Tuesday 10 December 2019

Workshops and fun galore at the ‘I am not a Tourist fair’ in Amsterdam

There are dozens of presentations and engaging workshops at the I am not a tourist Expat Fair 2019 in Amsterdam on Sunday. Check out some of the events on offer.

This year the I am not a tourist Expat Fair in Amsterdam includes a wide variety of workshops and presentations, all geared towards making your transition to life in the Netherlands easier. More than 40 professionals will introduce you to everything you need to know about their area of expertise: themes include Relocation, Finance, Jobs for Expats, Family, Healthcare, Education, Transport, and Housing & Setting Up Home.

Get your free Expat Fair ticket here, and you will also receive a personal link to register for any presentations you would like to see.

Nedles will be there to give you the low-down on civic integration exams. You can visit MVA Expat Broker´s talk on how to buy a house in the Amsterdam region, and Albert Both of Talencoach will unlock some of the secrets of How to Speak Dutch.

What else? In2Motivation are offering a special workshop that will give you the tools to simplify your life in the Netherlands!

Herbert de Bruijne, of Openbaar Onderwijs aan de Amstel, can help you find the most suitable school for your child; RSM Career Coach, Justin Sheehan, will give you a crash course in how to use LinkedIn; and Independent Expat Finance are on hand to answer all your financial questions. You can even learn how to improve your creative writing during sessions from Amsterdam Writing Workshops.

To see the full programme in all its variety visit the website.

Fun activities and special deals at the Expat Fair Amsterdam

But the Expat Fair is not just about jobs, housing and education: exhibitors also have a lot of fun in store for you with a huge variety of entertainment, discount offers and prizes to win!

Win a free sports membership or an original Dutch bike; taste good Dutch cheese; have your picture taken in traditional Dutch clothing; drive a segway; and relax with yoga or Falun gong. You can also enjoy the entertainment from stand-up comedians like Greg Shapiro who is hosting The Quiz, or the hilarious improvised comedy from Easylaughs. And finally, don’t miss the Amsterdam Magic Show!

Exciting activities and entertainment

– Join the Falun Gong session to improve your mental and physical wellness (main stage).

– Participate in The Quiz, hosted by comedian Greg Shapiro (main stage).

– Enjoy ongoing cheese tastings from Keesmakers (stand 30).

– Broadcast Amsterdam will be broadcasting from the Fair between 10.00 – 17.00 with a mix of music, news from the event and short live interviews (stand 10).

– Try a segway by IGO-E (stand 103).

– Request for a new design for your house at van Kempen (stand 49).

– Win a free sports membership from David Lloyd (stand 47).

– Have your picture taken in traditional Dutch clothing with Klederdrachtmuseum (stand 4).

– Have an authentic Dutch experience and win a bike (stand 69).

– Enjoy a chair massage from Verapeutic (stand 92).

– Let Talen4NL check your CV for free (stand 33).

– Receive tailor-made advice on buying a home from MVA Certified Expat Brokers (stand 50).

– And last but not least: come and see some Magic by Amsterdam Magic Show (main stage).

So come and join us next Sunday 6th October at the Beurs van Berlage Amsterdam!

Get your free ticket here!

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