Music Tech: spark

Connect music tech startups, end-users and music industry leaders to spark innovation and partnerships

Loudermilk Center

Wednesday, Oct 4 - Friday, Oct 6

The following passes will get you into this track

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Discover new music technology that impacts how artists share, create, market and monetize music. Meet and learn from those behind the most innovative tech advances in music. 

Featured Speakers

  • Fadia Kader

    Instagram, Strategic Partnerships Manager

  • Amber Grimes

    Spotify, Sr. Manager Urban

  • Lars Murray

    Pandora, SVP Strategic Partnerships

  • Philip Stein

    StreamCut Media, President

Want to be a speaker or mentor?

Track Topics and Focus

The future of music streaming and discovery

Gamifying the music industry

Embracing virtual reality and augmented reality

New ways to create and collaborate

A Better Beta: creating traction, adding users and getting feedback

Highlighting the most innovative startups and apps changing the music industry

The Startup Spotlight

Find and support 5 innovative music tech startups

We will be selecting 5 music tech startups to highlight at 2017 A3C Conference.  We will provide a valuable experience to help spark growth and development.  

Startups will be able to connect with record labels, music industry veterans, artists and producers. Engage with potential partners, advocates, ambassadors and users. Receive useful and actionable feedback. 

The Startup Spotlight Includes:

  • 2 A3C Passes
  • Exhibitor Table at Music Tech Experience
  • Featured Speaker & Presentation at Music Tech Experience
  • Music Tech Mixer

More information on the experience and opportunities coming soon.

Why Hip-Hop?

Hip-Hop is the most important, influential and potentially largest user-base for many music tech companies. Hip-Hop artists are early adopters and often the most active and engaged community on most social and music technology platforms.

Music Tech Experience

Music Tech Experience (MTX) will convert the Loudermilk Center Ballroom into a hybrid exhibitor space + conference room. 

Who Should Exhibit?

Music tech startups and innovative companies interested in showcasing their latest applications and tools for artists, producers and the music industry.

Limited Exhibitor Tables Available. All Exhibitors Are Pre-Approved.

  • Loudermilk Center  
  • Thursday, October 6
  • 12pm - 8:30pm

Programming

A series of mixers, panels, presentations, demos and conversations featuring some of the most innovative and influential people in music tech.

Meet and learn from those behind the most innovative advances in music apps, streaming, VR, AR, hardware, data analytics, and software.

Exhibitor Application

 

A Space for Artists to Create and Collaborate 

Find out more

New & Noteworthy

 

Executive Pass

$485 

while supplies last

Access to Festival, Conference, shows & events + exclusive networking events

For music industry professionals, entrepreneurs and startups

This pass is best for the music industry professional, artist, and entrepreneur looking to grow their business and/or career.  Among other things, you'll have access to private events, and parties with other industry leaders and influencers.

Available Only While Supplies Last.  Limited # of Passes at Each Price. 

Includes everything in the VIP Upgrade.

Access to a series of private events including: Leadership Brunches, Keynote Speaker Meet & Greets, Happy Hours Mixers and More Events TBA.

Welcome to ATL Reception presented by ChooseATL

The Welcome to ATL Reception kicks off the 13th annual A3C with a few hundred tastemakers across Atlanta and the greater hip-hop community.  A3C will honor two individuals with the A3C Cultural Influence Award and A3C Social Impact Award. This is a private event only accessible with an Executive Pass.  Open Bar & Buffet Dinner Service.  

Preferred Seating in Ballroom at the A3C Conference Center.  Access to the Executive Lounge. 

There will be a team dedicated to help you and answer any questions you may have.  You can contact our dedicated assistant by phone or email 24/7.

 

A3C Pass

$237 

while supplies last

+ $70 for VIP Upgrade

Access to Festival, Conference and 5-days of shows & events

This pass is best for the industry professionals, artists, entrepreneurs, creatives and hip-hop heads that want 5-days of hip-hop shows, events, networking, learning, and discovery.

Includes all benefits of the Festival and Conference passes, plus you’ll have access to all to the official A3C shows and events taking place between Wed, Oct 4 - Sun, Oct 8th.

Limited # of Passes at Each Price.  Available Only While Supplies Last

20% Discount Passes Available for Groups of 3 or More

VIP Upgrade

$70

The VIP Upgrade is an add-on for the Festival or A3C pass, but does NOT grant access to the A3C Festival.  The VIP Upgrade is best for fans that want to enjoy the A3C Festival at The Georgia Freight Depot like a boss.  

The VIP Upgrade enables access to the A3C Festival's VIP Area that includes the pit in front of the main stage and a lounge with a bar, couches, tables and chairs next to the main stage. You also get access to the Artist Lounge at the A3C Festival.

The VIP Upgrade can not be used with a Conference pass.  

VIP Upgrade includes 4 Drinks, 1 Limited Edition A3C T-Shirt and 25% off A3C Merchandise.

 

Festival Pass

$70

while supplies last

+ $70 for VIP upgrade

Access to A3C Festival only

Enjoy the 2-day outdoor hip-hop festival at the Georgia Freight Depot on Sat, Oct 7 & Sun, Oct 8

This pass is best for the hip-hop fans and festival lovers that just want to watch their favorite artists, hang out with friends and have the “festival” experience. The A3C Festival is a 2-day music festival at The Georgia Freight Depot on Sat, Oct 7 & Sun, Oct 8. Join thousands of fans from around to enjoy Hip-Hop music, and culture.

The A3C Festival pass does NOT enable access to any additional A3C shows, events or the A3C Conference.

Lineup TBA

Limited # of Passes at Each Price. Available Only While Supplies Last

20% Discount Passes Available for Groups of 3 or More

Single Day Festival Passes Are Available

VIP Upgrade

$70

The VIP Upgrade is an add-on for the Festival or A3C pass, but does NOT grant access to the A3C Festival.  The VIP Upgrade is best for fans that want to enjoy the A3C Festival at The Georgia Freight Depot like a boss.  

The VIP Upgrade enables access to the A3C Festival's VIP Area that includes the pit in front of the main stage and a lounge with a bar, couches, tables and chairs next to the main stage. You also get access to the Artist Lounge at the A3C Festival.

The VIP Upgrade can not be used with a Conference pass.  

VIP Upgrade includes 4 Drinks, 1 Limited Edition A3C T-Shirt and 25% off A3C Merchandise.

 

Conference Pass

$195

while supplies last

Access to A3C Conference only

Learn, connect and create at the A3C Conference from Wed, Oct 4 - Fri, Oct 6.

This pass is best for the music industry, entrepreneurs, artists, music makers and organizations that want to learn, connect and create, but don’t mind skipping the A3C Festival, shows, events and parties.

Access Includes:

A3C Conference Center @ Loudermilk Center

A3C Action Summit @ Auburn Avenue Research Library

A3C Creator Complex @ GSU Creative Media Industries Institute  

Lineup & Schedule TBA


Limited # of Passes at Each Price.  Available Only While Supplies Last

20% Discount Passes Available for Groups of 3 or More

Single Day Conference Center Passes Available Soon