Membership Benefits

Being a member of MusicOntario means you are tapped into a community of highly engaged artists and industry professionals from all areas, genres and levels of experience in Ontario. Your voice is part of the greater conversation that shapes the independent music sector in Ontario, whether through our advocacy initiatives, professional development, networking and b2b and showcasing opportunities through our market access endeavors.

Discounted Members rate to workshops

MusicOntario professional development initiatives provide ongoing and accessible industry education to the music industry in Ontario, delivered by top professionals with varying degrees of experience to deliver unique perspectives.  The series will focus on a combination of the never-changing fundamentals and the ever-changing music industry, and those who attend will have opportunities to ask questions, as well as network with today’s leading industry pros.

While all workshops are open to both members and non-members, members will receive a discount or FREE admission.

Networking Events

In order to succeed, it’s vital to build and maintain connections within your own community, as well as building bridges to others. This concept is at the heart of our series of community networking events in multiple cities across Ontario, open to local companies/industry/artists. MusicOntario networking events not only help those in a region maintain and create important relationships, but will also help bridge the gap with other regions.

Access to Members Discount Program

Besides the inherent benefits of becoming a member of a trade association, MusicOntario members get additional benefits in the form of discounts at a number of business. Our members discount program helps your membership pay for itself!

To access: Email info@music-ontario.ca

Resources

MusicOntario’s mission is to provide an avenue for members to gain the information and insight into how to succeed in the music sector. In addition to our educational programming and networking events, MusicOntario’s newsletter and online/digital resources page serve to keep the industry of Ontario informed from anywhere with internet access.

In addition to these programs and services, MusicOntario members are also invited to use the association as a general resource for questions they may have about the industry. Members may schedule consultations (via phone, skype, or in person) with MusicOntario staff on an as needed basis . We’re here for you!

To access: Those wishing to set up a consultation should email samr@cimamusic.ca **Please note: consultations will be scheduled at the availability and discretion of MusicOntario staff, and may be limited depending on staffing realities. Members will be able to access our digital resources page with a username and password upon joining.

MusicOntario Newsletter

All MusicOntario members will automatically be signed up to the MusicOntario newsletter as well as the CIMA newsletter. These newsletters provide a wealth of information, from funding deadlines, professional development opportunities, showcasing opportunities, industry news, and more.

  • Featured Member: Members have an opportunity to be a “Featured Member” on the MusicOntario website and Newsletter.
  • Video Of The Week: Members have an opportunity to have their videos featured as our “Video Of The Week” on the MusicOntario website and newsletter. To submit a video for consideration, please contact samr@cimamusic.ca