Acces Conference FAQ

ACCES is free for Africans, what is the fee for non-Africans?

The fee is $100.

Are there any opportunities for me to perform?

Yes, every year ACCES provides showcasing opportunities to emerging African artists. Please see the published call for 2018 on this link.

Are there other activities related to ACCES that I need to look out for before the conference?

Please look out for the ACCES programme online and subscribe to our monthly newsletter for updates on all the showcases, exhibitions, workshops and press conferences related to ACCES 2018. For more information, please send an e-mail to projects@musicinafrica.net and we will respond to you promptly.

Do I still need to register if I am African?

Yes. All attending delegates must register online.

How can I book for an exhibition space?

Exhibition stands are available at $250. You can also take advantage of our unique interactive exhibition option, which gives you an opportunity to present your products in front of an audience. Please download the opportunities brochure here or send an enquiry e-mail to Claire@musicinafrica.net

How can I contact the ACCES organizers?

Please send an email to projects@musicinafrica.net for any questions or inquiries.

How do I find out who is speaking and performing at ACCES 2018?

The programme will be published on the ACCES website. Also make sure to subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

How do I get confirmation letter for visa purposes

The confirmation email that you receive when you register may also be used for visa purposes. However, should you require specific support please send an e-mail to Claire@musicinafrica.net

How do I know that my registration has been accepted?

Delegates whose registrations have been accepted will be notified via e-mail.

I want to speak at ACCES how do I do it?

In general the organising team reaches out to speakers who meet the edition’s focus areas. However, you are welcome to drop us an email if you feel you have a highly valuable contribution that can’t be missed. Please send a detailed request via e-mail to claire@musicinafrica.net

What are the official languages and will there be real time translation?

English and French are our official languages. Translation will be provided for these two languages.

What is the best way to reserve a hotel in Nairobi Kenya?

When registrations open we provide a list of our partner hotels for 2018. Please check our info page for more details.

When should I register?

As soon as registration opens. Registration for 2018 opens on 1 July 2018.

Where do I pick up my ACCES pass, badges etc.?

There will be an on-sight registration desk where all registered delegates will receive their badges, ACCES pass and other materials for use at the event.

Where is ACCES happening in the coming years?

ACCES 2019 venue will be announced at ACCES 2018.

Who selects the ACCES performers?

The ACCES Curation Committee selects performers.

Will I be able to attend ACCES if I have not registered?

All delegates should register and reserve their seat. Only registered persons will receive the ACCES pass.

Will there be shuttles to get delegates to various venues?

Yes. Please refer to registration confirmation document for specific details.