Mundial presents the best of Canada’s world music, as well as some international artists.
The artists were chosen because, beyond their artistic quality, we believe they have reached the potential for national and international exposure.
Mundial allows artists’ representatives, programmers and other industry professionals to create connections during the 4 days of the event and more particularly during speed-schmoozing where you can then meet the delegates you have targeted.
Mundial is not only an opportunity to immerse yourself in the “Montreal-style” evenings, but it is also a place to discover the best kept secrets of the emerging music scene at the heart of one of Canada’s most influential cultural lives.
Mundial is a unique event, a major event, specialized for influential professionals in the targeted industry. Our programming is designed in such a way that you can see everything!
From networking activities to discussions and panels to musical performances, all in a friendly and warm atmosphere, in the company of your peers.
Mundial is part of a process to create a network of professionals and partners committed to the dissemination of world music: programmers, producers, local organizations and partners, artists… all determined to broaden their horizons, share their secrets and tips, all aspiring to an inspiring development and a better future for world music.
Mondial offers various activities where the artist’s official representative can meet delegates and develop business relationships that could potentially lead to results such as bookings/concert dates, agreements with an agent, a label, a music publisher, etc.
Nearly 300 professionals, most of them buyers! To get a real insight into our participants, click here for more information
Mundial organizes private meetings of presenters to develop strategies for the circulation of artists and the planning of more cooperative and efficient tours (block-booking). These meetings are also an opportunity to exchange and discuss common topics, issues and challenges, etc.
There are many networking opportunities to discuss with presenters, artists’ representatives, managers, agents, labels, journalists,… during conferences, workshops, showcases, receptions, dinners, etc… it is also the opportunity to perform in front of the most influential professionals in the national and international industry.
Making the initial contact and establishing a relationship with buyers is a major obstacle for artists, agents and managers. Mundial creates events and activities to facilitate personal connections.
Mundial invites its delegates to participate, for two intense hours, in the “Speed Shmooze”, an activity that gives representatives of artists, labels, artists, etc. the opportunity to meet a large number of buyers for 5 minutes. With the possibility of having about twenty meetings, the activity is very successful in breaking the ice and building relationships.
The formula has proven to be very effective in making professional connections and discoveries, and has quickly become one of Mundial Montreal’s most popular activities.
Mundial was designed to enable the artists presented to obtain concrete benefits for the development of their professional careers, which means they have the opportunity to perform on stage, live, in front of all the delegates gathered without competition or time conflict.
If this is your first time at Mundial Montréal, you may well be wondering… How should I prepare myself? What should I do when I get there? We have prepared a short guide to help you get the most out of your participation in Mundial Montréal!
"Unbelievable! We have had tangible benefits in less than two weeks! What we appreciated most was being able to be in the same room with the people we write to, and having the chance to show them the best of ourselves, in a beautiful room, with good sound, and play!"
"Mundial Montréal is an all-inclusive meal: great music, lots of networking opportunities and it's all so well organized. A wonderful conference."
"I find Mundial really effective and of high quality, where presenters converge and a monster potential of business relationships. It was really a great showcase for Leela Gilday - good room, good programming, the duration of the showcase was good too and everyone was there. What more could you ask for than one opportunity like this? I also greatly appreciated networking opportunities such as receptions and dinners."
"Incredible and exceptionally well programmed performances, fabulous interactions during the "speed schmooze", the fantastic opportunity to spend quality time with peers from around the world, Mundial Montreal was an amazing conference."