DGTL teams up with ADE and Tech & Dance Collective for 3rd annual ADE Hackathon


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For the third year in a row, Dutch festival organization DGTL, Amsterdam Dance Event, and Tech & Dance Collective are partnering up to organize the annual ADE Hackathon. This year the event will take place right next to the centrally located Leidseplein and will once again focus on boosting innovation in relevant topics for the music and festival industry.

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A total of 100 participants, consisting of designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and other creative minds, will join forces and within the demanding timespan of 24 hours thinking about the challenges that are faced by the dance music scene and the opportunities that data and technology can provide.

The topics of the hackathon range from the “Celebration of 30 years of Dutch dance music” to “Copyright, music licensing & compensation” and “Sustainability”, in which DGTL continuously strives to take on a leading role. Participants will work on new concepts in teams alongside experts, who will in turn help validate their ideas. The teams will compete to win the main prize; a weekend at DGTL Festival Barcelona, including flights, hotel, and backstage passes. After a solid 24 hours, a participant has time to take some rest and get ready for the grand finale on Saturday night where the Hackathon will come to an end at the sold-out DGTL x Bonobo presents Outlier.

In collaboration with ADE and Tech & Dance Collective, DGTL continues in their endeavors to create an amazing festival experience while boosting innovation in the international electronic music scene. As they have continuously proven with their Revolution program, DGTL is at the forefront of a new movement in the industry and well on its way to becoming the first circular festival in the world.

Follow the event on Facebook now to stay up to date with the latest information and register here. Be quick because spots are very limited!

This Hackathon is powered by Moneyou, Label A en Bynder.