imgMiami, FL (April 15, 2013) —In late March, The Recording Academy Florida Chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing presented the latest Producer's Forum at the Miami Beach Convention Center during the Winter Music Conference.

The panel featured Florida Chapter President and artist/producer Greg "Stryke" Chin as moderator, along with producers/remixers Sander van Doorn, multi-Grammy winner Jimmy Douglass (Timbaland/Justin Timberlake) and Laidback Luke. The discussion focused on creative and business trends in the dance and electronic community.

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the Grammy Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture.

Currently more than 6,000 professionals comprise The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, which was established for producers, engineers, remixers, manufacturers, technologists, and other related creative and technical professionals in the recording field. This organized voice for the recording community addresses issues that affect the craft of recorded music, including the development and implementation of new technologies, technical guidelines and recommendations, and archiving and preservation initiatives.

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