Music Export Canada Presents: Canadian Blast at SXSW 2016
Canada House will be returning to SXSW 2016 with rocking showcases at Friends (208 E 6th Street, Austin). We'll be welcoming 24 artists to showcase from Thursday March 17th until Saturday March 19th.
Canada House is a truly collaborative effort, presented with eight showcasing partners, each of whom shares their own vision of Canadian independent music to the international community at SXSW.
The partners in Canada House are Alberta Music, Creative Saskatchewan, SaskMusic, Manitoba Music, the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), MusicOntario, Music BC and the City of Toronto.
CIMA gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our Canadian partners and sponsors: Canadian Music Week (CMW), Corus Entertainment, the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR), the Government of Canada (through MEC/Canadian Heritage), Harvard Broadcasting, Music Managers Forum Canada, Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), the Radio Starmaker Fund, Stingray Music and the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN).
The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) is the national trade association representing the English-language, Canadian-owned sector of the independent music industry. CIMA works proactively to assist the independent sector to expand business opportunities and partnerships in the international marketplace by providing strategic support for Canadian companies at trade missions, key international trade shows and conferences around the world.
About Music Export Canada & Canadian Blast
As a not-for-profit association, CIMA annually executes an industry-wide global economic development and investment strategy, wherein we facilitate targeted business and showcasing opportunities globally, under the Music Export Canada and Canadian Blast export brand.