|Rohit Malhotra, CeeLo Green, Kate Atwood, Killer Mike, Mike Walbert, Maurice Garland, Royce Bable|
Mike Walbert (A3C Executive Director), Matt Weiss (A3C Production Director) and ChooseATL Executive Director Kate Atwood welcomed everyone to Atlanta, while A3C's Partnership Director, Royce Bable, emceed for the evening, asking the audience trivia questions about the guests of honor.
Acclaimed journalist, Maurice Garland, took the stage to give his remarks for another Atlanta native and Dungeon Family member; CeeLo Green. CeeLo was presented with the A3C Cultural Influencer Award for his illustrious musical career and his iconic contributions to fashion and culture. He too delivered a powerful speech which covered his humble beginnings to today, and payed homage to his Atlanta family.
KP The Great closed the night on a high note as attendees were on their feet dancing and taking pictures with the special guests. “I can't imagine a better way to kick-off the 2016 A3C Festival and Conference. The energy in the room was amazing. Last night will definitely go on the all-time A3C highlight reel. We're so lucky to have partners like ChooseATL and amazing Atlantan's, like CeeLo and Killer Mike”, said Mike Walbert. Kate Atwood of Chooose ATL echoed this sentiment adding, “This was an amazing evening accomplished by an amazing team. Could not be more proud of the event and the moment! Thanks to all for making it happen!”