2014 Expatica I Am Not A Tourist Fair Event Highlights

If you are an expat living in The Netherlands, the annual Expatica I Am Not A Tourist Fair is one of the highlights of the year for your calendar. I have attended several years now and you can read one of my previous blog posts here: 2012 Expatica I Am Not A Tourist Fair (on … Continue reading 2014 Expatica I Am Not A Tourist Fair Event Highlights

Event highlights – The Sky has no Limits, The Hague

Held on Tuesday, 23rd September 2014 in The Hague, The Netherlands, The Sky has no Limits event was hosted by the Business Palace BV and SJ Office Support. The event was in the Dutch language, but as I'm improving and consciously trying to push myself to learn more and be able to attend Dutch networking … Continue reading Event highlights – The Sky has no Limits, The Hague

2007 Social Entrepreneurship Symposium Webster University

I'm about to move house and am taking some time to go through some old files and paperwork.  Many things are going in the bin, but some I'm scanning and blogging about.  It's interesting when you look back and remember the things that made an impact on your current views. In 2007, I'd been living … Continue reading 2007 Social Entrepreneurship Symposium Webster University

2014 International Women's Day Dinner – Soroptimistclub Delft

On Friday 7th March, I had the privilege of attending the 2014 International Women's Day Dinner, organised by the Soroptimistclub in Delft, The Netherlands.  What an amazing evening! Held at a church function room in a suburb in Delft, the theme was "Gesprek aan Tafel" (Conversations at the Table), with the topic "Wat is je … Continue reading 2014 International Women's Day Dinner – Soroptimistclub Delft

Businessclub Escamp Ondernemers Beurs 11 June 2013

Yesterday I attended an "ondernemers beurs"  in Escamp, an area within the Den Haag city council limits (in The Netherlands).  Supported by the government (Gemeente Den Haag) and local businesses who form the Businessclub Escamp, this was an evening event with a small beurs (expo) for ondernemers (business owners) and some presentations and workshops. If … Continue reading Businessclub Escamp Ondernemers Beurs 11 June 2013

2013 Ondernemersontbijt Den Haag (Entrepreneurs Breakfast)

The city council holds an Ondernemersontbijt Den Haag (Entrepreneurs Breakfast) four times a year. I attended for the first time this week, and it was held at Blu Events, Scheveningen.  There was a lovely view over the harbour and it was a nice sunny day - but also happened to be the windiest day so far … Continue reading 2013 Ondernemersontbijt Den Haag (Entrepreneurs Breakfast)

2013 Boerenkool met Bubbels Delft

Since arriving back in The Netherlands about 6 months ago, I've mostly attended english-speaking networking groups and events, such as Delft INA and Connecting Women.  Last night though, I attended a Dutch networking event and it was fantastic!  Organised by Ondernemend Delft it was held at the Theater De Veste, it was a really impressive event.  Borenkool … Continue reading 2013 Boerenkool met Bubbels Delft

2012 Connecting Women Annual Festive Bazaar

I've attended the Connecting Women events a couple of times since I arrived in The Netherlands early this year and it's a wonderful group  of inspiring, talented businesswomen.  I love that it's such a dynamic mix of different nationalities and a broad range of businesses.  You can also read an earlier blog post I wrote about this … Continue reading 2012 Connecting Women Annual Festive Bazaar

Increasing your Visibility

  On the 24th September 2012, I attended a Delft INA workshop on Networking - Increasing your visibility.  Presented by Cathy Delhanty, whose LinkedIn profile describes as a "social entrepreneur, networking queen and commercial consultant" we learnt lots of interesting perspectives on the importance of networking along with some practical tips on how to do so. … Continue reading Increasing your Visibility

Carren Smith Speaker Secrets Exposed

The lovely Donna from Socially Sorted brought Carren Smith to my attention and I attended this event on 18th May 2011.  She heads the Quantum Leadership Group which offers a range of workshops mostly focussing on public speaking skills. Carren has faced a number of tragic events in her life but overcome these to share her … Continue reading Carren Smith Speaker Secrets Exposed

Womens Lifestyle Expo Sunshine Coast 2010

This was a great event with lots happening.  There were workshops, a pamper room and lots of exhibitors, I enjoyed walking around an learning more about this businesses, run by inspirational women.  Just a few: Goal Power Training Styling You with Nikki Parkinson Sunshine Coast Business Womens Network SunnyKids O3 Office Kids Welcome Oriental Blush … Continue reading Womens Lifestyle Expo Sunshine Coast 2010

LeisureSeekers Quarterly Planning

With a seven month old daughter, I don't attend a lot of business events.  I really miss that mental stimulation and learning though so was excited that the LeisureSeekers Quarterly Planning offered free childminding. I booked Isabella in for the day and though she wasn't very happy about it and I needed to attend to … Continue reading LeisureSeekers Quarterly Planning