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Canadian Music Week 2017

where: Toronto, Ontario
when: April 18-22, 2017

What to expect

This year, Canada Music Week (CMW) will be held from April 18-22, 2017. The 2017 ‘Spotlight on France’ and the ‘Focus on Italy’ mark the first-ever official missions from France and Italy to CMW.


CIMA members – don’t miss your chance to participate in the annual International Marketplace at CMW. This is a great opportunity to meet with the international music community in a central location at CMW.


The International Marketplace provides a number of services as well as physical space where international delegates to CMW can hold meetings and network with their global contacts and peers.

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