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  • 30th anniversary IMC

    02/05/2019 - 13:20PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    30th anniversary IMC

    IMC celebrates 30th anniversary

    To mark the occasion, IMC sounds the gong.

    About IMC Since 1989 IMC has set the pace for the evolution of market making and today IMC celebrates its 30thanniversary. IMC is a technology-driven trading firm. When they launched in 1989 in Amsterdam, they were among the first to recognize the role of technology in making markets more efficient. Today, they operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific, making markets in all major asset classes and on more than 100 of the world’s best-regulated trading venues.

    For more information: imc.com

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    02/05/2019 - 13:20PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Stichting Oxville opens trading day

    30/04/2019 - 13:22PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Stichting Oxville opens trading day

    On the 4th of May, Stichting Oxville will be screening the successful Dutch film Bankier van het verzet, which is partly shot in the Beurs of Berlage. Bas Broertjes, co-founder of Stichting Oxville, sounds the gong.

    Stichting Oxville

    Stichting Oxville was founded by Carlo Dias, Aydin Dehzad and Bas Broertjes to bring cinema to Amsterdam Nieuw-West. When they met in 2016 at the Cannes film festival, they discovered that they had been missing the same thing. In almost every Amsterdam area you can go to the cinema, but not in their neighborhood, Nieuw West. Eventually, they decided to take matters into their own hands and founded Stichting Oxville. The trio has been active in distribution and production for over a decade and now created the perfect opportunity to transfer their passion for film to their own neighborhood. They are building a community of cinephiles together with the local residents. 

    Stichting Oxville received ‘het Zilveren Roosje’ during the New Year’s reception 2019 at Pathé Theatres Tuschinski. They are honored with this award from Stichting Jan Nijland Zilveren Roos which encourages the three founders to realize their goal: an independent film theater in and for their hometown Amsterdam Nieuw-West.

    For more information: oxville.nl

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    30/04/2019 - 13:22PM CESTAmsterdam
  • World Wish Day Make-A-Wish Netherlands

    29/04/2019 - 13:24PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    World Wish Day Make-A-Wish Netherlands

    Hanneke Verburg, CEO of Make-A-Wish Nederland and her colleagues, opened the stock exchange by sounding the gong for World Wish Day.

    World Wish Day Every year on the 29th of April Make-A-Wish celebrates World Wish Day all over the world. In 1980 Make-A-Wish fulfilled their first wish for the 7-years old Chris. His heartfelt wish, ‘being a police officer’, was made possible by the whole community.

    In 1989 Make-A-Wish Nederland fulfills their first wish, the wish of the10-year old Cindy. She wanted to attend the very popular tv-show ‘Zeg ‘ns AA’. An enthusiastic nurse from The Hague Juliana Children’s Hospital referred her wish. Friends from the foundation raised the money needed by organizing a sponsored cycling tour. Like a real movie star, Cindy was allowed to visit the set of her favorite tv-show and took a picture with the star of the show ‘Mien Dobbelsteen’. The rest is history. 

    Make-A-Wish Netherlands With more than 400 volunteers we realize over 600 wishes for children, between the age of 3 and 18 years old, with a life-threatening illness every year. We believe a wish experience can be a game-changer, it provides the children and their entire families with strength and energy for the future. That’s what Make-A-Wish Nederland has been doing for the past 30 years! 2019 is the 30th jubilee of Make-A-Wish Nederland and this is something the organization commends by organizing extra festive activities throughout the year.  

    For more information: makeawishnederland.org

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    29/04/2019 - 13:24PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Royal Union of Orange Associations

    26/04/2019 - 13:26PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Royal Union of Orange Associations

    To mark the occasion of Kingsday, Adriaan van der Pols, sounds the gong. He is the oldest member of the board of the KBOV.

    On Kingsday many ‘Oranjeverenigingen’ are busy organizing a village or town festival. The KBOV is the national representative of all ‘Oranjeverenigingen’. The KBOV helps ‘Oranjeverenigingen’ with advice and information and organizes meeting points for the exchange of experiences and ideas. In addition, the KBOV want to make clear that this kingdom, which is not bound by party or group, will be present in the plural society for every Dutch citizen, regardless of origin, race or religion.

    The KBOV stresses the importance of promoting and strengthening the bond between the Dutch population and the House of Orange. It seeks to achieve this by initiating and stimulating celebrations, churchal and other commemorations to mark heyday in the House of Orange. Meanwhile, more than 310 local ‘Oranjeverenigingen’ are a member of the KBOV.

    For more information: oranjebond.nl

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    26/04/2019 - 13:26PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Company Webcast opens trading day

    25/04/2019 - 13:28PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Company Webcast opens trading day

    Company Webcast, part of Euronext NV,  opens the trading day. For the first time, they provide webcasts for more than 100 listed companies. Iwan Lawerman, CEO, sounds the gong.

    Company Webcast was founded in 2004 and is a market leader in providing conference calls and high-end webcast solutions based on a state-of-the-art platform using the most advanced technology. At Company Webcast, they facilitate conference calls and professional live broadcasts of meetings via the internet.

    For publicly listed companies, they provide a range of conference call & webcast services for all types of Investor Relations events: quarterly earnings calls, press events, analyst events, shareholder meetings and capital market days. They are also involved in many internal communications events, such as town hall meetings and periodic management updates. On a regular basis they succesfully produce dozens of conference calls & live broadcasts within Europe for the likes of Agfa, Air France-KLM, Elia, EY, FedEx, Heineken, Keytrade Bank, Philips, Siemens, etc.

    For more information: companywebcast.com

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    25/04/2019 - 13:28PM CESTAmsterdam
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    Campaign WereldOuders wins two awards during the Dutch Creativity Awards 2019

    In recognition of this, the stock exchange will be opened by Pauline Lemberger, Ambassador Frits Sissing, Board Member Taco Ketelaar and Michiel Klein-Schiphorst of Advertising Agency epidemie.

    Keep Dreams Alive and donate a virtual balloon

    The campaign video #KeepDreamsAlive of WereldOuders has rewarded two silver Lamps during the Dutch Creativity Awards 2019. This award confirms that the campaign video of WereldOuders belongs to the very best in creativity, advertising and design!

    A very touching video, recorded in Mexico, draws attention to millions of children in Latin America whose dreams never come true because of poverty, violence, and abuse. The video shows – by means of balloons – how these children lose their dreams and hopes. WereldOuders asks for financial support by means of the donation of a virtual balloon. These donations will be used for establishing a warm and safe home for these vulnerable children and to create chances so their dreams may come true.

    About WereldOuders

    WereldOuders believes in the power of family. Every child deserves attention and unconditional love. The foundation provides a lasting place to call home for vulnerable children, so they have the chance to get a better future. With a safe family-home as a basis, all children receive individual attention and support in the area of healthcare, education and autonomy. Currently, more than 7.000 children are taken care of in nine Latin American countries;  Bolivia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru.

    For more information: wereldouders.nl

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    24/04/2019 - 13:30PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Financial Assets Executive Search

    23/04/2019 - 13:33PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Financial Assets Executive Search

    Financial Assets Executive Search expands services 

    Financial Assets Executive Search, niche player in the finance sector, has expanded its services to IT. On this occasion Chris de Groot, founder and managing partner, sounds the gong.

    “The first stock exchange in the world was established in Amsterdam in 1611. The first options exchange in Europe was founded in Amsterdam in 1978. The largest High Frequency Traders in the world in 2019 are in Amsterdam. It is my great pleasure and honour to open this trading day,” says Chris de Groot.

    Brokers in Human Capital Financial Assets Executive Search, established in 1998, is a leading Dutch Executive Search & Interim Management agency. It focuses on board, management and specialist positions in Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Compliance, Treasury, Finance, Actuarial and IT. 

    For more information: financialassets.nl

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    23/04/2019 - 13:33PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Secretary Day

    18/04/2019 - 13:34PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Secretary Day

    In honor of Secretary Day Lizzy Blom, Personal Assistant to Nicolas Béchu (Regional Managing Director Northern Europe & Germany, PageGroup) and Olivier MacPherson (Regional Finance Director, Northern Europe, PageGroup), sounds the gong.

    Page Personnel Page Personnel is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specializing in the recruitment of temporary, temporary-to-permanent, and permanent positions for SMEs and multinationals in diverse sectors.

    As a recruitment agency, Page Personnel has successfully placed many secretaries at various companies over the years. By sounding the gong Page Personnel wants to thank all the secretaries who work at PageGroup, but also the secretaries who have been placed as candidates through Page Personnel or who have been working through Page Personnel, for their efforts!

    “The secretarial profession is rapidly changing. Due to the emergence of new technologies, other requirements apply. For one, the role of coordinator is becoming increasingly important and the level of education of the secretary is becoming higher. Modern secretaries are at the heart of the organization”,   says Martijn Goudswaard Managing Director Page Personnel Netherlands.

    PageGroup Page Personnel, Michael Page and Page Executive are part of PageGroup, one of the largest recruitment agencies in the world. Alongside Michael Page and Page Executive, Page Personnel is part of PageGroup, established over four decades ago in the United Kingdom and currently listed on the London Stock Exchange since April 2001.

    For more information: page.com

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    18/04/2019 - 13:34PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Enactus Netherlands celebrates 15th anniversary

    17/04/2019 - 13:36PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Enactus Netherlands celebrates 15th anniversary

    Isabelle Verhaegh opens the stock exchange on behalf of Enactus UvA to emphasize the importance of social entrepreneurship, and to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Enactus Netherlands.

    Enactus Uva

    Enactus UvA is part of Enactus. Enactus is the world’s largest experiential learning platform dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social innovators. The Enactus network of global business, academic and student leaders are unified by their vision—to create a better, more sustainable world. Worldwide, more than 72,000 students are active in 36 countries, spread over 1,700 universities. In this way, these entrepreneurial, values-driven students positively impact the lives of 1.3 million people each year. Enactus believes investing in students who take entrepreneurial action for others creates a better world for us all.

    Enactus Netherlands

    Enactus Netherlands encompasses fourteen local teams that are run by students from universities, including Enactus UvA. Each team consists of a board and different project teams. By stimulating social entrepreneurship, Enactus Netherlands has been striving for 15 years to make an impact on lives and to enable a better and more sustainable world.

    For more information: enactus-uva.nl

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    17/04/2019 - 13:36PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Fintech Impact Award 2019

    16/04/2019 - 13:39PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Fintech Impact Award 2019

    Winner Fintech Impact Award 2019

    Owlin won the NRC Live Fintech Impact Award 2019. On this occasion Sjoerd Leemhuis, Owlin, sounds the gong.

    Owlin Owlin offers risk managers the opportunity to monitor their investment portfolio in near real-time.

    Fintech Impact Award The Fintech Impact Award is an initiative of NRC Live to stimulate the renewal in the finance industry and to challenge innovators.

    For more information: nrclive.nl

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    16/04/2019 - 13:39PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Kempen 12th edition Life Sciences Conference

    15/04/2019 - 13:41PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Kempen 12th edition Life Sciences Conference

    Kempen is proud to host the annual Kempen Life Sciences Conference. On this occasion, Bart Delbaere, Securities Specialist Sales, sounds the gong.

    Kempen Life Sciences Conference The Kempen Life Sciences Conference has become a central meeting place for global institutional investors and European Life Sciences companies. Like previous years, the conference will be attended by executives from a wide range of companies from all around Europe including pharma, biotech, diagnostics, and MedTech.

    As one of the few focused merchant banks in Europe, Kempen is positioned as a specialist in the Life Sciences and Healthcare markets. Kempen provides European companies access to a global network of specialist and generalist investors. Last Summer, Kempen was granted approval by the US regulator FINRA to offer our services as an underwriter in ECM transactions in the US.

    The team has successfully executed over 100 life sciences transactions since its inception in 2005.

    For more information: kempen.com

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    15/04/2019 - 13:41PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Family business Award 2019

    12/04/2019 - 13:43PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Family business Award 2019

    Lely won the Family business Award 2019 hosted by Family Enterprises Foundation. Alexander van der Lely, CEO Lely, sounds the gong together with the other finalists Koppert Biolgoical Systems, and Koninklijke Otolift Trapliften.

    About Family Enterprises Foundation

    The Family Enterprises Foundation was founded in 2012 to support Dutch family companies. These enterprises are the backbone of the Dutch economy. Family businesses deserve more attention from both the Dutch government and general public, as they are responsible for 49% of the employment and realize 53% of the gross domestic product. To create this awareness, the foundation yearly awards one family company with the so called ‘Familiebedrijven Award’. The Foundation is supported by KPMG and ABN AMRO, both financially and in the process of the selection of the winner. KPMG does the first selection of potential candidates based on 8 criteria and the prerequisite that the company is a true family company (definition of the European Committee).  The selected companies will be visited by the jury of the Foundation. Afterwards the jury will choose a winner. The Chief Executive Officer of the winning company will join the jury for a period of one year.

    For more information: familiebedrijvenaward.nl

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    12/04/2019 - 13:43PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Winners Ondernemersgala Westfriesland

    11/04/2019 - 13:45PM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Winners Ondernemersgala Westfriesland

    Van der Linden van Sprankhuizen is the winner of the “Westfriesland Méér”-award. The highest award in the entrepreneurial West Frisian region. The owner and general manager of Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, Pieter van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, sounds the gong.

    Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen

    The third generation in the family business. He and his team are responsible for the success of this company. It has been in existence for over 80 years, has 8 branches and more than 200 colleagues. A leading name in the industry and at the forefront when it comes to service and customer focus.    

    For more information: westfriesondernemersgala.nl

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    11/04/2019 - 13:45PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Winners Stichting Ondernemersgala Westfriesland

    11/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Winners Stichting Ondernemersgala Westfriesland

    Van der Linden van Sprankhuizen is the winner of the “Westfriesland Méér”-award. The highest award in the entrepreneurial West Frisian region. The owner and general manager of Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, Pieter van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, sounds the gong.

    Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen

    The third generation in the family business. He and his team are responsible for the success of this company. It has been in existence for over 80 years, has 8 branches and more than 200 colleagues. A leading name in the industry and at the forefront when it comes to service and customer focus.    

    For more information: westfriesondernemersgala.nl

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    11/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Global Equity Organization celebrates 20th anniversary

    10/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Global Equity Organization celebrates 20th anniversary

    The Global Equity Organization celebrates its 20th anniversary and welcomes its inaugural class of GEO Fellows. To mark the occasion, Adie Leung, Director - Regional Head of Executive Compensation and Tax, Citi, Hong Kong, sounds the gong.

    About Global Equity Organization
    The Global Equity Organization (GEO), founded in 1999, is a member driven, global organization focused on promoting employee share ownership and innovation and learning within the share plan and executive compensation industry. GEO fosters engagement for a global community of nearly 5,000 individuals representing companies and professional firms in more than 60 countries around the world.

    GEO members are coming together 10-12 April in Amsterdam to attend the organization’s annual conference. Attendees will hear from nearly 200 industry experts to learn, network and collaborate with one another and will celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary and welcome its inaugural class of GEO Fellows. GEO Fellow status is bestowed only to distinguished senior-level members of the industry that demonstrate superior leadership, integrity and involvement in the global share plan and executive compensation industry.

    For more information: globalequity.org

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    10/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • B&R Beurs Erasmus Investment Society celebrates 7th lustrum

    09/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    B&R Beurs Erasmus Investment Society celebrates 7th lustrum

    Student investment society B&R Beurs from the Erasmus University Rotterdam celebrates her 7th lustrum. Together with main sponsor Flow Traders, the 35th board of B&R Beurs will mark this important milestone. Pim Somerwil, President of the board, sounds the gong.  

    About B&R Beurs Erasmus Investment Society

    With around 1200 members in Rotterdam, B&R Beurs is the largest student investment society of the Netherlands. Members are taught everything about investing and the financial world by organizing weekly lectures about investing that are given by industry professionals and experienced members. This knowledge will be put into practice in the Flow Traders Investment Competition, where groups invest their own money. Furthermore, career events with companies from the financial sector are organized to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Flow Traders enables the organization of a yearly investment competition and encourages members to be active with investing.

    For more information: bnrbeurs.nl

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    09/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Amsterdammertje of the Year

    08/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Amsterdammertje of the Year

    Winners Amsterdammertje of the Year open trading day

    Norah van Lottum (13 years old) and Ambrien Moeniralam (16 years old) are the winners of the title 'Amsterdammertje of the Year”.

    About Amsterdammertje of the Year
    'Amsterdammertje' is a nickname for a young inhabitant of Amsterdam. They received the prize last week in the City Hall from the hands of mayor Femke Halsema. Norah herself collected many presents for children in the Emma Children's Hospital.

     Ambrien won the prize for her battle against street harassment. With her Instagram account CatcallsofAMS she makes visible the issue of verbal offensive harassment she and others have to deal with on a regular basis, while walking the streets of Amsterdam.

    The contest 'Amsterdammertje of the Year" aims to show that young people are positive change makers and to influence other young people to do good for others and their environments. 

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    08/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Morning Star Awards

    05/04/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam

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    Morning Star Awards

    The Morningstar Awards are awarded in five categories for Dutch investors.

    Morning Star

     The 2019 Morningstar Awards recognize retail funds and fund groups that have been good stewards of investor capital within the context of their relevant peer group in 2018 and over longer time periods. 

    For more information: morningstar.nl

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    05/04/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam