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· Expo
Explore Our Brand Partners
Check out our brand partner booths for special content you don't want to miss!
2021-05-20T09:00:00Z 2021-05-20T10:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Explore+Our+Brand+Partners Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Keynote
The music industry is flourishing, but it keeps getting harder for musicians. How can artists recapture their own profession?
Katie Bain Tim Westergren
2021-05-20T10:00:00Z 2021-05-20T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Opening+Keynote Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The Future of VR and Virtual Live Events
Lockdowns and social distancing have temporarily frozen and decimated the live events business and accelerated the rise of VR and live streaming events.
Ari Evans Sam Speaight Dan Scarcelli Raul Navalta Gina Rosales
2021-05-20T11:00:00Z 2021-05-20T12:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles The+Future+of+VR+and+Virtual+Live+Events Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Discogs Presents - Redefining the Collector
Vinyl is back - but how are people consuming it? Find out what our data says about consumer record collections and how labels and artists can take part.
Jeffrey Smith Cameron Schaefer DJ Jazzy Jeff Lolo Reskin
2021-05-20T11:00:00Z 2021-05-20T12:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Discogs+Presents+-+Redefining+the+Collector Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Power of The Playlist - From Music Discovery to Music Marketing, The Playlist Now Reigns Supreme
The playlist has become one of the most coveted means of promotion in the music industry and an essential tool for discovering new tunes.
Andrew Marcogliese Jonas Tempel Rida Naser Tommie Sunshine
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-20T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles The+Power+of+The+Playlist+-+From+Music+Discovery+to+Music+Marketing%2C+The+Playlist+Now+Reigns+Supreme Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Strength in numbers: how to use Viberate analytics to understand music industry
In a world where data is king, Viberate is holding court. Explore the tools and learn best practices of one of the worlds leading music analytics platforms.
Uroš Umek Vasja Veber
2021-05-20T12:00:00Z 2021-05-20T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Strength+in+numbers%3A+how+to+use+Viberate+analytics+to+understand+music+industry Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo Hall Hour
Check out our brand partner booths for special content you don't want to miss!
2021-05-20T13:00:00Z 2021-05-20T14:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Expo+Hall+Hour Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
How Do Artists And Brands Collaborate on The Cutting Edge of Technology
With a rise in new technology from VR to live streaming platforms, the post COVID world will bring with it a new normal that no one could have anticipated.
Angelica Ayala-Torres Daouda Leonard Geoff Colon Seth Combs Susan Gloy-Kruse Shauna Alexander
2021-05-20T14:00:00Z 2021-05-20T15:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles How+Do+Artists+And+Brands+Collaborate+on+The+Cutting+Edge+of+Technology+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Avid Presents - Leveling Up Your Production
This panel presented by Avid will speak with seasoned veterans about their production techniques and what it takes to produce a professional-sounding tune.
Greg "Stryke" Chin Lazaro Casanova Kerry Leva Junior Sanchez John Beltran
2021-05-20T14:00:00Z 2021-05-20T15:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Avid+Presents+-+Leveling+Up+Your+Production Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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NFT - A Discerning Look At the Music Industry's Most Hyped Format Since MP3
The Non-Fungible Token has taken the art and music world by digital storm creating endless conversations and new opportunities for artists.
Amanda Fairey Declan McGlynn Mike Darlington Franklin Fitch Sean Bonner
2021-05-20T15:00:00Z 2021-05-20T16:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles NFT++-+A+Discerning+Look+At+the+Music+Industry%27s+Most+Hyped+Format+Since+MP3+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
What Happens Next - Rebuilding the The Live Events Industry
The first signs of life are starting to show for what might be a return to normal for live events in Q4 and 2022. What will the new landscape look like?
Aundy Crenshaw Disco Donnie Hayata Ishikawa Rosanne Janmaat Dani Deahl
2021-05-20T15:00:00Z 2021-05-20T16:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles What+Happens+Next+-+Rebuilding+the+The+Live+Events+Industry Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The Future of Transactions: How Blockchain Technology Is Changing The Industry
From Crypto to NFTs, the world of blockchain technology is taking the world by storm. This panel of experts weighs in on all things blockchain.
Bjorn Niclas Blond :ish Shiv Madan Vladisslave Ginzburg Bryce Carr
2021-05-20T16:00:00Z 2021-05-20T17:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles The+Future+of+Transactions%3A+How+Blockchain+Technology+Is+Changing+The+Industry Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Spotify Masterclass
Take a personal guide through Spotify's artists tools & features. Discover your biggest platform, with tips, insight, and advice you don't want to miss!
Jesse Jacobsen Ronny Ho Charlie Tadman
2021-05-20T16:00:00Z 2021-05-20T17:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Spotify+Masterclass Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Pioneer DJ presents: A conversation with Claude VonStroke
Get a glimpse into what makes Claude VonStroke tick, how the pandemic inspired a new sound of Dirtybird, and what DJ tech brings out the best in his performance
Claude VonStroke Lars Schlichting
2021-05-20T17:00:00Z 2021-05-20T18:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Pioneer+DJ+presents%3A+A+conversation+with+Claude+VonStroke Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Keynote
OG Arabian Prince Kevin Lin Susan Paley Zach Katz Lily Moayeri
2021-05-20T18:00:00Z 2021-05-20T19:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Closing+Keynote Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Networking Lounges
2021-05-20T19:00:00Z 2021-05-20T21:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Networking+Lounges Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Lars Schlichting

Pioneer DJ

Claude VonStroke


John Beltran


Sean Bonner

Advisor, Obey Giant

Tim Westergren

CoFounder / CEO, Pandora

Lily Moayeri

Journalist, DJ Mag

Junior Sanchez

Bryce Carr


Vladisslave Ginzburg


Shauna Alexander


Gina Rosales

Founder & Owner, Make It Mariko Events

Raul Navalta

Executive Producer, AddVirtual

Katie Bain

Electronic Music Editor, Billboard

Franklin Fitch


Lolo Reskin

Owner, Sweat Records in Miami.

Dani Deahl


Kerry Leva

Lazaro Casanova

DJ / Producer

DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ / Producer

Rosanne Janmaat


Dan Scarcelli

Head of Live Programming, Monstercat

Zach Katz

CEO, Raised In Space

Cameron Schaefer

CEO of VMP (Vinyl Me, Please)

Vasja Veber

COO, Viberate

Uroš Umek

DJ / Producer

Charlie Tadman


Tommie Sunshine

DJ / Producer

Susan Gloy-Kruse


Susan Paley


Shiv Madan


Seth Combs


Sam Speaight


Ronny Ho


Rida Naser


Mike Darlington

CEO, Monstercat

Kevin Lin

Cofounder, Twitch

Jonas Tempel

Head of Special Projects, Beatport

Jesse Jacobsen


Jeffrey Smith

Communications & Partnerships Manager, Discogs

Hayata Ishikawa

Avant Gardner

Greg "Stryke" Chin

Geoff Colon


Disco Donnie

Disco Donnie Presents

Declan McGlynn

DJ Mag

Daouda Leonard

CEO, Createsafe

Blond :ish


Bjorn Niclas


Aundy Crenshaw

Dirtybird Records

Ari Evans


OG Arabian Prince


Anthony Kennada

CMO, Hopin

Angelica Ayala-Torres


Andrew Marcogliese

Head of Dance and Electronic Music Programming, Pandora

Amanda Fairey

Obey Giant

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Winter Music Conference [WMC] is the longest-running conference of its kind. The annual gathering that helped give birth to an entire industry from its humble beginnings back in 1985 is now more vital than ever with a renewed sense of purpose and direction under the umbrella of Miami Music Week. With a delayed 35th Anniversary due to Covid 19, the Winter Music Conference returns this year as a virtual two day summit featuring insightful programming for industry professionals that focuses on rebuilding, rethinking and innovation.


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