WMC 2009 FEATURED EVENTS  

South Beach Sessions

Founded on the principles that make music compelling; individual expression, empowerment, creative thinking and collaboration, our mission is to engender exposure for artists and ideas. WMC 2009 South Beach Sessions will explore new inroads where music and art are flourishing and making a courageous difference in the world. Pioneers in music, art, fashion, technology, business, education, the environment and more, convene for one of the most inspiring and epic programs of the week. This is a series not to be missed.

South Beach Sessions will take place daily at various venues throught South Beach.
Tuesday March 24 - Saturday March 28

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WMC/DMC DJ Spin-Off
Due to the popularity of the WMC/DMC DJ Spin-off, organizers have created two separate days dedicated to each category. DJ Shortee & Felix Sama return to host both days of the competition. Celebrity judges will decide who has what it takes to own first place. If you are a DJ who thinks you can put up some weight, a label head scouting new talent, or a fan of DJ competitions, join us for the WMC/DMC DJ Spin-Off where you can truly witness the Art of the DJ.

Hosts:
DJ Shortee
Felix Sama

The Miami Beach Resort & Spa Poolside
4833 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 33140
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 (Beat Matching)
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 (Scratching)
12:00PM - 4:00PM

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WMC & The Recording Academy® present
'The Producers Forum'

WMC & The Recording Academy® continue their 11 year partnership in presenting 'The Producers Forum', one of the most anticipated gatherings of legendary artists at WMC. The Florida Chapter of The Recording Academy® assemble the most esteemed producers and artists in the Industry for another engaging panel.

The Miami Beach Resort & Spa
4833 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 33140
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
3:30PM
-5:00PM

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24th Annual International Dance Music Awards

The IDMA's is the premier awards show for the dance and electronic music industry worldwide.  Over 10,000 ballots are cast to vote each year in 50 categories for the most pioneering and elite artists, technology and professionals in the business.  The IDMA's is the pinnacle of the WMC week in Miami Beach, where the industry gathers to celebrate and pay tribute to exceptional achievements and innovation throughout the year.

The Miami Beach Resort & Spa Poolside
4833 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 33140
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Cocktails 7:00PM

Show begins at 8:00PM

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WMC, Jamvana.com, & Fidget Magazine Present
'Splash Down'

WMC in conjuction with Jamvana.com & Fidget Magazine present 'Splash Down'. Join WMC for a day of fun in the sun with hot beats and gorgeous glimpses of the Atlantic Ocean.

Talent:
Richard Vission
JJ Flores
Keoki
Decoding Jesus
Alex Young
Viro & Rob Analyze
DJ Gimme Samoa

The Miami Beach Resort & Spa Poolside
4833 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 33140
Friday, March 27, 2009

Show begins at 11:00AM

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Ultra Music Festival 11

Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival have partnered once again for the 2009 event. As WMC’s official closing event, delegates will receive complimentary admission to both days of Ultra. With more than 200+ artists/djs/producers, 40,000 music fans in attendance, and 10 stages, Ultra Music Festival is the largest music festival of it’s kind in the United States.

FIRST PHASE LINE-UP:
Tiësto, Bloc Party, The Ting Tings, Carl Cox, Cut Copy, Deadmau5, Santogold, Hercules and Love Affair, & for their first U.S. appearance in seven years – Roni Size Reprazent

Bicentennial Park
Friday, March 27, 2009
Saturday, March 28, 2009

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3rd Annual International Record Collector's Show

Attention vinyl enthusiasts! Visit The 3rd Annual International Record Collector's Show at The Miami Beach Resort & Spa presented in conjunction with acclaimed record collector magazine ‘Waxpoetics'. The Show will bring together collectors, diggers, and dealers from all over the world for a day of music mania on Miami Beach.

Admission
$5 (non badgeholders)
Free for badgeholders

Dealer Table
$50 (non badgeholders)
$35 (badgeholders)

The Miami Beach Resort & Spa
4833 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 33140
Saturday, March 28, 2009
12:00PM - 6:00PM

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