Where Music, Tech + Biz Converge

FESTIVAL: JUNE 2nd – 8th, 2024

CONFERENCE: JUNE 3rd – 5th, 2024

All Conference sessions will be hosted at the same location this year: The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto


Now in its 42nd year, the Canadian Music Week Conference is still the premier annual music business and networking event in Canada and coming back live in-person! We promise to deliver a world class experience in the Heart of Toronto once again.

This year we’re featuring a 3-day music summit covering all sectors of the industry. We’re excited to provide a platform for domestic and international delegates to exchange ideas, explore trends & make meetings connections. Explore the links provided below for an amazing array of live streaming sessions from industry pro’s about breakthroughs and insights into global challenges facing an ever-changing music landscape from last years online festival and summit..


Presented by RBC Emerging Artists Project | Virtual Voices Archives


by Karen Bliss | Making Noise Archives

Making Noise with Anne McKinnon

Founded by transplanted Canadians Anne McKinnon and Roman Rappak, gaming platform Ristband offers a new revenue stream option for the music industry, in addition to simply being a cool way for artists to engage with fans by performing virtual concerts and offering digital assets, such as art, merch and unreleased tracks.

Making Noise with Alex Heiche

If you search Sound Royalties, it pops up with this tagline: Don’t Sell Your Music Royalties & Copyrights. That goes a long way — in a short way — to explain what the Florida-based finance firm, founded in 2014, offers artists, songwriters, producers and other music creatives. If you earn more than $5000 (USD) a year from music royalties, Sound Royalties offers advances of $3000 to more than $10 million.

Making Noise with Dan Kanter

“My job is all about them, not about me,” says Toronto’s Dan Kanter, the 42-year-old musical director, who got his major break with Justin Bieber, with whom he worked for eight years. You might have seen him accompanying the pop singer on guitar with his shoulder-length hair, trademark hat and big smile. He went on be hired as musical director for such talent as Alessia Cara, Shawn Mendes, Ariana Grande and Julia Michaels.

Making Noise with FKB

Edmonton’s pop band FKB was declared the 2023 Jim Beam National Talent Search winner during Canadian Music Week in Toronto, the bourbon brand has long been trying to help young talent get from A to B with regional competitions across the country and exposure to industry professionals and new audiences.

Making Noise with Keziah Myers

Co-founded by Vivian Barclay, managing director, Warner Chappell Music Canada; Craig Mannix, vice-president, Black music, Universal Music Canada; and Miro Oballa, partner, Taylor Oballa Murray Leyland LLP, Advance is helmed by executive director Keziah Myers, who oversees the implementation of its education and networking programs, ongoing advocacy, as well as the online resources and job board. The three founders sit on the board.

Making Noise with John Sicard

Montreal’s John Sicard once wished he had pursed a music career, but instead the Bachelor of Computer Science graduate joined a rising IT company in 1988 called Fastman Inc. in Ottawa, remaining there for five years before starting as a software engineer with Enterprise Planning Systems,

Making Noise with Jonathan Roy

Preston Pablo has just released his new single, “Ay Ay Ay,” and was announced as one of the performers on the Juno Awards broadcast, March 13, in Edmonton, on which he will join Banx & Ranx and labelmate Rêve

Making Noise with Lawyer Dani Oliva

By Karen Bliss The press release issued by Troy Carter and Suzy Ryoo’s music and technology company was simply captioned: Venice Music Names Dani Oliva as New Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs. It’s not until the bottom “about Dani Oliva” paragraph that it...

Making Noise with Preston Pablo

Preston Pablo has just released his new single, “Ay Ay Ay,” and was announced as one of the performers on the Juno Awards broadcast, March 13, in Edmonton, on which he will join Banx & Ranx and labelmate Rêve