President of Indie Montréal / Editor-in-Chief of franconnexion.info / Executive Director of Les SMAQ
Jon Weisz is the founder and president of Indie Montreal. IMTL works with hundreds of artists and cultural companies from all over the world. Its three banners are IMTL Agency (management & booking), IMTL Street (street marketing) and IMTL Music Services (media relations, consulting, administrative and digital services).
Jon is also the co-founder of franconnexion.info, Canada’s French-language B2B music trade press and professional training platform which serves 7000 members of Canada’s francophone music industry. He also founded and serves as Executive Director of Les Scènes de Musique Alternatives du Québec (Les SMAQ), the association representing Quebec’s small venues. Its members collectively present over three-quarters of the province’s music concerts. Jon has over 15 years experience in the Canadian music sector. He’s also involved in a number of music industry organizations (Canadian Live Music Association, FACTOR, WCMAs, GAMIQ, and more).