‘That level of involvement was a first for the international congress organiser’
Prof. Dr. Gerard Wagemaker is affiliated with the Haematology Department of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam. As President of the Netherlands Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, he was closely involved in the organisation of the 22nd European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT), in October 2014 at the World Forum in The Hague. The conference, which is held each year in a different European city, brought 850 specialists in the field of gene and cell therapy to The Hague.
‘Sharing knowledge for better healthcare worldwide’
Douwe H. Kiestra is chairman of the Dutch Association for Technical Professionals in the Healthcare Sector (NVTG) and vice president of the International Federation of Hospital Engineering (IFHE). In April 2016, the 24th World IFHE Congress will take place in the World Forum in The Hague. Between 800 and 1,000 visitors from over 50 countries are expected to attend. The biennial conference is aimed at all those who are responsible for technology and/or property in the healthcare sector.
The Hague Convention Bureau announces the launch of their new case studies on their website and YouTube channel. Each of the cases features a video and showcases several events that took place in the city this year.
These success stories come at an exciting time when the organisation was declared a winner of the Best Use of Video Marketing at the MIMA Awards in London.
“The case studies will give our potential clients a unique perspective of what the city can offer as an international event destination,” says Nienke van der Malen – van der Horst, director of
The Museum for Communication (COMM) has reopened its doors after a large-scale renovation project. The new and improved COMM is designed to meet the needs of event planners looking to organise a congress, corporate gathering, meeting, or reception.
COMM has a variety of meeting rooms amongst others is the largest newsrooms in Europe which is available for meetings. The venue offers a webcast studio with extensive livestream possibilities, modern meeting rooms with video conferencing amenities and the historic Theosophical Temple. Moreover, ten breakout rooms for up to 250 people are available. For event planners looking for larger spaces, COMM offers rooms