PASSPORT: Music Export Summit Presents the 4th Edition of Industry Masterclasses


  • February 16, 2021
  • February 17, 2021
  • February 18, 2021
  • February 19, 2021
  • February 20, 2021
  • February 23, 2021
  • February 24, 2021
  • February 25, 2021
  • February 26, 2021
  • February 27, 2021

Applications are now open for a new edition of PASSPORT: Music Export Summit. The intensive professional development program is geared at career expansion for artist managers, music companies, and export-ready, self-managed artists in Canada.

Taking place in February 2021, PASSPORT will prepare music entrepreneurs with business skills and product development to help bring Canadian music to the world. PASSPORT is an opportunity to learn from experienced professionals with extensive knowledge and success in preparing artists for international export, and also from their peers.

The new round of parallel sessions in will take place for artist managers in Winnipeg (February 16-20) and for self-managed artists in Halifax (February 23-27), offering music entrepreneurs real-world knowledge in navigating new export markets to foster success in the global music industry. Guidelines, criteria, and submissions info is available at

PASSPORT will shift to an online format if public health restrictions limit travel and group gatherings, with a slight change to the dates: Winnipeg (February 14-24) and Halifax (February 23 - March 3).

Application Deadline: TBA

Produced by Manitoba Music in partnership with Music Nova Scotia, and Canada’s Music Incubator, the project is funded by FACTOR with support from the Government of Canada.