CIMA Announces 2019 Gala Winners & Nominees

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March 26, 2019
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CIMA Announces 2019 Gala Winners & Nominees

CIMA is proud to announce the recipients and nominees for the fifth annual CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala! This year's honourees will be recognized for their incredible contributions to independent music during the gala on June 10, 2019 in Toronto, ON (venue TBA). The event will be hosted by CBC Music radio personality, Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe.

"We are thrilled to once again celebrate those who create, support and strengthen Canadian independent music," said Stuart Johnston, President, CIMA. "We are so pleased to recognize this year's honourees for their outstanding dedication to our Canadian music industry."

2019 Award Honourees: 

  • Builder Award: Kim Cooke, Pheromone Recordings & Revolution Recording Studio - Presented by Slaight Music
  • Brian Chater Industry Award: Allison Outhit, Six Shooter Records (formerly FACTOR)
  • Entrepreneur Award: Shauna de Cartier, Six Shooter Records - Presented by Gowling WLG
  • Unsung Hero Award: Yvonne Matsell, Concert Booker & Co-Founder of NXNE 

2019 Marketing Award Nominees: Presented by Select Distribution

  • Last Gang Records for Harrison’s Apricity
  • Arts & Crafts for Dan Mangan’s More or Less
  • Endemic Marketing for Good Lovelies’ Shapeshifters

The Marketing Award winner will be announced at the 2019 CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala on June 10.

Keep an eye out for more details coming soon, including: venue, tickets, and special guest performers!

CIMA’s Celebration and Awards Gala would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors:

Ontario Creates

Award Sponsors: Gowling WLG, Select Distribution and Slaight Music

Artist Sponsors: CBC Music and SiriusXM

Patron Sponsors: CMRRA, Global Public Affairs, LyricFind, Re:Sound and SOCAN

For more information about the Gala, please contact our Program & Marketing Coordinator, Sarah Ferries.

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