The electronic music industry is set to witness a powerful convergence of creative minds and industry leaders at the upcoming Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) Pro Conference from October 18th to 22nd, 2023. With a star-studded lineup of speakers and an array of thought-provoking sessions, ADE Pro is gearing up to explore the current landscape and future trajectory of the electronic music scene.
The conference, hosted at the heart of artistic expression, Amsterdam, will play host to an eclectic mix of renowned figures and innovators. Among the luminaries gracing the event are Dillon Francis, the US music producer and DJ known for his prowess in capturing global audiences across digital platforms, and The Blessed Madonna, who is set to engage in an insightful interview with Dave Clarke. Additionally, Armin van Buuren, an icon in the electronic music realm, will commemorate 20 years of Armada Music alongside CEO Maykel Piron and Nadine van Bodegraven. The conference will also feature luminaries such as French DJ/producer Kittin and the Grammy Award-winning composer of HBO’s The White Lotus, whose music took a leading role in the acclaimed series.
The conference will tackle a myriad of compelling topics, propelling discussions on personal branding, innovation within the industry, and the evolution of dance music and live events. ADE Pro seeks to provide a comprehensive exploration of the dynamic landscape of electronic music, leaving no stone unturned.
One of the highlights of the conference is the intriguing exploration of Artificial Intelligence’s potential in predicting hits, presented by a panel featuring Dr. Paul J. Zak, Dr. Alexander Genevsky, and Kim Hoekema of Sony Music’s A&R department. This session will open doors to the revolutionary intersection of neuroscience and AI, offering insights into how technology is reshaping the music industry’s creative and business aspects.
The future of festivals is another crucial topic on ADE Pro’s agenda. Festival organisers from around the world, including Sziget, DGTL, Exit Festival, ARC Music Festival, and more, will gather to discuss the challenges facing live events and the industry’s financial dynamics. This platform for global festival organisers promises to foster dialogue and strategies for ensuring the long-term sustainability of this dynamic sector.
The conference will also delve into the captivating journey of creating iconic music scores. Cristobal Tapia de Veer, celebrated for his mesmerising score for HBO’s The White Lotus, will provide an insider’s perspective on the process behind the captivating music that became an integral part of the series.
ADE Pro 2023 invites all stakeholders of the electronic music industry to join this immersive experience. The ADE Pro Pass opens doors to the full conference program, networking events, the ADE Festival program, and more. By uniting the global community of electronic music enthusiasts, artists, and industry professionals, ADE Pro aims to provide a comprehensive and illuminating platform for knowledge exchange, innovation, and creative synergy.
Organised by the Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation, ADE continues to be a trailblazing initiative dedicated to nurturing electronic music and its vibrant culture worldwide. With its commitment to fostering development, innovation, and talent, ADE lays the groundwork for the evolution of the industry while providing a platform for both seasoned professionals and aspiring newcomers.
As the electronic music world eagerly awaits ADE Pro 2023, the anticipation is palpable. This annual gathering promises to be an immersive experience that transcends the boundaries of traditional conferences, offering a holistic exploration of electronic music’s past, present, and future. With its rich blend of visionary speakers and captivating topics, ADE Pro is poised to shape the future of electronic music by fostering dialogue, innovation, and collaboration among the brightest minds in the industry.