Today (March 21) the Rio Music Conference, Brazil's popular electronic dance music festival held in Rio De Janeiro - confirmed that they will host their first international edition at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami.
RMC Miami will run from June 7 to June 10 during a religious national holiday in Brazil, Corpus Christi, when most Brazilians get that Thursday (June 7) off. The conference will be filled with pool parties, panels and workshops, DJ sets and live performance at area clubs Liv & Arkadia.
Via the RMC website, organizers have confirmed nine artists that are expected to perform at the pool parties held during the first three days: Gui Borratto, Paulo Veloso, Rodrigo Vieira, Dubshape, Ask2Quit, Renato Ratier, Michel Saad, Luis Tepedino, Rique, and more to be announced.
The original RMC conference is respected throughout Latin America as the regional hub for electronic music professionals. "RMC is without question the center of convergence of these different markets, said Pedro Nonato, international Director of RMC, in a previous interview. "It represents a fantastic opportunity in many different and creative ways for brands to stand out in this booming and exciting market through exclusive content and activities."
Don't miss the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards, presented by State Farm taking place April 23-26, 2012 at the JW Marriott Marquis, Miami. This year's conference includes Q&As with Pitbull and Jenni Rivera, the 2nd annual Latin Music Marketing Awards, and execs like Target VP of entertainment John Butcher and Univision radio president Jose Valle. Visit BillboardLatinConference.com for details.
This year's edition, held this February, attracted 5,000 delegates to the business fair, and 30,000 thousand people attended the parties held over 10 days (a 20% increase from 2011). According to its organizers, the conference generated approximately $R20 million (about $11 million) in business.
RMC has announced ticket prices (divided by gender) listed below:
First round: women $150 and men $300
Second round: women $200 and men $400
Third round: women $300 and men $600