Canada Focus

Music in the 4IR
Virtual Conference | Expo| Festival | B2B| Awards

The South African Music Week (SAMW) will host several Canadian industry experts at the inaugural online event on 8-10 December 2020. These industry experts will share the stage side by side with their SA industry counterparts in a three-day conference. Themed ‘Music in the 4IR’, SAMW shall present unprecedented opportunities in the digital content era with prospects for export, collaboration, skills transfer, best practices, and business developments between the two countries.

In 2021 SAMW will shine a spotlight Canada and welcome the Canadian music industry who is expected to converge in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province South Africa.

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS


Canadian music industry value proposition:

At the core of engagement with the Canadian industry is the following value proposition:

• Skills transfer and training of South Africans
• Artistic and business collaboration
• Access to and tour Canadian markets
• Scholarship and education opportunities
• Cultural and technology exchange between the two countries industry


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Conference Schedule

  • Day 1

    November 25, 2020

  • Registrations and Press Accreditations
    Growth
    Where
    Virtual Summit

  • South Africa - Canada government officials Documentary of SA music industry at Canadian Music Week 2019
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Panelists (Canada/South Africa) The future of music business – surviving Covid 19 normal
    Business
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Music market in the digital era – streaming, gaming, social media platforms (indies vs majors)
    Business
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • The secret to How and Why Toronto is a leading music city tourism destination and a major exporter of recorded talent in Canada : Investing in the business of music How can Canada and South African industry partner – music cities – sister cities? (best practices, arts friendly policy development, music office)
    Growth
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Day 2

    November, 26 ,2020

  • How foreign artist can get access funding to tour Canada & collabrorate with Canadian talent

  • Gauteng Premier & MEC Keynote speaker + Ontario Minister
    Business
    Growth
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Opening Address
    Business
    Growth
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Keynote guest speaker: leading Canadian artist
    Business
    Growth
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • How Ontario Creates & empowers the industry and artist. Sharing Best practices with Gauteng
    Business
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Panel: FACTOR funding model – how to empower emerging talent
    Growth
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Panel: 4th Industrial Revolution - Digital world: music streaming, sync & gaming
    Growth
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Music education & training – where are the industry career opportunities
    Business
    Growth
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Song writing and digital publishing -
    Engineering
    Growth
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Songwriting camp competition
    Business
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Day 3

    November 22, 2020

  • Registration & press accreditation
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Reciprocal opportunities between Canada and South Africa – where are the opportunities
    Business
    Engineering
    Growth
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • How to tour overseas and export South Africa to foreign markets.
    Engineering
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Entering the Canadian market : Artist management
    Business
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Building ans leveraging artist into successful household brands -role of the manager
    Business
    Growth
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • Skills development an exchange program between Ontario and Gauteng- What are the synergies / What are the Opportunities
    Business
    Growth
    Platform
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

  • South African Music Week spotlight on Canada in 2021 - way forward
    Where
    To be confirmed with City of Joburg

Our Speakers

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AMARA NWOGU (CANADA)

AMARA NWOGU (CANADA)

CEO: 8 Til Faint
ANTOS STELLA (SA)

ANTOS STELLA (SA)

CEO - CONTENT CONNECT AFRICA
ANDREW MITCHLEY (SA)

ANDREW MITCHLEY (SA)

A&R HEAD-DAVID GRESHAM RECORDS
BILLY DOMINGO (SA)

BILLY DOMINGO (SA)

COO - CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
CORY LITWIN (Canada)

CORY LITWIN (Canada)

CEO: 2wenty 2wenty Music Group

ERIN ASHLEY LOWEN (Canada)

ERIN ASHLEY LOWEN (Canada)

MUSIC JOURNALIST & DIGITAL SPECIALIST
EVELYN CREAM (Canada)

EVELYN CREAM (Canada)

MARKETING, PUBLICITY, ARTIST MANAGEMENT
JOTAM MATARIRO (SA)

JOTAM MATARIRO (SA)

CEO: CAPASSO
JOHN HARRIS (Canada)

JOHN HARRIS (Canada)

CEO: HARRIS INSTITUTE
K23.CA (Canada)

K23.CA (Canada)

STRATEGIC BRANDING AGENCY

MARGARET MCGUFFIN (Canada)

MARGARET MCGUFFIN (Canada)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -MUSIC PUBLISHERS
MPUMI PHILLIPS (SA)

MPUMI PHILLIPS (SA)

CREATIVE MANAGER - SHEER PUBLISHING
MICHAEL MOETI (SA)

MICHAEL MOETI (SA)

CEO (South African Music Week )
MIKE TANNER (Canada)

MIKE TANNER (Canada)

TORONTO
MARINA ADAM (Canada)

MARINA ADAM (Canada)

MANAGER - ONTARIO MUSIC OFFICE

MUNYARADZI CHANETSA (SA)

MUNYARADZI CHANETSA (SA)

A&R Manager: Africa
NEILL DIXON (Canada)

NEILL DIXON (Canada)

|CEO - CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK
RENNETH SHISIKULE (SA)

RENNETH SHISIKULE (SA)

CEO: IMEXSA
RICARDO DA COSTA (SA)

RICARDO DA COSTA (SA)

DIRECTOR - SOULCANDI
SIYA METANE (SA)

SIYA METANE (SA)

FOUNDER: SLIKOURONLIFE

TRISHA CARTER (Canada)

TRISHA CARTER (Canada)

MUSIC EXPORT MANAGER (CIMA)
THOMAS BECKMAN (CANADA)

THOMAS BECKMAN (CANADA)

MUSIC COMPOSER & TEACHER
VINCENT DEGIORGIO (Canada)

VINCENT DEGIORGIO (Canada)

CEO: CUMBA MUSIC PUBLISHING
WISEMAN QINANI  NGUBO (SA)

WISEMAN QINANI NGUBO (SA)

COO: CAPASSO

Location

Johannesburg, South Africa

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