With our long-awaited return to our home base Felix Meritis getting closer, we've got quite some catching up to do this year: ADE Pro 2022 is shaping up to be as hard-hitting as ever, with a revamped emphasis on experience, engagement and urgency at the absolute forefront of our industry.
The ADE Pro conference program is complete!
Through dedicated focus tracks, ADE Pro traverses the Business behind the Music, with key strategies and new opportunities for professionals by today's industry leaders — the Future for the Music, featuring the most impactful innovations and developments defining the years to come — and the World surrounding the Music, focused on sustainability, social change, mental health and scenes from around the globe.
Can't make it to Amsterdam this year? Join the ADE Blendrealities conference as a virtual avatar from anywhere in the world — free to access!
ADE Blendrealities transforms our home base Felix Meritis into a futuristic hybrid space merging the physical and virtual world. Visitors from all over the globe are invited to attend and explore the acceleration of artificial intelligence and its impact on human creativity with us.
Lineup: Richie Hawtin, Harry Yeff, Blake Lemoine, Thomas Wolf and Monique van Dusseldorp Learn more about the event here and RSVP to join ADE Blendrealities virtually:
Streaming Platforms: How to Actually Make a Living? Wallace Collins (Entertainment Attorney), Gee Davy (COO, AIM), Richard James Burgess (CEO, A2IM), Silvia Montello (DJ, Stormbabies), Tracy Chan (VP Creator, Soundcloud), Helen Smith (Executive Chair, IMPALA) —
The Only One in the Room: The Next Steps Silvia Montello (CEO, AFEM), Margriet Koedooder (Owner, De Vos & Partners Advocaten), Stuart Knight (Managing Director, Toolroom), Nadia Khan (Music Industry Consultant, Chair of AIM, Founder, Women in CTRL), Sarah Hildering (Director, Dance & Electronic, Ingrooves, AFEM) —
New Realities for Agents and Managers Claudia Pereira (Founder & CEO, Somos Fuego), Katty Lange (Creative Director, Triangle Agency), Larissa Correia (Founder, Liminal), Steven Braines (Manager, The weird and the wonderful) —
Reshaping the Music Industry Daan Archer (CEO & Co-founder, Copyright Delta), Jake Murphy (Founder & Creative Director, Clokkemaker & Ape In Records), Michel D. Traore (Co-founder & CEO, anotherblock), Sebastian Orellano (Co-founder, POAP) —
Antler Startup Competition Final The Expert Jury: - John Acquaviva (Plus8Equity, famous DJ, ex Beatport, and much more) - Ellie McNeil (COO at Audionamix, the last winner of 2019 at ADEs companies to watch) - John Bonten (Angel investor, tech expert, scaled Spotify) - Saskia van de Ende (Director at Antler, the partner of ADE in hosting the competition) —
Ukraine: How Can We Help? Lesia Vasylenko (Politician & People’s Deputy, Ukraine), Nastia (Ukrainian DJ) Moderator: Dave Clarke —
Doing Business in Areas of Conflict and Controversy Lindi Delight (Founder, De Light Management / Executive Board Member, AFEM), Steven Brains (Co-Founder at HE.SHE.THEY. / W&W), Mirik Milan (Co-founder, Vibelab), Lainie Copicotto-Green (The Greenhouse), Katie Bain (Director, Billboard Dance), Nada Alhelabi (MDL Beast) Moderator: Silvia Montello (AFEM) —
In addition to the conference program, your ADE Pro Pass includes a treasure chest of networking opportunities. Throughout the official venues Felix Meritis, Huis Vasari and the ADE Business Hangout at Fosbury & Sons, the three-day conference offers networking opportunities, hubs and more.
✓ Join dedicated networking events and sessions With over 9.000 music professionals from around the globe gathering in Amsterdam, you’re almost guaranteed to find who you need. An abundance of networking events and opportunities with fellow ADE delegates and industry leaders provides an advantageous base for dealmaking and career advancement.
✓ Access to all official Business Hubs Whether you’re planning a meeting with fellow delegates, looking for a comfortable spot to work or simply want to hang out between conference events, your ADE Pro Pass grants access to all of ADE’s official Business Hubs.
✓ Year round access to ADE Pro's networking platform & database Get a head start on connecting with fellow music professionals and companies with the ADE Pro networking database, available throughout the year. The online networking tool enables you to find and connect with all ADE Pro delegates, showcase your business with a dedicated profile page, plan meetings during ADE and much more. Over 50.000 messages are being sent on the platform yearly, with new professional connections being made on the regular.