Thank you for attending the 2016 Show!

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CDJ Show welcomes the SOCAN Foundation

Just announced - The CDJ Show proudly announces that the SOCANFoundation is now a proud sponsor of The Canadian DJ Show - helping to grow dance music in Canada - more details coming soon.

Schedule Posted

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Just Announced

Toolroom Academy

Friday, March 11th

The Toolroom Academy was officially launched in November 2015. After over a decade of finding new artists, dominating Beatport and touring the world with live shows, it felt time for Toolroom to pass some of the knowledge and experience the label had gained. An educational arm of the international brand, the Toolroom Academy aims to equip producers and DJs with the skills to build their creativity and careers within the dance music scene. details

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Our venue for the 2016 show is the Hilton Toronto at Richmond & University, in the heart of downtown. It is a large venue with space to accommodate more exhibits, special features and guests than ever before. Click here for more venue details such as the special CDJ Show room rates and hotel amenities.

We will again be featuring the latest equipment, technology and information our industry has to offer. Please stay tuned to social media for all of the latest details.

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Show Features


This show is a unique annual opportunity for both professional and aspiring DJs to:

  • Receive invaluable training and expertise directly from experienced industry veterans
  • Network with promoters, producers, production companies, record labels and of course, other DJs
  • Get the right answers to your tough questions and find out how to solve real world problems unique to this industry
  • Hands on demos with all of the leading products
  • Get the latest product information and support directly from the manufacturers and their reps
  • Special pricing on show exclusive buys

Recently Added Guests

In addition to our seminars, we have brought together another group of industry leaders, innovators and seasoned veterans that bring their experience to the show to help the attendees learn the ins and outs of the business we all love. To see the full list of confirmed guests, click here. We will be adding new guests leading up to the show, so check back frequently.

David Waxman

Waxman made his professional debut at the Roxy in 1992. He has been resident DJ at numerous world-renowned clubs such as Liquid, Miami (1996-1998), Twilo, NY (1998-2000), and Crobar Chicago, Miami, NY (2002-2005). He became widely known for bootleg remixes of hits such as Beck's "New Pollution," Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust," Nine Inch Nails' "Closer to God", and AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds" among other worldwide smashes.... read more

Stuart Knight

Stuart Knight established Toolroom Records in 1993. Alongside his DJ/Producer brother Mark Knight, he has shaped Toolroom into one of the leading independent dance companies in the world - launching the careers of some of today's key electronic music artists in the process. More recently Stuart has steered Toolroom's expansion into multiple business areas, including an international live brand in Toolroom Knights, which regularly hosts festival stages and arenas; read more


From the early roots of his West Midland's studio, to pioneering releases through reputed major labels, Funkagenda's stamp on dance music can be felt across Europe, North, Central & South America, the Middle East, Australia, Russia and Japan. A devoted passion for music, alongside an embrace of technology, has fortified Funkagenda as a vanguard of the 'tough but melodic big room house sound' - (quote - DJ Magazine) read more

Lloyd Starr

Lloyd Starr is a founding partner at Velocity.Plus. Velocity.Plus is focused on helping music businesses increase revenue with their current assets, unlock new growth opportunities through obtaining operational efficiency, improving the value of existing relationships, building new strategic relationships, and bringing new monetization models to the companies it helps. Starr is a former President and COO of Beatport where he was responsible for the company's overall strategic direction. read more

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Past Shows

The CDJ Show started in 2009 in London, Ontario, and has also take place in Mississauga, Toronto and Calgary over the years.

Use the links below to see how the show has evolved over the years, the featured guest appearances, and the special events associated with each year's show.

CDJ Show 2015
CDJ Show 2014
CDJ Show 2013
CDJ Show 2012
CDJ Show 2010
CDJ Show 2009