DATE: 24-02-2024 | 12:30 CEST
3rd Floor


Relive twenty years of ASOT in just one hour during an immersive lecture on how technology, artwork, music and stage designs have all contributed to the A State of Trance brand as we know it today.

This session will be moderated by Renske Kollenburg

Participating in this session are Allan Hardenberg (ALDA Events), Ruben de Ronde (Armada) and Sander Reneman (TWOFIFTYK)

Allan Hardenberg

Co-founder of ALDA Events BV

Director and co-founder of ALDA and has been a major player in the international events industry for decades. Operating from offices in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Cologne, Bucharest, Pula and Amsterdam, Allan and ALDA have no fewer than 1,500 events on their books, organized in 57 different countries. Production-wise, he is ultimately responsible for Armin van Buuren's A State Of Trance and Armin Only tours since 2007.

Renske Kollenburg

Music Industry Coach & Consultant | Interviewer | Speaker | Event Moderator

Renske van Kollenburg is initially known for many years of journalistic work in the music industry. She worked with leading artists such as Nile Rodgers, Boy George, Richie Hawtin, Armin van Buuren, Will.i.Am, Carl Cox, and Avicii. She has also worked as a film producer, event moderator and radio and award show host with audiences up to 30k people. Besides her role as a moderator at prominent events within the music industry she is also regularly booked as a speaker at various conferences and esteemed institutions like the SAE Institute. In her talks, Renske shares valuable insights and practical tools, addressing the challenges of sustainability in the fast and hectic music industry and high-performance professions.

Ruben de Ronde

DJ | Producer | Radio host

DJ, Product and label owner, Ruben has all bases covered. Taking his genre spectrum to the next level-always. Co-host of A State of Trance Radio since 2007.

Sander Reneman

Co-founder, CEO and Creative director of TWOFIFTYK

Sander Reneman, a true creative in the world of live experiences. With over 20 years of in the industry, he combines exceptional creativity with a sharp business sense. As co-founder and CEO of TWOFIFTYK Sander brings a combination of forward thinking leadership, brilliance and business expertise to the forefront of live entertainment.As the creative manager for Armin van Buuren, he both inspires, creates and protects the brand of a world leading musician and producer.