Amsterdam Dance Event

18/19/20/21/22 Oct 2017


ADE’s main conference attracts thousands of delegates from all over the world who come together to network, share their professional experience and do business.

Join us at ADE for

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Keizersgracht 324,
1016 EZ - Amsterdam
“Everyone who's ever been there will tell you that it's the best global gathering of its kind”.

A taste of our program

75+ Interactive debates and inspiring keynotes
As every year ADE Pro's program presents a triple AAA line-up of speakers, including: Anthony Saleh, Bruce Eskowitz, Daniel Glass, Gilles Peterson, Maria May, Martin Goldschmidt, Molly Neuman, Renato Ratier, Shailendra Singh, Steve Bartels and many others.

Reach out to 3,500 global attendees
With nearly 2,000 companies from 85+ countries, ADE Pro is the definitive annual gathering of the dance music industry. A ticket to ADE Pro includes access to ADE's online delegates database and enables you to reach out to the global electronic music community.

Access to business lounges and networking drinks
Get access to ADE's business facilities with various meeting areas, free wi-fi plus attend one of the many networking occasions.

ADE Pro is exclusively accessible for 1- & 5- day conference ticket holders. View all benefits here
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Gilles Peterson - Indie Legends Keynote

13:00 - 14:00
For the last 35 years, Gilles Peterson has been both a radio and a club DJ, amassing a reputation as someone who has a genuinely global perspective on music, with a record collection to match. Read more

Daniel Glass - Indie Legends Keynote

14:00 - 15:00
Founder and president of Glassnote Entertainment, with offices in New York, Toronto, Austin, London and Los Angeles will explain What It Means To Be Indie in the 21st Century. Read more

Business Keynote: Steve Bartels

13:00 - 14:00
Def Jam CEO Steve Bartels will be discussing the power of artist-friendly A&R, and where he expects to see new business opportunities arising in a music industry still busy finding its way after years of disruption. Read more

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