IMSTA Festa 2017

The RTA School of Media and the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) are hosting IMSTA FESTA, a celebration of music technology, on Saturday, October 14 right here in the RCC. IMSTA FESTA brings a collection of top music technology companies together in an environment where they can interact with music makers face-to-face. This year's keynote is being given by Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado and veteran manager/executive producer Herb Trawick, the duo responsible for "Pensado's Place", a hit industry-related webseries seen on YouTube and beyond. 


This FREE event is open to anyone interested in the art of music making: professional and semi-professional musicians, songwriters, music producers, and audio engineers, as well as music students and educators. As part of the event, an array of industry experts will be leading a series of panels aimed at discussing the state of the music business, the latest in technology and much more.


Event Highlights

-Network with Toronto’s “heavy hitters” in the music community.

-Get hands-on with the latest music production products on the market.

-Learn tips and tricks from knowledgeable product specialists.

-Gain unique insight into the music industry by attending educational panels featuring music industry experts

-Win prizes from top audio technology companies.

-A chance to receive free gifts for visiting our exhibiting companies.




WHEN: Saturday, October 14

TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


To learn more about IMSTA Festa, please visit:


STUDENTS! We're always looking for help with this event, and the time you spend can be claimed as Creative Practice Hours. If you would like to help out, you will need to be available to attend an orientation session in the evening of Friday, October 13 - and then for at least 5 hours on Saturday, October 14. Food will be provided on the day of the event and you will receive some free swag and audio software as an added bonus! Register via the form here:

Saturday October 14th (All day)