The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is both a music conference and festival and is widely recognized as the global meeting point for the creative industry around electronic music. ADE consists of a daytime conference & festival and nighttime festival program, with a total of more than 1000 events in nearly 200 locations. Which basically means that the city of Amsterdam breathes electronic music for five days and nights.

Asia Konnekt is a pioneering music and business platform with offices in Amsterdam and Tokyo with the aim to create lasting links between the global and Asian electronic music and event industry. The first initiative is a close collaboration with Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) where Asia Konnekt organise a conference program with panels and a Networking & Drinks event. Industry leaders from the Asian and global electronic dance music, event and technology industry will take part in discussions on the latest trends and developments in their markets, providing unique insights into a wide variety of opportunities and challenges. In addition to facilitate connections within their network on the Asian continent, this year's program will have a special focus on Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

Asia Konnekt will take place at Friday, October 18th in De Balie in Amsterdam as part of ADE Guesthouse. Presenting Partners from Asia Konnekt are Avex, Co-nectd and Spunite Productions. Asia Konnekt is initiated and organized by AMSbookings.ASIA and SBSTRM and will host a Networking & Drinks at the end of the panel sessions with first free drinks for ADE delegates and special invites from the music and event industry. See more info here.