MUSIC PUBLISHERS CANADA

Benefits

Members of Music Publishers Canada (MPC) enjoy a variety of member benefits. For more information, please contact us at info@musicpublishing.ca.

Strengthen Your Voice With Government

MPC plays a very active and strategic role shaping industry policy by presenting the priorities of the music publishing sector to the many levels of Government and related organizations such as the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).

Promote Your Company and Your Songwriters Internationally

We’re dedicated to helping Canadian music publishers and their songwriters establish international partnerships and bring their songs around the world. We facilitate international business opportunities and training as well as our signature CREATE b2b missions and song camps. Next stop…CREATE Australia.

Exclusive Programming

Access to MPC members-only events including the annual Music Tech Summit, educational webinars, and Meet the Music Supervisors events. This year we have partnered with Hot Docs for the first time. Active Members receive first priority registration to these highly popular business-building events.

Research

MPC regularly commissions and supports industry studies with a goal of better understanding the issues of importance to our members.

Professional Development and Educational Programs

Discounts on various educational and professional development programming presented by MPC, including mentorship programs, Music Publishing 101 and Music Rights for Film and Television.

Health Benefits

Guaranteed acceptance to the popular Arts & Entertainment Plan via AFBS (the ACTRA Fraternal Benefit Society), which is an affordable health insurance plan. Standard and Comprehensive plan options are available. To learn more and get a free quote, visit https://www.aeplan.ca/guest.

DISCO Plan Discounts

Members can enjoy 5% off of any annual plan on DISCO, the popular music management platform widely used by supervisor, managers, rightsholders, artists, producers, and more.

Instrument and Gear Insurance

Access to affordable musical instrument and gear insurance with Front Row Insurance Brokers. To learn more, visit https://musicians.frontrowinsurance.com/.

Discounted Access to Industry Events

Members receive a 30% discount to Canadian Music Week (CMW). MPC regularly arranges for discounts on tickets and passes to other major industry conferences and events. Past discounts have been arranged for TIFF, MIDEM, the Banff World Media Festival, Hot Docs and more. Subject to availability.

Newsletters, Industry Insights, Updates, and Studies

Regular updates on advocacy and industry events. In addition, receive exclusive industry-related updates from MPC, the Digital Data Exchange (DDEX) and the International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP) Weekly Wrap.

Board Nominations, Voting Privileges, and Access to Committees

Active and Associate Members of MPC can make nominations for the Board of Directors, have voting privileges in the Annual General Meeting, and can join the various Committees that help steer MPC’s activities. We are pleased to add a new NextGen Membership Category to develop our next generation of music publishing professionals.

Online Members Portal

Coming soon! – Access MPC’s new online Members-only platform, featuring a Members directory, discussion forums, online payment options, important resources, and more.