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Tuesday, March 20
 

11:00am

Registration Opens - Badge Pickup
Winter Music Conference, in its 33rd consecutive year, is a pivotal platform for the advancement of the industry. During WMC, music enthusiasts, artists, DJs and industry delegates from over 70 countries converge on Miami Beach for a concentrated schedule of more than 400 events, parties, seminars and workshops.

Tuesday March 20, 2018 11:00am - 6:00pm
Indian Creek Entrance Faena Forum

1:00pm

Radio and Streaming
New Revenue Sources and Metrics for Success 
Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal and future streaming services are rapidly changing how we as the consumer get our music. Sharing your streaming profile across your artist properties and socials will drive fans to follow you and allow you to engage in conversations with your fans. From creating quality playlists to tracking your metrics, this panel from Radio and Streaming leaders will teach you how all of these best practices can grow your streams and increase revenue.

Moderators
avatar for Stacey Taylor

Stacey Taylor

Managing Director, Taylor Global Media

Speakers
avatar for Manny Esparza

Manny Esparza

Co-founder/Program Director, Nexus Radio
Entrepreneur, music enthusiast, technology enthusiast, however, these days music and technology go hand-in-hand. Streaming is the future.
avatar for Ubi Hernandez

Ubi Hernandez

Director, WZFL * Revolution 93.5 FM
avatar for Cary Vance

Cary Vance

President, Promo Only Promotions
avatar for Tracy Young

Tracy Young

DJ / Producer


Tuesday March 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room 1

2:30pm

Sync and Licensing
Getting Your Music in Front of New Audiences
With music sales both physically and digitally in a steady decline over the years, one of the most lucrative and successful new revenue streams has been the rise of music licensing. From movies to TV commercials and video games, let your music work for you. Licensing your work to commercials, film and video games introduces your music to new audiences, create sustainability, as well as being a great source of income to help pay the rent. Let these expert panelists steer you in the right direction to increase revenue and get your music in front of new audiences.

Moderators
avatar for Jason Wilkes

Jason Wilkes

CEO, Smooth Rhythm Productions
Film & Television Music Consultant

Speakers
avatar for Eric Marder

Eric Marder

Music & Entertainment Attorney, Reed Smith LLP
avatar for Edward Unger

Edward Unger

Business Development, Artist Development, Web, Blue Sound Studios LLC


Tuesday March 20, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 2

4:00pm

In Conversation With...
Please join Winter Music Conference in presenting a series of intimate Q&A sessions with today's top Artists, DJ's, producers and more.  Your favorite stars from EDM, House and Techno will discuss their careers, from their humble beginnings to chart topping hits and inspiring the next generation of Artists, DJ's, Producers and Music Industry elite.  The room will then open up for fans to ask questions or share moments with their favorite music legends. So come and be prepared to be energized and inspired!

Speakers
avatar for Maurizio Colella

Maurizio Colella

Artist, EDX


Tuesday March 20, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Faena Forum Amphitheater

5:00pm

Industry Social - Chus + Ceballos
Join us at the tree of life for an exclusive delegates only experience where ideas are born friendships are forged and the future is endless.

Tuesday March 20, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Tree of Life at Faena Hotel
 
Wednesday, March 21
 

11:00am

Registration Opens - Badge Pickup
Winter Music Conference, in its 33rd consecutive year, is a pivotal platform for the advancement of the industry. During WMC, music enthusiasts, artists, DJs and industry delegates from over 70 countries converge on Miami Beach for a concentrated schedule of more than 400 events, parties, seminars and workshops.

Wednesday March 21, 2018 11:00am - 6:00pm
Indian Creek Entrance Faena Forum

1:00pm

A&R
How the Best in the Business Find New Talent 
Artist and Repertoire (or more commonly known as an A&R) representatives are the people who scout talent for record labels. A great A&R person is expected to understand the current tastes of the market and find artists and help guide their path to commercial success. Once signed, the A&R will act as the artist's main point of contact with the record label including navigating deals with the label and the development of their artists which can include finding songwriters and producers. This panel of key industry players has the insight and wisdom you will need to help you make the best decisions for your career!

Moderators
avatar for Rod Carrillo

Rod Carrillo

President, Carrillo Music

Speakers
avatar for Tomas Bollo

Tomas Bollo

Label CEO, Soluble Recordings
avatar for Martin Doorly

Martin Doorly

DJ & Producer, Doorly
avatar for EXODUS

EXODUS

Artist / Label Owner / Head A&R, Peak Hour Music
avatar for Fenix

Fenix

Artist, Carrillo Music


Wednesday March 21, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room 1

2:30pm

Publicity 101
Social Media, The Blogosphere, Music News, and More
Whether your intentions are to drive sales, foster brand awareness or increase your fan base, social media is a vital but potentially daunting task. In an era of slippery music economy and constantly evolving new music economy this panel will focus on utilizing social media, tastemaker blogs, and even your website to steer you through the proper channels and take your career from the Blogosphere to the Stratosphere!

Moderators
avatar for Jaime Sloane

Jaime Sloane

West Coast PR Manager, Rephlektor Ink

Speakers
KB

Kat Bein

Music Journalist, Billboard / Miami New Times
avatar for Brian Bonavoglia

Brian Bonavoglia

Assistant Editor & Digital Content Editor, DJ Times
avatar for Michael Delle Donne

Michael Delle Donne

Business Development, Resident Advisor
PR

Paul Reed

Marketing Director, Life in Color / BLNK CNVS
avatar for Evan Tramontano

Evan Tramontano

DJ/Producer, EMATA


Wednesday March 21, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 2

4:00pm

In Conversation With Fedde Le Grand
Please join Winter Music Conference in presenting a series of intimate Q&A sessions with today's top Artists, DJ's, producers and more.  Your favorite stars from EDM, House and Techno will discuss their careers, from their humble beginnings to chart topping hits and inspiring the next generation of Artists, DJ's, Producers and Music Industry elite.  The room will then open up for fans to ask questions or share moments with their favorite music legends. So come and be prepared to be energized and inspired!

Moderators
avatar for Jim Tremayne

Jim Tremayne

Editor, DJ Times

Speakers

Wednesday March 21, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Faena Forum Amphitheater

5:00pm

Industry Social - Nathan Barato + Carlo Lio
Join us at the tree of life for an exclusive delegates only experience where ideas are born friendships are forged and the future is endless.

Wednesday March 21, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Tree of Life at Faena Hotel
 
Thursday, March 22
 

11:00am

Registration Opens - Badge Pickup
Winter Music Conference, in its 33rd consecutive year, is a pivotal platform for the advancement of the industry. During WMC, music enthusiasts, artists, DJs and industry delegates from over 70 countries converge on Miami Beach for a concentrated schedule of more than 400 events, parties, seminars and workshops.

Thursday March 22, 2018 11:00am - 6:00pm
Indian Creek Entrance Faena Forum

1:00pm

Agent & Promoter
Learn How Deals for Artist Performances Take Shape
This panel explores the relationship between an agent and promoter. The main duty of the promoter is to publicize and promote a show, from DJ Gigs to Live performances. The agent's responsibilities are to book shows, negotiate contracts and work with promoters to assure that all goes smoothly when planning your show or a full tour. Allow our panel of experts help you navigate the symbiotic relationship between Agent and Promoter to assure everything goes off without a hitch and gives your fans an experience they won't soon forget.

Moderators
avatar for Juan Pablo Salcedo

Juan Pablo Salcedo

Agent, David Lewis Productions

Speakers
avatar for Michael Gwertzman

Michael Gwertzman

Co-Founder, Sleepy & Boo
BG

Begona Gwertzman

Sleepy & Boo
avatar for Matthew Krane

Matthew Krane

Founder, MYAMI Music
We love to create and work in all aspects of entertainment—with recording artists, producers, songwriters, comedians and influencers. We are a full service organization, that supports a diverse network of talent via our booking agency, artist management, music publishing, touring... Read More →
avatar for Travis Rogers

Travis Rogers

Talent Buyer, Heart Nightclub
avatar for Adam Stark

Adam Stark

Owner, Stark Contrast
For Adam Stark, “trance family” is much bigger than a buzzword. He’s emerged as the genre’s poster boy in the Denver nightlife scene and made a name for himself elsewhere along the way. | | Born in Fort Collins, Colorado and raised throughout the Denver area, Adam Stark was... Read More →


Thursday March 22, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room 1

2:30pm

The Artist Panel
Electronic Music's Top Stars Huddle Up to Talk Shop
New devices and channels offer DJ's, Producers, and Artists more choices than ever to interact with their fans and build their brand. By adopting modern tools, you have endless opportunities to create proactive commerce across every touchpoint. Other key points discussed at this panel are strategies to further your career from marketing to publishing, creating sales demand, cross-promotion, and various other revenue streams. Come meet these heavyweight champions as they give us insight into their world.

Speakers
avatar for Chus + Ceballos

Chus + Ceballos

Artists, Chus + Ceballos
avatar for Saliva Commandos

Saliva Commandos

DJ Producer Remixer, IN COMMAND RECORDS


Thursday March 22, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 2

4:00pm

In Conversation With...
Please join Winter Music Conference in presenting a series of intimate Q&A sessions with today's top Artists, DJ's, producers and more.  Your favorite stars from EDM, House and Techno will discuss their careers, from their humble beginnings to chart topping hits and inspiring the next generation of Artists, DJ's, Producers and Music Industry elite.  The room will then open up for fans to ask questions or share moments with their favorite music legends. So come and be prepared to be energized and inspired!

Speakers
avatar for Joe Bermudez

Joe Bermudez

DJ/Producer/Radio Personality, 103.3 Amp Radio


Thursday March 22, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Faena Forum Amphitheater

5:00pm

Industry Social - Technasia
Join us at the tree of life for an exclusive delegates only experience where ideas are born friendships are forged and the future is endless.

Thursday March 22, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Tree of Life at Faena Hotel