IamExpat Fair The Hague 2023: Book your free workshop now!
Featuring more exhibitors than ever before, this year's IamExpat Fair The Hague will be the biggest one we've ever hosted in the iconic Grote Kerk! Spend your day discovering everything you need to know about expat life while browsing stands that bring together local businesses, service providers and expats from all over the world!
To truly make the most out of your day at the IamExpat Fair The Hague 2023, why not visit a workshop or two? Presented by experts in their field, the workshops teach you everything you need to know about being an expat in the Netherlands, from buying a house here to learning the language. And best of all, you can attend them free of charge! Take a look at the workshop programme to see all of our workshops at a glance.
The Dutch housing market
Buying a house in the Netherlands can be quite complicated. Especially when you are new to the country and don’t know anything about the housing market. The following workshops will clear things up for you:
- An expat guide to the Dutch housing market - Welocate
- How to buy a house in the Netherlands step by step - Expat Mortgages
- Should you buy or rent in the Netherlands? - M/V Works International
- Buying a house in the Netherlands with ABN AMRO - ABN AMRO International Clients
- Navigating Dutch rental agreements as an expat - Bumarang
- Everything you need to know about getting a mortgage - ING
Your career in the Netherlands
Looking for a job in the Netherlands? Or maybe you want to further your career here? Perhaps you are thinking about starting your own business? Find out more about how to cultivate your career in the Netherlands by signing up for one of these workshops:
- Starting a business in the Netherlands - Blue Umbrella
- Boost your career and network with Nyenrode - Nyenrode Business University
- How to change jobs as a highly skilled migrant - Altair Global
- Future-proofing your career in tech - Le Wagon
- How AI is changing the way we do business - Maastricht School of Management
- How to get a job in the Netherlands - Payingit International
- Tips to go from self-sabotage to a strong leader - Karin Holley Coaching
Learning the Dutch language
You may think that there’s not really a need to learn Dutch, as most Dutchies are not afraid to speak English. However, knowing the language helps you get closer to the locals and could even give you an edge over other non-Dutch-speaking expats while applying for jobs. Here are some workshops you can sign up for at the IamExpat Fair that will give you a taste of what it’s like to learn Dutch:
- Dutch for beginners: Spreek Nederlands met me (10.30-11am & 2.40-3.10pm) - UvA Talen
- Learning Dutch is easy but look out for false friends - Direct Dutch
How do Dutch taxes work? What happens to my residence permit if I break up with my Dutch partner? Get these questions and more answered by the following workshops at IamExpat Fair The Hague 2023:
- Working and living in The Hague region - The Hague International Centre
- Investing with ABN AMRO - ABN AMRO International Clients
- The legal side of ending an expat relationship - Scheersander Lawyers & Mediators
- Filing your Dutch taxes - Blue Umbrella
- Tax advantages for first-time home buyers - Taxsavers
Health & Leisure
Expats can experience a lot of stress. After all, moving to a different country can be extremely challenging. These workshops will help you with some of that stress:
- Get healthy with the zone technique - Lifestyle Chiropractic
- An introduction to printmaking for nature lovers - XiXi Floral & Botanical
- Stress management tips for busy expats - Solar Chiropractic
Book your seat now!
As you can see, there are workshops for everyone. And yes, they are completely free! The only thing you need to do is reserve your spot at the workshop(s) you want to attend. So, what are you waiting for? Book your seat now before it's too late!
Please note that you must register separately for each workshop and for general entrance to the IamExpat Fair The Hague 2023. Plus, it's also a good idea to show up 15 minutes before your workshop starts for a smooth process.