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Canadian Music Week Announces 2019 Dates

CMWCanadian Music Week has announced that the 37th instalment of the industry conference and showcase festival will take place May 6 -12, 2019, bringing conferences, awards, film, technology and music to downtown Toronto.

The music festival will kick off CMW on May 6 going through to May 12 across more than 40 venues in downtown Toronto. The Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen St W) will once again be host to the various industry conferences (radio, technology, music) running May 9-11. The Canadian Radio Music Awards, Live Music Industry Awards, Indies, Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards, and Sync Awards will return to CMW and will be announced in the future.

CMW organizers say they takes pride in welcoming international artists and key industry players from around the world, and are thrilled to feature the first official Spotlight on South Africa in 2019. In association with CAAMA, CMW will be hosting labels, booking agents, festival organizers, promoters, talent buyers, and industry specialists from the entertainment sectors, opening new trade routes for Canadians who are interested in furthering opportunities with these key international markets as part of the Spotlight on South Africa.

Dates and Programming for award shows, festival and conference will be announced over the next few months.

For more information as it becomes available, go to www.cmw.net.

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Mike Raine is the Senior editor of Canadian Musician.