Beatstars Summit 

Empower producers and beat makers to become entrepreneurs and create new revenue streams.

Loudermilk Center

Wednesday, Oct 4 - Friday, Oct 6

The following passes will get you into this track

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Network with peers and hip-hop’s most influential music industry professionals. Experiment with the newest hardware, software and technology. Create new music and collaborate with hip-hop’s most talented artists.

Featured Speakers

  • Don Cannon

    Producer/A&R

  • Sonny Digital

    Producer

  • Zaytoven

    Producer

  • Bangladesh

    Producer

  • STREETRUNNER

    Producer

  • Honorable C.N.O.T.E

    Producer

  • DJ Toomp

    Producer

  • Bryan-Michael Cox

    Producer

  • Henny Tha Bizness

    Producer

  • FKi 1st

    Zooly the Label, CEO

  • Byron Wright

    Warner/Chappell Music, Director/A&R

  • Kato On The Track

    NastyTrax Music, Founder

  • OP MIller

    Serato, Artist Relations Manager

  • Abe Batshon

    BeatStars, CEO

  • TrellGotWings

    Producer

  • Childish Major

    Producer

  • Smitti Boi

    Producer

  • Samuel '30roc 'Gloade

    Producer

  • DJ Pain 1

    Producer

  • Fuse [of 808 Mafia]

    Producer

Explore All Conference Speakers

Beatstars Track Events

  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 12:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    How to Make Money Selling Beats Online: Wednesday Session

    This panel features some of BeatStars' top performing producers. They will break down some of the key elements when approaching selling beats...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 2:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Live Beat Making: Wednesday Session

    These super producers will be making a new beat in front of a live audience and take us through their creative process.

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 3:15 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Native Sessions Masterclass

    A quality workshop led by NIs very own Product Specialists focusing on current features and products are part of what makes each session a unique...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Room Two

    Meet The PROs: SESAC, ASCAP & BMI

    Meet with the directors from SESAC, BMI & ASCAP and learn how best to monetize your music. A Performing Rights Organization (or P.R.O.) helps...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Producer Feedback Live: Wednesday Session

    Come 30 minutes early and sign up on the spot. Producers can plug in and play a beat in front of a live audience and industry experts....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 5:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Lab

    Mentorship Session: Artist Issue Mentorship

    Your focus as an artist is primarily concentrated on your creative endeavors, but business issues can also make or break a career. Artists are...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 6:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Room Two

    Marketing Music: Creating A Digital Strategy

    Marketing music has become more complex, creative and data driven. Every artist needs to have a creative digital strategy to reach and engage with...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 6:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Beat Pitch w/ Kodie Shane

    Come ready to plug in and play your best beat for Kodie Shane and her team. You'll only have 1 minute to impress, but you'll get feedback right on...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Lab

    Making Money from Streaming: SoundExchange Masterclass

    SoundExchange is a non-profit performance rights organization that collects and distributes royalties on the behalf of sound recording copyright...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Break Room

    Breakout Session: Entertainment Lawyers & Deal Makers

    Stick around after the Creative Deal Making panel for a chance to speak with the panelist and other entertainment professionals for additional...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Wednesday, Oct 4, 8:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom
    Executive Passes Only

    Welcome to ATL Reception presented by ChooseATL

    The Welcome to ATL Reception kicks off the 13th annual A3C Festival & Conference with a few hundred tastemakers across Atlanta and the global...
  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 11:30 AM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    How to Make Money Selling Beats Online: Thursday Session

    This panel features some of BeatStars' top performing producers. They will break down some of the key elements when approaching selling beats...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 12:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    BeatStars 2.0 Exclusive Demo

    Join BeatStars CEO Abe Batshon as he unveils the newest game changing BeatStars technology exclusively to the attendees at A3C.

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Thursday, Oct 5, 12:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Lab

    Social Media Strategy presented by Socially In

    A strong social media strategy is essential for all artists and brands. Learn some tips on setting and executing a social media strategy that's...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 1:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Zaytoven Keys Kamp

    Zaytoven Keys Kamp is designed to give emerging producers & artists insight & resourceful information in the world of music & entertainment by...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 1:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Room Two

    Akai Pro Presents: Music Technology and the Future of Beat Production

    Panel hosted by Akai Professional discussing current trends in the rapidly evolving electronic music instrument industry and how this innovation...
  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 2:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Lab

    Instagram Masterclass

    Instagram is one of the most important social media platforms for artists. If used correctly, your Instagram account can be used to reach new...

    Featuring:

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

    Music Entrepreneurship Club: Presentation + Q&A

    There are many educational resources out there for the modern music industry. A great deal of those resources available are not as helpful as they...

    Featuring:

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

    Breaking Down The Beat with DJ Toomp

    DJ Toomp is a legendary ATL producer. His discography includes dozens of hits with T.I., Jeezy, T-Pain, Akon, Jay Z, Kanye West, and many more....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 5:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Room One

    Music Entrepreneurship Club: Business Beyond Music

    One of JAY-Z's famous quotes is "I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man." How do we get more artists to develop this entrepreneurial mindset?...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 6:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Serato Sample Workshop

    Serato Sample is a powerful and intuitive new Sampler plugin for producers that allows you to quickly find, chop, key shift and time-stretch...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 6:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Break Room

    Music Entrepreneurship Club: Meetup

    This meetup dedicated to the independent artists, managers and record labels to learn from and interact with likeminded individuals. Why a...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Thursday, Oct 5, 7:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    Monetizing Mounds of Data from Streaming Music

    Steaming has completely changed the music business, and we're now entering the golden age of music. There is money and valuable data flowing back...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Thursday, Oct 5, 8:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Making Waves: Placing Beats, Producing Hits & Making Money

    Learn how to navigate the business from these successful producers. Whats the best way to placing beats with artists? How do you get a hit song?...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 10:00 AM
    Loudermilk Center, The Break Room

    Level Up Your Finances Brunch presented by RushCard

    Financial literacy is one topic that no one in the black community talks about and everyone is affected by. Do you have a plan for how to manage...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 11:00 AM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    How to Make Money Selling Kits Online

    This panel features some of BeatStars' top performing producers. They will break down some of the key elements when approaching selling beats...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Music Tech
    Friday, Oct 6, 12:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Lab

    Start Up and Glow Up - Keys to Building and Growing a Successful Brand

    The most successful music and media moguls know that there's more to making money than selling a product- it's about crafting an experience....

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Producer Feedback Live: Friday Session

    Come 30 minutes early and sign up on the spot. Producers can plug in and play a beat in front of a live audience and industry experts....

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 1:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Room Two

    Plan A to Point B: Opportunities in Publishing and Placements

    In this panel we will discuss creating opportunities for content creators and music makers in a new media market. We will cover product, networks...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 1:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, WeWork Executive Lounge
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ Super Producers

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 2:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    Super Producers: Driving the Sound of Hip-Hop

    Learn from the most influential producers in hip-hop production. These super producers are driving the sound of hip-hop and have been responsible...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 3:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Live Beat Making: Friday Session

    These super producers will be making a new beat in front of a live audience and take us through their creative process.

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 6, 3:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Room One

    All You Need to Know About Publishing

    Learn everything you need to know about music publishing from industry experts. If you make music and want to learn how to make more money through...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 6, 3:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, WeWork Executive Lounge
    Executive Passes Only

    Meet & Greet w/ DJ Drama & Don Cannon

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Labelx
    Friday, Oct 6, 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, Toyota Music Ballroom

    A Conversation with DJ Drama & Don Cannon

    From mixtapes kings to music executives. DJ Drama and Don Cannon exemplify the hip-hop story. They started hustling tapes to becoming two of the...

    Featuring:

  • Artist Accelerator
    Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 4:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Break Room

    Breakout Session: Publishing & Licensing

    This breakout session invites the panelists from All You Need to Know About Publishing to continue the conversation and network with the most...

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  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 5:00 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    Using Social Media To Sell Beats

    Social media has become the #1 tool to engage with fans. Learn from producers and social media experts that are using social media to make money...

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 6:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    MPC Live Workshop

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

    Featuring:

  • Beatstars Summit
    Friday, Oct 6, 7:30 PM
    Loudermilk Center, The Studio

    MPC X Workshop

    Akai Professional made huge waves worldwide this year with the announcement of the MPC X. The new studio classic, the MPC X represents the most...

    Featuring:

BeatStars

BeatStars is the leading online marketplace for music producers licensing beats to recording artists.

Producers make nearly $1,000,000 every month selling beats on BeatStars.

More Info

Producer Feedback Sessions

Beat Reviews from Industry Professionals

A3C will be hosting live feedback sessions at A3C Conference. Each producer selected will play a beat in front of attendees and a panel of industry professionals. Each member of the panel will provide immediate feedback.

If selected, producer must have Executive, A3C or Conference pass to participate.   Discount code (or refund) for $50 will be provided to producers.

Applications Ends September 12th at 11pm EST

Industry Professionals To Be Announced

Producer Application

Producer Expo

Connecting the most talented producers in hip-hop with the latest technology, hardware and software in music production. 

Producer Expo @ Loudermilk Center

Wed, Oct 4 - Fri, Oct 6

11am - 7pm

Applications Ends September 12th at 11pm EST

If interested in exhibiting, please fill out the Exhibitor Application.

Exhibitor Application

[istandard] The Trakhouse

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'The Trakhouse' will present dope experiences for songwriters, artists, producers and creators alike in the form of interactive workshops, live interviews, gameshows, as well as the word famous istandard producer show & iwrite songwriter showcase, the Kaotica Beats & Bars lounge and the celebrity producer #plugplugpass.

Producers Include: DJ Toomp, Focus..., Fuse [808 Mafia], Black Metaphor, Needlz, Major Seven, STREETRUNNER, WLPWR, Toro, M16, Non Stop [808 Mafia] and many more.

Saturday Oct 7th from 5:30pm to 2:00am @ Delightful Eatz

421 Edgewood Ave SE. Atlanta, GA 30312

Accessible with an Executive or A3C pass

 

A Space for Artists to Create and Collaborate 

Find out more

New & Noteworthy

 

Executive Pass

$599 

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