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Indie Week Day 2 Schedule

Indie Week Day 2 Schedule

Indie Week got off to a great start yesterday featuring sessions hosted by the likes of The City of Toronto, CIMA, Nation x Nation, LyricFind and Global Affairs Canada! Day 2 is just about to get underway, and here is a look at todays amazing schedule! With tons of invaluable information yet to be shared this week at Indie Week, it’s still not too late to get tickets if you havent already, available at www.indieweek.com

Schedule for Wednesday, November 9

10:00 am

INTERNATIONAL MARKETFOCUS: Eastern Europe and The Balkans // presented by: NATIONxNATION

  • Darryl Hurs, Founder / Director of Market Development in Canada, Indie Week / CD Baby
  • Boyan Robert Pinter, Founder & Director, SPIKE – Bulgarian Music Showcase
  • Anca Lupes, President, ASOCIATIA ROMANIAN ARTISTS WORLDWIDE
  • Georges Perot, Founder, Athens Music Week
  • Ognen Stojanoski, PIN Conference

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Members of the music industry from Eastern Europe and the Balkan region will discuss the market and opportuniteis for import/export and collaboration.

11:00 am

INDUSTRY SPEED MEEETINGS: MEET THE BALKAN FESTIVAL and CONFERENCES // presented by: NATIONxNATION

  • Darryl Hurs, Founder / Director of Market Development in Canada, Indie Week / CD Baby
  • Boyan Robert Pinter, Founder & Director, SPIKE – Bulgarian Music Showcase
  • Anca Lupes, President, ASOCIATIA ROMANIAN ARTISTS WORLDWIDE
  • Georges Perot, Founder, Athens Music Week

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An opportunity to meet with, build business relationships, and share contacts with key music industry professionals from Eastern Europe and the Balkan region including labels, agents, managers, publishers, music supervisors, publicists, and more. Participants will get a chance to do quick “elevat…

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12:00 PM

TOUR SMART: POST-COVID EDITION with MARTIN ATKINS // presented by: Martin Atkins

  • Darryl Hurs, Founder / Director of Market Development in Canada, Indie Week / CD Baby
  • Martin Atkins, Owner, Invisible Records

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Touring has always been a difficult proposition, but it seemed like artists could decide how deep they wanted to get into the business side. now, with covid, economic uncertainty, gas prices, inflation, the cost and unpredictability of work permits and not forgetting that the world is at war – these…

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1:00 PM

Introducing SX Works Global Publisher Services // presented by: CMRRA

  • Andrea England, Associate Director, Publisher Engagement and Strategy (CMRRA) / Songwriter, CMRRA
  • Veronica Syrtash, SVP, Business Affairs & Corporate Development, CMRRA & SX Works, CMRRA
  • Darryl Hurs, Founder / Director of Market Development in Canada, Indie Week / CD Baby

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Headquartered in Toronto, CMRRA represents music publishers and self-published songwriters who are doing business in Canada, and in 2017 SX Works, a SoundExchange Company, acquired CMRRA. Join us as CMRRA presents their role in the musical landscape and find out how they can assist copyright owners,…

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2:00 PM

How to Drive Music Campaign Results with Landing Pages

  • Darryl Hurs, Founder / Director of Market Development in Canada, Indie Week / CD Baby
  • Wes Walls, Director of Marketing, Bandzoogle

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Creating optimized landing pages is a best practice for businesses running successful marketing campaigns, and musicians can easily adopt the same strategies for music promotion. In this session, join Bandzoogle’s Director of Marketing Wes Walls as we dive into what makes for a well-crafted landing …

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3:00 pm

SHOW ME THE MONEY: The Do’s & Don’ts of Applying for Artist Grants //

  • Michael Raine, Indie Week
  • Charmaine Mauricio, DMC Grants inc.
  • Michelle Holtzkener, Ontario Creates
  • Gail Phillip, FACTOR
  • Darryl Hurs, Founder / Director of Market Development in Canada, Indie Week / CD Baby

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Independent artists and companies are very fortunate to have access to a wide array of grants that support recording, touring, promotion, and more. In Canada, there are the best-known music-focused grants from FACTOR and the Canada Council for the Arts, and then are a wide swath of grants from provi…

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4:00 pm

JOIN THE MEETUPS! YOUR MUSIC IN FOREIGN MARKETS / OTHER COUNTRIES

The DAY is NOT over!

 Make sure to RSVP and join the meet ups happening at 4pm EST time, after the main sessions in the schedule are wrapped up!

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