Alan Greyeyes

Manager / Festival Director, Ogichidaa Arts / Aboriginal Music Manitoba

Alan Greyeyes runs the artist and project management company, Ogichidaa Arts, and serves as the Festival Director for the sākihiwē festival. He also volunteers as a board member for the Polaris Music Prize; a committee member for the Rap category at the JUNO Awards; a member of the Mayor's Indigenous Advisory Circle for the City of Winnipeg; and a member of the Indigenous committees at the National Music Centre and the Winnipeg Folk Festival. In 2020, Alan received the Arts Award of Distinction from the Manitoba Arts Council and the Kevin Walters Legacy Award from Manitoba Music. Alan is a member of the Peguis First Nation.

Alan is speaking at

April 21, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


  • Tina Wroblewski (Speaker) Outreach Consultant, Small World Music/Global Toronto
  • Alan Greyeyes (Speaker) Manager / Festival Director, Ogichidaa Arts / Aboriginal Music Manitoba
  • Vera Wrana (Speaker) Co-Director & Institutional Relations, BIME PRO
  • Chaka Grier (Speaker)
  • Darryl Hurs (Speaker) Owner / Partnerships / Programmer, Indie Week Canada
Sponsored By:
Global Toronto


Professionals from all sides of the stage share tips, advice, and experience to help artists ensure they make the most out of any showcase opportunities. From application submission tips to what makes an impactful showcase and advice on how to prep for and network at online and IRL events, the discussion aims to look holistically at conferencing in the 21st Century. The panel is rooted in the theme of showcase/conference Global Toronto 2021 – Now What: Making Space, Enacting Change – Held online June 14-18, GT21 aims to build a sustainable, equitable, and accessible music sector with equity-seeking groups at the forefront.

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