DC Music Summit (DCMS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to accelerating the careers of music industry creatives and professionals in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia—and beyond. We achieve this mission by facilitating programming for our community to acquire skills and cultivate inspiration needed to thrive in the evolving music industry. In addition to year-round programming, we host an annual flagship conference. DCMS focuses on the musicians’ business, community, and art, and programming is designed to build greater understanding, deepen connections, and create opportunities. DCMS puts itself in the heart of the underserved communities/business, ensuring diversity, accessibility, and inclusion across the industry.