LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS & GROUPS
Music BC Industry Association is a not for profit association serving the for profit and non-profit music industry, including artists from all genres, industry professionals, service providers, studios, promoters, venues, festivals, producers, agents, managers and educational institutions. Music BC is the voice of the BC Music industry locally, domestically and internationally, through active advocacy for funding, policy, red tape reduction, tax credits and creator’s rights.
Soundgirl's mandate aims to inspire and empower the next generation of women in audio. Their mission is to create a supportive community for women in audio and music production, providing the tools, knowledge, and support to further their careers.
Girls Rock Camp Vancouver is a non-profit society that builds self-esteem in girls and non-binary children and youth through music creation and performance. By providing workshops and technical training, we create leadership opportunities, cultivate a supportive community of peers and mentors, and encourage social change and the development of life skills.
Good Night Out Vancouver is a BC-based Non-Profit society, governed by a board of directors and powered by a team of amazing volunteers. We are a chapter of an international initiative that seeks to end harassment on nights out. We want safer nights out for all.
The British Columbia Country Music Association has been serving the country music community of BC for more than 40 years. Their vision is to bring more attention and relevance to our dynamic family of industry talent and expand the awareness of our members across the province, throughout the country, and beyond international borders.
The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is a nonprofit provincial organization that works to advocate, inform, connect and serve BC's Creative Community. Our members include organizations, professional associations, not-for-profit groups, artists, and cultural workers throughout British Columbia.
NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS & GROUPS
Women in Music Canada (WIMC) is a registered non-profit organization and one of the largest music industry associations in Canada. The organization is dedicated to fostering gender equality in the music industry through the support and advancement of female identifying professionals and creatives at every stage of their career. The goal is to strengthen the social-economic balance of the music industry by providing professional development, support and resources for our community.
The shesaid.so community consists of women and gender minorities from all sectors of the music industry: from record labels, artist management companies, and booking agencies, through to technology platforms, creative agencies, composers, artists and more.
Keychange is a movement that counts the discounted. We take action to empower talented underrepresented genders with training, mentoring, and network support plus conferences and showcasing opportunities at partner festivals.