Northern Exposure Conference
July 29, 2019
August 5, 2019
A music industry conference!

The Northern Exposure Conference, provides professional development, networking and showcase opportunities for rural BC music industry and musicians.

Instead of a stand alone conference in October, as IMA has done for the last four years, it will deliver Northern Exposure as part of the ArtsWells Festival, July 29 – August 5, 2019. Join us for a stand alone conference again in October, 2020.

All BC and Canadian festival directors and music presenters are invited to participate in workshops and events at NE at ArtsWells 2019 aimed at professional development and providing exposure to exciting new BC artists. If you are a BC or Canadian festival director and/or music presenter please get in touch with Julie Fowler at to get your industry pass and see below for the included activities.

If you are a BC musician, we have amazing professional development opportunities for you as well, including bursaries and full scholarships to two intensive professional artist workshops in the week before the festival. See more info below. If you are a BC Musician who would like to participate please contact Julie Fowler at


For more information on the conference visit their website here