EMC’s 10th Anniversary | Decade of Dance

today November 30, 2022my_locationPowerhouse Museum + The Lansdowne


Welcome to the 10th anniversary of EMC! A showcase of our industry, our community, and our music – to the country, and the world.




Asia Pacific’s leading electronic and dance music industry event is set to return in November to celebrate its monumental 10th Anniversary edition. Under the theme of ‘2012 – 2022: Decade Of Dance’ EMC is set to showcase a host of keynotes, panels, networking opportunities, discussions and bespoke events that aim to unite the Australian music scene and local community.

Industry and Artist Conference Passes are available, providing access to the following:

Tuesday, November 29: 

6pm | EMC10 Opening Night Party – Presented by Muzeek

7pm-10pm | EMC10 Emerging Artist Showcase – Night 1

The Lansdowne, 2-6 City Rd, Chippendale NSW 2008

Wednesday, November 30: 

10am-7pm | EMC10 Conference

Level 3, Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo 2007

8pm-11pm | EMC10 Emerging Artist Showcase – Night 2

The Lansdowne, 2-6 City Rd, Chippendale NSW 2008

Artist Delegate Passes are offered at a discount to assist emerging artists, while offering priority placement to Masterclass sessions at the conference, with a choice of either Beginner-Intermediate or Advanced levels.

There are also EMC10 & Festival X bundle options available, allowing you to attend both EMC10 and Festival X Sydney at a discounted rate.

There will be a unique mix of interactive events and experiences reflecting the convergence of music, tech, fashion and dance. These topics will be built into a program centred on a suite of content covering the climate emergency; tech; justice, equity and diversity; and professional development. The full program is set to be announced in October.

With an expanded capacity of up to 510 delegates, EMC10 is offering an invaluable chance for attendees to network, enjoy themselves, and discuss emerging trends and continued challenges within the Australian and international electronic music scenes. This is recognised as an opportunity to showcase and discover emerging talent, and to join forces on the mission to diversify and encourage equality throughout the broader industry. The team behind EMC has worked to champion inclusivity by promoting a wide variety of talent from different cultures, genders and sexual orientation

Conference Speakers EMC10



The Powerhouse Museum aims to provide venues, exhibitions, programs and services which can be enjoyed by all visitors, including those with disabilities.

Companion Card

The Museum is an affiliate of the NSW Government’s Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care’s Companion Card program. Support persons receive free entry to paid exhibitions and programs when accompanying a Companion Card holder. Visit the Companion Card website for more information.


Entry to the Powerhouse is usually via Harris St, though EMC is best accessed via Macarthur St, Level 3 of the Powerhouse. Access within the Powerhouse Museum is via ramps and an elevator.

Accessible toilets are located on level 2.

Assistance animals

Assistance animals trained to assist people with disabilities are welcome.

Accessible parking

To enquire about accessible parking onsite, click here.

Hidden Disabilities SunflowerThe Powerhouse has adopted the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to help support and raise awareness of those living with a hidden disability. Free lanyards and wristbands are available from the Powerhouse Museum cloaking desk.

Powerhouse COVID-19 update

Updated 22 February 2022

The Powerhouse and Museums Discovery Centre are open in line with the latest NSW Government’s public health orders. 

Please continue to be mindful of 1.5m physical distancing and hand hygiene protocols.

Our theatres are seated at up to 100% capacity and you may be seated near someone who is not in your group.

All workshop equipment, materials and workspaces are regularly cleaned in line with COVID Safety Cleaning protocols.

Please note these conditions of entry apply to everyone, including all staff, contractors and visitors. Check the complete conditions of entry before your visit here.

If you would like to contact us please email: info@maas.museum


Secure Tickets

Secure Tickets or Ticket Protection is available when booking. Secure Tickets allow you to apply for a full refund on your order should you, or anyone in your party, be unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances. This includes injury, illness including Covid-19, travel trouble and other unexpected events. More info available here.

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