Netherlands, the Kingdom in Western Europe known for its tulips, its name which means- flat country (that comes with no surprises). But Netherlands capital, Amsterdam has also become a center, a meeting point for the House like-minded people, for the DJ’s, promoters, club-owners, sound-engineers, manufacturers and of course the fans of Electronic Music. If you wish to experience all the goodies this fairy-tale country has to offer, while listening to your favorite House music, attending, musical, technology and hi-tech showcase, or simply if you are part of the Musical industry, then visiting Amsterdam Dance Event is a must.
It all started back in 1996 when “Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation” started organizing an event, which was to become one of the leading gatherings for Dance Music professionals, non-professionals, media delegates and reporters- ADE Amsterdam Dance Event. It started as a 3 day music conference. Back then it was attended by 300 music media delegates, and 30 DJ’s playing at after-parties. During day-time ADE was held at De Balie allocated specifically for the conferences.
Today ADE attracts more than 365,000 festival goers to the city Amsterdam. With over 2300 DJs, 1000 events, in over 80 clubs it is a pivotal electronic music event of the year not only in The Netherlands, but the World. In addition ADE’s conference are some of the best in the dance music industry, connecting professionals from all over the world. The conference consists of panels, presentations, talks with more than 450 professionals and networking events, which we will talk more about further on in our fest-guide to Amsterdam Dance Event.
Today the electronic music conference has grown to be the biggest one in the World. ADE has expanded onto a 5 day conference, held each year in mid-October. The conferences during day time are currently allocated in 6 separate day-time events and initiatives:
ADE Pro, is ADE’s main conference which takes place at the Felix Meritis and the Dylan Hotel. It attracts thousands of music, media and technology industry professionals, who join to share experience, do networking as well as business.
ADE Next, is focused around the non-professional musicians meet with some of the top players in the dance music industry. The professionals express expert opinions on the work of the non-professional musicians.
ADE University is a conference which is concerned with educating students and young musicians about the music industry. Showcases, interactive debates and discussions, lectures, are few of the activities happening at this conference. The program is for students or invite only!
ADE Green is a conference which has its focus on sustainability, and in what way could socially responsible practices be implemented in the business. They are presented by the ID&T event organizers, who now have gained a solid experience in organizing sustainable and eco-friendly events, after turning Green a few years ago.
Since 2011, ADE added the ADE Playground to its events. It consists of 5 days of new technology presentations. In addition them, there are pop-up musical performances with some of the top DJ’s, as well as clothing shops, art galleries, film screenings and many other surprises for the visitors.
The official dates for ADE 2017 announced
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