Allied Members of the Canadian Professional Disc Jockey Association are comprised of entities that wish to have a relationship with the CPDJA for promotional benefit of their products or services and to support the ongoing work of the association and expand our programming. In exchange for their membership, the association promotes the benefits of the products and services they supply to the DJ industry.
Organized by Allied Membership type, all Allied Members are described below in alphabetical order, along with any Allied Member promotional offers that may be available. The relationship with each Allied Member is unique and so to is their messaging. Browse the Allied Member listing below and support those who supply the products or services your business success depends on.
If you represent an entity that would be interested in exploring an Allied Member relationship with the CPDJA and its membership, please contact us.
DJ Event Planner changes the way DJs manage and run their business, streamlining procedures and software into one efficient management system. The DJ Event Planner system makes it so all business types from solo-op DJs to large multi-op companies can easily manage their events, clients, staff, planning procedures and much, much more. Best of all, there's no software to install and no backups to worry about! DJ Event Planner manages all upgrades automatically and run daily backups so you don't have to!
From utilizing email templates for clients and vendors to client email automation to innovative online client planning forms and easy to produce event contracts, DJ Event Planner completely revolutionized how DJ company owners manage and run their business.
We've also hosted a Canada Wide DJ Call with DJ Event Planner founder, Troy Ackerman. That call is available for Professional Members of the CPDJA as a CWDJC Replay.
Acclaim Sound & Lighting is one of Canada's #1 online suppliers of Musical Instruments, Pro Audio, Stage and Theatre lighting, and DJ and Karaoke Equipment. Founded in 1989, Acclaim Sound & Lighting became the first online musical instrument and stage products retailer in Canada.
The expert staff at Acclaim Sound & Lighting can assist you with mapping out the products you need for all of your work as a mobile DJ. Basically if it can work on a stage or in a studio, they have the products and expertise to make it happen!
Two special offers from Acclaim Sound & Lighting are available for all members of the CPDJA. They are as follows (some restrictions apply).
For orders over $3000, 15% will be discounted off the advertised pricing when paid using cash/interac/etransfer (12% discount if using credit card, PayPal or financing). For orders under $3000, 8% will be discounted off the advertised pricing when paid using cash/interac/etransfer (5% discount if using credit card, PayPal or financing).
To receive the automatically calculated discounts, simply create an account with Acclaim Sound & Lighting online and then send them a link to your CPDJA membership profile. Once their staff has verified your membership, you'll be automatically setup to begin receiving the discounts.
With more than 25 years in sales, marketing and sales management, Alan Berg has been called “The Leading International Expert on the Business of Weddings & Events”. Alan is a featured presenter every year at major industry conferences in North America and internationally. He has extensive sales, sales management and marketing experience ranging from publishing two wedding magazines, to Vice President of Sales at The Knot (at the time the largest wedding website in the world).
With easy to learn from books like "If your website was an employee, would you fire it?," "Your Attitude for Success," "Shut Up and Sell More Weddings & Events," and "Why Don't They Call Me?" Alan is one of the most widely read individuals in the wedding and special event world. Part "How-to-do" and part "How-to-think", Alan's latest book, "Wit, Wisdom and the Business of Weddings" is his latest achievement in helping wedding professionals on their journey to greater success.
In addition to his books (click above links to purchase) Alan Berg also offers website review and consulting, sales training services, and speaking services. For more info, head to Alan's website or contact Alan@AlanBerg.com or call/text 1-732-422-6362.
The AutomateYourDJEP program is the biggest cheat code for Djs and Event Professionals. Immediately take your business to a level you never thought was possible.
Maximize your income with an updated automated follow-up system for DJ Event Planner. Includes Over 60 email and SMS templates. Never have to remember to reach out to a potential client. You will be automatically notified when a client sets up a meeting with you.
Also included are booking helpers, automatic contracting, payment collection, support for employees, event planning, networking and so much more.
Check out all of the details online and use promo code "99off" at checkout for a $99USD discount on the DIY subscription for first time purchasers.
AVShop™ is Canada's source for Pro Audio, Video and Lighting. They have an incredible selection to meet your needs and competitive prices across Canada. DJ gear - got it! Church audio - got that too! Karaoke - yup! Club Lighting - of course! Headphones - only 450 to choose from! Music Production - no instruments, but they will help you with all your recording needs! Video Walls - you see the trend. Anything Audio/Video related, AVShop™ can help you with.
Feel free to call, email, visit or chat with AVShop™ - they have a team of experienced DJs and technicians to answer all your questions and help you select the best gear for you.
Most orders over $199 ship for FREE across Canada!
Located in Ottawa, Ontario Bobby B Productions supports DJs with equipment rentals and also specializes in supplying outdoor movie rental packages, DJs and so much more.
The mission of Dominick Pirone from Booked Solid is to help you fill your calendar with high-quality events and weddings using the latest in paid digital marketing strategies. Dom believes that quality entertainment services shouldn't wait to be picked from the directory sites (Wedding Wire, The Knot, Google, etc.). Instead, Booked Solid teaches the ADVANTAGES and the HOW of pushing out the value of your brand and business in a profitable way from day one on IG, FB and other highly effective marketing channels to connect up with your ideal clients.
These things and many more are what await you behind the walls of Booked Solid! Join Booked Solid for just $27USD/month in order to unlock thousands of dollars of marketing intel along with weekly support for your digital campaigns! Hundreds of Booked Solid members have been increasing their revenue by implementing the tools, pre-built templates and information picked up from Dom! Oh, and don't forget to take advantage of the free Professional Video Logo Intro Design for your company when you signup! Dom has also committed to further supporting the work of the CPDJA by sharing a portion of the monthly fees with the CPDJA from all DJs who sign up through the special link he's set up for us. And if you want to SEE what he's about, check out Dominick in this EPIC Electro-Voice CWDJC Replay that literally had people saying "my mind is blown" over and over and over again!
Multi Music Group / ERG Music offers licensed, promotional music to DJs & nightclubs across Canada and the USA. This includes the best new music releases and a classic hit library, delivered to subscribers via MP3 downloads or MP3 CDs, as well as a wide range of standard CD compilations. All music is licensed by CONNECT Music Licensing for distribution in Canada and from direct label authorization for distribution in the USA.
CPDJA members save with a special discount promo code that is applied to each individual purchase or monthly subscription payment and is applicable to both new and existing subscribers. Please contact the Multi Music Group / ERG Music customer service team for your applicable promo code here.
Founded and led by Mark and Rebecca Ferrell, the MarBecca Method of entertainment, speaking skills, and business is divided into a series of workshops and seminars that are available to entertainment professionals all over the world. DJs from as far as the U.K., Ireland, New Zealand, Australia and yes, Canada, often travel great distances to attend MarBecca Method seminars and workshops.
The MarBecca Method is unique, specific and can help mobile wedding DJs and MCs who practice it become the most recommended by other wedding professionals, appreciated by clients and the most highly compensated wedding DJs in their local markets. Many Canadian DJs can attest to this and readily make themselves available to other DJs who wish to learn more.
From the early days of Getting What You’re Worth to the workshops and seminars of today, Mark Ferrell provides inspiration, information, and training on speaking and performance skills to help create a more thoughtful, passionate, and caring world.
More information about Mark and Rebecca Ferrell, including currently available MarBecca Method workshops, is available at their website.
Multi Tech Audio Visual is conveniently located in central Barrie, Ontario, just off Hwy 400. They are a rental shop supporting the general public, event planners and DJ's with audio-visual equipment, décor, and dance lighting for live events.
Their rental department is open to the general public on both Monday and Friday from 9 am – 4 pm. They are only open by appointment from Tuesday to Thursday. You can reserve your equipment rental online or by calling 705-726-0333. The Multi Tech Audio Visual rental shop accepts credit card payments only.
With proof of valid CPDJA membership, Multi Tech Audio Visual extends a 10% discount to all CPDJA members.
Music City Canada is one of Canada's top Pro A/V, Stage and Studio Stores. They are a leading Professional Audio, Lighting, Recording and Video specialist, and are happy to serve new customers across Canada! In addition to their online store and London's largest audio, lighting, video and recording retail showroom, Music City Canada also has a full service special event production division.
Music City Canada offers discounted member pricing (with active accounts when logged in), CPDJA member promo code discounts, online financing, live video & text chat, price match links on every product page, text or email push notifications for order processing and shipping and same day local delivery for CPDJA members in London, Ontario.
Using the coupon code CPDJA10 gets 10% off accessories and CPDJA members also receive a free complimentary upgrade in status in terms of their member discount level. Members will not have to pay regular prices anymore. After you have setup your online account at Music City Canada, simply contact Ryan or Matt by emailing your CPDJA member profile URL (available from within the members area of the CPDJA website) to email@example.com and they will increase your automatic discount level.
Perfect Portals is one of the most comprehensive systems available on the market for DJ Event Planner. From their Personalized and Branded Client Portals to their Automated Forms and Email System, you will love how their services let you spend less time behind your desk and more time on the things that matter.
Their entire system is LGBTQ+ friendly with pronoun/gender selection built right into everything they offer. Their forms take advantage of the logic and automation that is offered in DJEP to create forms that truly work for you. The Perfect Portals email and forms system talk to each other to ensure you are communicating with all the right people for any event. Every aspect of the system from portals and forms to emails are all mobile-friendly (no app required).
Take your professional branding to a whole new level with customized and personalized emails to your clients and vendors that also include professional content along with additional suggestions made just for DJs by DJs. Communicate with your DJs and Admin staff with emails to keep them updated and set yourself and others regular email reminders (including checklists).
Streamline the connection from your website with customized DJEP element integration that flows to a beautifully personalized custom client portal, reflecting the style and aesthetic of your company while by-passing any dated sign-in screens.
If you are looking for a way to really utilize everything that DJ Event Planner has to offer (but don't have the time or programming expertise) talk to them about how they can help you make the most out of this amazing platform.
For more than 20 years, Pioneer DJ has been a market leader in the design and production of innovative DJ equipment and software. Pioneer DJ's vision is "to be a leader in making life richer through music technology.” To do so, the company draws inspiration from its diverse customer base that spans countless genres and DJ styles. Pioneer DJ remains at the forefront of the DJ market as they continually launch next-generation products that inspire and shape the global dance music community.
Head over to the Pioneer DJ website to check out details for their entire product line.
Private Label Trivia specializes in producing Trivia Shows for Average Joes! Their trivia shows contain questions that cover a wide variety of themes, music, categories, and even word puzzles – there’s something for everyone! And because they’re a Canadian based company, you won’t have to worry about things being regionally based elsewhere that might alienate or frustrate your audience.
All trivia shows are uniquely branded to YOUR DJ company (or your clients) and offered in a PowerPoint slideshow format that you download to your laptop or tablet. Each week they send you a link to download your show, customized with your branding. You then output the show from your laptop to your venue’s TV screens or on their in-house projection system. It’s as easy as that! Team answer sheets and automated score sheets are also provided making things as turnkey as possible.
Private Label Trivia might sound new to you, but make no mistake, they’ve already proven themselves to deliver an incredibly valuable service to many DJs! Private Label Trivia can help you not only earn you solid year round revenue, but income during the slower months of the year after all of the holiday parties have wrapped up.
Brad Bell, the genius behind Private Label Trivia also has this exclusive offer for CPDJA members:
Send us your logo, and we'll do up a totally FREE trivia show that you can use however you like, so you can see what makes our show unique and better than the rest! Take it to a local pub or bar and use the free show as a demonstrator or sampler...no strings attached. After that, as a CPDJA member...we'll give you your first 4 shows half-price to help you kickstart trivia wherever you can get it started! That's 4 weeks for only $100…it’s a no brainer!
QSC is a trusted name for many DJs in their business operations. Some of the most recognizable lines from QSC in the DJ world are the K.2 Series, KW Series, KLA Line Array Series and the popular TouchMix digital mixers. Check out upcoming Networking Nights in your region for QSC product demos and watch for some member only online product training.
To check out the entire QSC product series online for DJs, head to their website and navigate to the Live Sound > Mobile Entertainers section.
Owner of Scotia Events, Terry Holdershaw, has long been a CPDJA DJ member but as his company continues to expand in the rental and large scale production side of things, transitioning to become an Allied Member made the most sense for him.
Based out of Milton, Ontario, Scotia Events supports DJs, bands and events throughout the Greater Toronto area and southern Ontario regions between Niagara, Kitchener/Waterloo, Halton, Vaughan, Durham and surrounding areas. From speakers and microphones to digital mixers, monitors, band support, backline, lighting, truss, screens, projectors, TVs, staging, drape and more, Scotia Events can be your trusted partner when you have equipment or production needs.
Equipment rentals can be picked up in Milton or arranged pickup/drop off location. They also offer delivery and pickup services as well as full service rental, delivery, setup, teardown and technicians so that you can stay focused on your performance and not have to worry about any of the equipment or setup and teardown.
The purpose of The DJ's Vault is to help DJs unlock the full potential of their mobile DJ business! Information is scattered all over the internet and The DJ's Vault founder, Joe Bunn, wanted to put actionable videos, tips, pre-made forms and tutorials that can be used by DJs to grow their companies in one convenient location. The DJ's Vault focuses on three key problem areas: Marketing, Sales, Hiring.
Members of The DJ's Vault will learn through hundreds of short videos, written articles, recorded articles (that can be listened to on-the-go), webinars and more. As part of membership, you also receive instant access to all of Joe Bunn's training programs that used to retail for $130 CAD each, including Marketing the Music, Selling the Music and Hiring the Music. In addition to this, members who sign up instantly receive all of the following:
➡️ Joe's company's 25-page operations & procedures manual covering all of their sales processes, standard wedding delivery & more for employees. (This is priceless and took Joe years to put together.)
➡️ Joe's company's sales slide presentation (that you can edit for yourself in Powerpoint or Keynote). (Again, priceless)
➡️ Joe's wedding brochure PDF that helps promote his services.
➡️ Joe's pricing sheet that you can customize for your biz.
➡️ The interview sheet with questions Joe asks all prospective DJs.
➡️ Joe's onboarding checklist that he uses to groove in all new DJs.
➡️ 6 DJ Expo stage presentation recordings that haven't been available before, covering how to market your DJ business effectively.
➡️ A pile of "Inside the DJ's Vault" webinars that include the likes of Jason Jani, Mike Walter, Jason Klock and more covering all aspects of business from branding to sales to hiring.
Lastly, Joe has been gracious enough to set up an exclusive promo code so that DJs who hear about The DJs Vault through the CPDJA get exclusive lifetime pricing! And if that isn't enough, Joe is going to continue supporting the CPDJA with a portion of the monthly fees from any DJ who signs up through the association! The first month is available for just $15 USD and each month after that is only $25 USD (discounted from the regular $30 USD). Use promo code CPDJA when checking out The DJ's Vault at this special link.
With over 20 years of business and event experience, Certified Personality Trainer and author, Vickie Musni has been helping small and medium sized businesses better understand the personalities of their customers and colleagues and how that plays into the emotionally driven world of weddings and special events. Through her workshops, keynote presentations, podcasts and books, Vickie has been teaching wedding professionals all over the globe how to revolutionize their businesses by increasing sales and improving relationships with clients, employees and colleagues.
To learn from Vickie, check out her books Personalities for Business, Color Me SMART: The Busy Business Owner's Guide to Seeing Your Company in Color and Creating Connections (co-written with Mitch Taylor), arrange to have one of her many workshops come to your region and keep an eye out on the conference circuit for one of her energetic keynotes. To get in touch with Vickie, head to her website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 1-775-772-9188.
XtendaMix is the #1 source for Music Videos. With over half a million videos on their website ranging from the 1940's all the way to today's newest releases, it is the largest video collection in the world. They provide Radio Edits, Extended Edits (Intro/Outro), Remixes, Re-Dums, Lyrics, Visualizers, Clean Edits, Dirty Edits & much more. All videos are DJ-Friendly with complete ID3 tags and edited with high quality audio (FLAC/WAV). Even if you don't play video events, you can use the video files as audio files and have the option to switch later. Create your free account today!