SYNDICATE 2023 takes place on the 7th of October 2023 in the Westfalenhallen, Dortmund (Germany). Read all information about the festival at this page.

SYNDICATE 2023 – “Ambassadors in Harder Styles”
Saturday, 7 October, 8.00pm – 6.00am
Westfalenhell Dortmund

Generally no entrance for visitors under 16.

Most cash registers on site will be equipped with EC devices, so that you can pay by card (girocard & credit card) almost everywhere.

Food and drinks can be bought with vouchers at the event. You can get these at the cash desks.

ATTENTION: At many cash registers it will even say “EC ONLY” – here you can only pay by card (girocard & credit card). Please note that it will only be possible to pay with cash at isolated, non-central points.

There are enough food and drink stands in the Westfalenhallen (also for vegetarians and vegans).
Bringing food and drinks is not permitted.

Attention: Have your ticket ready! The barcode on the back of your SYNDICATE ticket entitles you to re-exchange your remaining tokens. This barcode will be scanned at the re-exchange counter nearby the box office. You can exchange up to 12 tokens as usual.

Yes, cash machines are available in the corridor around the Arena (MoH). At the box office and merch stands, payment by debit card is possible, too.

Yes, there are enough cloakrooms and lockers in the Westfalenhallen.

You can get hearing protection at all merchandise stands.

Yes, it is allowed to bring your camera to the event. Taking pictures or videos for personal/private use is permitted. It is forbidden to use sound, picture or video recordings or shoots for commercial use, unless the event organizer explicitly allowed it in advance by writing.

The visitors may eventually be photographed or be on camera during the event. Pictures and recordings may be published.

• Weapons of all kinds
• Items that can be used similarly to a weapon or a dangerous projectile and do not obviously serve another, peaceful purpose (e.g. backpack)
• Drugs, narcotics, knockout drops and legal highs (e.g. bath additives), unless a medical document clearly confirms the need to take them with you and use them
• Irritant gas, pepper spray, animal repellant spray and the like
• Spray deodorants
• Laser pointer
• Corrosive or highly flammable substances
• Fireworks, sparklers, pyrotechnic material, flares, smoke candles, bengal lights or any other pyrotechnic effect
• Advertising material of any kind, in particular flyers, unless previously expressly approved by the organizer (in this case the advertiser must submit the written consent of the organizer)
• racist, xenophobic, left-wing and right-wing extremist propaganda, in particular from parties or associations that have been declared unconstitutional or otherwise banned
• Drinks and food of all kinds, unless the visitor is dependent on them for health or medical reasons; the visitor has to prove the exception
• Bottles, cans, plastic canisters and/or other drinking containers
• Chairs, seating furniture and seating (e.g. Styrofoam cubes)

You can find more prohibited items here in the house rules.

Yes, the entrance and toilets on site are handicapped accessible. All floors are accessible. Please consider that the gallery of the Westfalenhalle 1 (Masters of Hardcore) is only accessible by stairs.

You can view the house rules here.

Yes, add yourself here and get the latest information about SYNDICATE.

At Syndicate we celebrate safe. If you have questions about the use of alcohol or other drugs you are more than welcome at the Celebrate Safe stand (supported by Unity). Unity is a volunteer project in the Dutch party scene. Their volunteers will be more than happy to provide you with objective and open-minded advice about alcohol and other drugs. This will be anonymous and in a safe environment.

You can read more information about Celebrate Safe here.

For any other questions you can send an email to: [email protected] or call at +49 (0) 261 – 921 584 95

Please contact:

Westfalenhalle GmbH
Lost & Found Office / Company Kötter
Strobelallee 45 / 44139 Dortmund
Phone: +49 231 – 120 467 3
Opening times: Mo.-Fr. 09.00 – 15.00