Not only do we work with our creative industries clients at our offices, we also show up at their industry events.

Just some of the events we are participating in and attending.


XP Game Summit is Canada’s premier business to business video game conference. With over 50 talks and panels across five tracks, this year’s summit

Edwards Creative Law, in partnership with Manitoba Film & Music and On Screen Manitoba, invite you to Legal Considerations for the Media Production Industry,

Canadian Music Week Festival Now in its 42nd year, Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth

2024 Inside Out 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival Program promises to be a remarkable celebration of the artistry and creativity of Canadian and international queer filmmakers

SPRING REVERB is a four-day festival that promotes, develops and showcases the Kingston music scene! This season marks the third edition and runs May

CLMA Tech Live Online Series Evolving technologies, such as artificial intelligence, are prompting accelerated changes in the creative and performing industries. The CLMA is

Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2024 The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) exists to promote the breadth and diversity of comics and what is considered

JUNOfest is back and once again taking over intimate stages and bustling pubs across Halifax. For two jam-packed nights, JUNOfest presented by CBC Music

Join Michael Duboff, entertainment lawyer w/ Edwards Creative Law, for an illuminating workshop on navigating the intricate landscape of defamation and other legal pitfalls

Join Ottawa Film Office for 2024 Film, Television, and Animation Career Fair taking place February 29 at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park! Attend

Edwards Creative Law, in partnership with Manitoba Film & Music and On Screen Manitoba, invite you to Legal Considerations for the Media Production Industry,

Kidscreen Summit has quickly grown into the world’s leading conference on the business of kid’s entertainment, regularly hosting more than 2,200 attendees from around

Join Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) at The Westin Ottawa for Prime Time 2024 — Canada’s pre-eminent industry conference for leaders in media production,

Edwards Creative Law is proud to be one of the sponsors of the 9th Annual Hip Hop Food Drive, a meaningful event dedicated to

Distribution Deals – A Guide for the Indies Calling all independent music label managers and industry professionals in the world of indie music! Join

The YMA is pleased to present its Children, Youth & Media Conference, to be held on November 14th at CORUS in Toronto – a

Edwards Creative Law, in association with Manitoba Film & Music and On Screen Manitoba, will be providing a series of three free media production

Accelerating the Canadian film business from script to screen Playback, Canada’s leading screen business publication, is launching the third edition of their signature virtual

Join Folk Music Ontario Conference 2023 in-person from October 12-15 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in London, Ontario. The conference offers showcasing, professional

BreakOut West returns to Kelowna! BreakOut West features an immersive music industry and artist development conference, and a festival with 50+ artists performing across

Learn About Music Law Considerations in The Music Industry All sessions will be held at the offices of the law firm MBM at Harbour

Understanding Arts and Entertainment Contracts Discover essential terms and concepts in entertainment agreements, covering various creative domains, including visual arts, music, and audiovisual productions.

TAC (The Animation Conference) is an industry forum that brings together over 500 influential content creators and buyers. Heavily focused on networking, the event

Sound Waves Music Meeting (SWMM) features masterclasses, discussion groups, panels, networking, and an industry showcase. This year, we’re focusing on artist entrepreneurship and business

Frontières is organized by the Fantasia International Film Festival, with the participation of the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes. The meetings will

BHBA Panel – Film and TV Production Laws in Canada Hosted by The Beverly Hills Bar Association and featuring Edwards Creative Law Managing Partner

Join us between June 11 – 14, 2023 for BANFF’s international conference, marketplace and Rockie Awards, alongside the world’s top creators, producers, showrunners, talent,

Now in its 41st year, Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music,

Record Label Deals: Intel and Insights from a Major Label Insider Join a conversation with Entertainment Lawyers Burt Gidaro & Byron Pascoe from Edwards

Capital Music Awards – Ottawa Music Industry Coalition is proud to present The 4th Annual Capital Music Awards on Thursday, June 1st, from 8

Join Canadian Musician and NWC on Thursday, May 25 at 2pm EST for Record Deal Webinar. In this free webinar from Canadian Musician and

Join Edwards Creative Law, Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC), and Hitmakerz on Thursday, May 25th, 2023, between 5:30pm – 10pm EDT for the Ottawa

Copyright Law in the Canadian Choral Context It has been two years since Choral Canada last had a webinar on copyright in the Canadian

Join Edwards Creative Law and Future of Film Showcase in Toronto or online May 18 – 21, 2023, for the 10th FOFS Annual Festival.

Join Edwards Creative Law and The Ottawa Film Office at Lansdowne Park on May 10, 2023 for the annual Ottawa Film, TV and Animation

We’re  excited to share about the first-ever Arctic Music Conference and Arctic Music Awards hosted by Hitmakerz. These online events are created to celebrate

Music Law Primer Workshop featuring Music Lawyer Burt Gidaro. In this clinic, Burt will discuss the basics of copyright, contract law and business law

Music Law 101 featuring Music Lawyer Byron Pascoe. In this free music law clinic, you will receive an overview of music law considerations for

About the Event Music industry email scams – Cultural Industries Ontario North will be hosting a live recorded webinar with guest speaker Byron Pascoe

Event Details Kidscreen Summit is touted as  most important annual event for the kids entertainment industry. This in-person event drew more than 2,200 attendees

Event Details Tuesday, November 15, 2022 to Wednesday, November 16, 2022 This virtual event will serve as a conference and marketplace focused on accelerating

CION (Cultural Industries Ontario North) is hosting the first edition of the Music Business Circle. This initiative aims to assist musicians from Northern Ontario with

Creative Continuum (previously known as Artpreneur) is an annual conference presented by Arts Network Ottawa in partnership with local enterprises. It brings together leading

The 20th Annual Breakout West Festival, Conference & Western Canadian Music Awards will be taking place live and in-person from September 28 – October

TAC is an industry forum that brings together over 500 influential content creators and buyers. Heavily focused on networking, the event hosts panels, keynotes,

Join 3 music industry pros as they give us tips and tricks on how to get songs played on the radio. About this event:

League of Canadian Poets Established in 1966, the League of Canadian Poets is a national non-profit organization dedicated to supporting poets, building poetic communities,

Introduction Global Toronto 2022 (GT22) will be held online from June 20-22, with pre-conference activities being held in Toronto in person from June 7-10,

About this event Cranium Arts Project (previously known as Cranium Festival) is excited to announce the 2022 Cranium Conference & Showcase Block Party. The

Introduction Word Balloon Academy (WBA) is TCAF’s annual day of skills-building and career management programming for comics creators. Word Balloon Academy will be held

Introduction Taking place June 10, 2022 from 10:50 AM – 11:35 AM in the Ontario Room (Intercontinental Toronto Centre) The music industry is complex,

BIPOC TV & Film and Edwards Creative Law are excited to present the upcoming virtual info session “Legal and Related Considerations for Writers”. Taking place

Experts from around the globe will provide practical insight to what every producer and attorney that advises producers should know about producing films in

CASO invites you to hear from industry leaders with specialized financing expertise to help your business grow. About this event: Industry experts familiar with

Introduction SCREENxSCREEN 2022 takes place online February 8 – 10, featuring industry experts from around the globe from companies such as Jaxsta, Lyricfind, Audioshake,

Introduction This is one of Western Canada’s largest music industry events, and your chance to discover your next favourite band. Featuring an immersive industry

CLMA (@canadianlivemusicassociation) have some valuable upcoming programming; mark your calendars!   1. Crowd Management and Safety – January 19th 2pm ET (FREE, all welcome)

It’s no secret there is a talent shortage in Ontario that is impacting us all. CASO’s first web event of 2022 will explore our

About this event Learn all there is to know about building an Electronic Press Kit (EPK) from Bandzoogle’s own Communications Manager, Melanie Kealey! Join

In collaboration with Manitoba Music we are pleased to share the second of three sessions in the web-series Rights Management, Organizations & Registration.  

We have another exciting Entertainment-industry event to share – the Ontario International Film Festival ONIFF . This virtual event is happening from October 15-24th, 2021.

We would like to share the upcoming Computer Animation Studios of Ontario AGM 2021 for CASO members taking place on September 28th, 9:15 –

We love that in-person events are making a comeback this fall, so we wanted to share an exciting event coming October 15-17, 2021 –

We are into fall weather, restrictions are beginning to lift and shows returning to in-person, it’s time to get organized by developing the tools

Future Revenue Streams – Online Royalties Music Pro Summit is where the art and business sides of the industry intersect, and showcase the next

This online event, hosted by PLEO (Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society) and the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, they’ll be joined by two time

Join us for a talk about the best ways to promote music and artists, taking into account every budget and career level. Featuring Mary

ABCs of Tax + Finance – IMB #41 – Join us on Thursday May 6th at 7PM for an IMB (Independent Music Business) event

It’s difficult to believe that the Independent Music Business (IMB) series has already reached it’s 40th session and 5th year anniversary! In this upcoming

Session Description: Byron will discuss agreements to engage artists to perform, as well as music licensing and royalty considerations, all in the context of online

2021 is all about diversity and inclusion, so we are thrilled to share this upcoming series of Music Industry Presentations – February Fundamentals.  

  We’re almost 1 month into 2021 and after a short hiatus one of our favourite info sessions (to co-host) is back!   IMB

The weekend may be over but we’re still singing (with excitement) about tonight’s upcoming online event! This event – Navigating Copyright for Choirs in

CityFolk Virtual Edition 2020 Get your dancing shoes on (or your slippers for that matter) today is the day! CityFolk Virtual Edition kicks off

Ottawa Music Industry Coalition and Edwards Creative Law are proud to announce our 38th IMB session, “Managing Indie Artists”. The focus of the session

This Indie Week session, is a discussion about the evolving licensing considerations for event organizers and musicians regarding commercial concerts, including regarding the presenter-artist