In addition to encouraging the distribution of original, emerging music, the FME is devoted to promoting Canadian musicians nationally and internationally.
- To encourage exchanges among artists and music industry professionals, nationally and internationally;
- To contribute to regional economic development
- To entertain and attract young people in the region in original ways;
- To promote the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region;
- To contribute to the maintenance of a rich, healthy social scene.