Canadian Promoters Abroad: Our Live NATION Global Footprint

4:45 PM - 5:30 PM, Piers 2/3

(Moderator: Joey Scoleri) The image of the travelling Canadian used to involve a maple leaf sewn on a back-back. These days, that iconic leafy image may fly high above the concert stage, from Stockholm to Istanbul and beyond. In this session, top Canadian promoters who have created the live global tour events business talk about their starts, growth, and seismic impact on the global concert business. As the world shrinks, Canada’s impact in the area of artist-breaking gets bigger. What is it about the True North’s culture that causes it to prioritize music – especially live music – as a major export?