The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is a five-day electronic music conference and festival held annually in mid-October. ADE consists of a conference (day) and festival (day & night) program. Which basically means that the city of Amsterdam is all about electronic music for five days and nights, with events in around 160 locations. The event is organized by The Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation and offers a full program of daytime conferences at ADE Pro, ADE Tech, HDE, ADE University, ADE Next, ADE Beamlab and ADE Green, alongside the nighttime ADE Festival which features 450 events and 2,200 artists over five days in 115 clubs and venues. The shows attract over 350,000 people from all over the world to the city, making Amsterdam one of the busiest clubbing cities in the world. In 2017 the festival attracted 395,000 festival visitors from over 90 countries, which makes it the world’s biggest club festival, while the festival attracted 395,000 festival visitors from over 90 countries, which makes it the world’s biggest club festival.