2019-02-02T09:00:50+00:00 2019-02-02T01:28:27+00:00

Winter Music Conference '19 announces first tier special guests to include Armin van Buuren, Carl Cox, Nicole Moudaber, Richie Hawtin, and more

This year's 34th annual Winter Music Conference is set to take place March 25-28, 2019 at the Faena Forum, Miami Beach. The conference organizers, Ultra Worldwide, look to deliver a weekend overflowing with invaluable music industry knowledge, thought-provoking panel discussions, professional networking events and so much more. Today, the WMC has announced its first set of industry leaders and keynote speakers to include; Douglas Rushkoff, Armin van Buuren, Irvine Welsh x DJ Pierre, Sam Feldt and Laidback Luke – with more to come.

The WMC conference programming is spread across two distinct segments targeted at industry professionals as well as music consumers, college students and aspiring DJs/producers looking to learn more about this exciting industry and the music, technology and culture that powers it.

For more info and tickets, please visit: wintermusicconference.com 

1st Tier Confirmed WMC Panelists

Alec Stern – DDB Chicago / We Are Unlimited

Alex Jukes – Jukebox PR  

Andre Willem – The Nations

Andrew Neill – Circus Records / MB Management

Armin van Buuren – DJ/Producer

Aundy Crenshaw – Dirtybird  

Carl Cox – DJ/Producer

Carl Loben – DJ Mag

Charlie Shrem – Crypto.iq

Chris Clark – Leo Burnett USA / HKX

Chris White – Merlin Collective

Christian Smith – DJ/Producer

Dan Petruzzi – Mixcloud

Daniela Paez – dmusicMarketing

Declan Ee – DJ/Producer

Deron Delgado – Dirtybird/Paradise Distribution

DJ Pierre – DJ/Producer

Douglas Rushkoff

Erick Morillo – DJ/Producer

Ethan Baer – EDM.com || Artist Intelligence Agency

Greg Marshall – Association For Electronic Music (AFEM)

Harrison Williams – Mixmag

Harry Romero – DJ/Producer

Harry Willis – I Am Pop

Heiko Hoffman – Beatport

Irvine Welsh

Jakub Alexander – Symphonic Distribution

Janette Berrios – Symphonic Distribution

Jeremy Waks – Debris Free Oceans

Jesse Grushack – UJO

Jorge Brea -Symphonic Distribution

Jorn Heringa – Spinnin Records

Josh Carr-Hilton – The District

Juan Pablo Salcedo – David Lewis Productions

Junior Sanchez – DJ/Producer

Kayzo – DJ/Producer

Kevin Lewandowski – Discogs

Laidback Luke – DJ/Producer

Luis Estrada – Aftercluv/Universal

Matt Colon – Deckstar

Max Weinberg – Geffen

Maykel Piron – Armada Music

Michael Weiss – Nervous Records

Mike Darlington – Monstercat

Mike Ladman – Drogas

NGHTMRE – DJ/Producer

Nick Gordon – Symphonic Distribution

Nicole Moudaber – DJ/Producer

Nik Kinloch – Discogs

Olga Heijns – Unmanageable Artists

Pete Kalamoutsos – Echostage

Posey Collis – Orca Sound Project

Richie Hawtin – DJ/Producer

Roger de Graaf – Spinnin Records

Salo Sterental – Sostereo

Sam Baum – Red Bull Music / Red Bull Radio

Sander van Doorn – DJ/Producer

Sam Feldt – DJ/Producer

Seth Combs – Beat Fever

Slander – DJ/Producer

Stephanie LaFera – Little Empire Music

Tim Heineke – I Am Pop

Travis Rogers – Humans Alike

Valerie Lee – Mixmag

Vasja Veber – Viberate

Vivian Belzaguy – Ultra Music Festival

Whipped Cream – DJ/Producer

William Morris – Esports Expert

Yuri Dokter – DJ Monitor

More keynote speakers and panelists to be announced soon

WMC // Access Panels:

  • Breaking In: How To Get Your Start In The Electronic Music Industry
  • Signing With The Future: How Labels Utilize New Technologies For Sustained Growth
  • Surviving Indie: Innovation and Brand Building As An Independent Label
  • Spinnin’ Records Panel w/ special surprise guests  
  • Daily artist panels including Bass, House, Techno, Drum & Bass genres
  • Digital Collision: The Convergence of Esports, Gaming And Electronic Music Culture
  • The Bleeding Edge: Shaping The Next Wave Of Electronic Music Culture

WMC // Industry Badge (upgrade) Exclusive Panels:

  • The Death of The Newsfeed: Using FB Messenger To Effectively Reach Your Followers
  • The Data Solution: Viberate Presents Current Market Trends And Analytics Strategy
  • Music Placement – How To Get Your Music Synced With Brands, Films, TV, and Advertising
  • Brands x Artists x Culture: How To Create An Authentic Music Strategy
  • AFEM Presents – Get Played Get Paid: How the rise of Music Recognition Technology at DJ Events could put money in your pocket
  • Practically Green: Environmental Solutions for the Music Industry
  • Presentation by Grammy.com/Recording Academy/MusiCares with a very special guest

(The current WMC panel is updated regularly and available for viewing here)  

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