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by Drax

ADJA Set to Rock MBLV20!

The ADJA is pleased to announce that we will have a major presence at Mobile Beat Las Vegas on March 14-17, 2016, including our National Meeting. This will take the place of our own separate show so we encourage all of you to attend as we return to Mobile Beat Las Vegas as a fully participating exhibitor and industry partner.

Along with a booth in the exhibit hall, the ADJA will have its national meeting at MBLV20 (March 14-17, 2016), times TBA.

There will be no separate Las Vegas DJ Show in 2016. Instead, the ADJA will be promoting the Mobile Beat Las Vegas 20th Anniversary celebration (‪#‎MBLV20‬) as the key yearly event for ADJA members and other DJs to attend in 2016. Look for more information from the ADJA on its MBLV20 participation in upcoming months. Find out more about the ADJA at and about #MBLV20 at

by Drax

ADJA Supports Karaoke Summit

The ADJA supported the International Karaoke Summit 2015 held in Knoxville, TN recently.  This was an excellent opportunity for the ADJA to show support to it’s members that provide karaoke services as well as to represent our leadership to that industry.

ADJA CEO Dr. Drax was asked to host the event held in the studios of DigiTrax Entertainment.  Dr. Drax started the event off with an empassioned address to the Karaoke Industry to be better at respecting artist’s rights & supporting of legitimate karaoke manufacturers such as Digitrax Entertainment & Phoenix Entertainment Partners that are working hard to legally advance the industry.

Joe Vangieri CEO of Digitrax Entertainment commented on how pleased he was to have the CEO of the worlds largest association for DJs & karaoke hosts to attend and host the event.  Drax stated that All the presenters did a great job at conveying their messages.  It was particularly great that Drax was joined by the president of the local ADJA Knoxville Chapter, Hal Kinney.  Dr Drax was quoted as saying that “Hal made tremendous contributions to the success of the event”.

The ADJA & our sister association American Karaoke Host look forward to supporting the 2016 summit as well.

by Drax

ADJA Rocks NACE Foundation Party.

ADJA Rocked the NACE National Experience Foundation  Fundraising event.  ADJA National President Dr. Drax & Phoenix ADJA Chapter President Curtis Whipple rocked them all the back to the future transporting them with sight & sound to 1985…  This was a na80′s themed party.  Madonna was there, Prince was there, they all came out to party with the ADJA.  This event was made possible by the phoenix local chapter officers Budd Moyer, David Hoyt, Robert Walk & the amazing Scott Faver.   Living Energy a high end local Production company brought their guns to bare to help us to make this event.  Consider it CRUSHED!

by Drax

ADJA Supports the 2015 DJ Expo in Atlantic City.

Once again the ADJA supported education for DJs by supporting the 2015 DJExpo.  It was a great show.  Tons of exhibitors & plenty of networking for everyone.The Expo was put on by Testa Communications.  They did a tremendous job.  This was their 25th anniversary as the first & longest running DJ show in the Americas. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. It was great to meet so many members & colleagues at The 2015 DJExpo.  We will see you there is 2016

by Drax

ADJA Supports The Foundation of NACE Signature Event.

The ADJA is pleased to announce it’s support for the Foundation of NACE event on July 13th 2015 in Baltimore, MD.  The ADJA, who is one of the longest running partners with NACE, recently was awarded the Business Partner of The Year is once again a participating partner at the NACE National Experience conference.  This year The ADJA will take off all the chains to throw down the most killer party for the Foundation of NACE.  The Foundation of NACE is the fundraising arm of NACE that provides educational scholorships for members.  The goal this year is to raise the roof off the joint & increase donations by 50%.  To aid in this effort the ADJA has taken the lead in planning & organizing the entertainment for this event. This year will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Foundation of NACE, so we are going back in time to throw the biggest 80’s party ever. It will be beyond epic is how Dr. Drax describes it.  ADJA members of the Phoenix Chapter, Curtis Whipple & Dr. Drax will be there spinning a dueling DJ set as well as many local ADJA members helping on the event crew.  We are thrilled to once again be a part of the NACE Experience.

by Drax

ADJA Again a Major Sponsor of ARMDJs.

Once again the ADJA will be a major sponsor of the ARMDJs regional conference in Greenville, TN.  This is an excellent regional conference with excellent content.  If your in the area, drop on by.  Check it out at

by Drax

ADJA Represents DJs at SXSW

The ADJA has been invited to be a part of a panel discussion at SXSW in Austin this year on March 18th. This will be a great opportunity to get our message out to event planners from all over the nation says Dr. Drax, ADJA President.

by Drax

ADJA Represents DJs at Midwest DJs Live

Once again the ADJA will represent DJs at Midwest DJs Live.  ADJA continues it’s long history of supporting DJ education everywhere it can be found.  The ADJA will be represented by the awesome Chicago ADJA members with ADJA members Mitch Taylor, Peter Merkle, & KC Kokoruz along with Chris Evans from the Las Vegas DJ Show & ADJA Social Media Advisor Andy Ebon.  We support DJ Education EVERYWHERE.

by Drax

ADJA Acquires



The American Disc Jockey Association is pleased to announce they have acquired ownership of the Internet Education portal, and all related marketing associated with this established brand. Effective immediately, Dr. Drax will oversee all future efforts to build this brand to reach and exceed its true potential.

With Disc Jockey Television, DJs can check out the hottest new DJ gear on the market and learn how to use it for free.  The website features content both for newcomers and experienced pros.  Disc jockeys of all types can look up their areas of interest by topic.  The growing lineup of channels features Pro-Audio Gear, Lighting Gear & Trussing, Music Mixing/Scratching/Sets/Production, Software Applications, Equipment Manufacturer Contests, Advice to Help You Become a Better DJ, DIY Info. for Building Custom DJ Accessories, A Look Inside the Exhibit Halls at Industry Events, Reviews of the Latest Products & Services for DJs.

“I am thrilled the ADJA has secured this education brand for our industry.” says, Dr. Drax, President of the ADJA. “This is yet another example that we are willing to do what it takes to bring education to the masses.

by Drax

ADJA to Anchor WeddingWire World

The ADJA will once again represent DJs at the 2015 edition of WeddingWire World held Mar 16-18 in Washington DC.  We are excited to ba a part of this event.  Just one more way that the ADJA represents DJs everywhere.  As the largest trade association for DJs the ADJA was the natural choice for a partner for Wedding Wire’s Education Alley.