Canadian Music Week 2015

Canadian Music Week 2015

May 01 - May 10, 2015

Toronto, ON



Now in its 33rd year, CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. We bring together Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast for one spectacular week of events…Combining informative, intensive conferences, a cutting edge trade exhibition, award shows, film festival, comedy festival and Canada’s biggest New Music Festival. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 10 nights of performances, with 1,000 showcasing bands at more than 60 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All convention functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

Panels featuring SoundExchange 

“The Importance of Neighboring Rights” 

  • Featuring: Ryan Lehning, Director of International
  • Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
  • Time: 12:05 – 12:50 PM
  • Location: Sheraton Hall C
  • Panel Description: Performance rights attached to sound recordings are becoming significant sources of revenues for record labels and artists. This session will take a look at the global market for neighboring rights and will be followed by a discussion between a group of experts who will outline that way labels and performers can maximize their stream of revenues from these rights.