Must-See Panels At ADE 2019: Mental Health, Sustainability, Playlist Curation & Industry Careers

Amsterdam Dance Event is just around the corner. With all the night and day events being locked in – we can now schedule out our plans. As usual, the conference packs a lot of panels to both educate and entertain the attendees. Take a look below to see some of the highlights across the week. All panels taking place at ADE will be accessible with the ADE Pass.

STUDIO XL – Thur, Fri, Sat

ADE Soundlab’s STUDIO XL initiative holds intimate artist panels during the conference. The sessions bring you up close and personal with leading artists as they delve into their production process. NGHTMRE, San Holo and Mike Williams are on the program this year and have all achieved success on a remarkable level and can provide unique insight and tips that could help you take your craft to the next level.

San Holo: 14:45 – 15:30 Thu, Oct 17, 2019
Location: Compagnietheater

NGHTMRE: 13:30 – 14:15 Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Location: De Brakke Grond | Nes 45, Amsterdam

Mike Williams: 16:00 – 16:45 Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Location: De Brakke Grond | Nes 45, Amsterdam

These are available to attend for all pass holders but otherwise you can pick up an ADE Sound Lab ticket to access these panels.

How to Land a Job in the Music Industry

Thinking of working in music? At this panel you can find out how the best music companies think. Learn more about some of the key roles and get some tips on what you can do to get a foot in the door. The line up consists of a range of established individuals such as Insomniac Booker Anaïs d’Olivat, Kobalt Publishing’s Senior Creative Director Dominique Keegan, Deezer’s Global Artist Relations Manager Junior Forster, NGHTMRE’s Manager Will Runzel and BPM Festival’s Elizabeth Cyprian. If you are looking for a career in the music business other than being an artist, then this is a must attend panel.

Time: 17:00 – 17:45 Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Location: Generator Hostel | Mauritskade 57, Amsterdam

This is part of the ADE University, you can purchase tickets here.

We The Audience – Curated Playlists: Good for Business?

With founders of Trap Nation, Mr. Revillz, Wave Music and CloudKid as speakers, as well as people from The District, a company who help manage some of the largest dance music YouTube channels. This panel will no doubt dive into these curators who have amassed a huge following based on the music they love.

Time: 15:15 – 16:00 Wed, Oct 16, 2019
Location: DeLaMar Theater | Marnixstraat 402, Amsterdam

Healthy Mind, Healthy Party?

In the past few years, issues throughout the music industry have come to light. After the sad passing of Avicii, many other artists opened up about mental health difficulties they have faced both on the road and at home. In this panel, artists such as Julian Jordan and Jay Hardway will discuss the mental health issues and pressures that many artists face throughout the industry.

Time: 12:00 – 12:45 Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Location: Generator Hostel | Mauritskade 57, Amsterdam

Plastic Promise: The Next Steps towards Responsible Plastic Use

As the ambassador for Plastic Promise, Sam Feldt is very passionate when it comes to issues such as single use plastics and climate change as a whole. The Plastic Promise initiative was created at last ADE by Dutch event companies. This initiative has now been employed at festival grounds. The panel will delve into the troubles with plastic as well as sharing results around the new initiative.

Time: 12:15 – 13:00 Fri, Oct 18, 2019
Location: DeLaMar Theater | Marnixstraat 402, Amsterdam





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