Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Our first ever Nocturnal Cities Forum will be held as part of Nova Scotia Music Week in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada on November 3, 2018.

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The event is hosted as part of Nova Scotia Music Week 2018, organized by Sound Diplomacy, Music Cities Events and Music Nova Scotia.

Our first ever Nocturnal Cities Forum will explore the relationship between city planning, strategy, development and the night time economy with the top minds from municipalities, regions, academics, consultancies and the music and creative industries in attendance to discuss, debate and introduce new thinking, action and structure to develop more vibrant, night time economies.

150 delegates, from all over Canada and the world, will participate in a full day of presentations, panels, and roundtable sessions. 

The event theme is connected to NSMW's 2018 focus of Building a Stronger Music Community

More information coming soon.



Saturday 3rd November 2018


Elm/Oak Ballroom, Holiday Inn Truro, 437 Prince St, Truro, NS B2N 1E6

Other Information:

Spread the word about Music Cities Convention using the hashtag #musiccities and our Twitter handle @MusicCitiesSD

Please follow Music Nova Scotia @musicnovascotia on twitter & instagram #NSMW2018


For the best hotel rates just head to our Hotel Partner page here.

Tickets include:

One day convention
Light Lunch Provided
Discounted hotel rate


Early Bird Pricing (Friday, August 31 at 11:59 PM)

$50 - Group rate for Nocturnal Cities ONLY
$55 - Day pass for Nocturnal Cities Forum ONLY
$95 - NSMW 2018 Group Rate (Access to all NSMW events Nov 1 - 4, inc. Nocturnal Cities Forum)
$100 - NSMW 2018 Delegate Pass (Access to all NSMW events Nov 1 - 4, inc. Nocturnal Cities Forum)

Buy Tickets Here

Contact Info

If you have a question about the conference or NSMW then please get in touch with:
Dana Beeler -
General -

More about Nova Scotia Music Week:

Since the inception of Nova Scotia Music Week (NSMW) in 1997, the music community has gathered together to participate in a range of business training and networking opportunities while celebrating our artists and industry professionals. NSMW engages the Music Nova Scotia membership and music industry at large while showcasing emerging and established artists to the public. NSMW is held over four days in November with workshops, receptions, over 100 showcases, an international and domestic buyers program, B2B networking opportunities and the Music and Industry Awards.

The 2018 version of the event will be held in Truro, Nova Scotia, from November 1-4th

Read more about Nova Scotia Music Week Here