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Mondo.NYC Speaker

Jonathan Campbell

Head of Programs, Small World Music

Jonathan Campbell’s career is rooted in the decade (2000-2010) he spent in Beijing as a drummer, writer, promoter, agent and more actively bridging East and West. His writing has appeared in many media outlets and collections; his book "Red Rock: The Long Strange March of Chinese Rock and Roll," was published in 2011. Since returning to Toronto he has worked at and with many of Toronto’s major cultural institutions – Harbourfront Centre, Massey Hall/Roy Thomson Hall, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and more – in communications, outreach and programming, and was a 2018-2020 APAP Leadership Fellow. He co-founded Good Kind Productions – a founding member of diverse-music presenter-collective Polyphonic Ground – in 2015 to find creative ways to bridge gaps and encourage cross-cultural collaboration and understanding. From 2015-2019 GKP produced secret concerts under the banner of Sofar Sounds Toronto, in addition to many other events. In 2019 Campbell joined Small World Music, a presenter of diverse music founded in 1997, as Head of Programs, overseeing music-industry conference/showcase Global Toronto, and eMERGEnce, the artist development program for marginalized and under-represented newcomer, refugee, and emerging musicians.

Be Present Everywhere: International Marketing & Development Connections

This will be a unique opportunity to virtually meet many of the main international collaborators around the globe. They are all dedicated to the music community and have developed music conferences, export and indie music offices, platforms, companies and organizations for fans, artists and related industry execs. Learn what they do, who they are and how to connect with them and their networks in order to forward your mission and to be present everywhere. Vote!