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It’s back, the ‘I am not a tourist’ Amsterdam expat fair for internationals

By September 18, 2018 No Comments

Find out everything you want to know about the Dutch expat life, under one roof: on Sunday 7 October 2018, the 16th edition of Amsterdam’s renowned I am not a tourist Expat Fair will shake up the Beurs van Berlage in the heart of Amsterdam. Explore what the Netherlands has to offer, including this year’s highlight sections: ‘Jobs for Expats’ and ‘Houses for Expats’.

Every year we give you the chance to take part in engaging and useful workshops, mingle with thousands of fellow internationals and network with companies from across the country in what has become the largest expat-focused event in the Netherlands. And, what’s more, it’s free!

Living, working and studying in the Netherlands

We have over 125 exhibitors and 40 professional presentations arranged around the themes of relocation, finance, employment, families, healthcare, education, transport, housing and setting up home. Next to that we have an entertaining programme.

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So whether you have just moved to Holland, are a long-term resident, or a digital nomad the I am not a tourist Expat Fair promises everything you need to know about living, working and enjoying your time here.

This year’s fair will be the biggest yet; offering more than 3,000 expats the chance to talk with professionals from diverse industries and explore a wide variety of social clubs, volunteering and entrepreneurial opportunities. For families with children, the Expat Fair has a dedicated kids’ area managed by childcare professionals of Hestia Kinderopvang.

Special housing and jobs themes

This year the Employment and Housing themes at the fair will be extra highlighted, recognisable with the ‘Jobs for Expats’ and ‘Houses for Expats’ signage.

Jobs for Expats : employers, experts, job coaches and recruiters will be on hand to help internationals wishing to build a professional network, continue their education, pursue their career or succeed as an entrepreneur. Bring your CV! Note: only exhibitors with the Jobs for Expats signage offer multilingual vacancies.

Houses for Expats: There are many homes in the Netherlands available for expats looking to buy or rent, that is why we introduce this year at the Expat Fair ‘Houses for Expats’. Getting an understanding of tenants’ rights and property law is a must. At the fair you will find among others real estate agents, short stay residences, mortgage advisers, and notaries to help you find answers to your questions regarding housing in the Netherlands.

Time to get in touch with all things Dutch

Whatever your question, from ‘How do I set up a bank account and do my taxes?’ to ‘What is the best childcare, school or university for my child?’ the I am not a tourist Expat Fair can point you in the right direction. Both settled expats and new arrivals can find out about study, clubs and cultural activities.

Whether you have lived in the Netherlands for days, months, years, or are yet to move – you are not a tourist! So make sure you keep Sunday 7th October 2018 free!

Places are limited so book your FREE ticket online now to avoid missing out!

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