Folk Music Ontario Conference


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

2018 in Mississauga

The 32nd annual conference will take place September 27-30, 2018, 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 September 2018, 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 2017 delegate list here (updated Novemeber 8, 2017).

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What’s Happening at the Conference?

Coming soon!

Thursday, Sept. 27 | Friday, Sept. 28 | Saturday, Sept. 29 | Sunday, Sept. 30

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 2018 Conference Registration form (English PDF) | (French PDF)

*REGISTRATION RATES (including HST and fees) Member Non-Member
Members Only advance purchase rate – March 1 to April 30, 2018 242.30 N/A
Early bird rate – May 1 to July 31, 2018 360.95 479.60
Full conference – Youth (21 and under) – NO DEADLINE 123.65 242.30
Daily rate – Thursday, Sept. 27 – available May 1 123.65 212.64
Daily rate – Friday, Sept. 28 – available May 1 212.64 301.63
Daily rate – Saturday, Sept. 29 – available May 1 212.64 301.63
Awards Brunch ticket – Sunday, Sept.  – available June 1 35.40 46.70
Regular registration rate – after July 31, 2018 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 2018 FMO conference. Folk Music Ontario will negotiate a room rate for the period September 26-30, 2018. Stay tuned!

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

  • 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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