Music Industry Organizations
Association des professionnels de l’édition musicale
The Professional Music Publishers’ Association (APEM/PMPA) brings together music publishing professionals in order to study, develop, and defend their interests, and promote national and international recognition of the trade.
Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards through vehicles such as The JUNO Awards and other year-round initiatives.
Canadian Conference of the Arts
The Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) is a not-for-profit, non-partisan member-based organization that represents the interests of over 400,000 artists and cultural professionals from all disciplines of the nation’s vast arts, culture and heritage community.
Canadian Independent Music Association
The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) is the not-for-profit national trade association representing the English-language, Canadian-owned sector of the music industry. CIMA’s membership consists of Canadian-owned companies and representatives of Canadian-owned companies involved in every aspect of the music, sound recording, and music-related industries.
Music Canada is a non-profit trade organization founded in 1964 that promotes the interests of its members as well as their partners, the artists.
Music Managers Forum
The collective voice for Canadian music managers and self-managed artists, Music Managers Forum (MMF) Canada is a non-profit trade association offering education, networking and advocacy on behalf of members, their artists, and the wider Canadian music community.
Orchestras Canada is the united national voice of Canadian orchestras, and a focal point for industry intelligence and collective action. A registered charity and not-for-profit organization, Orchestras Canada is based in Peterborough, Ontario.
Quebec Association of the music industry, entertainment and video
The Quebec Association of the music industry, entertainment and video (ADISQ) is a non-profit that defends the interests of its members and promotes the development of the music industry in Quebec.
Screen Composers Guild of Canada
The Screen Composers Guild of Canada (SCGC), is a trade association representing all screen composers in Canada except those working in the French language, who are represented by their sister organization SPACQ (La Société professionnelle des auteurs et des compositeurs).
Songwriters Association of Canada
The Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC) is an association led by active professional and amateur songwriters who are committed to the development and recognition of Canadian composers, lyricists, and songwriters.