Introducing AEMCON 2018

Presented by Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

We’re thrilled to announce that the Alberta Electronic Music Conference will be returning for its third iteration in November of 2018, in partnership with Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre.

Early bird tickets are on sale now for $150.

We’re able to do our part in advancing Canada’s world-class music scene because of your support and participation in last year’s event. Thanks to you, AEMCON2017 consisted of

·      5 days of uncompromising daytime and nighttime programming

·      16+ individual club shows and events

·      35+ workshops and panels

·      Almost 100 speakers and performing artists

·      7 iconic Calgarian venues

·      Delegates from 46 cities across 3 continents

·      1500+ like-minded souls in attendance

AEMCON2018 promises to expand on last year’s strengths. All programming at Studio Bell will take place among the National Music Centre’s collections and museum space, offering the perfect setting for advancing your understanding of music.

We’ve got plenty more coming down the pipeline in the next few weeks. For now, keep an eye out for ways to get involved – we’re opening content suggestion forms, sponsorship opportunities, and volunteer applications soon. Key dates include:

·      Speaking applications: open March 2018

·      Promoter + performer applications: open April 2018

·      Volunteer applications: open July 2018

·      Media applications: open September 2018




Also, a friendly reminder from AEM and Alberta Music:

Don’t forget to redeem your Alberta Music membership, complementary with your ticket to last year’s conference. Benefits of membership include exclusive access to member events, grants, and 1-on-1 mentorship, as well as opportunities to perform and showcase your work plus a whole suite of industry discounts and perks. For more information, visit Alberta Music. To redeem your membership, email us at

Finally, we want to reiterate that AEMCON wouldn’t be possible without you, and the following organizations: The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings (FACTOR), Studio Bell, home of the National Music CentrePK SoundAlberta MusicRolandMoogPioneer DJNATIVE INSTRUMENTSAbletonBeat DropBeatRoute (AB)TicketflyKilpatrick AudioLong & McQuade Musical InstrumentsFREQ. MagazineCJSW 90.9 FMMeeBlipiConnectivityDead Vinyl SocietyThe Hifi ClubHabitat Living SoundBroken CityNite Owl and BassBus.

and many more like-minded organizations