the inaugural edition of nocturnal cities forum

nova scotia 2018


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



Our first ever Nocturnal Cities Forum was hosted at the Elm/Oak Ballroom in Truro as part of Nova Scotia Music Week 2018 and was organized by Sound Diplomacy, Music Cities Events and Music Nova Scotia.

On November 3rd, 75 delegates from Canada and the world representing municipalities, regions, consulting companies and the music and creative industries discussed the role of the Night Time Economy in a full day of panels, presentations and roundtables.

The event theme was “Building Stronger Music Communities” and explored the relationship between city planning, strategy, development and the night time economy from various viewpoints. Some of the topics included:

  • Dealing With, Tackling & Preventing Harassment at Night;

  • Maintaining Health & Wellness in the Night Time Economy;

  • Understanding and Elaborating the Components of a Night Time Strategy;

  • The Role of Night Time Mayors.