Stacey Abrams, Kandi Burruss To Headline CultureCon Atlanta 2022

By Brooks Welch

The Creative Collective NYC’s annual event for creatives and entrepreneurs has a star-studded lineup for this year’s Atlanta attendees.

According to Black Enterprise, on Wednesday, The CCNYC announced the official 2022 lineup that will include speaking appearances and performances from the likes of Stacey Abrams, Kandi Burruss, Omeretta The Great, Carlos King, and more. Past speakers include Will Smith, Spike Lee, Tracee Ellis Ross, Keke Palmer, and more. The conference will have three stops in Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles.

From May 2 through 6, entrepreneurs and young professionals can take part in CultureCon week, which includes exclusive events, workshops, parties and experiences in Atlanta leading up to the weekend, reports People.

The outlet also reported that HBO Max is the presenting partner for all three CultureCon 2022 conferences and will host VIP lounges along with talent from the network. Twitter is hosting an open mic night on Twitter Spaces on May 2 as well as the panel, “Show Me the Receipts,” to talk all things wealth building and pay.

Wieden+Kennedy is providing free conference tickets to HBCU students, exhibiting their immersive Museum of Culture and leading a panel on how creatives can protect their brands.

CultureCon will then return this summer in Los Angeles from June 16 to 18 with pop-up experiences ahead of Juneteenth. The final stop on the tour will be in New York City from October 3 to 7 for another week of events ahead of CultureCon New York on October 8.

Tickets can be purchased on The CCNYC website.