Monthly Next Level Meeting Every month we take the time to sit down with the team and really connect with one another. Just to reflect on the past month and look ahead to the one to come, but even more important, how are we all doing? Are we proud on what we have achieved? Are
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Local ambassadors - Global reach We strongly believe in the strength of our local network. We often work with the same venues or the same contact persons to organize an event. More often it occurs that hotels or venues are the ones introducing us to the clients. That is one of the main reasons why
Freedom vs Responsibility In March 2021 Bonne Ten Kate joined the Next Level DMC family and quite soon we decided we want to work in a different way. We all know how stressful the event industry can be and especially if you like your job and you feel responsible for all your clients and events
We like to refer to the early orientating preparations as the honeymoon phase of an event. This is often a full site inspection to visit the chosen venues and tailor the initial plans to the event design. One of the highlights of an event is often the Gala dinner. To make our clients comfortable with
The best city marketing t-shirt I ever bought! (also the only one so far...) Very rarely would I buy any city-related merchandise, however during a sales trip in the Midwest USA we went from Minneapolis to Chicago with a couple of stops in-between. We had a sales presentation and networking event in every city where
Don’t take yourself too seriously! One of the things I had to learn over the years is that you don’t need to take yourself too seriously. You have most fun if you let go the serious part and just enjoy yourself! This picture was taken during one of our year-end events with my former employer.
On this picture I am on my bike and on my way to the airport, I live in a small village called Badhoevedorp which is perfectly located between Amsterdam and the Airport. I can cycle both ways in 20 minutes which is perfect. Very often I work with clients who ask me to keep
Virtual events? I have been playing around for a while as well… ask me anything! The photo of me playing virtual reality games is of course not the service I would provide you with, however with my former employer I have organized a large international virtual meeting together with my colleagues. For a group
Privileged, That is how I sometimes feel when preparing for or organizing an event coming up. The groups we have prepared events for expect nothing but the best. For example having their gala dinner in the van Gogh museum after opening hours. During the reception the guests were able visit the museum exhibition, which exclusively