The Industry Insider Webinar Series is part of the Music Canada Artist Entrepreneur program in partnership with CONNECT Music Licensing, made possible by the support of Ontario Creates. This free series will give artists the opportunity to engage with experts in real-time while learning about the business of music and developing practical business and entrepreneurial skills.
Each webinar will be hosted by Miranda Mulholland (Artist, Label Owner, Festival Founder), who will guide the conversations with each guest on their topic of expertise.
Webinar 1: July 14th at 2 PM E.S.T: Data Management for Artists Entrepreneurs
Nicole Swanson - Cadence Music
Bram Gonshor - Music Canada, Gold/Platinum Program Manager
This webinar will help participants understand the journey of a song through the digital music ecosystem, from the importance of accurate metadata input, to harnessing data from Direct Service Providers (DSPs) to target, strategize, and amplify audience reach. Through the discussion, artists will learn how to optimize their music to reach targets for grant thresholds, build your listener-base, and potentially earn a Gold-certified hit in Canada.
Webinar 2: July 21st at 2PM E.S.T: Financial Literacy for Artist Entrepreneurs
Guest: Tracey Jennings (Managing Director, digitaltaxCPA)
This webinar will help demystify money management and empower artist entrepreneurs to take control of their finances from setting up a business, tax exemptions and the top 5 things you need to know.
Webinar 3: July 28th at 2PM E.S.T: Contract Literacy for Artist Entrepreneurs
Guests: Darlene Tonelli (Inter Alia Law)
A bad deal serves no one. Learn best practices on contracting, red flag language and how to solve a legal problem before it becomes one.