Winter Music Conference 2008 in Miami

The Winter Music Conference will be taking place for the twenty-third year running at the Miami Beach Resort & Spa from the 25th of March to the 29th of March 2008. It is one of the greatest dance music industry events and it attracts people from all different aspects of the industry. Radio programmers, DJs, technological engineers, retailers, artists, manufacturers and distributors from all over the world descend on the Winter Music Conference to explore new developments within the industry and to promote themselves on the global market.

Events and activities such as parties, networking events, the International Dance Music Awards show, live DJ performances in some of the best nightclubs that Miami has to offer and serious industry talk, are only a few activities listed on the program for 2008. This year, the Winter Music Conference is going to be nothing short of spectacular.

The seminars and panel events are noteworthy attractions at the WMC. Here, various subjects are discussed, such as music and its emerging format, production technology, DJ innovations, retail and distribution, to name but a few. Aspiring musicians and music fans will find these workshops informative and educational and they give valuable insight into the music industry. The exhibits section of the conference is a sea of exhibitors that showcase everything in regard to music, such as gear, products, services and equipment. Demonstrations in engineering, DJ performances, recording and editing are hosted by the leading specialists in each field in the Audio Lab.

The International Record Collectors Show will again be a feature at the WMC, which allows vinyl record lovers to purchase a few records for their collections and trade memorabilia such as cassettes and LP’s of all genres. Only reputable dealers are allowed to trade at the Winter Music Conference, ensuring that the public purchase quality goods. The Demo Listening Workshop gives rising and struggling musicians the opportunity to submit their demos. A panel of industry representatives will listen to the demos, give advice, and assist musicians to make informed decisions for the future.

The DJ Spin Off is amongst the popular attractions at the conference, as famous DJs battle against each other for a winning place at the WMC. Music enthusiasts can also look forward to the two day Ultra Music Festival, with a line-up of more than two hundred artists, such as Ritchie Hawtin, Jeremy Dawson, The Crystal Method, Justice, Annie Mac, Moby, Paul van Dyk, Benny Benassi, Mark Knight and many more.

The Winter Music Conference is a music industry celebration of artists, DJs, parties, festivals, exhibitions and serious music talk. All those who have attended previous years always return, as they know that it is set to be a week of entertainment, dancing and exploration.