Amsterdam expat fair kicks off 7th October

Amsterdam expat fair kicks off 7th October

Amsterdam expat fair kicks off 7th October

For newly arrived expats and for those considering a Netherlands relocation, this annual expat fair is a don’t miss event.

For talented professionals who’ve the Netherlands on their short lists for relocation destinations, this expat-oriented one stop shop can answer most if not all of your questions. It’s a once-a-year event, hosted at Amsterdam’s Beurs van Burlagea and taking place on 7th October, with this year’s highlighted sections as ‘Jobs for Expats’ and ‘Houses for Expats. Whatever questions you have about moving to, living in and working in the Netherlands, the answers are here. Professional presentations’ by 40 local companies as well as 125 exhibitors are arranged around major relocation themes such as employment, family life, finance, transport, setting up home, healthcare, education and transport. Unlike many such fairs, tourists aren’t part of the parcel – it’s all about expats’ needs and how to meet them.

This year, jobs and accommodation, perhaps the most strongly featured aspects of expat life, are being highlighted, with employers, recruiters, job coaches, experts, education specialists and services for budding entrepreneurs and more, all there to help and advise new and prospective expat arrivals. Expat visitors are urged to bring their CV’s and should note that only exhibitors showing the Jobs for Expats signage on their displays are able to offer multi-lingual vacancies.

The ‘Houses for Expats’ section helps newcomers to understand Dutch property legislation and tenants’ rights, with mortgage lenders, rental landlords, real estate agents, notaries and other professionals in the sector ready and willing to give much-needed practical information on all property matters. If you’re planning to emigrate en famille, information on the Dutch education sector including university courses as well as international schooling can be found.

As most expats prefer to work to live rather than living to work, there’s a good section on entertainment including a Salsa workshop, an amazing magic show, tips on how to avoid Dutch people on bikes, a yoga class and an improvised comedy show. For light relief and making new friends, there are regular wine and beer-tasting sessions.

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