This year’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) takes place on October 18-22 2017. ADE has become the biggest business conference for the electronic dance music scene. This conference is the place to be for upcoming musical trends and talent.
In 2016, ADE conference had 550 speakers and 7000 delegates that attended. Over 2,200 artists performed at 120 venues throughout Amsterdam and attracted 375,000 visitors from all over the world.
ADE Focus – Morocco
This forward-looking and liberal-minded country also has a healthy club scene with venues specializing in house music, hip-hop and techno thriving throughout the country.
There are some elite artists participating this year including; Boys Noize, DVS1, Gary Newman, Surgeon, Lady Starlight, Oliver Heldens, Tiga, Soulwax.
‘Art for social change’ is this year’s central theme of the conference track on innovation, sustainability and social change with speakers including Pussy Roit’s Nadya Tolokonnikova.
Irvine Welsh Keynote
The acclaimed author of Trainspotting joins us in conversation.
Industry luminaries including Juan Atkins, Christine Brown, Ben Pearce and Pig & Dan share thoughts on the topic of mental health supported by the AFEM.
The inaugural edition will showcase the future of tech.
The Jillionaire, Amp Fiddler, and Leila Fataar will be present at the annual international platform for hip-hop, bass, and beats.
Kickstart your career at ADE University with workshops, panels, networking opportunities and more.
A massive lineup of live electronic music acts including Jameszoo and Metropole Orkest, Fatima Yamaha, Hercules & Love Affair, Anna Of The North and more.
The Amsterdam Dance Event is organized by the Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation, an initiative of Buma.
The ADE Pass (access to the complete day & night program) and ADE Conference Pass (access to the complete 4-day program) are available here. Not sure which ticket to buy? Here’s everything you need to know.
Collaboration with Linda Nuanlaoong