About Us

musicexportcanada.com is the online music export office of the Canadian independent music industry.

Its purpose is twofold:

1. To support Canadian artists, labels and managers in the exploration and development of international markets around the world, and

2. To inform the international music industry about the rich and diverse Canadian music scene.


Acknowledgements and Credits

Music Export Canada Advisory Council

ADISQ (Québec) Association québécoise de l’industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la video.

Alberta Music Alberta Music is here to build, connect and inspire a dynamic Alberta music industry.

CAAMA – Canadian Music Week Now in its 34th year, Canadian Music Week is a multi-themed festival, industry conference, awards show, tradeshow and International marketplace.

CAPACOA The Canadian Arts Presenting Association/l’Association canadienne des organismes artistiques serves the performing arts touring and presenting community.

CCMIA The Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations is a national council representing the provincial and territorial music industry associations (MIAs) in Canada.

CIMA The Canadian Independent Music Association is the not-for-profit national trade association representing the English-language, Canadian-owned sector of the music industry.

ECMA – East Coast Music Week Produced annually by the East Coast Music Association, the ECMW includes and awards gala, a music festival, an industry conference, and the International Export Buyers Program.

M for Montréal M for Montreal is much more than an annual November event – “M” is an independent organization whose mission is to help up-and-coming artists become better known locally and launch their careers outside Canada.

Manitoba Music Manitoba Music is the hub of Manitoba’s vibrant music community.

MMF Canada The Music Managers Forum Canada is the collective voice for Canadian music managers and self-managed artists.

Mundial Montréal Mundial Montréal is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and celebrating world music artists and industry from Canada.

Music BC Music BC is dedicated to developing the spirit, growth and sustainability of our music community.

Music New Brunswick Music/Musique NB elevates our music community through development, promotion and celebration.

Music Newfoundland Serving the Newfoundland & Labrador music industry.

Music Nova Scotia Music Nova Scotia is the voice of the music industry of Nova Scotia.

Music NWT Promoting the continued growth of the music industry in the Northwest Territories to its fullest potential.

MusicOntario The voice of Ontario’s emerging companies and artist entrepreneurs.

Music PEI Music PEI – A voice for island music.

Music Yukon Helping our artists achieve their artistic, career and business goals.

SaskMusic SaskMusic envisions a music industry that is healthy, progressive, and diverse.

SOCAN The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada represents the Canadian performing rights of Canadian and international music creators and publishers.

WCMA – BreakOut West The Western Canadian Music Alliance was created by the MIAs of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon Territory – to promote and celebrate western Canadian music.

Observer Organizations

FACTOR – The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings
Government of Canada, Canadian Heritage
Music and Film in Motion