BC MUSIC FESTIVAL COLLECTIVE

THE BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSIC FESTIVAL COLLECTIVE (BCMFC) WAS FORMED IN APRIL 2020 AT THE ONSET OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC TO PROVIDE A COMMON VOICE AND SHARED SPACE TO BC’S MUSIC FESTIVAL INDUSTRY. OUR MEMBERS INCLUDE NON-PROFITS, FOR-PROFITS, AND MULTIPLE GENRE AND SIZE FESTIVALS FROM DIVERSE GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS. MEMBERSHIP IS OPEN TO ANY MUSIC FESTIVAL BASED IN BC.

About

Purpose: BC Music Festival Collective provides knowledge sharing, representation and resources for BC music festivals.

Vision: To support and promote a healthy, vibrant, diverse and inclusive music festival sector in BC.

Mission:

1) Create awareness and understanding of the economic, cultural and social benefits of festivals in BC among stakeholders, funders and the public.

2) Collaborate with provincial, national and international stakeholders in music, arts, culture and tourism to create strategic partnerships.

3) Connect the diverse festival community by convening inclusive province-wide meetings.

4) Educate and engage members by hosting industry stakeholders presentations and share current industry resources.

5) Advocate on behalf of the BC music festival industry to ensure ongoing government support.

BC Music Festival Collective Staff

 Deb Beaton-Smith

Deb Beaton-Smith

Executive Director

Holly Ketter

Holly Ketter

Project Assistant