The World Music Conference is Back for it’s 35th Anniversary


The legendary WMC is back in March 16-19 2020 for it’s 35th edition. The annual gathering will return to Faena Forum on Miami Beach with a plethora of updates, demos, panels and more. Bringing together a new generation of music aficionados and industry pros, yet again, it will make for a spectacular week!


WMC will offer three different types of badges for their attendees so that they can tailor their experiences directly to their needs. These will be compromised of WMC Access | WMC Plus | WMC Pro (only 300 available).

On Offer

Expect to see Main Stage Panels, Education Rooms, Fireside Chats and Industry Panels. Lose yourself in fascinating talks covering a wide range of topics, from brand new social platforms to brand longevity. Choose from:

  • 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

WMC 2020 First Round of Programming will include:

  • Keynote – The Art of Youtube: How Ultra Music Built A Monster Chanel
  • 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

The Winter Music Conference in action.

Welcome to MMW Oasis at Generator Miami

Located mere metres from The Faena Forum, The MMW Oasis will run in conjunction with WMC and act as a social hub during the conference where you can mingle and enjoy the surroundings. Expect inventive cocktail hours, vibrant pool parties, insightful networking events, and new Mentor Sessions series.

The Mentor Sessions

The Mentor Sessions are a fresh ingredient for WMC. Pro Badge holders will be given access to leading professionals as well as established artists. Expect an intimate classroom setting where you can pick the brains of those who are in the know. The mentor sessions will welcome Josh Wink, Sydney Blu, Pandora’s Andrew Marcogliese, Beatport’s Jonas Tempel, Little Empire’s Stephanie LaFera, SBE’s Kozmoe Alonzo and more! Learn from the best and prepare to walk away feeling inspired and excited!

The Exhibition Hall

The exhibition hall will have a dedicated stage with product demos, performances, tutorials and music education. WMC is really stepping it’s game up this year, giving the people what they want. Yoga is also on that list. Due to popular demand, WMC will host yoga sessions for pro-level badge holders in the mornings at MM Oasis.

This year is shaping up to be one of the best years yet for WMC. WMC is reaffirming it’s status as the must attend dance music industry and networking conference in the world. Be there!

Registration is now open! Head here to register now. 

You can also apply for industry credentials here.

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