Canada Spotlight


In addition to our other events and initiatives, we have begun to organize Canada Spotlight missions to various music industry events around the world.

If you are a Canadian artist or industry professional and are planning to attend any international conferences, we welcome you to get in touch! Please click here for more information.

Canada Spotlight is an initiative that aims to give Canadian artists and industry professionals a pathway to international touring and business development. In partnership with industry, Trade Routes will continue to execute missions to various international music industry events and conferences around the world.



August 31- Sept. 3, 2022 in Örebro, Sweden

Trade Routes is partnering with Canada Heritage, Global Affairs Canada, International Indigenous Music Sumit, Folk Music Ontario, and Folk Music Canada to support a business and artist showcase mission to Live At Heart Music Festival & Conference in Örebro, Sweden, August 31- September 3, 2022! Canadian delegates alongside artists are eleiglable for this opportunity to gain knowledge, industry connections, and mentorship within the Nordic Music Industry. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong potential to conduct business in the Nordic Region by demonstrating established international recording, touring or publishing activity.

To learn more about the artist showcasing, please click here.
To learn more about the delegate activities, please click here.

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CANADA SPOTLIGHT at Latin Alternative Music Conference, July 6-9, 2022, New York, NY

CANADA SPOTLIGHT at CIRCULART 2020, November 12-15, 2020/ Medellin, Colombia (Virtual)