Time Running Out to Register for Expo-Scène 2016

Monday, April 25th, 2016

10 Expo SceneThere is only one week left to register for Expo-Scène 2016,which is returning to the Palais des congrès de Montréal from May 2-3, 2016, a month later than last year’s event.

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Educational Schedule Now LIVE for 2016 Summer NAMM

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

FloorNAMM has released the lineup of educational sessions for this year’s Summer NAMM, which will be held at the Nashville Music City Center on June 23-25 . Organizers says that with more than 50 educational sessions filled with actionable strategies to their your business, attendees will leave the show ready to make the most of the prime holiday season. Click on each track below to see the schedule of these targeted sessions happening during the show and review the show map and register for badges now.

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Special Hotel Rates Available for Expo-Scene in Montreal

Monday, March 14th, 2016

ADD4 MTLExpo-Scene organizers have arranged special hotel room rates for show attendees at three hotels close to the Palais des congrès. Expo-Scene 2016 will take place May 2nd and 3rd in Montreal.

The three participating hotels are InterContinental Montréal, Holiday Inn Montreal Centre-ville/Downtown, and Hôtel le Dauphin Montréal Centre-Ville / Palais des Congrès. All three are near the show.

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CBCMusic.ca Searchlight Contest Back & Bigger for 2016

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
2015 Searchlight winners Orange O’Clock

2015 Searchlight winners Orange O’Clock

CBCMusic.ca’s annual Searchlight contest is back, and this year it’s even bigger. Musicians of all types – including solo artists, duos, and groups from all genres – are encouraged to enter via www.cbcmusic.ca/searchlight. All applicants must submit a video of themselves performing one original song, as well as one high-quality MP3, before Wednesday, March 23.

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Register Now for NWC’s Free ‘Be Impossible To Ignore – Self Promotion 101’ Webinar

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
Presenters Andrew King (left) & Jim Norris

Presenters Andrew King (left) & Jim Norris

Jim Norris, who has over four decades’ experience in the music, entertainment, and marketing industries, will be offering a free ‘Be Impossible To Ignore – Self Promotion 101’ webinar on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. To register, just go to www.nwcwebinars.com/promo.

This free webinar will show you how to promote your band, your business, or your career. Learn insider, no B.S. tips that you can put into practice right away.

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RPMDA Accepting Dorothy Award Nominations

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
Bob Kohl & Christie Smith

Long & McQuade’s Bob Kohl & Alfred’s Christie Smith

The Retail Print Music Dealers Association (RPMDA) is again accepting  nominations for the “Dorothy” Award, named for Dorothy Hutchinson, former executive secretary/treasurer and charter member of RPMDA. During her too-brief life, she epitomized the finest that the print music industry has to offer, and had in abundance the attributes that print music dealers and publishers all aspire to. Dorothy served her community and music education, she was an active participant in promoting good dealer/publisher relations, and was an ethical businessperson who generously shared information with her fellow dealers. Her example of hard work and high standards make the “Dorothy” Award RPMDA’s highest honour.

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