Based in Montreal, Mélanie Roman has more than 6 years of experience in the music and festivals industries, holding positions in production and logistics, as well as in strategic development in numerous projects. After acquiring a degree in Management of Cultural organizations from HEC Montreal, she co-founded the collective and label 8day, specialized in broadcasting and promoting forefront electronic music from both local and international artists. The community around this project counts now more than 35 000 followers and more than 300 000 plays per month. She is also an artist manager and career advisor for talents from different genres, including indie/rock/folk/electro-pop and more, in Canada and France, leading their career development, PR, branding and communications, and tour booking. As a project manager, the strategic development in arts and culture has always been in the center of her thinking and research.