Level Up Atlanta Inaugural Year Recap

Updated: Dec 27, 2020

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Launched in September 2017, Level Up Atlanta is an event curation company based in Atlanta, Georgia that focuses on social experiences, influenced by the entertainment industry. Founded by Adonis Thrax, Level Up Atlanta uses the channels of event planning and content curation as the major vehicles for achieving the company mission of building a community of forward-thinkers that work together to elevate the city of Atlanta. Since inception, Level Up Atlanta has produced and collaborated on 7+ events and launched the signature conversation series, Connecting The Dots.

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"I'm just walking in my purpose that God gave me. I have a vision and this is my contribution to shifting the world for better"

- Adonis Thrax

Level Up Atlanta prides themself on ensuring that each event curated brings to life aspects of the city’s entertainment and social entrepreneur lifestyles. The company launch party brought that vision to life at the newly renovated Ponce City Market in September of 2017. By providing a safe space for peers and community leaders to network, Level Up Atlanta’s emergence into Atlanta’s entertainment scene is filling a much needed void for the city’s creatives.

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In February 2018, Level Up Atlanta began their Movers and Shakers series that highlights community leaders and their growing contributions to Atlanta. Featuring individuals including, Grammy-nominated producer, OG Parker, co-manager, Steven “Stevo” Dingle, The Gathering Spot co-founder, TK Petersen, 21 Savage’s official DJ, DJ Marc B, A3C Programming Director, Yusuf Muhammad and many more, the Movers and Shakers series has been influential in providing individuals who are behind some of the city’s favorite celebrities and activities, a spotlight of their own.

"I don't want the people of Atlanta feeling like they HAVE to leave to compete on the highest level"

- Adonis Thrax

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Over the past year, Level Up Atlanta introduced their Conversation series, Connecting The Dots. With a live conversation, Connecting The Dots has given growing media personalities a platform to highlight their skills while also giving some of the city’s biggest influencers a room and an audience to tell their story.

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Connecting The Dots guest alumni include, Malita The Mogul, co-manager for Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum producer, OG Parker, author and publicist for Grammy-award winning producer Zaytoven, Tamiko Hope, co-founder of Milk and Cookies Fest and talent relations manager for the Atlanta Hawks, Jhordan Gibbs, manager of A&R at Universal Music Publishing Group, James Supreme and Atlantic Records A&R and talent manager, Sammye Scott.

Moderator alumni include media personality and entertainment host, Anisa Brenee, Von Allen founder, Trevon Williams, Radio-One producer, Sammy Approved, media correspondent and Rolling Out reporter, Lauren Ashli and former A3C Editor-in-Chief and content creator, Ashley Vance.

This September, Level Up Atlanta celebrates their one year anniversary, with a special edition of Connecting The Dots featuring Level Up Atlanta founder and executive director, Adonis Thrax moderatored by Elijah "Prince Eli" Watkins (Adult Swim, creative production, Finesse Worldwide, founder) For more information on the one year anniversary celebration and to RSVP info, please visit click here.

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