CIMA at World Music Expo 2014 (WOMEX)

CIMA At World Music Expo 2014 (WOMEX)

October 22-26, 2014 – Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA), the Canada Council for the Arts, Folquébec and the International Exchange for the Performing Arts (CINARS) are proud to announce their partnership arrangement to represent Canada at the 20th edition of the World Music Expo 2014 (WOMEX). The expanded Canada-Québec booth will host a strong cross-section of Canadian buyers and sellers (including some of Canada’s top festivals, record labels, managers, promoters and artists from the world music arena).

Canada-Quebec booth delegates at WOMEX will enjoy access to discounted registration rates, reception desk services, dedicated meeting space and display space for promotional materials.

CIMA will provide its members and the industry with the opportunity to participate in a VIP Festival Mixer to meet festival directors from Canada and Europe on Saturday, October 25, 2014. CIMA will also host a dedicated Matchmaking session (details to follow.)

CIMA registrations must be pre-registered directly with WOMEX in order to take advantage of this initiative. 

The Canada Council will host a reception on Thursday, October 23 and Folquébec will host a reception on Friday, October 25, 2014 at the Canada-Quebec booth. CIMA registrants are welcome to attend.

CIMA registrants attending WOMEX with the Canada-Québec booth must be pre-registered directly with WOMEX in order to take advantage of this initiative. When you register for WOMEX 2014 through the Canada-Québec booth, special reduced rates apply:

  • Until August 29, 2014: € 245 Guide Rate (regular price: € 305)
  • Until September 26, 2014: € 270 Late Rate (regular price: € 335)
  • After October 10, 2014: € 295 Sprint/Walk-Up Rate (regular price: € 365).

The fee to register for the CIMA-organized B2B activities (VIP Festival Mixer and Matchmaking session) is CAD $200 for CIMA members and CAD $300 for non-CIMA members (in addition to your WOMEX registration).

Contact Kathy Hahn,, to register with CIMA and to receive your special discount code for your WOMEX registration.

We encourage you to register before Friday to save € 65 (CAD $95). Register online directly with WOMEX at

For more information, please contact Kathy Hahn, Tradeshow Coordinator for CIMA at or Shain Shapiro, CIMA European representative at