Registrations Open for ACCES 2024 in Kigali, Rwanda

The 2024 edition of the Music In Africa Conference for Collaborations, Exchange, and Showcases (ACCES) is now open for registration. This year’s ACCES will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, from November 14 to 16. This follows a successful conference that took place last year in Dar es Salaam.

Global Music Industry Comes to Kigali

ACCES is an annual premier pan-African trade show that gathers industry professionals from across Africa and the world to network, exchange ideas, and showcase the talent of emerging and established artists from the continent. This year’s edition is organized by the Music In Africa Foundation, a non-profit pan-African organization, in partnership with the Rwanda Convention Bureau, Siemens Stiftung, and Goethe-Institut.

With a diverse pool of speakers and hundreds of active music industry professionals and businesses from more than 40 countries, ACCES 2024 promises an exciting program featuring industry talks, music performances, pitch and networking sessions, workshops, exhibitions, and awards ceremonies.

ACCES 2024 Programme Announcements & Delegates Registration

The ACCES 2024 programme will be unveiled in stages from June 2024, ensuring a dynamic and engaging lineup for all attendees. Delegates who register for and attend ACCES 2024 will enjoy numerous benefits, including access to exhibitions, live showcases, panel discussions, networking, and pitch sessions.

This is an excellent opportunity for delegates to connect with African and international industry players, market their works and products to a broader audience, and stay updated on the latest trends in music. Interested delegates can register here. Additionally, in partnership with Rwandan flag carrier airline RwandAir, ACCES is offering a 15% discount on Business and Economy flights to Kigali for all delegates, valid from anywhere in the world. Take advantage of the promotion here.

Companies seeking enhanced visibility at ACCES 2024 can benefit from the ACCES Exhibition Hub. This innovative, tech-oriented space allows companies and organizations to present their products and services while networking with potential clients and collaborators. Each exhibitor receives a customizable hub tailored to their needs, complete with a range of benefits. See all the Hub Exhibitor benefits and book your Hub here.

Pitch Sessions

ACCES’ Pitch Sessions offer startups a platform to present their ideas to an audience of potential funders and collaborators. Each pitcher gets 10 minutes to showcase their startup, answer questions, and receive feedback from industry leaders looking for the next big idea. Register here for the ACCES Pitch Sessions platform.

Registration Fees

The ACCES 2024 pricing policy is as follows:

  • African Delegates:

Day programme (conferences, workshops, exhibitions, and networking): FREE

Evening programme (performances): Ticket prices will be announced upon programme launch.

  • International Delegates:

All-access pass (day and night programmes): $100

  • Hub Exhibitor: $950
  • Pitch Sessions: $250

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Save a date for yet another African music conference.

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