JUNOs Host City Music Exchange: Mississauga

Thu 7th February 2019
Mississauga, ON
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2019, JUNO Awards, London Music Office, Mississauga, MusicOntario


Presented by the JUNOs, City of London & MusicOntario

February 7, 2019 – Mississauga, ON

MusicOntario is excited to partner with the 2019 JUNO Host Committee, London Music Office and Ontario Creates on the Host City Music Exchange in the lead up to the 2019 JUNO Awards in March! 

The Host City Music Exchange will travel to Mississauga (February 7th), Kitchener (February 21st) and Windsor (February 28th). Each stop will include discussions on the JUNOs and secondary markets, a school assembly promoting music education, industry panels, and then a free concert featuring London artists alongside local musicians. Featured artists include Averages , Lost in Japan , Julia Haggarty , Casper Marcus , Daytrip and Charlie Weber and the Glorious Failures. This all will culminate with a showcase in London during JUNO Week.

MusicOntario is pleased to present two industry panels during each event:

Panel 1: Meet Your Allies in Ontario’s Music Industry

This panel will connect attendees with music industry associations so that local artists and entrepreneurs know each of their functions, how to reach out to them, and what kinds of resources they can leverage from each.


  • MusicOntario (TBC) – Moderator
  • Jeff Hayward - Project Coordinator, FACTOR
  • Melissa Cameron-Passley - A&R Representative, SOCAN
  • Julia Train (MROC) – Senior Manager Communications & Outreach, MROC
  • Liana White - Executive Director, Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) 

Panel 2: Building Your Team & Understanding the Biz

A strategic dive into the various cogs in the industry wheel, how they work together, and how emerging artists and entrepreneurs can build lasting professional relationships.


  • Cory Crossman (City of London) – Moderator
  • Mikaila Simmons (instinct entertainment) – Music Supervisor
  • Rebecca Windjack – Day to Day Manager, The Sheepdogs
  • Tao-Ming Lau (Blue Crane Agency) - Agent
  • Nathan Quinn (Entertainment One) – A&R / Project Manager


Keep an eye out for more details coming soon! 

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