Celebrating 35 Years, WMC Returns with Cutting-Edge Programming Featuring
Speakers From Avant Gardner, Beatport, Beatsource, C3 Management, Complex Magazine, Disco Donnie Presents, IO Music Academy, Little Empire Management, Mercy Agency, Nervous Records, Next Music, Pandora, Paradigm, Paxahau, Rakastella, Revealed Recordings, SAE, SBE, Scratch DJ Academy, SoStereo, SoundCloud, Ultra Music, University of Miami Frost School of Music, UTA, Versa, Viberate, YouTube and more TBA

Along with Artists Including Barbara Tucker, Carl Craig, Josh Wink, Roger Sanchez, Seth Troxler, Tommie Sunshine, Sydney Blu and more TBA

Winter Music Conference [WMC] today announced its first round of dynamic programming, global media partners, local hotel partners, premier event partners and more for its forthcoming 2020 event, which returns to The Faena Forum in Miami Beach on March 16-19. Celebrating 35 years in 2020, WMC is today recognized as the longest-running conference of its kind. For more than three decades, WMC has evolved with the ever-changing music landscape, continuously advancing the dialogue across Music, Technology, Education and Culture.

To register and purchase badges for WMC 2020, visit WinterMusicConference.com.

WMC 2020 First Round of Programming (more TBA)

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


Mainstage, Fireside Chat, and Industry Panels:


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 Media Partners (more TBA)

Beatport, Data Transmission, Decoded Magazine, DJ Mag & DJ Mag North America,

DJ Mag Asia, DJ Mag Brasil, DJ Mag France, DJ Mag Latinoamérica, DJ Mag México, DJ Times, Earmilk, EDM.com, Fusicology, Ibiza Sonica, Magnetic Magazine, Mixmag and more TBA.

WMC 2020 Educational Partners (more TBA)

IO Music Academy, School of Audio Engineering (SAE), The DJ Coach, Scratch DJ Academy, University of Miami Frost School of Music, University of Utah David Eccles School of Business (Entrepreneurship Program)

WMC 2020 Sanctioned Events Partners (more TBA) – WMC will offer Plus and Pro-level badge holders access to some of the best MMW parties on the beach, downtown and Wynwood. WMC will once again work with some of the top promoters in Miami, including Epic Pool Parties, 747 Presents, Denial Events and Seven Lines.


WMC 2020 Brand & Label Partners (more TBA)

Awesome Soundwave, Beatport, Beatsource, Defected Records, Discogs, Dirtybird Records, Nervous Records, Next Music, Revealed Recordings, Traxsource, Ultra Music


WMC 2020 Hotel Partners (more TBA)

Badge holders will be eligible to receive room discounts at the following hotels:

The Royal Palm South Beach, Mondrian South Beach, Croydon Hotel, and more TBA.