Wall Street White Paper Values EDM Industry At $20.0 Billion

Wall Street White Paper Values EDM Industry At $20.0 Billion

Electronic Dance Music (EDM): The Digital Pangaea, the first annual Massive White Paper written by Wall Street veteran John Langdon and his company Massive Advisors, LLC shows the current reach, influence and true value of the global EDM Industry. It’s an econometric market study of the global electronic dance music market and culture. Despite its growing popularity, studies on the macroeconomic impact of EDM are rare. Much less an all encompassing report that combines public and proprietary data to show the true figures of the industry.

The findings of the Massive White Paper show the EDM industry still is often completely ignored or misunderstood by governments and businesses worldwide — from traditional music distributors, to apparel brands, to acoustics manufacturers.

The EDM market is a $15.0 to $20.0 billion global industry, with the major players in the global festival market achieving $4.5 billion in sales for 2012. Digital music revenues grew an impressive 9.8% in 2012. This compares to a 17% increase in festival attendees at five top

global festivals and an increase of 33% in the total number of festivals thrown yearly worldwide. The attendance at 20 top global festivals evaluated by Massive Advisors, LLC increased from 1.9 million in 2009 to an estimated 3.4+ million for 2013.

Wall Street White Paper Values EDM Industry At $20.0 BillionJohn Langdon and representatives of Massive Advisors will serve as panelists at the Amsterdam Dance Event Radio Forum speaking alongside the world’s number one DJ Armin Van Buuren (Amsterdam,October 16 – 20). They will discuss the state of the dance music industry, DJing, producing, and technology and the future of dance music.

John Langdon has over 23 years of middle-market private equity experience on Wall Street, and most recently was Managing Director of the $2.8 billion private equity fund Platinum Equity, as co-head of PLMM, Platinum Equity’s lower middle market investment group.

Please find the full Chairman’s Letter to the comprehensive Massive White Paper at www.massiveadvisors.com

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COMMUNITY: Winter Music Conference Announces 2013 Dates Announced!

Winter Music Conference Announces 2013 Dates Announced!

Winter Music Conference
March 15-24, 2013
at the
Miami Beach Convention Center
South Beach, FL

Miami Skyline

August 9, 2012 – South Florida, U.S.A.

Winter Music Conference (WMC) opened its 2013 season in South Florida with the announcement of the Winter Music Conference 2013 dates. This will be the 28th annual program for the pre-eminent platform on the global EDM industry calendar for launching new music, technology and trends. Winter Music Conference Week 2013 happens March 15 – 24, 2013 in Miami Beach, Florida.

For 2013, WMC delivers another ten non-stop days and nights of music programming including two full weekends of events and parties. WMC’s Managing Director, Margo Possenti, explains, “Last year’s expansion of the WMC dates was a resounding success in opening many new avenues for artists and industry participation.  Over 2300 artists and DJs performed at 134 venues in Miami Beach and Miami last year – an increase of over 64% in artist participation from the previous year.” WMC’s music industry panels and seminars will be presented March 18-22, 2013 at the Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) in the hub of South Beach’s vibrant art deco resort and clubbing district. WMC will be expanding its music trade show and exhibit area to inlcude a leading-edge cultural exchange and consumer expo centered on EDM trends, music, gear and fashion to be presented March 18 & 19, 2013 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Winter Music Conference 2013

  • DJ Sets, Live Performances & Parties: March 15 – 24, 2013
  • WMC Music Industry Program: March 18 – 22, 2013
  • WMC Trade Show & Exhibits: March 18 – 19, 2013
  • Club & Poolside Events: March 15 – 24, 2013

Currently the WMC industry badge is being offered at a promotional Early Registration rate of $235 (over half off the Walk-Up rate) until September 12th, 2012. Registration includes access to panels, seminars, featured Q & A’s, the 28th Annual IDMAs (International Dance Music Awards), WMC official poolside events, South Beach Sessions, trade show & exhibits, workshops (with the exception of the Remixing and Editing Workshops), DJ Spin-Offs, VJ Challenge as well as complimentary or reduced admission to WMC official and sanctioned events for the full ten days of programming.

Marketing opportunities are currently discounted by 30% through October 12, 2012. The WMC registration office and housing bureau is currently open at www.WinterMusicConference.com. WMC is also accepting applications, inquiries and requests for panels and workshops, DJ Spin Off, VJ Challenge, showcasing and events.

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