6 Reasons to join the S.A.C.

1. CONNECTION

Meet fellow songwriters at our Regional Writers Groups or through our Online Members Community. Whether you’re just starting out, or already a seasoned songwriter, fellow artists are great resources both for industry news, performing opportunities, meeting other musicians including potential collaborators, as well as inspiring and creative friendships. You’ll also be connected to the industry through news and information featured on our website, as well as the professional panels at our events and workshops.

2. GROWTH

Your songwriting is sure to improve if you attend our webinars, and listening to the work of fellow members will also help you take your craft to the next level.

3. EXPOSURE

Participation at our events to build your network and have your work heard by leading songwriters in the industry.  Our Songwriters Updates e-newsletter includes upcoming events, special announcements and industry news from international, local and news outlets across the country are sent to our mailing list of members who opt-in 3-4 times per month.

4. SAVE MONEY

When we receive money-saving opportunities we pass these on to our members.  Participation at online events is always free for members. Discounts offered range from conference passes and website development, to books, studio time (available occasionally) and Zipcar rentals! (See Member Benefits for more details)

5. PROTECT YOUR WORK

Exclusive access to the Song Vault (formally Canadian Song Depository), a copyright registration service that ensures your work is protected.

6. HELP US HELP YOU!

The SAC does significant advocacy work to ensure that songwriters are fairly compensated in an industry that is increasingly challenged to protect creative works due to digital downloading and file sharing.