About the Conference

BreakOut West 2024 will take place September 25-29 in Saskatoon, SK. This year's event will feature four days of immersive content; international market deep dives, one-on-one meetings with music industry professionals, artist mentorship, keynotes and feature conversations, networking events, and more.

International Industry

The International Trade Program is a big part of BreakOut West. It acts as a vehicle to increase an industry-wide export relationship between other worldwide organizations, including delegates, with targeted skill sets from Europe, UK, Australia, USA, Latin America, and Nordic markets. International delegates will include indie label reps, distributors, music festival directors, promoters, publicists, agents, music publishers, and media, who have interest and capacity to work with western Canadian artists. You can meet them all in person or from your home at this years event.

BreakOut West 2024

The BreakOut West Conference brings industry professionals from Canadian markets, and from around the world, to meet and network with western Canadian artists and industry, creating meaningful business relationships and raising the level of artist’s knowledge of what they need to accomplish to move their careers forward, all online from your own space. Providing streams of sessions for emerging and more established artists, the conference will meet the artists where they are and excel them to the next level of their career.

The hands-on education gained in the conference will foster an environment of business savvy and creatively independent musicians and business professionals. From engaging in meaningful conversations, to knowledge of current opportunities and issues in the industry today, the conference will offer both training for all delegates involved. These opportunities will help to inspire creative certainty and trigger new business in relationships between artists and industry together.