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Winter Music Conference reveals second wave of interactive programming plus new signed on the spot competition

The 35th Annual Winter Music Conference returns to Miami on March 16-19 to the Faena Forum for one of dance music's biggest industry events. Along with announcing a new wave of interactive programming,  the conference has also opened up submission to Miami's first-ever Signed On The Spot Competition. Participating labels in this can't miss event include Afro Acid, Anjunadeep, Armada, Big Beat, Circus Records, Deadbeats, Dim Mak, Enhanced Music, Erase Records, Mixmash, Nervous, Ovum, Revealed Recordings, Sunclock, and more.

“Before there was Ultra Music Festival, there was The Winter Music Conference, the annual coming together of the dance music tribes. Miami in March is a fundamental place to be from a business perspective and has always given me endless opportunities for discovering new partnerships and talent. WMC brings together the dance music industry and surrounding culture like no other event in America.”- Matt Colon, Director, North America: YM&U Music

For almost three decades now, the Winter Music Conference attracts some of the most influential names in dance music and through their programming, continues to push the needle forward. The conference offers up unparalleled insight into the ever-evolving landscape of dance music through world-class interactive programming and thought-provoking speaking panels. Check out a preview of the newly updated offerings and topics being explored at this year's event: 

Keynote - The Art of Visual Content: How Ultra Records Built A Monster Channel

  • Lyor Cohen, YouTube's Global Head of Music
  • Patrick Moxey, President and Founder of Ultra Records, Ultra Music and Ultra International Music Publishing
  • SOFI TUKKER, GRAMMY-nominated dance music duo

Mainstage, Fireside Chat, and Industry Panels:

Spotify Presents: From a Great Idea in the Studio, to Music Streaming success. 

UZ: Crossing Genres and Mastering Your Performance + Special DJ Set

Next Music Presents: Music Discovery Goes Mobile - How to Find A New Audience With Mobile Gaming

The Viability of Vinyl: The Business and Essentials of Today's Growing Vinyl Market

I Like To Score: How To Get Started In Film and Television

Creating Authentic Partnerships: How Brands and Artists Can Create Credible and Lasting Marketing Relationships

AFEM Presents: How Do Creators & Rightsholders Get Paid When DJs Play Their Music in The Mix?

Press Play: The Impact and Future of Playlisting

Viberate Presents: Data Science - Can Social Media and Streaming Metrics Be the Deciding Factor Between Profit and Loss

Twitch 101 - How Artists Can Build a Fan Base and Make Money Livestreaming on Twitch

Asia Rising: Strategies For Entering One Of Dance Music's Hottest Markets

Social Marketing Abroad: Creating Social Media Strategies For the Asian Market 

Time To Jack: The House Music Blueprint

21 Years of Defected Records: How to Build a Brand That Lasts

Talent First: Navigating the Talent Buying Field 

Rise of the Underground: How Detroit Shaped the Global Techno Market

Beyond Instagram: TikTok, Triller, Lasso and the future of music social media

Up All Night: The Future of Nightlife Marketing 

How America's Secondary Markets Are Creating World-Class Festivals

Global Dancefloor: How Dance Music Is Crossing Borders and Genres

Music Modernization Act of 2018: What You Need to Know to Get Paid Under the New Law

How to Build Multiple Revenue Streams as an Artist

SoStereo Presents: Brands, Music, and the Content Explosion 

 

The full list of WMC panels and speakers by day is here: https://wintermusicconference.com/panels/

For more info on obtaining a WMC 2020 badge, please visit: https://wintermusicconference.com/register/

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