Grammy-nominated writer-producer Greg Wells has contributed to 85 million+ records sold for a dizzying variety of artists: from Katy Perry to Keith Urban, Celine Dion to the Count Basie Orchestra. Read some of his words of wisdom before you see him in person at the 2017 ASCAP EXPO.

The “Key of Life” Award celebrates Wonder’s incomparable, peerless contributions to the world through his music. Wonder will also appear in a keynote "I Create Music" session.

Do your music career a solid. Register now before it's too late! We extended our Discount Pricing tier for the 12th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO, happening April 13-15 in LA.

Brett McLaughlin, aka Leland, is a multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter who has written hits like “Hide Away” for Daya, “Youth” for Troye Sivan and “Vowels” for Capital Cities. Get to know this brilliant songwriter before you see him in person at the EXPO.

We’re now accepting submissions for the annual Attendee Showcase, and this year we've added a new ASCAP "EXPO FACTOR" twist! Submit one to three original works for your opportunity to perform at ASCAP EXPO on Friday, April 14 in front of songwriters, industry professionals and music execs!

Panelists at the 2017 ASCAP EXPO have contributed to some of the year’s most iconic releases: Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo,’ Rihanna’s ‘Anti’ and Justin Bieber’s ‘Purpose.’

Aloe Blacc, Desmond Child, Ashley Gorley, Darrell Brown, Paul Williams, and the next generation of hit songwriters: Bibi Bourelly, Captain Cuts, Deputy and Matt Jenkins are among the first confirmed group of panelists! Stay tuned for more panelist announcements in the coming weeks.

Songwriter Tia P. landed herself a publishing deal after her manager secretly submitted her song for a feedback panel at the 2016 ASCAP EXPO. Listen to her incredible story and advice on how to make the most of your EXPO experience.

This short video gives insight into the impact, value and remarkable experience of attending the ASCAP EXPO. Hear from attendees in their own words about how it became a life and career-changing event for them.

The 12th annual ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO will take place April 13 - 15, 2017 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in LA. ASCAP EXPO is the ultimate place "Where Creators Connect" to network, learn and grow their career!


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"The ASCAP EXPO was amazing. The amount of talented, cool, good souled people there was inspiring. I made many contacts that will enhance my music career, from the creative to financials."

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The ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO puts you in the heart of ASCAP's community of today's most successful music creators for three days of education, networking and inspiration.
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