20-23 October will see the latest Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) take place.  This four day event is one of the world’s top electronic music industry events and showcases some top electronic music labels and talent. ADE are expecting over 90,000 festival visitors and 2,200 conference exibitors.

Central topics in 2009 were the use of electronic music in games, movies and commercials, the endless opportunities with mobile phone applications and how to connect to your audience in an ever changing world. The program also included speakers such as Armin van Buuren, Carl Craig, Dave Clarke, François K, Jason Alexander, Jason Pook,  Junkie XL , Mark Jones (Wall of Sound), Mike Banks , Peter Hook and Richie Hawtin.

This years guests will include Paul van Dyk for a Q&A in the mainroom. Dutch hardstyle act Showtek will reveal there live performing secrets in the Interface Magazine Room. And be prepared for the annual Demolition panel hosted by DJ Dave Clarke for honest and sincere feedback on your track by a panel of professionals, this in co-operation with Soundcloud.com.

There will also be a number of producers labs: a hands-on area containing a number of complete music production and live performance set-ups, each hosted by an industry expert. This tech geeks heaven is designed to give everyone the chance to get advice and inspiration for working with multiple modern music tools.

For more information: www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl