CIMA Announces Participating Companies for First Ever Business Mission to San Francisco

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October 5, 2017

CIMA is excited to announce that from October 16-19, 2017 we will be bringing our first-ever business mission to San Francisco!

Ten Canadian companies will be joining us on the mission: Abbeywood Records (ON), Alma Records (ON), BreakOut West/ Western Canadian Music Alliance(MB), Cordova Bay Records (BC), Envision Management (QC), GroundSwell Music (NS), Johnson Talent Management (ON), Latent Recordings (ON), Starfish Entertainment (ON) and Tonic Records (BC). 

The mission will include 2 music industry focused B2B roundtable discussions, 4-5 on site visits to SF-based companies, networking receptions and more.

The mission will also include participation in the SF MusicTech Summit ( The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce.

CIMA gratefully acknowledges and thanks our generous sponsors and partners: Canadian Music Week (CMW), Corus Entertainment, the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR), the Government of Canada (through the Canada Music Fund), Harvard Broadcasting, Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), the Radio Starmaker Fund, The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), Musicians' Rights Organization Canada (MROC) and Stingray Music.


Sunday, October 15: 

-Arrival. Delegation meet up. 

Monday, October 16:

- Roundtable Brunch

- Field trip to Google/YouTube

- Field trip to Spotify

- SF Music Tech Summit Pre-Party

- SOCAN Dinner 

Tuesday, October 17:

- SF Music Tech Summit at Hotel Kabuki (all day)

Wednesday, October 18: 

-Roundtable Brunch 

- Field trip TBC 

- Field trip to Facebook 

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