AFRICON is an all BLACK everything conference that brings together pop culture, music, food, innovation, activism, education & more from the global Black Diaspora. This event which coincides with Africa Day, aims to celebrate the diversity of the African Continent and the Diaspora through the lens of entertainment, media, technology and leadership.
The annual AfroBall Gala is an opportunity for the African diasporan community, supporters and friends with an interest in Africa, to give back to Africa and it's descendants by highlighting and awarding exemplary individuals in the areas of education, healthcare, entertainment, stem, media and economic development to name a few.
A multi-genre music festival event featuring artists and DJs from across the Americas, Carribbean and African continent
To ensure you safely enjoy your experience, we adhere to CDC and City Covid-19 guidelines. We also ask that all attendees and staff adhere to the Covid-19 policies and take advantage of onsite preventive resources available such as:Distribution of reusable masks Sanitation stations and frequent sanitization of shared spaces. Masks are encouraged to be worn inside at all times
Thursday, May 26, 2022 (CONFERENCE DAY 1) Friday, May 27, 2022 (CONFERENCE DAY 2)
The conference will be held at Magic Box Los Angeles, 1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
The schedule will be updated online as speakers are confirmed. Be sure to follow Amplify Africa on social media to be the first to see our speaker announcements.
Throughout AFRICON weekend, there will be events before, during and after the conference. All official conference events will be added to the schedule on the conference website as they are confirmed. Some events will be ticketed and/or require an RSVP/VIP ticket option.
All AFRICON social assets live on Amplify Africa's social channels
#AFRICON & #AFRICON22
Yes.... also visit www.africon.global/ for live updates
Seperate tickets are available for each event, conference, festival and parties. Visit www.africon.global/tickets
Your AFRICON experience is dependent on your ticket selection. Participate in all the events, or just the ones that interest you the most. Visit www.africon.global/tickets to double-check your ticket type
Each event is ticketed seperately. Unless you have a package pass, you won't be able to attend additional associated conference events without the designated credentials.
*There are group discounts available for hotel rooms* (is there an end date? any other discounts for groups?)
Are there promos codes?
E-CENTRAL HOTEL, 1020 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015 group rates are available Visit www.africon.global/tickets for more info
The hotel is located at the corner of Olympic and Figueroa (it is across the street from the Grammy Museum)
There are several paid parking lots in walking distance of the hotel. Paid parking lots are availble on Olympic and Fig, Olympic and 11th, Flower and 11th as well as metered parking, be sure to reads signage as restrictions apply
7th Street / Metro Center is the closest train exit to the AFRICON venue About 13 min walk, 0.6 mi The 439 bus is on Figueroa / 11th. The 81, 460, Metro J Line (Silver) 910 and Metro J Line (Silver) 950 are on Flower / Olympic. Bus 28 is on Olympic / Figueroa
AfroBall will be held Friday, May 27, 2022 following (CONFERENCE DAY 2)
AfroBall will be held at: US BANK TOWER633 West Fifth St.Los Angeles, CA 90071.