Trade mission (NEW)

The digital trade mission to Canada

As part of the EMX project, we’re looking for:

  • 15 European music professionals, working in the Hip-Hop and Rap music genres, including all sub-genres, from Hip-Pop to Afrobeats, Afro-swing, Drill and anything in between.
  • To participate in our Canadian Export Hip-Hop & Rap Lab, a hands-on, week-long digital trade mission to Canada from 6th-10th December 2021, with a Mission preparation day planned for 18th November
  • For this project, we are specifically targeting participants involved in artist management, the recording sector or the publishing sector.
  • The trade mission will consist of several brainstorming sessions with Canadian music professionals working across the same music genres, with plenty of networking opportunities, as well as the option for an artist/writer you represent to work with creators in online collaborative sessions.
  • Selected applicants will get a 800€ bursary to use as they see fit to promote their company / professional activity to the Canadian delegation, as well as a free pass to digitally attend Indie Week.


Selected participants

Yveline Ruaud

Partner and CEO

Dimitri Piccolillo

Executive Producer & Manager

Bills Lahbib

CEO/ Artist Manager

Dries “Dro” Overmeire

Co-founder of 32WORLDWIDE

Garry Yankson

Head & Founder of Ready Or Not (RON) and Hip Hop Community

Mahaut Dufour

Artists/projects manager | Loom

Marcin ‘groh’ Groskiewicz

JuNouMi Records CEO

Georgia Foxell

Music Manager

Salma ElShami

Artist manager

Yunus Daar

Manager and A&R

Lina Burghausen

A&R / PR Manager / Music Journalist

Celine Bakond

Creative administrator

Armin A. Heravi

Co-founder CEO

Andra Iacob

General Manager at AMI consulting


Open call (deadline passed)