ADE consists of a conference (day) and festival (day & night) program. Which basically means that the city of Amsterdam is all about electronic music for five days and nights, with events in around 160 locations.
ADE’s conference and festival day program is the eventual business and inspiration platform for the global electronic music industry, featuring committed programming for music professionals, aspiring DJs/producers and musicians, tech start-ups, brand- and marketing managers and much more. The ADE by Day program also celebrates the best in art, film, live music, photography, with daytime pop-up events all over Amsterdam.
ADE’s festival program covers the whole spectrum of electronic subgenres, with over 2,500 artists performing in 140 of Amsterdam’s finest music and nightlife spaces. In 2018 the festival welcomes an expected 400,000 festival visitors from over 100 countries in 140 venues, which makes it the world’s biggest club festival.