ADE 2013 – Amsterdam Dance Event

ADE - Amsterdam Dance Event

ADE CONFERENCE: The Ultimate Business Platform

ADE’s business platform attracts 4.000 professionals from 75 countries and features seven separate and self-contained conference threads, including ADE Pro, ADE Tech and ADE Green amongst others, making ADE the ultimate platform for critical dialogue and debate in the field of Electronic music.

Confirmed speakers include:

Nile Rodgers, Richie Hawtin, Shailendra Singh, Armin van Buuren, Martin Kierszenbaum, Hardwell, Bob Lefsetz, Don Diablo, Nikhil Shah, Dave Smith and many others.

ADE Day - Aico Lind - Smirnoff Cube

ADE PLAYGROUND: Gear / Art / Film / In-Stores

ADE Playground offers an extensive program for Electronic music enthusiasts combining a series of special events that transform parts of the centre of Amsterdam into pop-up stores and once-off, never to be repeated events.

It is divided into four categories: Art, Film, Gear and In-Stores.

These are studio sessions, hardware workshops, special movie screenings, exhibitions, unique offers, once-off clothing lines, in-store and outdoor performances by top record labels, DJs and artists.



The 18th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s biggest club festival and leading conference for electronic music, will feature a record 2.000 DJs and acts performing at more than 90 venues and 400 events across the city of Amsterdam.

The 2013 edition takes place from 16 – 20 October and expects approximately 300.000 visitors from around the world.

The organization is proud to announce the first selection of confirmed artists to play at the festival:

Calvin Harris (GB), Carl Cox (GB), Danny Tenaglia (US), Laurent Garnier (FR), Loco Dice (DE), Maceo Plex (US), Paul Oakenfold (GB), Richie Hawtin (CA), Tiësto (NL), Yellow Claw (NL) and many others confirmed.

The Amsterdam Dance Event is organized by Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation, an initiative of Buma. Official ADE partner: Samsung.

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