HALIFAX CENTRAL LIBRARY, OCTOBER 20 -­ 22
5440 SPRING GARDEN ROAD, HALIFAX NS

ABOUT XPAND

The Halifax Pop Explosion Music Festival in association with Factor, Canada, and CIMA, present the XPAND Music Conference
featuring the inaugural Canadian Label Summit.

For the 11th year in a row, Halifax Pop Explosion presents a conference designed to educate, inspire, and entertain! Xpand Music Conference is for anyone with an interest in music and arts in Halifax.

- Grow your network of industry professionals
- Increase your knowledge base and skill set
- Develop new working relationships
- Spread good ideas and best practices
- Bolster and broaden the Halifax music scene


XPAND MUSIC CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

CANADIAN LABEL SUMMIT
Panel Discussions, RoundTable Talks, and Networking Events featuring a selection of regional, national, and international label representatives.


FESTIVAL & VENUE TOWN HALL
An open forum opportunity to ask questions of festival and venue bookers from across Canada.

LISTEN  LOCAL HALIFAX
An examination of the state of the Halifax music scene with focused discussions on accessibility, youth art programming, and legislation.


FACTOR 1 ON  1
Sit down with FACTOR to learn about funding opportunities or dissect your grant application.

HPX ARTIST INTERVIEW
An intimate conversation with an HPX headliner. Sure to be an inspiring and insightful look at a real success story within the industry.


PANEL PRESENTATION
Exploration of topics like Branding Your Band, All­ Ages Programming, Building Your Team and more!