Miami Beach to Host 24th Annual Winter Music Conference

Sunny Isles Beach, FL, February 21, 2009 --( The city of Miami Beach will host the 24th annual Winter Music Conference (WMC) next month. The conference, which is scheduled to take place from March 24th to March 28th at the Miami Beach Resort & Spa, is the biggest networking event for insiders of the music industry worldwide.

Each year, thousands of DJ’s, artists, and music executives from over 70 countries gather to collaborate, network, and share the latest innovations in the music business. The conference includes panels and seminars on topics currently affecting the industry. All members of the music business are represented, from technological innovators, artists, producers, video programmers, distributors, and manufacturers.

WMC is a great opportunity for aspiring artists to break into the industry. The conference will hold demo listening workshops, DJ spinoffs, and other performance events for upcoming DJ’s and artists to showcase their talents to an international audience of music industry professionals.

The conference also provides a global platform for industry members to discuss how technology is changing the way people create, buy, and distribute music as well as the challenges such changes pose to the industry. Seminars will be conducted to debate a range of topics, including copyrighting, publishing, internet retailing, and writing contracts.

WMC will close out this year in grand fashion, with the Ultra Music Festival (UMF). UMF is the largest music festival in the United States and will feature unique musical talents from around the world.

In addition to the information sessions and seminars, WMC is also known for its party scene. Organizers have scheduled events to take place throughout different venues in Miami, one of the world’s renowned party cities. Party people from around the world will get to groove to the mixes and spins of some of the best international DJ’s and music artists as they enjoy Miami’s night scene.

Music lovers who plan to attend can stay at nearby hotels, including the Marco Polo Beach Resort. This Miami Beach hotel is conveniently located on Collins Avenue, a few minutes from WMC headquarters. In addition to its breathtaking views and central location, this three star hotel also offers guests great accommodations, including spacious guest rooms with full service kitchenettes, private balconies, 27” cable television, and free wireless internet. Services and amenities also include a full fitness gym, complete with sauna and steam room; beauty salon; gift shop; daily maid service; and 24 hour valet parking service.

For Additional Information:

About World Music Conference:
World Music Conference
March 24 -28, 2009
Miami Beach Resort & Spa
4833 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(305) 532-3600

About Marco Polo Beach Resort:
Marco Polo Beach Resort,
19201 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles Beach, Florida 33160
Toll Free (877) 327-6363
Local (305)932-2233
Fax: (305) 935-5009

Media Contact:
Patrick Boulanger
Director of Tour & Travel
19201 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
Toll Free (877) 327-6363
Phone: 305-932-2233
Fax: 305-935-5009

Marco Polo Beach Resort
Patrick Boulanger