CONNECTS informs and introduces urban creatives and millennials to professional individuals and opportunities in the arts, entertainment, media, finance, and law. As a nonprofit organization, the heart of CONNECTS is to inspire creatives and highlight the importance of information - sharing and relationships within business. Through our annual 3-day industry-focused festival and conference as well as quarterly programming and digital content, we aim to connect multilevel creatives and professionals for the purposes of professional development. We are responsible for connections made in a variety of industries and companies including VH1 & Sony Music's Red Music Distribution.

CONNECTS 2017 brought out NYC creatives in Music, Media, and The Arts during our annual festival and conference. We kicked off on October 26 with our keynote conversation featuring Sway Calloway. Our music showcased independent artists Toni Nicole, Oswin Benjamin, Priscilya Marie, & Zeyi. The 3-day event ran from October 26 through October 28 and included a Film Talk with Shana Solomon of Shades of Blue & Creator of The Closet Bitch & Jermel Howard of 50's Power, Tales, All Eyez On Me, and Marvel's Luke Cage. Our all star panel included LaVarro Jones, Lynn Hobson, Lande Yoosuf, Okema T. Moore, & Priscilya Marie. 

Necie Treats
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VH1
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Amsterdam News
Hawkes
Black Ink
Shrine World Music Venue
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Sigourney Salley
X96.3
NYC Votes
Ryan Leslis
A&E
Saleda Bryant
IHOP
AMC
Coke Boys
FYI
King Sharif
Harlem Garage
Tyquan Sounds
Necie Treats
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VH1
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Amsterdam News
Hawkes
Black Ink
Shrine World Music Venue
ms_bw.jpg
Sigourney Salley
X96.3
NYC Votes
Ryan Leslis
A&E
Saleda Bryant
IHOP
AMC
Coke Boys
FYI
King Sharif
Harlem Garage
Tyquan Sounds
CONNECTS' Master Class @ Daze SummiT 2018
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CONNECTS 2017
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Photos by: Dilenia Fernandez 
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Photos by: David Spence
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Photos by: David Spence
CONNECTS 2016
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Photos by: @qlickphotography of YVMag.com
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Photos by: Virginia Lazo of YVMag.Com
Photos by: LaVarro Jones of lavarro.com
CONNECTS 2013 - 2015
 
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