Inside Cercle - Unveiling the Creative Process

Anaëlle Rouquette (Design Manager, Cercle), Clémence Maillard (Label Manager, Cercle), Dan Aufseesser (Production Manager, Cercle), Derek Barbolla (Founder/CEO, Cercle), Philippe Tuchmann (Artistic Director, Cercle), Carly Van Sickle (Senior Director of Global Brand Marketing, W Hotels), Miss Monique

Moderator: Frank McWeeny

Join us for an exclusive masterclass as we delve into the captivating world of event organizers extraordinaire, Cercle. Through the scope of one of their latest projects featuring the sensational Miss Monique, we'll unravel the secrets behind their breathtaking productions, and go into the collaboration between the artist and Cercle for their show at the Biosphere Museum, Montreal.

Led by a seasoned moderator Frank McWeeny, this immersive session offers a behind-the-scenes exploration of Cercle's unique process. Discover how they come up with inspiring concepts, collaborate with artists, and select iconic locations. Delve into the intricacies of the production timeline, from the start up to the grand reveal. Gain insights into the symbiotic relationship between visuals and music, and learn how they translate their creative vision onto paper. Uncover the challenges they've faced and conquered in their journey to redefine live events.

Brakke Grond

Conference FAQ


Join us at the Felix Meritis for the full ADE Pro programme. The conference is set to be extended by an additional day, taking place from ADE Wednesday to Saturday. Just down the road the prestigious Andaz Amsterdam by Hyatt Hotels is transformed to a buzzing network & business hub from Wednesday to Friday.


ADE Lab returns with a four-day programme from ADE Wednesday to Saturday at the Brakke grond and many more venues around the Amsterdam Nes area.

We do not sell ADE Conference only or Day Passes. The only way to get access to the ADE Pro Conference is the ADE Pro Pass.

Tickets for the specialist sessions and ADE Lab can be found on the ticket page.

Our conferences are accessible for all ages in general. Do note that when alcoholic beverages are served, access can be denied.

The program for this year is complete. The application form for ADE 2024 will be available online soon.

Please visit one of our info & ticket centers to receive your personal ADE Pro badge & wristband:

PRO Registration Desk at Felix Meritis
Tue 17 October: 16:00 to 20:00
Wed 18 October: 09:00 to 20:00
Thu 19 October: 09:30 to 20:00
Fri 20 October: 08:30 to 20:00
Sat 21 October: 10:00 to 20:00

PRO Registration Desk at I Amsterdam Store - Central Station
Tue 17 October: 14:00 to 19:00
Wed 18 October: 09:30 to 19:00
Thu 19 October: 09:30 to 19:00
Fri 20 October: 09:30 to 18:00
Sat 21 October 09:30 to 18:00
Sun 22 October 12:00 to 17:00

PRO Evening Registration Desk at Het Groene Paleis
Wed 18 October: 18:00 to 22:00
Thu 19 October: 18:00 to 21:00
Fri 20 October: 18:00 to 21:00

Please be aware that your E-ticket is strictly personal and non-transferable. Identification with your ID/passport is mandatory which means your items cannot be picked up by someone else.

Also, don’t forget to complete your details before ADE to make sure we have all your details for your personal badge.