Music City SSM ~ Discussing the state of Canada’s music industry~ TAP IN Feb 17th!
Join us for a virtual discussion with Erin Benjamin, President & CEO of the Canadian Live Music Association, on the state of Canada’s music industry as well an update on the work that the Canadian Live Music Association is doing.
We’ll also discuss supports and resources for music industry and follow with a moderated Q&A.
This event is open to both Chamber and Non Chamber-member businesses. If you are not a member of the SSM Chamber of Commerce, or if you are a member and don’t have login credentials, simply register using the “Not a member?
Advance registration is required.
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A link to join the meeting will be sent to registered participants.
President & CEO of the Canadian Live Music Association since its creation in 2014, Erin Benjamin has worked in the music industry for over 25 years – first as a touring and recording artist and then as executive director of both Folk Music Ontario (2001) and the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (2008). Founder of the Ottawa Women in the Music Industry group and a passionate, highly-regarded leader, Erin currently serves the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Tourism and Cultural Industries pandemic-response Ontario Music Panel as co-chair, and on Ontario Creates, National Arts Centre and Algonquin College advisory committees. Based in Ottawa, she sits as a board member for the Ottawa Film Office, the Ottawa Board of Trade, the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest and the Unison Benevolent Fund. In 2017 she enjoyed roles as both the vice-chair of the Ottawa Juno Host Committee and co-chair of Canadian Music Week. In May 2019, she was honoured with the United Way’s Community Ambassador of the Year Award for her work in producing the impactful “After the Storm” benefit concert, raising tens of thousands of dollars for victims of Ottawa’s devastating September, 2018 tornadoes.
Music City Sault Ste. Marie is a working group committed to encouraging greater local economic opportunity driven by music. This will be accomplished by highlighting our musical talent, music tourism, venues, hospitality and production facilities