From the Jim Beam Indies website as park of Canadian Music Week:

“Canadian Music Week (CMW) is pleased to welcome back and produce the 2024 Jim Beam® National Talent Search LIVE this year! Online submissions are open to all Canadian residents until April 7, 2024. The finalist showdown is back LIVE this year!

Five (5) National Finalists will be pre-selected in April 2024 from their virtual submissions by a panel of handpicked Canadian industry professionals. These five (5) pre-selected National Finalists will each receive a paid trip to Toronto, ON during Canadian Music Week with access to both the Conference and Festival events PLUS the opportunity to perform in the CMW Festival Jim Beam® Showcase on June 2, 2024 at the Drake Underground in Toronto. One (1) winner will be determined live at this showcase to play the 2024 Jim Beam® INDIES on June 6, 2024, at Danforth Music Hall.

CMW and the Jim Beam® National Talent Search will provide 5 of Canada’s best new bands with their chance to win to perform at Canadian Music Week in front of thousands of industry insiders from Canada and around the world. Talent buyers, booking agents, festival programmers, music publishers, A&R reps, managers, music supervisors, and more are all at your fingertips, looking for the next big thing. Wait…there’s more!!! Prize information below.
Entrants must be 19+ in age and perform original music. All genres accepted.”