WHERE: 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto at the Hilton Toronto
The 8th annual CDJ Show and Conference is hitting Toronto March 10-12th at the Toronto Hilton Hotel. This conference will be one that any aspiring electronic music artist and industry professional will not want to miss out on.
There will be networking opportunities, exhibits, seminars, and of course parties! Three days of unforgettable seminars, discussion panels, networking and establishing life long connections, and much more will be taking place in this CDJ Show and Conference in our very own city.
Aspiring artists are able to showcase their best tracks before the show and have the opportunity to meet with record labels at the CDJ Show. Just one of the many endless opportunities to have a chance of being signed by one of the great record labels that will be in attendance at this event.
This year’s GetSigned Networking Meet will take place on Saturday, March 11th between 2pm and 5pm. Labels will have designated meeting areas with representatives waiting to meet you during your scheduled time slot. There will be opportunities to showcase your best tracks and sell them on your work, your brand, and of course, yourself. Once you submit your request, your account will be activated within 24 hours. Learn more HERE.
This venue has a large space to accommodate more exhibits, special features and guests than ever before. The CDJ Show and Conference will be featuring the latest equipment, technology and information this industry has to offer.
“People who love and believe in music creation & DJ culture are a community, a tribe and we need a place to come together to network and get inspired. The CDJ Show & Conference is that place. Join us and deepen your connection & knowledge while experiencing a weekend filled with memories and positive relationships that will last for years to come.” — Ryan Silver, CDJ Show Committee Chair
Particularly exciting, is the addition of several new panels to the 2017 program including ‘Women in Dance Music’ and ‘Digital Marketing: How to Get the Media’s Attention’. In conjunction, attendees can partake in ‘Songwriting: How to Write a Hit Dance Song’ and ‘The Annual Industry Panel’. It wouldn’t be the music industry if there wasn’t networking involved! Thus, the ‘GetSigned: Artist and Label Networking Event’ will give patrons the opportunity to be in direct contact with the top record labels.
On Friday, March 10, back for another year is the Toolroom Academy with a fresh, new masterclass lead by Funkagenda and Stuart Knight. Participants will be given the chance to win 2 hours of one on one production time with Funkagenda, following the masterclass!
Saturday, March 11 will host US Singer-DJ JES, who will crown one lucky winner for her remix contest. Artists can download and remix her track prior to the conference. The winning remix will be released on her label, Intonenation Records.
Attendees will be able to engage with various exhibits featuring major tech brands, dealers and more. Sunday, March 12 will see performances on the Main Stage including the DMC Canada East Coast Scratch Competition, the Abelton Live Producers Jam, and the ‘Dexterous One’ who holds the Guinness World Record for the ‘World’s Youngest Professional DJ’, among others.
As day turns to night, it’s time to turn the music up! Participants will have the opportunity to attend networking socials and catch performances taking place at the official after-party at Maison Mercer with Funkagenda on Saturday, March 11.