Music Cities Convention Alberta [ Autumn 2021 ]

The first Canadian and 10th global edition of Music Cities Convention will take place in the cities of Edmonton & Calgary, Canada, and is presented alongside West Anthem, the National Music Centre, and Alberta Music.

35+ speakers and 300+ delegates will attend from all over the world and from different industries for three days of music, networking, panels, talks, presentations and roundtables that will bridge festivals to tourism, venues to economic development, live music to health, record labels to community building and much more. The exact event theme and topics will be released in early 2021.


2x Conference days

Evening events

20+ Presentations & Panel Discussions



Who should attend?

City leaders, musicians, festival/event directors, real estate professionals, economic development professionals, academics, music industry professionals, night-time economy managers, culture officers, non-profit leaders, for-profit executives, tourism directors and anyone else with an interest or focus on how music is instrumental in creating vibrant and sustainable cities.

Ideas of topics to be covered

Global music city policies, music & economic development, music & health, music city and technology, music & education, role of music in future cities, night time economy, supporting musicians, city & place branding, music & peace, music tourism, music & real estate, music & community building and more.

Host Organisations

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