Industry Conference - Schedule

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 4

Event Registration
Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel - Second floor in The Studio 
2:00pm-8:00pm
Your one-stop shop for all things regarding registration or ticketing. Pick up your Country Music Week pass and pre-ordered individual event tickets here. Individual event tickets will be available for purchase onsite at the Registration Desk and will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 5

Event Registration
Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel- Second floor in The Studio 
9:00am-8:00pm
Pick up your delegate pass and tickets, purchase event tickets, have your questions answered by the CCMA registration team. Let us know how we can help!

CCMA Songwriters' Series: Session 1 
Performance Theatre @ National Music Center
3:00pm-5:30pm
It's impossible to ignore what some consider to be the greatest aspect of country music, and what makes it resonant as a genre - the songwriting. The CCMA Songwriters’ Series celebrates the crafting of original songs and the stories behind the words, indulging listeners with both new and familiar faces in the process. This four-day, acoustic performance series is sure to inspire and evoke strong emotions in all who attend; so make a point of stopping by for a listen - you'll be glad you did.

Performances by: Jason Blaine, Kristin Carter, Leah Daniels, Aaron Goodvin, Mallory Johnson, Jess Moskaluke, Meghan Patrick, and Leaving Thomas

CCMA Industry Opening Reception 
National Music Center
5:30pm-7:30pm
Toast the start of the Canadian country music industry’s biggest week and annual “family reunion” by joining us for the CCMA Industry Opening Reception. This networking event sets the pace for the events to come, as long-time and newly proclaimed country music enthusiasts, and everyone in between, reunite and connect over an evening of drinks, snacks, laughs and of course, country music!

SIRIUSXM Top of the Country Showcase
The Palace Theatre
8:00pm- 11:45pm
Canada voted, now the top three artists move on to perform at the biggest country music event in Canada! Come and see who will be the next SiriusXM Top of the Country contest winner! 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 6

Event Registration
Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel- Second floor in The Studio 
9:00am-8:00pm 
Pick up your delegate pass and tickets, purchase event tickets, have your questions answered by the CCMA registration team. Let us know how we can help!

CCMA Industry Brunch and Awards
Telus Convention Centre
10:00am-12:00pm
The CCMA Industry Brunch & Awards recognize some of Canada’s most influential music industry professionals, spanning specialities from radio and festivals to video directors, producers and management. Join us in recognizing those who work behind the scenes to make our industry shine

CCMA Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Telus Convention Centre
12:30pm-1:00pm (Registration)
1:00pm-2:00pm (AGM)
Review highlights of the past year (2018) and discuss new and upcoming business. Vote for the coming year’s CCMA Board of Directors election. Join us and have your voice be heard.

CCMA Seminar Series: Seminar 1
National Music Center
2:00pm-3:30pm
Topic and speakers to be announced soon!

CCMA Fan Villiage
4:00pm-12:00am

CCMA Songwriters’ Series: Session 2
National Music Center
4:00pm- 6:30pm
It's impossible to ignore what some consider to be the greatest aspect of country music, and what makes it resonant as a genre - the songwriting. The CCMA Songwriters’ Series celebrates the crafting of original songs and the stories behind the words, indulging listeners with both new and familiar faces in the process. This four-day, acoustic performance series is sure to inspire and evoke strong emotions in all who attend; so make a point of stopping by for a listen - you'll be glad you did.

Performances by: Alee, James Barker, Lindsay Ell, Doug Folkins, Nice Horse, Livy Jeanne, MacKenzie Porter, and The Reklaws

CCMA Legends Show
Jack Singer Concert Hall
7:30pm-9:30pm
This year's CCMA Legends Show will include performances by Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Alan Doyle, Jade Eagleson, Lindsay Ell, Tim Hicks, Andrew Hyatt, Aaron Pritchett, The Reklaws, Tenille Townes, The Wilkinsons and Michelle Wright.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7

Event Registration
Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel- Second floor in The Studio 
9:00am-6:00pm 
Pick up your delegate pass and tickets, purchase event tickets, have your questions answered by the CCMA registration team. Let us know how we can help!

Women in Music Breakfast
TBD
9:00am-10:30am

CCMA Seminar Series: Seminar 2
National Music Center
10:30pm-12:30pm   
Topic and speakers to be announced soon!

CCMA Fan Fest
10:30am-12:30pm

CCMA Fan Villiage
10:00am-12:00pm

CCMA Songwriters’ Series: Session 3
National Music Center
1:30pm- 4:00pm
It's impossible to ignore what some consider to be the greatest aspect of country music, and what makes it resonant as a genre - the songwriting. The CCMA Songwriters’ Series celebrates the crafting of original songs and the stories behind the words, indulging listeners with both new and familiar faces in the process. This four-day, acoustic performance series is sure to inspire and evoke strong emotions in all who attend; so make a point of stopping by for a listen - you'll be glad you did.

Performances by: Tenille Arts, Sons of Daughters, Jade Eagleson, Stacey Lee Guse, Tim Hicks, Steven Lee Olsen, Emily Reid, and Tenille Townes

Radio Tour 101
TBD
2:00pm-4:00pm

CCMA Gala Cocktail Reception
Telus Convention Centre
4:30pm-6:00pm
Mix and mingle with industry elite as we commence an elegant evening of celebrations. The CCMA Gala Cocktail Reception is open to registered delegates and invited guest only.

CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards
Telus Convention Centre
6:00pm-8:30pm
Enjoy an evening of celebration at the CCMA Gala Dinner & Awards, distinguishing those who make country music great. You can be sure to enjoy a night of glitz and glamour, at this, the most formal event of the week. From agents to artists, a wide array of the country music industry will be honoured and celebrated. CCMA Awards of Achievement and the year’s Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductees will be presented during this award ceremony.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 8

Event Registration 
Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel – Second Floor in The Studio
9:00am-2:00pm 
Pick up your Country Music Week pass and tickets, purchase event tickets, have your questions answered by the CCMA registration team. Let us know how we can help!

CCMA Seminar Series: Seminar 3
National Music Center
10:00am-12:00pm
Topic and speakers to be announced soon!

CCMA Fan Villiage
10:00am-2:30pm

CCMA Songwriters’ Series: Session 4
National Music Center
2:00pm- 4:00pm
It's impossible to ignore what some consider to be the greatest aspect of country music, and what makes it resonant as a genre - the songwriting. The CCMA Songwriters’ Series celebrates the crafting of original songs and the stories behind the words, indulging listeners with both new and familiar faces in the process. This four-day, acoustic performance series is sure to inspire and evoke strong emotions in all who attend; so make a point of stopping by for a listen - you'll be glad you did.

Perfomances by: Kelly Archer, Jim Cuddy, Mitchell Tenpenny and Pam Tillis

Countdown Concert
TBD
2:30pm-4:30pm

Canadian Country Music Association Awards
Scotiabank Saddledome
7:00pm-9:00pm
Canadian country music fans, artists and industry alike, look forward to the CCMA Awards Show every year – Canadian country music’s biggest night. As a salute to the year that’s been, this two-hour celebration features performances and appearances by some of Canada’s brightest country stars and announces winners in eight award categories.
More performers and presenters for the 2019 CCMA Awards Show will be announced throughout the summer.

*Event times and locations are subject to change