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Music Cities Summit 2018

For Immediate Release: April 4, 2018 · Please add to your listings/announcements
The 36th Annual
Canadian Music Week presents
Music Cities Summit
Canadian Music Week’s 4-day Music Summit, jointly presented by San Rafael ’71 and Amsterdam Brewing, will close with the Music Cities Summit on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre.
City planners and music industry leaders will take part in the Music Cities Summit international creative-economy conference “The Mastering Of A Music City.Speakers from municipal governments and music industries from around the world will include: Elizabeth Cawein, Founder of Music Export Memphis; Josh Colle, Toronto City Councillor; Chief Howard Miller, President New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Council; and Kate Becker, Director of the Office of Film and Music, City of Seattle.
The Mastering Of A Music City” – a joint event by Music CanadaThe Music Policy Forum,IFPI and Canadian Music Week – will explore the relationship between creative city planning and the role of music in an urban setting with sessions including: New Orleans: A Case StudyEmerging Music Cities; and Music Officers Meet Their Match.
The Music Cities Summit schedule can be found here: Check back for more confirmed speakers in the coming weeks!
Canadian Music Week’s 4-day Music Summit will include celebrity interviews, panels and workshops May 9 -12, 2018. Music Summit highlights include: renowned lawyer Lorraine D’Alessio speaking about how to use a digital platform to launch a music career in the United States; a keynote by Laura Pearce, Head of Consumer Marketing at Twitter Canada; and an international spotlight on Mexico and the United States.
Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a seven-day period from May 7 – 13, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, and in more than 50 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe.
Music Summit – May 9 – 12 –
Music Cities Summit – Saturday, May 12 –
All Canadian Music Week Conferences take place at the
Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen Street West in Toronto
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