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

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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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WMC 2012 Inks Deal on Oceanside Beach Location

 WMC 2012 - March 16-25, 2012 - Winter Music Conference - Miami, FL

January 5, 2012 – South Florida, U.S.A.

WMC organizers have revealed the location for the 27th Annual Winter Music Conference program, March 16-25, 2012 in Miami Beach. WMC is building a modern custom-designed air-conditioned tent complex on the beach at 21st Street and Collins Avenue. “This is something WMC has been planning with the City of Miami Beach for a while,” explains WMC Co-Founder Louis Possenti. “There is no greater opportunity than the flexibility to design this structure specifically to suit the needs of the WMC participants and no better location than directly on the sand at the center of South Beach.”

WMC has teamed up with the 10th Annual Funkshion Fashion Week and Eventstar to design and build the temporary multi-use complex on the beach which will also serve as the Funkshion Fashion Week headquarters prior to the WMC opening dates.  “This partnership is a perfect fit given the synergy between music and fashion,” explains Louis Possenti.  “Funkshion Fashion Week is a quality event with a long track record of programming on Miami Beach.  As part of this partnership WMC will be programming additional events related to fashion and music during its opening weekend.”

The WMC Housing Bureau has partnered with numerous hotels at a variety of price points surrounding the Beachplex’s central location on South Beach. These include The Catalina, The Palms, The Tradewinds, The Riviera, Circa 39 and the Grand Beach which are offering discounted rates while inventory lasts for WMC 2012 delegates. For special WMC delegate rates, rooms must be booked through the WMC Housing Bureau at www.WinterMusicConference.com.

Currently the WMC industry badge is being offered at a promotional Registration rate of $345 ($140 off the Walk-Up rate) until January 11, 2012. Registration includes access to panels, seminars, featured Q & A’s, the 27th Annual IDMAs, WMC official poolside events, South Beach Sessions, Record Collectors Show, WMC Rocks, 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 20% through January 20, 2012. WMC is also accepting applications, inquiries and requests for panels and workshops, DJ Spin Off, VJ Challenge, showcasing and events.

A variety of WMC 2012 sponsorship opportunities are available within and surrounding the Beachplex.

About Winter Music Conference
During the annual Winter Music Conference in Miami Beach, more than 500 industry gatherings, performance events, exhibits, seminars and workshops boast one of the most sought-after aggregations of legendary and emerging artists to be found in the world.  A pivotal platform for the advancement of the industry, WMC attracts over 1,400 artists, music industry delegates from 70 countries and over 100,000 event attendees each year.

WMC Logo 2012 - Winter Music Conference - Miami, FL

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Winter Music Conference Announces 2012 Dates: March 16-25

Winter Music Conference
March 16-25, 2012
Miami Beach, FL

October 12, 2011 – South Florida, U.S.A.

Winter Music Conference (WMC) opened its 2012 season in South Florida today with the announcement of the Winter Music Conference 2012 dates. This will be the 27th annual program for what is largely regarded as the pre-eminent platform on the global music industry calendar for launching new music, technology and trends. Winter Music Conference Week 2012 happens March 16 – 25, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida.

For 2012, WMC plans to further enhance the WMC experience by delivering ten non-stop days of music programming in Miami Beach and Miami. This expansion will wrap the program week with two full weekends of parties and events. WMC Co-founder, Bill Kelly, explains, “Expanding the WMC dates was an easy decision given the high demand of artists, businesses and industry delegates. Miami Beach and the greater Miami area boast some of the most celebrated event and club venues as well as the hotels and resorts that comprise South Beach’s famed Art Deco District. Hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops and every sort of possible entertainment venue are filled to capacity during WMC Week to the point where five days just wasn’t enough.”

New for 2012, WMC will be unveiling correlated segments of its industry program dedicated to music and fashion on its opening weekend and indie rock meets electronica programming under the WMC Rocks header on the closing weekend, in addition to its standard programming and events. More details will be announced over the coming weeks.

Winter Music Conference 2012

  • Music Meets Fashion: March 16 – 17, 2012
  • DJ Sets, Live Performances & Parties: March 16 – 25, 2012
  • WMC Music Industry Program: March 19 – 24, 2012
  • WMC Trade Show & Exhibits: March 19 – 20, 2012
  • Art & Record Collectors Show: March 24, 2012
  • WMC Rocks: March 23 – 25, 2012
  • Club & Poolside Events: March 16 – 25, 2012

Currently the WMC industry badge is being offered at a promotional Early Registration rate of $275 (over 40% off the Walk-Up rate) until October 26th, 2011. Registration includes access to panels, seminars, featured Q & A’s, the 27th Annual IDMAs, WMC official poolside events, South Beach Sessions, Record Collectors Show, WMC Rocks, 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 December 16, 2011. 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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