CIMA @ BOW 2018

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October 10, 2018
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2018, breakout west, CIMA

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) are pleased to be sponsoring two panels and a one-on-one sessions at Breakout West this year in Kelowna, British Columbia. 

Panel 1

Name: Einreise nach Deutschland (Entering Germany) Sponsored by CIMA 

When: Thursday, October 11 12:45 pm-1:45 pm 

Where: Kootenay Conference Room - Delta Hotel

About: Did you know the German market still buys CDs? German industry pros will share key information like this to prepare artists for touring and building success in Germany.

Sage McBride, Shred Kelly (Canada)

Jörg Tresp, DevilDuck Records (Germany)

Kai Lehmann, Cabin Artists (Germany)

Sönke Strauch, Listen Collective (Germany)

Rachael Patterson, K7! (Germany)

Danny Simons, Grand Hotel van Cleef (Germany)

Panel 2: 

Name: inn í Skandinavíu: International Market: Breaking Scandinavia Sponsored by CIMA

When: Saturday, October 132:45 pm-3:45 pm  

Where: Skaha Conference Room - Delta Hotel

About: The Scandinavian Market is a massive 25 million person adventure of epic proportions. These top industry from Scandinavia will share the key factors of the market and how to break in.


Danny Keir, Sound Diplomacy (UK)

Birgitte Mandelid, Øyafestivalen (Norway)

Simon Purshouse, Sentric (UK)

Sofie Ringstad, Disko Arts Festival (Norway)

Michael Blair, The Node (Sweden)


One-on-one Meetings - October 12, 2018 Sponsored by CIMA

When: Friday, October 12, 2:45 pm-4:45 pm

Where:  MT. Boucherie Conference Room - Delta Hotel

About: Your opportunity to meet face to face with key industry leaders attending BreakOut West this year. This meeting series proves to be one of the most popular parts of BreakOut West and does tend to fill up in advance of the event. So we encourage you to check it out now.  NOTE: You must be a registered delegate to access the sign up for one-on-one meetings. If you have not yet registered click below to complete your registration. For full instruction on signing up for One-on-One Mentor Meetings. 


Andy Jones, FOCUS Wales (UK)

Lauren Down, The Line of Best Fit/End of the Road Festival (UK)

Lisa Schwartz, Philadelphia Folk Festival (US)

Tara MacDonald, East Coast Music Association (Canada)

Heather Gibson, NAC (Canada)

Henca Maduro, New Skool Rules (Netherlands)

Jen Fox, NXNE (Canada)

Clémence Godard, Bird on the Wire 

Brad Raffenaud, Atomic Music Group (US)

Yusuf Muhammad, A3C Festival (Canada)

Jay Devonish, eOne (Canada)

Charlie Wall-Andrews, SOCAN Foundation (Canada)

Geoff Goddard, Frontside Group / Strange Loop Promo (Canada)

Matt Olah, Calgary Folk Music Festival (Canada)

Ron Irving, Songwriters Association of Canada (Canada)

Abbie McCarthy, BBC Music Introducing (UK)

Julie and Paul Fowler, ArtsWells Festival (Canada)

Christopher Henderson, Deep Productions/ (US)

Jacob Webb, KEXP 90.3 FM (US)

Birgitte Mandelid, Øyafestivalen (Norway)

Julien Desaulniers, Festival du Voyageur (Canada)

Aaron Schubert, Paquin Artists Agency (Canada)

Adam Lewis, Planetary Group (US)

Juliette Carter, Constant Artists Management (US)

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