The 18th edition of Indie Week Canada is switching gears by offering a 5-day online conference, taking place from Tues Nov 10 to Sat Nov 14. This year has brought many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in response, what would normally be an in person event taking place across multiple venues in Toronto, will now be online. This will allow for more international attendees and connections than ever before.
“Indie Week Canada is committed to using this online platform to be a leader moving forward in a positive direction. Connecting artists, industry and fans from around the world is more important now than ever before as the music industry adapts and evolves. Now is the time to log on, connect, and move forward together.” Darryl Hurs (Indie Week founder)
Indie Week Canada will focus on creating quality connections, meaningful business and extensive networking opportunities in order to provide music industry representatives and artists with the tools and professional development they need to enhance their careers. By taking advantage of the online space provided by Indie Week, attendees will be able to directly connect with delegates and other industry professionals through various tools, events, and sessions. Partners and delegates will have the opportunity to directly contact artists and other industry representatives to facilitate their own private 1-on-1 meetings.
In addition to this, Indie Week Canada recognizes a need for improvement in diversity, inclusion, mental health and reconciliation within the music industry, and will strive to provide content in line with these topics.
Every Tuesday leading up to the conference, Indie Week will be hosting a free weekly online series called Indie Weekly, focusing on current issues in the music industry. For more information visit: http://www.indieweek.com.
Indie Week Canada would like to acknowledge that the festival which normally takes place in Toronto, is the traditional territory of the Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Métis, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
Indie Week Canada online tickets and registration will be announced soon!
log on + connect + move forward