The ECMA is thrilled to present the 33rd celebration of the East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference and the 19th edition of the International Export Buyers Program in Sydney, Nova Scotia from May 5 - 9.

The ECMA 2021 Export Buyers Program will transition to a hybrid model to offer a physical and virtual export development program for our members. The 2021 edition will welcome a virtual and onsite delegation of more than 150 international and Canadian music industry delegates from a diverse range of musical genres and music sectors. These industry tastemakers will include talent buyers, festival and venue programmers, presenters, agents, music supervisors, sync agents, publishers, labels, and media from around the world. During the weekend, delegates will be invited to participate in the ‘Canadian Music. East Coast Style.’ Export Buyers Showcase series, engaging webinars, one-on-one meetings, networking forums and conference activities.

The ECMA Export Buyers Program is renowned as one of Canada’s premiere incoming buyers trade events and creates export business development opportunities for the Atlantic Canadian music industry.