Amsterdam’s biggest expat event is moving to a new location this year – the iconic Gashouder in the city’s Westerpark. And that means the IamExpat Fair, which targets newcomers and established internationals, will be bigger and better than ever.
Looking for a new job? Need mortgage advice? Looking for a good school or day-care for your kids? Want to enrol in a quality Dutch course or advance your career with an MBA? Find all the answers at this year’s bumper edition of the IamExpat fair in Amsterdam.
This year the fair is taking place in the Gashouder, a former gas storage tank, which has been converted into multifunctional but edgy event centre in the city’s popular Westerpark. The building, which covers 2,500m2, is a major cultural venue, hosting events and festivals such as Awakenings and Unseen Photo Fair.
‘We are always striving to offer a great experience to the thousands of internationals who visit our fair. We are confident that the IamExpat Fair in Amsterdam on April 6 will be next level,’ says Charalampos Sergios, co-founder of IamExpat Media.
Since its launch, the IamExpat Fair has hosted more than 260 companies, run 132 workshops and welcomed more than 18,000 visitors from 150 countries, making it the leading fair for internationals in the Netherlands.
The new location, just a short walk across the park from the one used since 2015, gives the IamExpat team the opportunity to offer a wider choice of stands and seminars all under one roof.
‘I am so happy to see how far the IamExpat Fair has developed since its inception. On April 6th, we are organising the 8th edition and we all feel that this will be a special one,’ says fellow co-founder Nikos Nakos.
At the IamExpat Fair in Amsterdam, you can browse dozens of stands from expat-friendly companies and organisations working in housing, careers, education, expat services, health & leisure and family needs.
You will also have the opportunity to attend informative workshops and presentations and network with other expats. All of this under one roof, for free!
‘Being an expat here, it just makes sense to visit the IamExpat Fair. Plenty of workshops, experts with answers for everything you need, a beautiful location at the park, and all for free. We look forward to welcoming the international community on April 6!,’ says Panos Sarlanis, the third co-founder of IamExpat Media.
Visitors to the IamExpat Fair can:
- Get assistance in finding the right rental property or understanding Dutch mortgages
- Learn how to advance their career through professional development
- Discover businesses with a focus on expats’ needs
- Benefit from many special offers only available on the day of the Fair
- Meet with recruiters and companies that are hiring
- Attend workshops and presentations to learn about different aspects of life and work in the Netherlands
- Connect with local health and lifestyle organisations
- Network with like-minded locals and expats from around the world
- Bring the whole family and have fun with little ones at the Kid’s Area, a free play space.
Save the date
Save the date in your agenda and visit the IamExpat Fair website for more information and to get your free ticket!
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