JUNE 5th-10th 2023

All Conference sessions will be hosted in a new location this year!  Join us at our new Host venue: The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto: 1 Harbour Square, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5J 1A6 Tel: +1 416-869-1600


Now in its 41st year, the Canadian Music Week Conference is still the premier annual music business and networking event in Canada and coming back in 2023 it’s in person live! 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..

Click the buttons below to access past year’s conference keynotes, festival performances, virtual voices and more.


How To Catch A Hook: Creative Decisions In The Studio

How To Catch A Hook: Creative Decisions In The Studio

Learn how producer/engineers help shape songs with artists and songwriters by making technical and creative decisions that influence the final outcome of a sound recording. Topics covered: the art of collaboration in the studio, creating a sonic palette, hooks and earworms, factoring in commercial goals and radio formats. Moderator - Hill...

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RBC® is proud to support Canadian talent through our Emerging Artists Project in partnership with Canadian Music Week’s Virtual Voices Series.

Supporting the arts is a long-standing priority of RBC®. We recognize the important role they play in building vibrant communities and strong economies. We also recognize the struggle many artists go through to gain the recognition they need to become successful in their practice. The RBC Emerging Artists Project helps artists bridge the gap from emerging to established, and supports organizations that provide the best opportunities to advance artists’ careers.

The RBC Emerging Artist Project support results-driven programming to help artists bridge the gap from emerging to established, in the early stages of their career, by providing Networking, Training & Exposure to new/diverse audiences.