With more than 400,000 attendees each year, Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the most upfront and influential gathering for global music and its industry. Together with Nachtlab Agency, Carlijn Lindemulder, partners, ambassadors and ADE we present ADE Green – a conference that encourages and supports sustainability, innovation, and social change in the music and events industry.
Speakers and more
You can listen to inspiring lectures, conversations, and panel discussions, join in hands-on workshops, and watch films. At past events, we’ve had the honour of welcoming speakers like Marianne Goodell (CEO of Burning Man), Nadya Tolokonnikova (Pussy Riot), Duncan Stutterheim (Founder & CEO of ID&T), Michael Lang (Founder of Woodstock ’69), Polly Higgins (Advocate for the Earth, Ecocide), Kumi Naidoo (Director of Greenpeace International) and Seth Troxler (DJ/producer) to our stage – and that’s a line-up we are proud of.
The first edition was held in 2012, with Carlijn Lindemulder at the helm. Since then, the conference has grown to become the largest in the industry. With 1,200 professionals, brand managers, suppliers, artists, journalists, and students in attendance, ADE Green Regularly sells out.
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We're thrilled to finally announce a very special event that will be taking place at ADE Green! The initiative 'Circular Festivals' will be launched by a raft of participating festivals and by the Dutch Environment Minister Stientje van Veldhoven.
Today, the Dutch Minister of Environment Stientje van Veldhoven launched the Green Deal ‘Circular Festivals’ during ADE Green. The Green Deal is an initiative of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and Green Events International. The participating festivals
ADE Green Livecast dives deep into the post-COVID future of dance music, festivals and sustainability
Eric Van Eerdenburg, Director of Lowlands Festival (NL), Artur Mendes Co-Manager of Boom Festival (PT), Fruszina Szép, Festival Director of Lollapalooza (DE), Mirik Milan, International roll out United We Stream (NL), DJ/Producer Eli Goldstein from Soul Clap (US), Carlijn Lindemulder,
Want to partner with us?
You can! We work on commission, and we’ll come on board for projects where we can make a positive impact. We’re making the events industry more sustainable by building partnerships and focusing on practical solutions and innovation.