Mariana Sanchotene Announced as New Director of Amsterdam Dance Event

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As of 1 October, Mariana Sanchotene will be the new Director of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) foundation. She succeeds Richard Zijlma, who, together with Buma Cultuur director Frank Helmink, is still responsible for the upcoming edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event. The Amsterdam Dance Event had been part of Buma Cultuur since its beginning in 1995. I’ve always been proud to say that Amsterdam organises the best electronic music conference and the largest club festival.

Amsterdam Dance Event attracts record 395,000 visitors

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The 22nd edition of Amsterdam Dance Event was attended by a record number of 395,000 visitors. The post Amsterdam Dance Event attracts record 395,000 visitors appeared first on Event Industry News.

Armin rocks Amsterdam ArenA with over 900 Robe fixtures

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Photos : Jorrit Lousberg The one, the only, the totally awesome Armin van Buuren played two tumultuous gigs at Amsterdam ArenA as ‘The Best of Armin Only’ celebrated the conclusion of the ‘Armin Only’ performance concept.

RAI Amsterdam to extend partnership with Gleanin across entire b2b event portfolio

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Gleanin, an award-winning event technology provider, and event organiser RAI Amsterdam today announced a new partnership which approves the use of the Gleanin’s referral marketing platform, Gleanin Connect, across the entire b2b portfolio of RAI Amsterdam’s events and exhibitions. Tamar Beck, CEO at Gleanin says, “We are thrilled to be working with RAI Amsterdam.

A Greener Festival assessor training debuts in mainland Europe alongside Amsterdam Dance Event

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A Greener Festival (AGF) bring their assessor training for their international award to mainland Europe for the first time Training delivered on 16th & 17th October, the 2 days prior to ADE Green in Amsterdam.

U.S. and Europe Power of Participation Workshops registration opens!

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February 2-3, 2017: RAI Amsterdam , The Netherlands 1½-day workshop, registration now open — €895. Workshop Amsterdam Catalyst Ranch Chicago POPWORKS Power of Participation RAI registration workshopWhether you’re in the U.S.

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‘Best of the Best’ Hotels Named for 2017

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Best Virtuoso Hotel Ambassador: Kees Hogetoorn— Grand Hotel Amsterdam , an Accor Hotel. Naming the “best of the best” in the hospitality world is no job for the meek, but international luxury travel network Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts did the deed—again.

Robe in SpaceXperience

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The Night Shift

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As Amsterdam’s Night Mayor, Mirik Milan doesn’t wield official power. He was elected by an internet vote and a panel of Amsterdam business and bar owners to the job, which is funded jointly by the city and business owners.

Advertising Week Europe announces European Roadshow

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Taking place from 17-26 January 2016, the Roadshow series consists of events in: Stockholm, Sweden – 17 January Amsterdam, […].

Battling — and Bottling — Potential Food Waste

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The culinary team at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Center feeds 1.5 We ended up developing our own product line, together with Abma, that also includes basil olive oil and red-apple vinegar,” said Rientz Mulder, executive chef of RAI Amsterdam.

Robe sprinkles extra magic on Circus at Theatre Carré

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The highly acclaimed World Christmas Circus returned to Amsterdam’s Royal Theatre Carré for their 2016-17 season … for the first time with a new Robe moving light, which was chosen by the hugely popular and successful event’s long-term lighting designer, Wim Dresens.

Out of the Shadows

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Night Mayor Summit April 22–23, 2016 De Marktkantine nightclub Amsterdam. As Amsterdam’s Night Mayor, Mirik Milan doesn’t wield official power. HOT SPOT   The summit was held on the heels of the EU Capital Mayors’ Meeting, also in Amsterdam.

DoubleDutch shortlisted at the Event Technology Awards 2018

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offices in Phoenix and Portland and a global presence in Amsterdam. DoubleDutch brings the power of digital to enterprise events with modern and innovative event technology. The average Fortune 500 company runs more than 1,000+ live events per year. We can power them all. Optimize your live events with real-time analytics and easily scale out event technology across your event programs. Build elegant event websites in minutes, without a developer, with DoubleDutch Registration.

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Company Event Ideas for Employees

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For instance, if you take your team on a food tour to Amsterdam, don’t just go to the market and buy all kinds of cheese for everyone. A healthy corporate culture is one of the biggest jackpots an employer can win.

Kru Live partner with MTV EMA’s, Rotterdam, 2016

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As lead partner to MTV, Kru Live liaised with their local, fully procured and longstanding partner in Amsterdam to deliver MTV’s live […]. MTV appointed Kru Live to provide a fully managed staffing solution at the recent EMA’s held in Rotterdam.

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Lowest price ever three day sale on Power of Participation paperback

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Announcing new POPWORKS 1½-day workshops in Europe (Amsterdam, February) and the U.S. Purchase paperback copies of The Power of Participation , regular price $26, before January 1, 2017 at the lowest price ever, just $19.99. Includes free shipping in the United States, and free optional 30-minute phone consultation for first-time buyers. Just enter coupon pop2016 at checkout. Sale ends midnight EST, December 31. I wish all my friends and customers a Happy New Year! Adrian-.

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The Future of Events canceled but [CTRL] + [ALT] + [DEL] rises in it’s place

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Yesterday, via various outlets, The Future of Events conference, a first-time events industry conference scheduled to take place 22-24 August in The Netherlands at the RAI Amsterdam, announced it is cancelling the show just one month before the conference.

Sennheiser expands “Sennheiser for Business” portfolio with new conferencing solutions at ISE 2017

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Sennheiser expands “Sennheiser for Business” portfolio with new conferencing solutions at ISE 2017

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Top 5 Unique Hotels Across the World

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Faralda Crane Hotel Amsterdam The Crane Hotel in Amsterdam offers a heightened experience, literally. The Good Hotel, London A floating, non-profit hotel with a penchant for social and corporate responsibility, The Good Hotel tops our list.

The European Cyclists’ Federation Takes Their Annual Event to the Netherlands

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ECF will cover a lot of ground — topically and literally, with an agenda that includes a half-day excursion to Amsterdam. Event Details. June 13–17, 2017. Arnhem-Nijmegen, Netherlands. Overview.

Yotel Receives $250 Million Investment Boost

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It is scheduled to debut hotels in San Francisco and Singapore later this year, and in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Amsterdam in 2019.

Association Meetings Up, Attendees Down

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Cities with the most international association meetings last year were Vienna, Seoul and Barcelona, Spain, followed by Copenhagen, London and Amsterdam.

A Conference for the Science Behind Emotions

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The inaugural event was held in 2004 in Amsterdam, and the conference has been held every other year except for 2008 in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; Lille, France; Canterbury, England; Berlin, Germany; and Leiden, Holland. Illustration by Carmen Segovia. The heart wants what the heart wants.

The Art of Storytelling

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View of the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal in Amsterdam , by Gerrit Adriaensz Berckheyde. Koninklijk Oudheidkundig Genootschap, Amsterdam. Image courtesy National Gallery of Art. There are as many different ways to tell a story as there are stories to tell. In Washington, D.C.,

Grand Designs Live launch initiative to reduce single use plastic at NEC

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We’re also working with the Amsterdam based foundation Join the Pipe to provide a water refill station in the Central Bar for visitors to use. In addition to this, Grand Designs Live, is also working with Amsterdam based foundation, Join the Pipe, to provide a water refill station in the Central Bar for visitors use.

5 Distinctive New Venues in 2016

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MMousse Church Attic / Amsterdam. The attic of the former Armenian church in Amsterdam’s Nieuwmarkt neighborhood has been converted into meeting space by MMousse, a genre-defying Amsterdam design collective — and it certainly inspires.

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5 Distinctive New Venues in 2016

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MMousse Church Attic / Amsterdam. The attic of the former Armenian church in Amsterdam’s Nieuwmarkt neighborhood has been converted into meeting space by MMousse, a genre-defying Amsterdam design collective — and it certainly inspires.

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Shopping on the Brain

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INTERNATIONAL FLAIR The Shopper Brain Conference originated in Amsterdam in 2012 before expanding its presence around the globe. The Chicago conference marked the second year for the American edition, while the Euro- pean version will celebrate its fifth year back in Amsterdam in October.

Tune into Ctrl + Alt + Del on Aug. 23

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ET with physical pop-up events in cities such as Amsterdam, London, San Diego, Toronto and New York, among others. What would you do if a conference you were scheduled to attend overseas was canceled two weeks before it began? Most people would cancel the trip and grumble about it.

Is Cannabis Tourism the Next Big Thing

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Almost everyone knows someone who’s been to Amsterdam,” Gordon explains of the inspiration that led to his company. “It’s But after seeing how places like Amsterdam weren’t exactly keen on providing cannabis access to tourists, he saw a gap in the tourism industry. “I Five or 10 years ago, the term “cannabis tourism” was virtually nonexistent. But today, thanks to the growing trend of legalization across the country, business is booming.

How to attract more participants

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Fifteen pop-up events with viewing stations were set-up around the globe, including in Atlanta, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Cape Town, Amsterdam, London (UK) and Belgium. The RAI Amsterdam and hotel and venue sponsors stepped in to provide viewing locations.

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Giant iTab launches giant new gaming platform

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Giant iTab will be exhibiting at Internet Gaming Live, Amsterdam, for the first time later this week, and with it will bring an entirely new platform for gaming apps and web based content which can be seen on stand no T30.

Apple Maps Adds 8 Airports to iOS 11

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The international airports are in Amsterdam, Berlin, Doha (Qatar), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Geneva, Hong Kong, Toronto and Vancouver. Apple has expanded its Maps app to include terminal maps of eight more U.S. airports, after introducing maps at two airports earlier this year.

Check Out this Baker’s Dozen of New #ThePreferredLife Options

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Pestana Amsterdam Riverside. Located in the historic former town hall in the heart of the De Pijp neighborhood, Pestana Amsterdam Riverside will open in February of 2018 near Albert Cuypmarkt and within walking distance of the city’s key landmarks.

Travel bans hurt meetings & progress

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11, 1991, the conference was officially moved to Amsterdam. In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court last week upheld President Trump’s travel ban on travelers from several Muslim-majority nations as constitutional.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Amsterdam is not only a Top 10 most beautiful city, but the Union of International Associations named it one of the 10 best cities to host an international conference. Get your passport ready!

Right Angle Corporate expands and welcomes new staff to their busy team

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This year is proving to be an exceptional time for Right Angle Corporate who have been delivering fun and engaging team building events not only across the UK but in exciting locations including Crete, Frankfurt, Vienna, Barcelona, Lisbon, Croatia and Amsterdam.

Easyfairs continues Gleanin rollout

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The news follows the recent announcement of Gleanin’s new partnership with event organiser RAI Amsterdam and demonstrates the continuation of success in 2018 for the event tech company. Leading event organiser Easyfairs continues to rollout Gleanin’s referral marketing platform, Gleanin Connect, across its extensive portfolio of international events.

A Night at the Museum

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The Rijksmuseum opened in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1885, housing paintings by such Dutch masters as Rembrandt and Vermeer. A lucky winner had all night to drink in the works of great Dutch masters. Photo Credit Rijksmuseum.

PlayPass secures €1.9 million capital funding from Newion Investments

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based in Amsterdam and founded in 2000, is an independent venture capital fund specialising in b2b technology providers, particularly those concerned with business intelligence, customer experience management and data insights. PlayPass, a global market leader in RFID and cashless payment technology for the live events industry, has secured €1.9 million in its latest round of capital funding, Aug 2018. .

Virtual reality for events: Who is using it?

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How about a virtual art gallery like the one that popped up in Amsterdam’s Museum Square last year? There has certainly been a lot of buzz about virtual reality and many have predicted that it will soon be one of the hottest trends in the events industry.