Mission Makers Podcast: Exploring The Tipping Point For Emerging Artists


Mission Makers Podcast: Exploring The Tipping Point For Emerging Artists

Atish, SAQIB, Farah Nanji (N1nja)

Join us for a captivating live podcast recording featuring the highly acclaimed artist and label founder, Atish. He is not only an influential figure in the music industry, but also the visionary behind a renowned mentorship program for artists paving the way for future talent to succeed. Joining him will be his mentee, SAQIB, a rising star hailing from Brooklyn, NY, who has been making waves with prestigious releases on labels like Abracadabra and Sol Selectas.

During the conversation, we will explore the pivotal moments that emerging artists need to navigate in order to break through. From the quest for the right manager and booking agent, to establishing a solid financial foundation, and cultivating a loyal fan base, we’ll dive deep into these essential aspects of an artist’s journey. The session will also uncover crucial insights into building the perfect team and unlocking international booking opportunities, while addressing the various challenges encountered along the way.

The conversation will be moderated by Farah Nanji, also known by her artist alias N1NJA, who is a world-renowned producer, DJ, TEDx speaker and lecturer at Point Blank.

Mission Makers Podcast:
Mission Makers is a no.1 podcast series that talks to industry leaders from the worlds of music, motorsports, and business. Born in the snow-capped mountains of Davos, the show aims to elevate, inspire, and empower human mindsets whilst uncovering common misconceptions towards the journey of success. The show has featured prolific guests from Carl Cox to Lee Burridge, Deepak Chopra and beyond. Mission Makers is hosted by Farah Nanji who is a world-renowned artist, journalist, motorsports entrepreneur, lecturer at Point Blank, curator at IMS, and a TEDx speaker.

Het Groene Paleis

Front Entrance: Rokin 65, 1012 KK Amsterdam

Back Entrance: Nes 42, 1012KD Amsterdam (Closer to Lab/Brakke Grond)

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Front Entrance: Rokin 65, 1012 KK Amsterdam

Back Entrance: Nes 42, 1012KD Amsterdam (Closer to Lab/Brakke Grond)

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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.

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PRO Registration Desk at Felix Meritis
Tue 17 October: 16:00 to 20:00
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Sat 21 October: 10:00 to 20:00

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Tue 17 October: 14:00 to 19:00
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Sun 22 October 12:00 to 17:00

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Wed 18 October: 18:00 to 22:00
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