Last Call: Vote for Your Favorites in the 33rd Annual International Dance Music Awards (2019 IDMA)
The 33rd annual International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) return to Miami this month! Cast your vote for all your favorite artists, labels, tracks and more and be a part of dance music’s longest-running, most-inclusive and credible awards program. Voting for the 2019 IDMA closes this Sunday, March 10.
This year’s IDMA nominees were determined by Viberate – the world’s biggest crowdsourced platform for listing and mapping the live music industry – and the IDMA Advisory Board, a panel composed of major players within the electronic music community, including notable artists, managers, agents, publicists and promoters.
The IDMA cap off an exciting Winter Music Conference (WMC) jam-packed with insightful keynote speakers and panels composed of dance music’s top artists and industry luminaries. In addition to daytime programming, each WMC badge holder will also have access to attend over 20 sanctioned WMC events free of charge. Get your business done by day and blow off steam at night with parties featuring top talent, including Danny Tenaglia, Chocolate Puma, Aly & Fila, Anthony Attalla, Steve Lawler, Luciano, EDX, Carl Craig, Stacey Pullen, Matthew Dear and more. View the full list of WMC programming and sanctioned events.
WMC 2019 Industry and Access badges and registration are now available.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL DANCE MUSIC AWARDS
Running concurrently with Winter Music Conference in Miami, FL (March 25-28 in the spectacular Faena District), the IDMAs generate over two million votes annually from music enthusiasts in 209 countries and territories to recognize and honor exceptional achievements in various award categories.
ABOUT WINTER MUSIC CONFERENCE
2019 marks the first fully-programmed WMC since it was announced in March 2018 that the organizers behind Ultra Worldwide, the world’s most successful independent, international music festival brand, had acquired the Winter Music Conference (founded in 1985) and International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) properties. The Ultra Worldwide acquisition aims to restore WMC’s status as the must-attend dance music industry and networking conference in the world. A property unlike any other, WMC’s exclusive hotel partner, The Faena, was named by Conde Nast Traveler as the #1 hotel in Miami Beach for two consecutive years (2017 & 2018) via their prestigious readers poll.
ABOUT FAENA FORUM
Faena Forum is a pioneering public venue dedicated to presenting and showcasing the ambitious, the innovative and the groundbreaking in fields ranging from art and entertainment to business and beyond. Faena Forum, evocative of the ancient civic and architectural concept of a forum, aims to offer Miami a dynamic setting, allowing for ongoing programming under the direction of Faena Art, as well as use by private companies, institutions, and individuals.
Alan Faena worked closely with OMA, the firm founded by Rem Koolhaas and Shohei Shigematsu, partner at OMA and Director of the New York office, who served as the lead architect for the three buildings, to ensure the 43,000 square-foot Forum is designed for ultimate flexibility. The space accommodates everything from a temporary culinary pop up to an acoustically optimal concert. Two volumes, a cylinder and a cube that are similar in size, can be combined or subdivided to support any type of production, from projects and commissions to performances, exhibitions and events. The building has two main levels. The lobby amphitheater features pink marble floors and technical capabilities for surround projections. The upper floor assembly hall features a 40-foot-high dome with a central glazed oculus and a floor-to-ceiling window overlooking Indian Creek. A walkway that spirals up the interior wall of the Forum from street level to the top of the dome which provides visitors with a range of perspectives on the space.
ABOUT FAENA DISTRICT
Miami is a city that has experienced the transformative power of the arts. With this conviction in mind, Alan Faena and Len Blavatnik debuted Faena Hotel Miami Beach in December 2015, marking the first phase of openings in the Faena District Miami Beach. A new neighborhood rooted in the arts, Faena District will help catalyze a cultural renaissance in Miami and further enhance its reputation as a vital link between North and South.
Located in the heart of Miami Beach, Faena District stretches north from 32nd Street to 36th Street, between the Atlantic Ocean and Indian Creek. Every single one of its elements defies convention while promoting cultural inclusiveness that will benefit the entire community.
Faena District is the result of a collaboration between some of the most talented and creative minds who continue to challenge existing concepts of culture, entertainment and community. By integrating art, architecture, nature and technology, Faena District has changed the physical and cultural landscape of Miami Beach forever.
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