In January 2012, Canadian delegates will gather in Cannes to do deals, network, learn and check out new talent...at the Canada Stand at MIDEM 2012 - the world's largest music industry conference and festival for the independent music sector.
A newly designed MIDEM layout places The Canada Stand at a prime location at the Palais – You will find now us at the top of the escalators on the Riviera Level.
Additional changes include:
More live performance and showcase opportunities – stay tuned for more details
A shortened, highly-concentrated four day event which now begins on Saturday, January 28 and ends on Tuesday January 31
The dissolution of MidemNet as a separate branded event. The emergence of a newly-focused MIDEM as the rallying point for the world’s music, mobile & digital business sectors to debate the future of music, including cloud music experts, major & indie label reps, venture capitalists and new tech players.
MIDEM has emerged as the single largest concentration of music business opportunities for digital companies. It is the global transaction platform for the music industry where Internet, Mobile & Tech professionals converge to showcase new solutions, source the freshest cross-platform content, share new business models and build relationships at the world’s largest gathering of music industry players.
MIDEM 2012 programming includes:
Branding your music: Connect brands & ad agencies with music
Meet the venture capitalists! Investors attracted to MIDEM
academy: Digital music education for start-ups. Get practical tips to help grow your audience, engage with fans, and monetize your music
midemlab: Presenting the hottest startups & mobile apps
midem hackday: A day-long hackathon to develop new music-based apps and present your app live
midem summits: Focus on all aspects of today’s music scene including publishing, collecting societies and legal
Sponsored sessions: Emerging tech demonstrations - Stay on the cutting edge and learn how new tools & solutions can help maximize your digital strategy and grow your business
Direct2Fan Camp: Personalized mentoring & creative learning. Engage in close, collaborative mentoring sessions with digital geniuses, branding strategists and music industry professionals
The Canada Stand at MIDEM
Access the MIDEMWorld database, pre-plan your meetings and advance your business. Participation with the Canada Stand at MIDEM is a proven gateway for Canadians to access revenue-generating opportunities from the global arena. Complimentary benefits with your registration include:
Association with the Canada brand for enhanced credibility, prestige and visibility.
Dedicated comfortable meeting space
Refreshments at your disposal so you can work without interruption
Fully-staffed Reception with multilingual trade officers so you can take advantage of lucrative walk-up business
Wireless network for internet access across the Stand
Management of all meetings in real time. Constant communication via text messaging onsite to convey meeting delays & last minute schedule changes
VIP hotel service
Pre-shipment of promotional goods
Spacious, secure storage onsite
Computers, printer and workspace
Stabilized currency rates. Avoid fluctuations. Fees are paid in Canadian dollars
Complete range of customized marketing and promotional services to promote your company brand through posters, full-colour catalogue, website, onsite video telecasts
Participate in networking receptions and events through the Canada Stand’s partners and sponsors
Confer with Canadian colleagues and compare notes for additional support
Hit the ground running. Arrive on-site ready for the show. All logistics are pre-arranged through the Canada Stand
When time is money, every minute counts. Registration with the Canada Stand optimizes your investment. Stand participants host more meetings and do a larger volume of business because meetings are scheduled back-to-back.
MIDEM is just around the corner. Check out whose attending the Canada Stand and which Canadian artists are showcasing. To keep us with our latest news on the Canada Stand and Canadian Blast showcases visit: canadianblast.com/midem2012 and follow us on twitter and facebook.
In order to take full advantage of all the benefits offered by the Canada Stand at MIDEM 2012 register now. Please click on the link below for a list of important dates, information about how to access your To-Do List and download your MIDEM 2012 production calendar.
CIMA announces the line-up for the fourth annual Canadian Blast showcase series at MIDEM
in Cannes, France. This will be the largest delegation of Canadian artists ever to perform at MIDEM. The
showcases will take place over three days at Morrisons in the heart of Cannes. The line-up features:
Alyssa Reid (Wax Records); Anna Atkinson (Aporia Records); Daniel ROA (Durand Musique Management); Eamon McGrath (White Whale); Emma-Lee(CLK Creative Works); Julie Crochetière (Indie Soul Records); Les Jupes (Head in the Sand); Justin Hines (The Orange Lounge); Kae Sun (Marshall Tully Management Group); The Provincial Archive (Bedrooms and Basements); PS I Love You (Paper Bag Records); Shaun Boothe (Northstarr Entertainment); Stone River (Gypsy Soul Records) and Terra Lightfoot (Sonic Unyon Records).