PRESS & AWARDS

Awards & Achievements

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Silver Winner in the “Young Female Entrepreneur of The Year” Category for The Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Listed on 2015 ProfitGuide W100 Ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs: Rising Stars

Winner of the 2015 International Women Achiever’s Entertainment Award

Press

“Toronto Music Firm AB Co. closing” – Billboard – July 2016
http://www.billboard.com/articles/business/7446792/ab-co-closing-sari-delmar-toronto-music-pr-firm

“In the Spotlight: Sari Delmar” – Project Next Up – May 2016
http://www.projectnextup.com/music-industry-blog/2016/5/17/in-the-spotlight-sari-delmar

“CMW Panel Report – Power Playing: Advice From Top Women In Music” – FYI Music News – May 2016
http://www.fyimusicnews.ca/articles/2016/05/09/cmw-panel-report-power-playing-advice-top-women-music

“Indie Insider:  Do You Need a Publicist?” – Canadian Musician – November/December 2015
http://issuu.com/cmonline/docs/spv2_cm_novdec15-lowres 

“Requiem For A Stream” – Globe and Mail – November 2015
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/music/requiem-for-a-stream-the-end-of-rdio-and-the-future-of-streaming-incanada/article27507881/

“Today’s Notable Young Entrepreneur” – Notable.CA – October 2015
http://notable.ca/sari-delmar-todays-notable-young-entrepreneur/

Guest on “Live in Limbo” Podcast – March 2015
http://www.liveinlimbo.com/2015/03/03/capsule/65-sari-delmar-ceo-audio-blood.html

“from Music Fan to Music Mogul”- Globe and Mail – October 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-tools/from-music-fan-to-music-mogul/article20924191/

“Coffee Confidential” – Ten Thousand Coffees – January 2014
http://blog.tenthousandcoffees.com/sharing-experiences/coffee-confidential-with-sari-delmar/

Audio Blood Anniversary Interview” – Fresh Print Magazine – December 2013
http://www.freshprintmagazine.com/audio-blood-anniversary/

Sari Delmar Faces the Music” – Addicted Magazine – February 2013
http://www.weraddicted.com/audio-blood-founder-president-sari-delmar-faces-the-music-of-an-ever-changing-industry/

Interview – The Image Interview – February 2012
http://www.theimageinterview.com/saridelmar.html

Jobs That Rock” –  Turn The Record Over – September 2011
http://www.turntherecordover.com/2011/09/jobs-that-rock-sari-delmars-audio-blood/

We Bleed Audio Blood” – Off the Map Zine  Fall 2011
http://otmzine.com/article/audioblood-sari-delmar

Video Interview – From Far and Wide – April 2011
http://www.vanmusic.ca/yourmusicscene/live-video-vancouver-independent-music-scene/‘from-far-and-wide’-presents-an-interview-with-sari-delmar

“Career Profile” – She Does the City – August 2010
http://www.shedoesthecity.com/sari_delmar_founder_and_general_manager_audio_blood_artist_development_services

Community Involvement

Women In Music US – Present – Board Member – Communications Committee

Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council 2014 – 2014 to 2016 – Board Member

Toronto/Austin Music Alliance 2014 – 2014 to 2016 – Chair

Women In Music Canada – Board of Directors – 2015 to 2016 – Board Member

Covenant House Fundraiser – Sleep Out 2015 – Next Gen

Skate 4 Cancer Tour – 2008

Past Speaking Appearances 

Sari speaking at Canadian Music Week 2015

Sari speaking at Canadian Music Week 2015

 

– Workshop Leader,  Music & Brand Fundamentals Workshop – Barbados – 2016
presented by Caribbean Development Bank, COSCAP, and ACCS 

– Featured Networking Session, MIDEM – Cannes, France – 2016
“Meet the Women in Music”

– Panelist, Canadian Music Week – Toronto, ON – 2016
“Power Playing: Advice from the Top Women in Music”

– Panelist, Berklee College of Music – Boston, MA – 2016
“Diversity in the Music Industry 2016”

– Panelist, Rotman Commerce – Toronto, ON – 2016
“Women’s Leadership Symposium”

– Panelist, M for Montreal – Montreal, QC – 2015
“60 Minutes of Inspiration”

– Panelist, Techweek Los Angeles – Santa Monica, CA – 2015
“Creation & Consumption: The Future of Music Tech”

– Panelist, Country Music Association of Ontario – Toronto, ON – 2015
“Are We Engaged Yet? Getting More Bang with Your Marketing Buck”

Keynote Presenter, EmergeTO Conference – Toronto, ON – 2015
“Building and Growing a Community On and Offline”

Panelist, Canadian Music Week – Toronto, ON – 2015
“Meet The Industry’s Youngest VIPs: The Next Generation”
“Trailblazers: Surviving and Thriving” 

Moderator, Canadian Music Week – Toronto, ON – 2015
The Music Discovery & Recommendation Panel 

– Panelist, Ryerson University Professional Communications – Toronto, ON – 2015
“Evening with Industry” 

 Panelist, Long & McQuade Clinic Hall – Toronto, ON – 2015
“Going Pro: Growing Your Potential in the Music Industry”

Panelist & Workshop Leader, MusicBC’s How-to Series – Vancouver, BC – 2015 
“How to Make Fans, Not Just Likes”

Panelist, BIGSOUND Conference – Brisbane, AUS – 2014
“Hooray for Canada!”

Panelist, Reel Music Fest at Durham College – Oshawa, ON – 2014
Branding & Promotions Panel

Panelist, Canadian Organization of Campus Activities Conference – Niagara Falls, ON – 2014
“How to Win Friends & Influence People: Getting People to Champion Your Projects” 

Guest Lecture, York University Music Program – Toronto, ON – 2014
“Career Development”

Workshop Leader, CSPA Journalism Workshop – San Luis Obispo, Cali – 2014
“Nailing an Artist Interview” 

– Guest Lecture,
Durham College – Oshawa, ON – 2014

– Panelist, Canadian Music Week – Toronto, ON – 2013 + 2014
Engaging Fans with Effective Social Media 2013, 2014
Trail Blazers: Creating Your Own Job in a Changing Music Industry 2014

– Guest Lecture, Coalition Music Tour & Tech Program – Toronto, ON – 2013
Artist PR and Marketing 

– Panelist, East Coast Music Week – Halifax, NS – 2013
“Facing Challenges Unique to the Independent Musician”

– Panelist, Moderator, Yellow Phone Music Conference – Milwaukee, WI – 2013
“Don’t You Know Who I Am?”
“Are Your Sure You Can Manage That”
“Artist Development, Career Development, and Building Your Team”

– Panelist,  “Publicity, Promotion & Music: The Final Touch”

Panelist, Atlantic Film Festival – Music & Image – Halifax, NS – 2013
“Fans, Friends & Followers: Social Media & Digital Marketing for Musicians”

Panelist, Music Ontario Seminar – Toronto, ON – 2013
“Marketing & Branding Panel”

– Panelist, Toronto International Music Summit – Toronto, ON – 2012

Panelist, Nova Scotia Music Week – Yarmouth, NS – 2011
“10 Ways to Promote Your Music on a $1000 Budget”

Guest Writing

– Several pieces for SonicBids.com

– Several pieces for MusicThinkTank, feeding to Hypebot

– Several pieces for Clash Magazine (UK) as Canadian correspondent

– Several pieces for Canadian Musician Magazine

– Several pieces for Exclaim!