The A3C Conference brings together artists, creatives and entrepreneurs in the music industry to connect, learn and create.  The 3-day conference aims to empower and educate those that shape hip-hop music, technology, and culture.

The A3C Conference hosts dozens of panels, workshops, mixers, mentor sessions and interviews with hundreds of tastemakers, trailblazers and industry leaders. 

Do you have an idea and want to host a panel at A3C17?

Submissions ended on July 31, 2017.

Read Before You Submit:

  • Who is the audience for your panel?

  • Do you have a moderator and speakers confirmed?
  • Do you have a clear topic of conversation?

  • What makes you and your speakers qualified to speak on the topic?
  • What makes your panel unique and topical?


  • Maximum 5 Speakers & 1 Moderator
  • 60-90 Minutes  
  • Possible Conference Hubs: Conference Center and Action Summit
  • Accessible by all Artists, Speakers, Media and Partners as well as Executive, A3C and Conference Passes.

The A3C Conference will be focus on the following topics:

  • Trends and future of music industry
  • Creating and monetizing new media
  • Transformative music technology
  • Entrepreneurship in the creative economy
  • Using music, art and hip-hop culture for social justice and community engagement

Past Conference Curators Include: iStandard Producers, BMI, ASCAP, The Grammys, SESAC, Adult Swim, Morehouse, Bandzoogle, Georgia Tech, Bossip, The Combat Jack Show, Ableton, XXL, Ryan Leslie, Tunecore, Native Instruments, Emory, Collabmix, Google, Smashd, Marc Lamont Hill, The Center for Civic Innovation and Rane DJ.

2017 Applications Are Closed