Songwriters Summit '18

Join songwriters from all over Canada as they come together for a weekend of development, networking and collaboration.  Open to novice and experienced songwriters, the Songwriters Summit offers a chance to explore and develop the art of crafting a song.  With workshops, seminars and panels led by world-renowned songwriters and composers, the weekend will also include special performances, opportunities for collaboration with other artists and the potential to find your next co-writer or muse.

What to Expect at Songwriters Summit '18

Learn From the Best

Learn about the craft of songwriting, techniques and inspirations from world-renowned and successful songwriters who understand the creative process and its challenges.

Improve Your Skills

Each session and event of the weekend has been tailored to improving attendee’s songwriting skills and opportunities for collaborations with other music creators.

Share Your Ideas

In addition to learning and developing as a songwriter, attendees will have the opportunity to share their own creative ideas and receive constructive critiques from peers and professionals.

Networking & Performances

The weekend will be complete with opportunities to network, meet and talk with other songwriters at evening events while enjoying performances by special guests.

Register for Songwriters Summit '18

Join us and other songwriters from across Canada and around the world for the inaugural Songwriters Summit May 4-6 at Inn of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario by purchasing your package or pass below.
FRIDAY NIGHT NETWORKING TICKET

$65

TICKET TO RECEPTION & NETWORKING EVENT
Does not include accommodations

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Access to the Friday evening reception, networking and performance event; includes two drink tickets; food not included.

SATURDAY DAY PASS FOR 1

$195

SINGLE DAY PASS FOR 1 PERSON
Does not include accommodation

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Single day pass for one person to workshops and events from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WEEKEND PASS FOR 1

$249

SINGLE WEEKEND PASS FOR 1 PERSON
Does not include accommodation

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Single weekend pass for one person to all workshops and events including Friday and Saturday night reception and networking event, Saturday morning breakfast event and special performances on Friday and Saturday evening.

WEEKEND PACKAGE FOR 2

$989

ACCOMMODATION FOR 2 PEOPLE • 2 WEEKEND PASSES
1:1 SONGWRITING CONSULTATION & CRITIQUE

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Includes accommodations for two people for Friday and Saturday night at Inn of Waterloo (package price for accommodation based on double occupancy).

Includes two weekend passes (one pass is discounted half-price) to all workshops and events including Friday evening reception and networking event, Saturday morning breakfast event and events on Friday and Saturday evening.

1:1 consultation and critique with a music industry professional.

WEEKEND GROUP OF 3

$1110

ACCOMMODATION FOR 3 PEOPLE • 3 WEEKEND PASSES
1:1 SONGWRITING CONSULTATION & CRITIQUE

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Includes accommodation for three people for Friday and Saturday night at Inn of Waterloo (package price for accommodation based on 3-person occupancy).

Includes three weekend passes to all workshops and events including Friday evening reception and networking event, Saturday morning breakfast event and events on Friday and Saturday evening.

1:1 critique for each artist in your group with a music industry professional.

WEEKEND BAND SPECIAL

$1495

ACCOMMODATION FOR 4 PEOPLE • 4 WEEKEND PASSES
1:1 CONSULTATION & CRITIQUE FOR YOUR BAND

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Includes accommodation for four people for Friday and Saturday night at Inn of Waterloo (package price for accommodation based on 4-person occupancy).

Includes four weekend passes to all workshops and events including Friday evening reception and networking event, Saturday morning breakfast event and events on Friday and Saturday evening.

1:1 critique for your band with a music industry professional.

Our Songwriter Summit '18 Speakers

Speakers Announcements Coming Soon

In the coming months, we will be announcing speakers and workshop leaders from various corners of the music industry with insight into the craft of songwriting and the areas of management, publishing, radio and development.

Like to Speak at Songwriters Summit '18?

If you are interested in speaking at Songwriters Summit ’18, please complete the Speaker Proposal (pdf) and send to conference@musicexperiences.org no later than March 1, 2018.  Those selected to join our team of world-class speakers will be contacted for more information.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Inn of Waterloo

The Inn of Waterloo and Conference Centre began welcoming guests nearly forty-five years ago as an intimate 40-room motor inn dedicated to European-style hospitality. Since then, our hotel has grown to 152 exceptional guestrooms and suites that are considered the finest accommodation in Waterloo.

The staff at The Inn of Waterloo and Conference Centre prides itself on meeting your needs before you even have to ask. From complimentary perks like Wi-Fi and a hot breakfast to a heated indoor pool and business centre, you’ll find everything required for a relaxing, rewarding stay.

Guest stays include:

    • Complimentary breakfast buffets
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    • Indoor Heated Saltwater Pool
    • Complimentary Parking
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