"i am not a tourist" annual Expat Fair for Internationals6 september 2017
Sunday 8th October 2017 sees the 15th edition of Amsterdam’s renowned “i am not a tourist” Expat Fair. Come to the stunning Beurs van Berlage in the heart of Amsterdam to explore what the Netherlands has to offer you!
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 focussed event in the Netherlands. And, what’s more, it’s free!
Get your complimentary ticket right here!
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.
We have over 125 exhibitors and 40 professional presentations arranged around the themes of Relocation, Finance, Jobs for Expats, Families, Healthcare, Education, Transport, Housing and Setting Up Home.
Our venue the Beurs van Berlage is a spacious, welcoming place with room for the many exhibitors, workshop spaces, a grand main stage for presentations, and on-site childcare.
Don’t miss this unique, one-day only event which allows you time to enjoy great food and entertainment while getting the best tips, tricks, and insider secrets from your fellow expats. The highlights of which we have condensed for you in our very own free Expat Survival Guide!
Jobs for Expats
We have a special theme at this year’s fair: 'Jobs for Expats'. The theme is designed for visitors who are pursuing an international career in the Netherlands.
Employers, experts and recruiters will be on hand to help expats wishing to build a professional network, continue their education, pursue their career or succeed as an entrepreneur. It’s designed to be much more than just a career event.
Follow the carefully placed signs and fair floorplan to discover the employment stands at the event. There will be experts ready to answer your career-related questions and exhibitors ready to help with your recruitment queries. Grasp strategic networking moments by the hand and mingle with specialists from major industries. Find everything you need to succeed in the Dutch job market under one roof at the Expat Fair.
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” fair can point you in the right direction. Both settled expats and new arrivals can find out about study, clubs and cultural activities.
There will be interesting live performances and presentations, for all ages, on the main stage. Our extensive program also includes a variety of workshops to help you integrate into life in the Netherlands. For families with children, the Expat Fair has a dedicated kids’ area managed by childcare professionals, Hestia Kinderopvang.
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 8th October 2017 free!
Places are limited so book your FREE ticket online now to avoid missing out!