Amsterdam Dance Event, ADE consists of a meeting (day) and festival (day & night) program. Which mostly means that the city of Amsterdam is all about electronic music for 5 days and nights with events in around 160 locations.
The festival daytime program is the ultimate business stage for the global electronic music industry, featuring dedicated programming for music professionals, aspirants like DJs/producers and musicians, tech start-ups, brand and marketing managers and much more. The ADE program also celebrates the best in art, film, live music, photography, with pop up events in the daytime all over Amsterdam.
ADE’s festival covers the whole band of electronic subgenres, with over 2,500 artists performing in 140 locations of Amsterdam’s finest music and nightlife spaces. In 2018 the festival welcomes an estimated 400,000 festival visitors from over 100 countries in 140 venues, which makes it the world’s biggest club festival.