Amsterdam Dance Event
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the world's biggest club festival and the leading electronic music conference for electronic music.
The event offers a unique blend of daytime conferences, including interactive workshops, technical demonstrations and in-depth round-table discussions, alongside a nighttime music festival which takes place in 52 venues around the city. The annual event attracts 2,500 business professionals and 112,000 festival visitors from all around the globe.
With over 700 artists from all over the globe performing in 52 clubs, ADE’s festival has grown into the worlds biggest club festival for electronic music. It offers 3.000 business professionals and 130.000 music lovers a taste of the latest trends and developments in the electronic music scene.
Biggest electronic music festival
Over the last 15 years, the ADE has grown from a three-day event largely focussed on Dance Music into a platform for every imaginable kind of electronic music spread over four days. Kicking off with Wednesday’s Music & Bits conferences covering technological innovations in both hardware and software, ADE also now includes the Golden Gnome (Gouden Kabouter) Awards, and ADE Next on Saturday where aspiring musicians and producers are able to meet the professionals and get expert opinions on their work from some of the world’s most popular and in-demand artists, DJs and producers. The nighttime line-up features the very biggest DJ and artist names on the planet alongside a selection of the best upcoming talent performing in the 44 clubs and venues that make Amsterdam one of the best clubbing cities in the world.
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