
    CJAY 92 – CALGARY
    INDIE 88.1 – TORONTO
    Q104 – HALIFAX
    SONIC 102.9 – EDMONTON
    X929 – CALGARY

    STATION CLASSIC GOLD

    92.9 JACK FM – HALIFAX
    96.9 JACK FM – VANCOUVER
    BOOM 97.3 – TORONTO
    CHEZ 106 – OTTAWA
    LG 104-3 – VANCOUVER
    Q107 – CALGARY
    Q107 – TORONTO
    ROCK 101 – VANCOUVER
    XL103 – CALGARY

    STATION MULTICULTURAL

    101.7 WORLD FM – EDMONTON
    CHIN – TORONTO (CHIN)
    CIRV FM 88.9 – TORONTO
    CMR 101.3 – TORONTO
    FM 94.7 – CALGARY
    FM 96.1 – VANCOUVER

    STATION NEWS/TALK

    680 NEWS – TORONTO
    AM 980 – LONDON
    CFAX 1070 – VICTORIA
    CJAD – MONTREAL
    CJOB – WINNIPEG
    NEWS 1130 – VANCOUVER
    NEWS 957 – HALIFAX
    NEWSTALK 1010 – TORONTO
    TSN 1260 – EDMONTON

    STATION MEDIUM MARKET

    102.3 JACK FM – LONDON
    105.7 EZ ROCK – ST. CATHARINES
    107.3 KOOL FM – VICTORIA
    92.9 JACK FM – HALIFAX
    96.3 CRUZ FM – SASKATOON
    97.5 VIRGIN – LONDON
    977 HTZ FM – ST. CATHARINES
    CHYM 96.7 – KITCHENER
    FM96 – LONDON