‘The beating heart of the Netherlands when it comes to IT innovation’ Gabriella Meijnckens is Manager Marketing & Events Business Media at IDG Nederland. IDG is the leading publisher in the field of ICT in the Netherlands. In Amersfoort, on 24 September 2015, she is organising the third edition of IT Innovation Day in
‘It was logical to host the inspiration conference for the Dutch event industry there’ Gijs Verbeek is Executive Director of the MPI Netherlands Chapter. On 29 and 30 March, he organised, along with a team of MPI volunteers and Amersfoort ‘standard bearer’ Jeannette van Namen, the annual MPI NL Conference in the Rijtuigenloods in
Amersfoort has developed a vibrant network economy. From the centre of the Netherlands, the established organisations and businesses serve the entire country and they often also operate worldwide. For example, Amersfoort has the most German subsidiaries and sister companies in the Netherlands. Areas in which the region excels are: business services, ICT, architectural and technical
The province of Utrecht, in which Amersfoort is located, does much to attract international conventions. In the manual "Conferences in Utrecht' PCOs find a chapter on the financing of a conference, including information about registration, taxes, insurance, budgets, grants and the Pre-financing and Guarantee Fund. In addition, the province has created the 'Bidding Fund Utrecht'
In Amersfoort, in recent years, several meeting venues have been added. These often authentic buildings are currently available for a wide variety of business events. That is certainly not an unnecessary luxury now that more and more organisations and residents now know about the city. Thus, right next to the train station in the city