What better way to learn than from real life experiences? MMF partners with provincial music associations and Canadian music conferences, festivals and awards shows to offer panels, roundtables, mentor and networking sessions facilitated by top managerial talent from around the world. Members attend for free or at a discounted rate. Partners include:

  • Canadian & International Conferences: Music PEI Week, East Coast Music Week, Canadian Music Week, NXNE, Rifflandia Festival, Pop Montreal, M for Montreal, MusicNL Week, BreakOut West, Halifax Pop Explosion, Nova Scotia Music Week, Aboriginal Music Week, Mutek, Mundial Montreal, MNB Week, Folk Music Ontario, Folk Alliance International, Americana Conference, SXSW, Norwich Sound & Vision, Reeperbahn
  • Industry Associations: Music BC, Alberta Music, SaskMusic, Manitoba Music, Music Ontario, Music New Brunswick, Music Nova Scotia, Music PEI, MusicNL


  • Intro to Marketing
  • Marketing Basics
  • The Marketing Plan
  • Traditional Music Marketing
  • Traditional Marketing Campaigns
  • Online Music Marketing Channels
  • Emerging Marketing Trends and Techniques
  • Short Term Letter of Agreement
  • Long Form Artist Management Agreement
  • Music Industry Glossary of Terms
  • Copyright Flow Chart

DISCOUNTED Resources (25% off for Members – Provided by the Cultural Human Resources Council):

  • The Art of Managing Your Career + Music Enhancement
  • Competency Charts:
    • Booking Agent
    • Presenters
    • Recorded Music Production
    • Music Publishers
    • Development, Marketing & Distribution in Music
    • Music Artist Managers
  • Rights Management 101
  • Marketing in the New Economy
  • Human Resources Management Tools