The ECMA is thrilled to present the 35th anniversary celebration of the East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference and the 21st edition of the International Export Buyers Program in Halifax, Nova Scotia from May 3-7.

The ECMA 2023 International Export Buyers Program will welcome more than 100 talent buyers and industry tastemakers from Canada and around the world. Representing a diverse genre base of music buyers and industry experts these invited guests will include festival and venue programmers, presenters, booking agents, promoters, producers, music supervisors, sync agents, publishers, labels, and media from the United States, Europe, Australia and Canada.

Who do you want to connect with to advance your career and to develop business opportunities at ECMA 2023 in Halifax?

We are requesting your input and assistance to identify international and Canadian delegates from a diverse genre base of talent buyers for consideration to participate in the ECMA 2023 Export Buyers Program.

Please forward your recommendations of international and Canadian delegates with contact information to ECMA Export Manager Shelley Nordstrom at by Monday, October 24, 2022.

The ECMA Export Buyers Program creates and builds export business development for ECMA members by providing opportunities to engage with influential music industry delegates to initiate business discussions to further career opportunities in new markets around the globe. .

At the 2023 ECMAs, national, regional, international and local delegates will join together to participate in the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style.” Export Buyers Showcase Series (live streamed to virtual program delegates), networking forums, one-on-one meetings, multi-genre and partner showcases, and connect with our members in engaging interactive conference sessions, and program activities.

ECMA thanks you in advance, as your input is essential to help create a diverse and inclusive ECMA 2023 International Export Buyers Program and Industry Conference ‘Our Music Means Business’.

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