Miami Beach Basks in the Sound of the Winter Music ConferenceMarch 9, 2017
The Winter Music Conference (WMC) takes place in the Miami area every year in March. The WMC has called Miami home for nearly 30 years, and is the premiere platform for electronic dance music, or EDM. Hundreds of thousands of people flock to Miami each year to attend concerts, events, workshops, and parties. Much to the fancy of Miami Beach residents, Miami Beach basks in the sounds of the WMC, and offers residents many fun entertainment options close to home throughout the weekend conference. The 2017 WMC runs from March 21st to March 24th, and promises a lot of surprises and good music.
The WMC has seen great success in Miami, thanks to the areas year-round thriving musical industry, which has aided in defining the genre of EDM. Once an underground segment of electronic music, the EDM scene is bursting with mainstream pop artists such as David Guetta, Tiesto, and more. The conference helps thousands of DJs to elevate their status in the EDM scene, as they are able to network with music industry pros, meet fans, and make music.
The WMC does promote a great deal of business networking and industry-related events, but to be honest, the main focus of the WMC is to make music, party, dance, and have fun. Clubs and venues throughout Miami and Miami Beach host events, parties, raves, and more. As nothing lasts forever, the WMC culminates with the International Dance Music Awards, where over two million EDM music fans from around the globe weigh in on who deserves accolades for their music.