Winter Music Conference announces first-ever virtual program for May 20-21, 2021

In 2019 Miami saw the rebirth of one of its most iconic brands with the promise of a bright future. In 2020, the 35th anniversary of WMC was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The music and live events industry faced a long year of uncertainty, but is now finally set to recover with events planned worldwide. 

WMCV is teaming up with The Magnetic Agency Group and VRJAM  to create a digital summit focused on rebuilding, rethinking, and innovation. Along with other essential industry partners, WMCV will bring together keynotes, panels, and digital exhibitor booths that will inspire, educate and reconnect.

The 2021 WMCV summit will be a two-day event occurring on May 20-21, 2021. The conference portion on May 20th will run live keynotes, main stage panels, and networking lounges along with a grouping of digital exhibitor booths. Following the panels there will be a networking happy hour and a virtual after-party on 5th Dimension. Day two will be a celebration of electronic music on 5th Dimension ( with product demos and the official WMCV music showcase with various labels promoting new music and talent – more TBA.

The WMCV event will be hosted on Hopin, a best-in-class live digital platform allowing high-quality streaming, engaging participant interaction, networking, customizable exhibitor booths, and many of the features participants look for in IRL events.Brand Partners include:  Pioneer DJ, 5th Dimension (Twitch), Hopin, Spotify, Bing, Beatport, Avid, iZotope, IK Multimedia, Viberate, VRJAM, Discogs, DistroKid, ROCKI,, Audionamix, TribeXR, and more TBA. 

Media Partners include: Point Blank Music College, DJ Mag (UK, USA, LATAM, Asia), Mixmag,, Magnetic Magazine, Beatportal, DataTransmission, Fusicology, and more TBA.

Guest Speakers From: AFEM, Avant Gardner, Avid, Beatport, Billboard, Blockparty, Createsafe, DJ Mag, Dirtybird, Disco Donnie Presents, Hopin, ID&T, Ledo, Maestro, Microsoft, Obey Giant, Pandora, Pioneer DJ,, SiriusXM, Sessions Live, Spotify, Soundcloud, UTA, Viberate, VRJAM, and more TBA

Day 1 Panels to Include: 

  • Keynote – The Stranding of The Modern Musician 
  • The Future of VR and Virtual Live Events
  • Discogs Presents – Redefining the Collector
  • The Power Of The Playlist
  • Strength in numbers: how to use Viberate analytics to understand music industry 
  • NFTs- A Discerning Look At the Music Industry’s Most Hyped Format Since MP3
  • How Do Artists & Brands Collaborate On The Cutting Edge of Technology
  • Avid Presents – Leveling Up Your Production  
  • Strength in numbers: how to use Viberate analytics to understand the music industry
  • Pioneer DJ Presents: More TBA
  • What Happens Next – Rebuilding the LIve Events Industry Post COVID
  • Spotify Master Class Session
  • The Future of Transactions: How Blockchain Technology Is Changing The Industry
  • Closing Keynote – Kevin Lin, Arabian Prince, Susan Paley + more TBA
  • Virtual After Party on

Day 2 Music & Tech Showcase on

  • More TBA

Detailed announcements regarding updated programming, keynotes, panelists and WMCV’s music showcase will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information about WMC please visit  

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