Are there any opportunities for me to perform?

Yes, every year ACCES provides showcasing opportunities to emerging African artists. The call is now closed for 2021. Please check this website again in 2022.

How can I book for an exhibition space?

Throughout the event, ACCES provides an exhibition hub, where local and international delegates connect and feature their products and services. 
Registrations are open to book a stand at ACCES 2021. You can also take advantage of our unique pitch sessions, which give you an opportunity to present your products and services in front of an audience. Please send an enquiry e-mail to

How can I contact the ACCES organizers?

Please send an email to for any questions or inquiries.

How do I find out who is speaking and performing at ACCES 2021?

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

I am not able to attend the event in person, can I join online?

The conference  and music showcases will be live-streamed on the Music In Africa and partnering online platforms.

What COVID-19 regulations will apply at the event?

Health and safety is a top priority for ACCES 2021. To ensure a safe environment for everyone attending ACCES 2021, proof of vaccination or a valid negative COVID-19 test will be required to participate. Wearing of masks shall also be mandatory in certain spaces in line with rules prescribed by the government.  Should this change you will be notified accordingly (that is if you register to attend ACCES).

When should I register?

Registrations for ACCES 2021 are now open on a first come first served basis.

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

There will be an on-site registration desk where all registered delegates will receive their ACCES pass and other materials for use at the event against their unique PIN code (provided with the registration confirmation email). 

Where is ACCES happening in the coming years?

ACCES 2022 will take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Who needs to register?

Registration is for all delegates to attend ACCES in person, in Johannesburg. Should you not be able to attend, the conference  and music showcases will be live-streamed on the Music In Africa and partnering online platforms (no registration).

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, on a first come first served basis.

Will there be shuttles to get delegates to various venues?

Shuttles will be provided between the conference venues and partnering hotels.