Now Available | Canada’s Music Incubator's 2021 Professional Development Schedule

Date: Oct 29, 2020

Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI) has confirmed the company’s professional development schedule for 2021, which includes the core programs (Artist Entrepreneur, AE West, and Artist Manager), and features the addition of Virtual Artist Manager and CMI One-On-One. Currently, CMI is unable to confirm when physical programs will resume and will return to regular programming only when permitted by Public Health.  

Virtual Artist Manager was born out of necessity and adapting to the challenges presented by COVID-19. It will now be a fixture (May/June) on CMI’s annual schedule. The virtual offering provides artist managers with much-needed scheduling flexibility and makes the program more accessible  

CMI One-On-One is a year-round opportunity for artists, managers and music industry professionals to meet with CMI mentors about individual priorities. Meetings can be booked in bundles of three and are scheduled at the convenience of the artist, manager or music industry professional based on the availability of CMI mentors. Users can access one or multiple CMI mentors based on the help they need.  

Applications for all 2021 programs are now open. Artist Entrepreneur has been offered since 2012, AE West since 2017, and Artist Manager since 2015.  

Ongoing access to CMI mentors and industry resources are included at no additional cost.  

CMI’s 2021 Programs Calendar  

  • Artist EntrepreneurMarch 9-April 30   
  • NEW! Virtual Artist ManagerMay 4 -June 11   
  • Artist EntrepreneurAugust 3-September 24   
  • Artist ManagerOctober 5-November 26   
  • AE West: November 1-December 3   
  • NEW! CMI One-On-One (Year-round 1-on-1 mentorship available now)  

Apply for any program online today!  

Space for all physical and virtual programs is limited except CMI One-On-One which is limited by CMI mentor availability.  

For more information about CMI our programs and live events, please visit:   

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Did you know: the AFA provides funding for Albertans wanting to attend CMI's Artist Manager Program? It's true! Application deadline is March 1, 2021. Details and guidelines are available on our website