For almost three decades, muso’s and representatives of the record industry have been descending on Miami for the Winter Music Conference, one of the most broadcast annual music gatherings worldwide. The event takes place across Miami Beach and Downtown Miami and has some spectacular statistics:
- Over 2,000,000 website visitors from 209 countries
- Over 100,000 participants
- More than 3,500 Music Industry Professionals from 70 countries attending
- Performances by 2,100 Artists and DJs
- 533 individual events at 133 venues
- Participation by more than 400 accredited Journalists
- 50 Industry Panels, Seminars & Workshops
The purpose of the conference is to introduce new music, technology and trends in the music industry and have a good time doing it. For ten days straight, musical events are on the go including two full weekends of parties and functions.
Recently the trade show has expanded to include a cultural exchange and consumer expo revolving around Electronic Dance Music trends, music, fashion and accessories at the Miami Beach Convention Centre. Here you will find the latest business and technological developments presented by the hottest up-and-coming entrepreneurs.
A ticket to this event will get you access to panels, seminars, Q&A sessions, the International Dance Music Awards, official poolside events, South Beach Sessions, various workshops, SJ spin-offs, the VJ Challenge, the Trade Show and reduced admission to all official events. Book your flights to Miami now!
The IDMA’s (International Dance Music Awards) are the highlight of the show attracting international visitors from all over the world. The awards attract over two million online votes every year from fans in 209 countries and serve as a platform to advance and expose new performers as well as applaud the industry stars.
Kudos are awarded in 57 categories for dance tracks and music artists as well as technology, radio, production, retailers, record labels and clubs. Lady Gaga and Lorde have cracked nominations for 2013, along with acts like Rabbit in the Moon and Planet of the Drums, which shows the variety on display at these awards, and why WMC attracts such a large diversity of people every year.