Mark your calendars


Sometimes it’s hard being the new one in town. And even if you’ve been around the block a few times making fresh connections and staying on top of opportunities and trends are always important. Below are a few of our suggestions for getting orientated and staying informed while you’re living, working, studying and socializing in the Netherlands.

September 8-12, 2016:   The IBC conference

October 2, 2016: The Expatica "I am not a tourist fair"

November 5, 2016: The"I AmExpat fair"

November 23, 2016 The "Stay in touch with the Dutch" event.


Our destination pick for this season is: Dutch Design Week

2016 wouldn't be complete without a visit to Dutch Design Week. This event is an absolute must for newcomers and longtime residents alike. Imagine the most innovative, technologically forward, aesthetically pleasing, and inspirational ideas from multiple facets of Dutch design, at your fingertips! In October the works of over 2500 designers will be presented at more that 100 locations across Eindhoven. To find out more, visit their website for details!

Our motivational pick: Impact Hub Amsterdam

Need a little extra motivation to help your dreams move from concept to fruition, then Impact Hub Amsterdam is the place for you!  What is an Impact Hub? According to them …“Impact Hubs are curators of physical and virtual work and social spaces designed to help materialize your vision for a better world--offering a unique mix of infrastructure, connections, inspiration, and learning for people who want to move their ideas from intention to impact.” This community is definitely worth the browse, and if you’re interested in becoming a member you can join them at their next “What’s Hub” event on August 5th.