CONFERENCE PROGRAM

DAY 1

PRESS CONFERENCE – JANUARY 26, 2021

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10h30

Welcome and Official Opening

MC

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10h34

Live Showcase

Automatic Band

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10h44

Documentary of SA Music industry at CMW 2019

Video

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10h50

Introduction: Road from Canada to South Africa

Michael Moeti CEO (SA)
(SAMW)

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11h01

Facts & Figures – The South African Music industry.
Prospects in SADC: Regional integration in the digital age

Jonathan Shaw (SA)
(Music Business Consultant)

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11h12

Exporting SA talent to a global market 

Renneth Shisikule (SA)
CEO – IMEXSA

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11h23

Journey of a global ambassador to Canada and around the world

Jonathan Butler
(SA/USA)

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11h39

Canadian Music Week

Neill Dixon (CA)
President: Canadian Music Week

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11h55

billy domingo

Talent Buying and Festival Promotion

Billy Domingo (SA)
Festival Director: CTIJF

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12h06

Address

MEC Gauteng: Mbali Hlophe 
Dept of Sports, Arts, Culture & Recreation (DSACR)(CA)Arts (SAMW)

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12h22

Address

Ms Nontutuzelo Sekhabi 
Director: Performing Arts, Cultural Development Dept. of Sports Arts and Culture (DSAC)

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12h38

Launch of Digital Music Markets Industry Export Guide

Michael Moeti 
CEO (SAMW)

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12h40

Live Showcase

Automatic Band

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12h50

BREAK

DAY 1 – JANUARY 26, 2021

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14h01

Opening Address & Protocols

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14h32

Corona song

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14h39

Honour Master KG – Jerusalema,Caiphus and Letta Mbuli

Minister to Honour

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14h49

Documentary of SA Music industry at CMW 2019

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15h04

Mahlathini & Queens

CMW

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15h15

The Future of Music Business: Surviving COVID19

Neill Dixon (CA): President (CMW)

Erin Benjamin President & CEO, Canadian Live Music Association, Jake Gold President & CEO The Management Trust Ltd, Patrick Rogers, CEO Music Canada Paul Shaver, President CMRRA

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15:51-16:21

Journey from Canada to SA

MICHAEL MOETI (SA)
CEO (South African Music Week)

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15h45

VIDEO INSERT

Canada Panel Footage

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15h56

Journey from Canada to SA

Michael Moeti (SA)
CEO: SAMW

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16h26

PEFORMING ARTIST: SEAN TRIMZ

LIVE

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16h36

The Music Industry in the 4iR

Gugu Nyoni (SA)
(Think Enovat)

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17h07

PERFORMING ARTIST: KLA

LIVE

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17h28

ANTOS STELLA

Music market in the digital era: (Streaming and Social media (Indie or Majors?)

Antos Stella (SA): Content Connect Africa (CEO)

Rowlin Naiker (MD: Sony ATV Africa) Chris Ghelakis of Electromode

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17h59

PERFORMING ARTIST: NONO NKOANE

VIDEO LINK

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18h10

Investing in the Business of Music: Toronto’s success story as a leading Music City destination and a major exporter of recorded talent in Canada.

Mike Tanner (CA) (Music Officer, City of Toronto)

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18h41

Artist: Mahlathini

Live

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18h52

How can Canada and South African industry partner – music cities – sister cities? (best practices, arts friendly policy development, music office)

Sarah Hashem: (CA)
VP Strategic Initiatives (Music Canada)

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19:41

DAY 1 PROGRAM ENDS

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