Folk Music Ontario Conference


Who’s Coming to the Conference?
What’s Happening at the Conference?
Conference Registration
Accommodations
Sponsors
Upcoming Conferences
Past Programs

2017 in Mississauga

The 31st annual conference will take place October 19-22, 2017, at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites, 5875 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON.

The Folk Music Ontario conference is the key event for Ontario’s folk, roots, and traditional music community. Over four days and three nights in October 2017, over 700 delegates will:

  • hear provocative speakers and learn about new products and services for performers and presenters
  • engage in lively roundtable discussions and private meetings with industry professionals
  • interact with panelists during educational seminars and workshops
  • experience some of the best performer showcases in the country
  • celebrate recipients of songwriting and lifetime achievement awards
  • have a whole lot of fun!

Who’s Coming to the Conference?

Download the delegate list here (updated October 9, 2017).

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What’s Happening at the Conference?

Download the daily schedules here (updated October 10, 2017):

Thursday, Oct 19 | Friday, Oct 20 | Saturday, Oct 21 | Sunday, Oct 22

Please keep in mind that this is only a preliminary version of the schedule. It will be updated on a regular basis when new information becomes available.

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Conference Registration

Folk Music Ontario members receive the lowest registration rates. Non-members are welcome to join FMO at registration time in order to receive member rates. Online registration is provided through a partnership with Ticketpro. All conference delegates and their guests must agree to abide by and to be bound by the Folk Music Ontario Conference Rules. Download the 2017 rules here.

CLICK HERE to register online for conference
OR
Download a 2017 Conference Registration form (English PDF) | (French PDF)

*REGISTRATION RATES (including HST and fees) Member Non-Member
Members Only advance purchase rate – April 3 to May 31, 2017 242.30 N/A
Early bird rate – June 1 to August 31, 2017 360.95 479.60
Full conference – Youth (21 and under) – NO DEADLINE 123.65 242.30
Daily rate – Thursday, Oct. 19 – available June 1 123.65 212.64
Daily rate – Friday, Oct. 20 – available June 1 212.64 301.63
Daily rate – Saturday, Oct. 21 – available June 1 212.64 301.63
Awards Brunch ticket – Sunday, Oct. 22 – available June 1 35.40 46.70
Regular registration rate – after August 31, 2017 479.60 598.25

*subject to change

Online registration is provided through a partnership with Ticketpro. All conference delegates and their guests must agree to abide and be bound by the Folk Music Ontario Conference Rules. Download the 2017 rules here.

Folk Music Ontario members receive the lowest registration rates. Non-members are welcome to join FMO at registration time in order to receive member rates.

Purchase membership here or log in to renew or extend your membership.

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Accommodations

The Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites, at 5875 Airport Road in Mississauga, will host the 2017 FMO conference. Folk Music Ontario has negotiated a room rate for the period October 18-22, 2017 of $129/night plus taxes and fees (in effect until October 5, 2017, subject to availability). This rate includes free high-speed Internet and parking. *This block is now full*

Overflow Hotels:

1) Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport, 3311 Caroga Drive, Mississauga for $129/night + taxes. Cut-off date to book for that price for FMO delegates is October 4th. Go to www.torontoairport.hgi.com and use Group Code “N08“to book your room.

2) Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel, 901 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke for $133/night + taxes. Cut-off date to book for that price for FMO delegates is October 4th. Use this link to secure your rate.

The following map shows the location of the Hilton Toronto Airport:

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Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Alka Sharma at asharma@folkmusicontario.ca.
» See the full listing of Folk Music Ontario sponsors.

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Upcoming Conferences

  • October 19 to 22, 2017 – Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites, Mississauga
  • September 27 to 30, 2018 – Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites, Mississauga
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Past Folk Music Ontario Conference Programs

» View the contents of the past several issues of Folk Prints conference programs.

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