How to grow a money tree

How to Grow a Money-Tree

So you’ve finally had enough of the weekly grind, and being at the office or playing shows just doesn’t do it for you anymore. You’ve saved up some money and now you want to put it to work, but how do you go from being a DJ/producer or a label executive to being an investor, and most importantly, how do you choose where to place your hard-earned money in order to minimise the possibility of losing it? How do you assess risk and how do you know who to trust? What defines a good investment? What sort of mind-set and attitudes create successful entrepreneurs?

Conference FAQ

ADE's Conference program features multiple conference tracks and offers the ultimate business and inspiration platform in the field of electronic music, attracting music- and related industry professionals, start-ups, aspiring producers and musicians, students, VJs, visual artists and stage designers.

ADE Conference 2019 includes:
+ ADE Pro
+ ADE BeamLab
+ ADE Beats
+ ADE Green
+ ADE Sound Lab
+ ADE TECH
+ ADE University

The main conference venue is the DeLaMar Theatre in Amsterdam. The other venues are within walking distance from the theatre. You can find all conference venues here. Please be aware that more venues will be added in the upcoming weeks.

All you have to do is to make sure you purchased a ticket for the conference. Both the ADE Pass and ADE Conference Pass will gain you access to the full conference program including all tracks and ADE by Day program. Not interested in the full conference?

No problem, you can easily purchase conference tickets per track. Please scroll down at this page to find all of our conference tickets.

Please be aware that our program will be complete by September 1st; meaning that more panels will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

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Live Forum - Hamilton Wright (Music Booking Agent, United Talent Agency, US), Laetitia Descouens (Agent, Decked Out, GB), Nick Ramoudt (Manager, Fuse, BE), Robert Deutsch (Loveland, NL), Veronique de Leon (Elevation Events, NL) Moderator: Dave Clarke (Artist, GB)

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