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A3C Conference Schedule

Speaker Lineup Festival Lineup Show & Events

A3C conference events require an Executive pass, 5-Day pass or Conference pass.

Some conference events are reserved for Executive Passes only.

Festival passes are for the festival grounds only, and do not provide entry to conference events.

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    TuneCore Connect on Wednesday

    Connect with the TuneCore team, sign up for a free TuneCore account and get instant rewards, plus enjoy live DJ sets by Queen CoCo!

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Loudermilk Center, Executive Lounge presented by The Gathering Spot
    Executive Passes Only

    Wednesday Executive Brunch presented by the Dekalb Entertainment Commission

    Start the day off with some coffee and brunch, while you connect with industry influencers as the Conference ramps up. Limited Access: Only...
  • Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    Coffee & Conversation: Future of Music Tech in Atlanta

    Several of Atlanta's development, music and tech stakeholders discuss how the city can and should build a music tech community. A3C Festival &...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Serato x Roland Workshop

    This workshop will cover the powerful and intuitive sampler plug-in for producers, Serato Sample. With Serato Sample, you can quickly find, chop,...

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Public Relations: Mentorship Session

    Mentorship Sessions enable attendees to spend up to 8 minutes 1-on-1 with industry professionals. Apply on-site.

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    What would a record label look like if it was started today?

    Amuse was founded in 2015 to answer that very question. Music company executives joined up with tech experts to build the world’s first mobile...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Wed 1st

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Team Building Masterclass

    For artists it is vital to have the right team members representing you to further your career. But, who are they? When do you need them? How much...

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  • Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    The Future of Sharing & Discovery

    The internet and streaming services have irreversibly changed the music industry. Artists are able to access more consumer with fewer barriers...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    BeatStars Allstars: Make 6 Figures Selling Beats Online

    CashMoneyAP, DreamLife, Kato on the Track, DG Beats and DJ Pain 1 will collectively generate more than 1M via BeatStars this year. The...

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    Connect with TuneCore: How We Help Artists Succeed

    Join this special conversation with Scott Ackerman, CEO - TuneCore moderated by Astrid Martinez, Entertainment/Culture Reporter - CBS46 &...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    How To Secure Radio Airplay For Your Music w/ V103

    Securing airplay as an independent artist is one of the biggest challenges in the music industry. Get credible advice on what it takes to get your...

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ Producers

    An experience for Executive passes At the heart of the A3C Conference is the ability to connect with thought leaders and industry experts, like...

    Featuring:

  • Labelx
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Startups & Entrepreneurs: Mentorship Session

    Mentorship Sessions enable attendees to spend up to 8 minutes 1-on-1 with industry professionals. Apply on-site.

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  • Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Plug Presentation: Changing the Way People Share and Listen to Music

    What would you do if you had the freedom to control how every a&r, collaborator, or fan listened your music? What new experiences could you...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Serato x Rane Workshop

    Rane is back with the Twelve and Seventy-two. This workshop will cover the Rane Twelve, the first-of-its-kind full 12" motorized MIDI Controller...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Wed 2nd

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

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  • Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    The Future of Distribution & Monetization

    Gone are the days of the obligatory 360 deal and signing away your masters. Making money in the music business has changed dramatically over the...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Invest Atlanta: Bridging the Gap Between Corporate & Creative

    You can always afford to invest in yourself. This workshop will focus on various outlets and strategic tactics for artists and creators on funding...

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    The South Got Something to Say with Jermaine Dupri

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Artist Feedback Session presented by Steereo- Wed

    1-on-1 session with an industry professional. Play your music and receive feedback on the spot.

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  • Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Raising Capital: Startups, Hustle & Hip-Hop

    Entrepreneurs and artists have to hustle to make it. Tom McLeod, CEO and Founder of Omni, has successfully completed several rounds of funding by...

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ Jermaine Dupri

    An experience for Executive passes At the heart of the A3C Conference is the ability to connect with thought leaders and industry experts, like...

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  • Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    The Future of Data

    Streaming services and social media has put data at the center of the music business. Data has become the most valuable asset. Music makers and...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Wed 3rd

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Hip-Hop Journalists: Covering the Culture

    Journalists are responsible for telling important stories and spotlighting things that impact and move the culture. Some of today's most important...

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Buzznog App: Give Fans More Of What They Want

    Buzznog’s direct-to-fan platform provides you with the tools and metrics you need to directly deliver content and engage your fan base on-demand...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Producer Feedback Session presented by Steereo - Wed

    1-on-1 session with an industry professional. Play your best beats and receive feedback on the spot.

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    How to Use Data to Win the Digital Marketing Game

    What are the best ways to utilize and understand data as an indie artist? Where are the best places to spend ad / marketing dollars on a limited...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    Startup Spotlight Showcase

    5 innovative tech startups that impact how music is being created, shared, discovered, marketed and monetized will showcase their companies to a...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    SoundExchange: Your Recording = Your Royalties

    SoundExchange works at the center of digital music and serves as an important source of revenue for the entire music industry. To date,...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Producers: Mentorship Session

    Mentorship Sessions enable attendees to spend up to 8 minutes 1-on-1 with industry professionals. Apply on-site.

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Action Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Executive Lounge presented by The Gathering Spot
    Executive Passes Only

    Wednesday Executive Happy Hour presented by the Dekalb Entertainment Commission

    Enjoy an open bar and connect with industry influencers as the Conference winds down for the day, and everyone gets ready for an evening of shows,...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Creative Agencies: The Art of Connecting Artists and Brands

    Creative marketing agencies are behind some of the most exciting and influential partnerships between brands and hip-hop artists. Marketing...

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  • Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    The Future of Creating & Collaborating

    New apps, software and hardware are dramatically changing the way music is being created. Music makers are able to manipulate sounds in new and...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Live Beat Making w/ Dreamlife Beats presented by Splice

    The Cratez will spend 30mins making a new beat in front of a live audience, taking us through their creative process and providing pro tips.

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  • Wednesday, Oct 3
    6:30 PM - 6:50 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Global Publishing Administration with Songtrust

    Songtrust, the world's largest publishing royalty collection company, will be discussing what music publishing is and why songwriters need it, as...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Live Beat Making w/ Mannie Fresh presented by Splice

    Influential producers will make new beats in front of a live audience, taking us through their creative process and providing pro tips.

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 3
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Welcome to ATL Reception presented by ChooseATL

    To kick off the 14th annual hip-hop music festival and conference, A3C and ChooseATL will host the official ‘Welcome to ATL Reception’ at The...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    TuneCore Connect on Thursday

    Connect with the TuneCore team, sign up for a free TuneCore account and get instant rewards, plus enjoy live DJ sets by Queen CoCo!

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Thursday, Oct 4
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    The Mayor's Brunch

    The Mayor's Brunch will kick off the Women In Charge programming series at A3C Conference presented by Toyota. Rembert Browne, one of America's...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Brand Partnerships Don't Just Happen

    Artists and brands are developing mutually beneficial partnerships, but these relationships don't just happen by chance. There is a lot of...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    [YouTube] Channel optimization, content strategy, best practice for artists

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Thur 1st

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Claiming Our Ground: Create Music Group Founders Share their Silent Rise and Massive Growth

    Create Music Group founders Jonathan Strauss and Wayne Hampton discuss how they are shaking up the traditional music business to get artists...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    [YouTube] Live Solutions!

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Issa Vibe: Creating Hip-Hop's Biggest Festivals & Events

    Hip-Hop promoters and event curators play a role in artist development, brand partnerships, event production and marketing. They drive the culture...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Thursday, Oct 4
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Artist Feedback Session presented by Steereo - Thur 1st

    1-on-1 session with an industry professional. Play your music and receive feedback on the spot.

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Music Technology and the Future of Beat Production presented by Akai Pro

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Action Summit, Cary-McPheeters Gallery (1st Floor)

    SHOOK Art Exhibition Curated by Kevin Sipp and John Jennings

    This compelling exhibition curated by Kevin Sipp and John Jennings is a contextual re-framing of existing works by noted contemporary artists,...
  • Thursday, Oct 4
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    Women In Charge: Panel

    Women leaders and trailblazers in the music industry discuss the challenges and achievements on their journey to create and build their individual...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    How To Partner w/ Social Influencers to Drive Music Discovery

    Learn how to create mutually beneficial partnerships with social influencers to get your music heard by new audiences. The currency is attention...

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Action Summit, Heritage Education Center

    Authentic Brand Activism

    Activism sells and, increasingly, advertisers are trying to capitalize on it. But as we've seen, a poorly thought out campaign can do more harm...

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Action Summit, Authors & Writers' Lounge

    Hellhounds on My Tracks: Gothic Horror, Haunted Music, and African American History

    The experience of African descendants in The America’s has been one rooted in horror and transcendence. The enslavement of the Africans who gave...

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  • Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Create Your Own Movement: The New Label

    Some of the most creative marketing innovations and industry trends are developed by indie record labels. New technology is making it easier to...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
    Action Summit, Auditorium

    Silence the Shame: Addiction

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Producer Feedback Session presented by Steereo - Thur

    1-on-1 session with an industry professional. Play your best beats and receive feedback on the spot.

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ Women In Charge

    An experience for Executive passes At the heart of the A3C Conference is the ability to connect with thought leaders and industry experts, like...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Thur 2nd

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Action Summit, Cary-McPheeters Gallery (1st Floor)

    Women on the Move - CARE Virtual Reality Experience

    Through the use of technology, innovation and storytelling, humanitarian organization CARE connects people and communities thousands of miles...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    The Keys to Making Money in the Music Business

    Ever wonder what the formula is for making money in the music business? Join this conversation with Dawn Griffith, Director of Operations - Lyric...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Breaking Down The Beat w/ OG Parker & Deko presented by Deepr

    Producers will break down the making of several of their biggest hits. Learn how some of the biggest songs in hip-hop got created, and how they...

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
    Action Summit, Authors & Writers' Lounge

    Environmental Justice…#WeOutHere

    An open discussion forum with music, art, spoken word and more highlighting environmental injustice in America. What can be done to bring...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    [YouTube] Copyright & Content ID

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    The Money's In The InBox: Email Workshop

    As artists and musicians, you probably want to focus on your music. But if you want your music to be heard and make money, then you need to know...

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Action Summit, Auditorium

    Mask Off: A Look at Substance Abuse and Mental Health in Hip-Hop

    Music Industry Veteran and Founder Silence the Shame/HHPF, takes a critical look at substance abuse and self-medicating in the entertainment...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Breaking Down The Beat w/ Mike & Keys presented by Landr

    Producers will break down the making of several of their biggest hits. Learn how some of the biggest songs in hip-hop got created, and how they...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Thursday, Oct 4
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Women In Charge: Mentorship Session

    Mentorship Sessions enable attendees to spend up to 8 minutes 1-on-1 with industry professionals. Apply on-site.

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Action Summit, Cary-McPheeters Gallery (1st Floor)

    Accelerator Finalists: Past & Present

    Stop in for an informal chat with our Accelerator finalists, past and present. Connect with other passionate nonprofit founders and hear about...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    A Conversation w/ J. Prince the CEO of Rap-A-Lot Records

    An intimate 1-on-1 conversation with J. Prince, a legend who has championed hip-hop music and culture for over 30 years. He has been involved in...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    [YouTube] Music Charts & Insights

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Action Summit, Heritage Education Center

    Collaboration x Community x Culture

    Attendees will learn from 5 locally based nonprofits, gain insight, and receive activities to take home, share, and practice. Link up with fellow...

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    3:45 PM - 5:30 PM
    Action Summit, Auditorium

    Rap Snacks Foundation Presents BOSS UP: It’s Deeper Than Rap Snacks - Entrepreneurship

    The Rap Snacks Foundation Presents BOSS UP: It’s Deeper Than Rap Snacks - An entrepreneurship panel discussion and documentary film...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Book Signing + Meet & Greet w/ J.Prince

    An experience for Executive passes Attendees will be able to purchase books on-site At the heart of the A3C Conference is the ability to...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Music Tech
    Thursday, Oct 4
    4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Online Tools to Unlock Your Career

    Finishing and promoting music is hard work. Get the strategies you need to ease the pain of creating, completing and advancing your music on your...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    Freddie Foxxx Is Still Here: From Label to Independent Success

    Join this conversation with legendary Hip Hop artist and music producer, Freddie Foxxx aka Bumpy Knuckles moderated by Entertainment & Pop...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Live Beat Making w/ Bryan-Michael Cox presented by Splice

    Influential producers will make new beats in front of a live audience, taking us through their creative process and providing pro tips.

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Building a Brand for Producers

    Producers are artists. If you want to have a sustainable career in the music business, you have to create and cultivate a brand. Learn from...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    [YouTube] Official Artist Channels & Artist Tools (Creator Studio, Ticketing, Press Kit)

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Managers & A&Rs: Mentorship Session

    Mentorship Sessions enable attendees to spend up to 8 minutes 1-on-1 with industry professionals. Apply on-site.

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Live Beat Making w/ Black Metaphor presented by Splice

    Influential producers will make new beats in front of a live audience, taking us through their creative process and providing pro tips.

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Girl Connected hosted by Lola Plaku

    A mentorship program that will pair aspiring female professionals with some of Plaku’s successful industry colleagues to help them learn the ins...

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  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Thur 3rd

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    Goodie Mob is Still Standing 20 Years and Counting

    An intimate conversation with Goodie Mob, one of Atlanta’s most iconic hip-hop groups. They created timeless hip-hop anthems that are as...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    [YouTube] Conducting Artist Research

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
    Action Summit, Authors & Writers' Lounge

    #MightyHealthy: Spiritual, Psychological and Physical Fitness

    Deep dive into holistic health for the conscious artist and join experts for an immersive workshop experience discussing all aspects of fitness....

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  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
    Action Summit, Heritage Education Center

    Join the Conversation, Join the Journey - Atlanta’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Journey

    With whom do you struggle for justice? What would our communities look like if we did not have to struggle for justice? In this session dive deep...

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ Goodie Mob

    An experience for Executive passes At the heart of the A3C Conference is the ability to connect with thought leaders and industry experts, like...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Thursday, Oct 4
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Digital Marketing: Limited Investment w/ Major Impact

    Marketing is about numbers, data and ROI. Social media and the internet has made some marketing campaigns extremely cost effective and viral....

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  • Thursday, Oct 4
    6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ
  • Artist Accelerator
    Thursday, Oct 4
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Artist Feedback Session presented by Steereo - Thur 2nd

    1-on-1 session with an industry professional. Play your music and receive feedback on the spot.

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Thursday, Oct 4
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Executive Lounge presented by The Gathering Spot
    Executive Passes Only

    Thursday Executive Happy Hour presented by Recording Academy

    Enjoy an open bar and connect with industry influencers as the Conference winds down for the day, and everyone gets ready for an evening of shows,...
  • Thursday, Oct 4
    6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Breaking Down the Beat w/ Lil Ronnie presented by Deepr

    Producers will break down the making of several of their biggest hits. Learn how some of the biggest songs in hip-hop got created, and how they...

    Featuring:

  • Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Meet the Founder: Fusicology's Asya Shein

    Fusicology is a hub for Progressive Culture and Lifestyle events; Aggregating local, national event listings, relevant news and music. In 2018,...

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Action Summit, Auditorium

    Entrepreneurism as a Community Builder with Killer Mike

    Listen in to Killer Mike + other successful entrepreneurs and community leaders as they discuss the unique opportunities facing them to build...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    A Conversation w/ Rob Stone the Founder of Cornerstone + Co-Founder of The FADER

    A3C will host an intimate conversation with Rob Stone to discuss his more than 20 years helping to give a voice to artists in hip-hop and beyond....

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 4
    7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Screening: "The Overdriven" Documentary featuring Zaytoven, DJ Spinz & Sonny Digital

    The Overdriven is an indie documentary that examines the backstory behind the relentless pursuit of passion and purpose from three of hip-hop’s...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 4
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    An Evening w/ Ethiopia Habtemariam the President of Motown Records

    An Evening with Ethiopia Habtemariam will acknowledge the work and impact Ethiopia has made in music. After an intimate conversation we will open...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    TuneCore Connect on Friday

    Connect with the TuneCore team, sign up for a free TuneCore account and get instant rewards, plus enjoy live DJ sets by Queen CoCo!

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Master your Music with LANDR

    Master your Music with LANDR

    Instant mastering for a maximum of 15 tracks. Masters will be sent automatically via email once completed on-site.

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Native Instruments Sessions

    Native Instruments Artist Guidance

    Native Instrument Product Specialists & guest producers will be available to give you guidance in exclusive 1 on 1 sessions for producers and...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Loudermilk Center, Executive Lounge presented by The Gathering Spot
    Executive Passes Only

    Friday Executive Brunch

    Start the day off with some coffee and brunch, while you connect with industry influencers as the Conference ramps up. Limited Access: Only...
  • Friday, Oct 5
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Build a Website with Landing Lion

    Build a Website with Landing Lion

    As an attendee of the Creator Complex you will receive special access to the Landing Lion studio, where you can create a website that will help...
  • Friday, Oct 5
    10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    Loud Speaker Network presents Talkitecture Podcast w/ A-King and Dallas Penn

    Dallas Penn, A-King and crew head down to the A3C Festival to have a masterful conversation with some of the festival most sought after talents....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Friday, Oct 5
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Getting On: Shows, Festivals & Tours

    In order to get to the next level, artists need to get booked on the right shows, festivals & tours. Learn about the booking process from todays...

    Featuring:

  • Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Record Labels: Mentorship Session

    Mentorship Sessions enable attendees to spend up to 8 minutes 1-on-1 with industry professionals. Apply on-site.

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Audit your Social Media Profiles w/ SocialWerk

    Audit your Social Media Profiles w/ SocialWerk

    SocialWerk representatives will do candid 1 on 1 Social Media Audits with Creator Complex Attendees to identify strengths and areas of opportunity...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Write your Bio w/ Wish Creative Media

    Write your Bio with Wish Creative Media

    Press professionals will review, consult and edit press releases and artist bios. Artists will leave the sessions with a professionally written...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Music Contract Masterclass: Management Agreements

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Add Scratches to your Records with Scratch DJ Academy

    Scratch My Record w/ Scratch DJ Academy

    World class turntablists and DJs will add some additional flare to your original track to stand out.

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    10:55 AM - 11:15 AM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Music Contract Masterclass: Producer Agreements

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ Steve Stoute

    An experience for Executive passes At the heart of the A3C Conference is the ability to connect with thought leaders and industry experts, like...
  • Friday, Oct 5
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Native Instruments Sessions

    Native Instruments Sound Sessions

    Sounds.com Remix Session – Creators will sign into Sounds.com and be given a sound pack to work from and 90 minutes to make the best track you...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Headshots by Motion Family

    Photography Sessions w/ Motion Family

    Resident photographers will be shooting headshots and full body profiles. Artists will be provided between 3-5 unmarked head shots and/or full...
  • Friday, Oct 5
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Optimize Your Page with YouTube

    Optimize Your Page w/ YouTube

    Join the YouTube team in the Artist Lounge where you'll be able to meet us 1:1, optimize your channels with an audience development specialist,...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] The Akai Pro Beat Lab

    Make Beats at The Akai Pro Beat Lab

    Make fire beats at the MPC Live and MPC X demo stations. MPC specialists will be on hand to answer any questions and provide pro-tips.
  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    MPC Live Workshop presented by Akai Pro

    Akai Professional made huge waves worldwide this year with the announcement of the MPC Live. A portable powerhouse, the battery-operated MPC Live...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Fri 1st

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    11:00 AM - 11:55 AM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    Loud Speaker Networks presents A Waste Of Time w/ ItsTheReal

    Comedian brothers and podcasters Eric and Jeff Rosenthal, better known as ItsTheReal are taking their talents to the A3C Festival. You may know...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Music Contract Masterclass: Record Deals

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    A Conversation w/ Steve Stoute the Founder & CEO of United Masters and Translation

    An intimate 1-on-1 conversation with Steve Stoute. Stoute is the founder and CEO of the Translation, a marketing agency, the former president of...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    11:45 AM - 12:05 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Music Contract Masterclass: Music Publishing Deals

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Friday, Oct 5
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Artist Feedback Session presented by Steereo - Fri 1st

    1-on-1 session with an industry professional. Play your music and receive feedback on the spot.

    Featuring:

  • Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Podcasting: Breaking the Traditional Boundaries of Media

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Action Summit, Authors & Writers' Lounge

    The Impact of Gun Violence on Black Youth in America

    Every day, 96 Americans are killed with guns and hundreds more are shot and injured. The effects of gun violence extend far beyond these...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Music Contract Masterclass: Synch Licenses

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    The Akai Experience

    Join Team Akai as they demo their newest products in this interactive workshop. Ask questions and try out Akai’s hottest new production tools in...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    12:35 PM - 12:55 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Music Contract Masterclass: Live Performance

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    House of Hits: A Producer’s Tour with Drumma Boy

    Join this tour with 2x Grammy Award-winning, hit-making producer and Recording Artist, Drumma Boy. Explore his rise to success, creative process...

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Action Summit, Auditorium

    The Power of Art and Sports to Drive Social Change

    The Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee exists, in part, to create a lasting legacy for the city of Atlanta. This defined mission, entitled Legacy...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    Entertainment Lawyer Meetup

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Entertainment Lawyers: Mentorship Session

    Mentorship Sessions enable attendees to spend up to 8 minutes 1-on-1 with industry professionals. Apply on-site. Artists are welcome to consult...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    "Comin’ Out Hard” Screening and Conversation with 8Ball and MJG

    Premiering for the first time, Comin Out Hard, the 8Ball & MJG bio-pic; tells the story of their historic journey of becoming one of the most...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Audit your Social Media Profiles w/ SocialWerk

    Audit your Social Media Profiles w/ SocialWerk

    SocialWerk representatives will do candid 1 on 1 Social Media Audits with Creator Complex Attendees to identify strengths and areas of opportunity...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Master your Music with LANDR

    Master your Music with LANDR

    Instant mastering for a maximum of 15 tracks. Masters will be sent automatically via email once completed on-site.
  • Artist Accelerator
    Friday, Oct 5
    1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Signing to a Label in 2018?

    This workshop will focus on what it means to sign to a label in 2018? What does it mean to be a label today? When is the right time to look for a...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    A Conversation with Lyrical Lemonade Founder Cole Bennett

    Meet the guy behind some of hip-hop’s biggest up-and-coming rappers like Smokepurpp, Famous Dex, Juice WRLD, and Lil Pump. In just a few...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Build a Website with Landing Lion

    Build a Website with Landing Lion

    As an attendee of the Creator Complex you will receive special access to the Landing Lion studio, where you can create a website that will help...
  • Friday, Oct 5
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Write your Bio w/ Wish Creative Media

    Write your Bio with Wish Creative Media

    Press professionals will review, consult and edit press releases and artist bios. Artists will leave the sessions with a professionally written...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Fri 2nd

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Action Summit, Authors & Writers' Lounge

    Women's Role in Music + Activism

    This session, accompanied by a live curated playlist, examines the trajectory of women in hip-hop by acknowledging their historical contributions...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Loudermilk Center, TuneCore Suite

    Mic Check: How to Succeed in the Music Business

    Join this conversation with Solo, Program Director / Promotions Director - Streetz 94.5 FM moderated by Mitch Martin, Senior Director, Creative -...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Add Scratches to your Records with Scratch DJ Academy

    Scratch My Record w/ Scratch DJ Academy

    World class turntablists and DJs will add some additional flare to your original track to stand out.
  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Breaking Down the Beat w/ Fuse presented by Deepr

    Producers will break down the making of several of their biggest hits. Learn how some of the biggest songs in hip-hop got created, and how they...

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Action Summit, Heritage Education Center

    Creating Community Conscious Digital Leadership presented by Georgia State University

    The teaching for Social Justice and Democracy series focuses on instructional strategies and unique teaching methods centered on emerging social...

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Action Summit, Auditorium

    The Authenticity of Black Lightning

    Black Lightning, the new hit superhero show from The CW (and streaming on Netflix), is not shy of portraying the real life black experience. Join...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Breaking Down the Beat w/ Needlz presented by Deepr

    Producers will break down the making of several of their biggest hits. Learn how some of the biggest songs in hip-hop got created, and how they...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    2:30 PM - 2:55 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    How Musicians and Artists Are Using Blockchain

    DJ J-Scrilla (rarescrilla.com) presents different ways artists and musicians are using blockchain technology currently and where it’s going over...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    SoundCloud Masterclass

    Come find out everything you have wanted to know about SoundCloud, including best practices, promotional opportunities, and how artists, managers,...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Native Instruments Sessions

    Native Instruments Artist Guidance

    Native Instrument Product Specialists & guest producers will be available to give you guidance in exclusive 1 on 1 sessions for producers and...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ Managers

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Producer Feedback Session presented by Steereo - Fri

    1-on-1 session with an industry professional. Play your best beats and receive feedback on the spot.

    Featuring:

  • Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    The eMusic Blockchain Project

    The eMusic Blockchain Project is the next advancement for a company that has innovated digital music since 1998. Our mission is to rebuild the...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    The Liberation of Sampling

    Sampling has been the cornerstone of hip-hop from the very beginning. Most of the biggest hits in the history of the genre have featured an...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Headshots by Motion Family

    Photography Sessions w/ Motion Family

    Resident photographers will be shooting headshots and full body profiles. Artists will be provided between 3-5 unmarked head shots and/or full...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Friday, Oct 5
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    Managing Hip-Hop's Biggest Artists

    Several of hip-hop's biggest managers discuss what it takes to develop, build and oversee stars like Lil Wayne, P. Diddy, Nicki Minaj, T.I.,...

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Action Summit, Authors & Writers' Lounge

    Using Innovation to Hack The School-To-Prison Pipeline

    Learn how five fast-rising startup founders are using innovative techniques to target young men and women, educators, and ex-offenders to disrupt...

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Action Summit, Heritage Education Center

    Influencing the Revolution: How Millennials Can Leverage Political Engagement for Change

    Come to this workshop to learn how to integrate civic engagement into a millennial lifestyle. Activism comes in many shapes and forms. Join us as...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    3:30 PM - 3:55 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    Making Money by Making Money: Cryptocurrency and the Future of Fan Engagement

    For the first time in history, creators can issue their own unique digital currency. This opens up an entirely new way to monetize while...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Native Instruments Sessions

    Native Instruments Sound Sessions

    Sounds.com Remix Session – Creators will sign into Sounds.com and be given a sound pack to work from and 90 minutes to make the best track you...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Breaking Music with Data

    The music industry has always prided itself on its ability to predict the future. As industries across the board begin to use data to form...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Live Beat Making w/ Smitti Boi presented by Splice

    Influential producers will make new beats in front of a live audience, taking us through their creative process and providing pro tips.

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    Blockchain: The Technology That's Changing the Music Industry

    Blockchain is more than a buzzword. It's the fundamental technology behind some of the most exciting startups and innovations in music, and...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Instagram Masterclass and Music Partnerships

    Fadia Kader, who is apart of Instagram Music Partnerships, will host a masterclass to discuss the latest and best practices around IGTV, stories...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Promoters & Booking Agents: Mentorship Session

    Mentorship Sessions enable attendees to spend up to 8 minutes 1-on-1 with industry professionals. Apply on-site.

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Audit your Social Media Profiles w/ SocialWerk

    Audit your Social Media Profiles w/ SocialWerk

    SocialWerk representatives will do candid 1 on 1 Social Media Audits with Creator Complex Attendees to identify strengths and areas of opportunity...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Write your Bio w/ Wish Creative Media

    Write your Bio with Wish Creative Media

    Press professionals will review, consult and edit press releases and artist bios. Artists will leave the sessions with a professionally written...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    AxS GRNTD Presents: Leveraging Interactive Tech In The New Music Industry

    This workshop is an opportunity to empower music creatives to engage around Augmented Reality and how to leverage these tools to rise above the...

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Action Summit, Auditorium

    Artists, Activists & Academics with Talib Kweli & Trae the Truth

    Identity, Art and a Freedom Agenda Hip Hop positions the intersection of identity and art as an example of representation and resistance. How is...

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ Streaming Execs

    An experience for Executive passes At the heart of the A3C Conference is the ability to connect with thought leaders and industry experts, like...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Beat Box presented by SAE Institute of Atlanta

    Producer x Artist Listening Session - Fri 3rd

    Producers and Artists sit across from each other at a conference table. Artist plays 1 min of music to give the produce an idea of their sound....

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Master your Music with LANDR

    Master your Music with LANDR

    Instant mastering for a maximum of 15 tracks. Masters will be sent automatically via email once completed on-site.
  • Friday, Oct 5
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Add Scratches to your Records with Scratch DJ Academy

    Scratch My Record w/ Scratch DJ Academy

    World class turntablists and DJs will add some additional flare to your original track to stand out.
  • Friday, Oct 5
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Build a Website with Landing Lion

    Build a Website with Landing Lion

    As an attendee of the Creator Complex you will receive special access to the Landing Lion studio, where you can create a website that will help...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    The Final Frontier: Artist Discovery & Music Streaming

    Streaming services have become the #1 source for music consumption and new artist discovery, and hip-hop is the most listened to genre in music....

    Featuring:

  • Friday, Oct 5
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Native Instruments Sessions

    Native Instruments Artist Guidance

    Native Instrument Product Specialists & guest producers will be available to give you guidance in exclusive 1 on 1 sessions for producers and...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    5:45 PM - 6:15 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    Alexa/Siri/Google – How do I market?

    With smart speakers projected to reach 100 Million installs in the US by the end of 2018, people are going to be asking more from their voice...

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    5:50 PM - 6:30 PM
    Action Summit, Cary-McPheeters Gallery (1st Floor)

    Everyone Eats Foundation Pop-Up

    Mix and mingle with fellow conscious creatives before you head into the Action Accelerator pitch. Enjoy light bites by Summereatz and sounds by DJ...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, HQ

    Official A3C Mixer presented by Millennials Of Atlanta

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Panel Room

    Hip-Hop's Most Wanted A&Rs

    A&Rs have helped find, develop and guide some of hip-hop's biggest artists, and A&Rs continue to play a major role in discovering new artists....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Friday, Oct 5
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Corner Office

    Artist Feedback Session presented by Steereo - Fri 2nd

    1-on-1 session with an industry professional. Play your music and receive feedback on the spot.

    Featuring:

  • Action Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Action Summit, Auditorium

    Action Accelerator Pitch Night

    The Action Accelerator Pitch Night is a national competition to find, support, and invest in new, innovative ideas that use art, music and hip-hop...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 5
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Executive Lounge presented by The Gathering Spot
    Executive Passes Only

    Friday Executive Happy Hour

    Enjoy an open bar and connect with industry influencers as the Conference winds down for the day, and everyone gets ready for an evening of shows,...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 5
    6:30 PM - 7:20 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Classroom

    How Can You Benefit from Georgia’s Music Investment Act?

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  • Friday, Oct 5
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Native Instruments Sessions

    Native Instruments Sound Sessions

    Sounds.com Remix Session – Creators will sign into Sounds.com and be given a sound pack to work from and 90 minutes to make the best track you...

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  • Friday, Oct 5
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Headshots by Motion Family

    Photography Sessions w/ Motion Family

    Resident photographers will be shooting headshots and full body profiles. Artists will be provided between 3-5 unmarked head shots and/or full...
  • Friday, Oct 5
    7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ RZA

    An experience for WuTangATL + Executive passes At the heart of the A3C Conference is the ability to connect with thought leaders and industry...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 5
    7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    A Conversation w/ RZA #WuTangATL

    An intimate 1-on-1 conversation with RZA, the leader of the Wu-Tang Clan and one of the most prolific producers in hip-hop history. He has...

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  • Friday, Oct 5
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Write your Bio w/ Wish Creative Media

    Write your Bio with Wish Creative Media

    Press professionals will review, consult and edit press releases and artist bios. Artists will leave the sessions with a professionally written...
  • Friday, Oct 5
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Master your Music with LANDR

    Master your Music with LANDR

    Instant mastering for a maximum of 15 tracks. Masters will be sent automatically via email once completed on-site.
  • Friday, Oct 5
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Build a Website with Landing Lion

    Build a Website with Landing Lion

    As an attendee of the Creator Complex you will receive special access to the Landing Lion studio, where you can create a website that will help...
  • Friday, Oct 5
    8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Audit your Social Media Profiles w/ SocialWerk

    Audit your Social Media Profiles w/ SocialWerk

    SocialWerk representatives will do candid 1 on 1 Social Media Audits with Creator Complex Attendees to identify strengths and areas of opportunity...

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  • Friday, Oct 5
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Creator Complex, [Creator Complex] Add Scratches to your Records with Scratch DJ Academy

    Scratch My Record w/ Scratch DJ Academy

    World class turntablists and DJs will add some additional flare to your original track to stand out.