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Thursday 4th July 2019
Studio 2 | Eden Court | 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Market Focus Canada

This diverse range of voices from across the creative industries will offer an insightful overview of the sector in Canada and the extensive potential for collaboration with this highly innovative and diverse market. The panel will also discuss entry points, key networks, export opportunities and how the country cultivated such a demand for its high-quality creative products and services worldwide.

Chair

    Neil Semple
    Head of Creative Industries, Department of International Trade and Investment

    Neil Semple is Creative Content Lead for Exports at the UK Department for International Trade (DIT). He leads a team covering the film, television, games, music and publishing sectors. Neil Semple has over 20 years’ experience of international trade development and promotion work in UK Government departments.

Speakers

    Marcel McKeogh
    Executive Director - Culture and Heritage Development, Province of Nova Scotia

    Marcel McKeough (BMus. Ed, MPA) has been a public servant with the Province of Nova Scotia for 35 years and has been immersed in cultural development in Nova Scotia for the entirety of that time. He is currently the Executive Director (ED) to the Culture and Heritage Development Division of the department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.

    Nathalie Clermont
    VP, Programmes and Business Development, Canada Media Fund

    Nathalie Clermont has worked for more than thirty years in the film, television and digital media industry, with extensive experience in policy development and financing. Previously, Ms. Clermont was team leader of the Business Affairs Unit at the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) for 15 years.

    Brian Hetherman
    Owner, Cerberus Management

    Over his 25-plus year career Brian Hetherman has developed a truly overarching perspective and deep skill set that he’s applied relentlessly to helping artists reach their goals. In mid-2018, re-launched his label, Sonic Envy, as both a label and a music services company to better serve the evolving needs of artists.

    Bonnie Edgecombe
    CEO, AbbyShot

    Bonnie Edgecombe is the proud owner and CEO (Creator of Exciting Opportunities) of AbbyShot Clothiers, the finest licensed replica clothing from favourite TV shows for super-fans in the entire Universe! Since 2002, Bonnie has been providing authentic fandom fashion and accessories, made to wear everyday, for hard-core dedicated fans.

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