Monday, October 2, 2023

Danya Dixon promoted to CEO of Canadian Music Week

Danya Dixon has been promoted to CEO of Canadian Music Week (CMW).

Now in its 38th year, CMW is Canada’s leading music, media and entertainment industry event that includes the Radio Interactive conference, trade show, awards shows and a music festival spanning five nights of performances at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto.

Dixon has been with CMW for 11 years, most recently as Vice-President of Programming. Dixon also serves as the CEO of the O’Cannabiz Conference & Expo in Toronto, launched in 2016, and shepherded the event’s expansion into Vancouver and Niagara Falls. 

The 38th Annual Canadian Music Week will return to Toronto May 19-23, 2020.

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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