September 2009, no 7 Contents National Contacts 1. From the chairman N 2. Event Meet powerful business women, Saturday 8th November 2008 at Castle Ophemert in Ophemert National Chairman Joke van Vrouwerff T +31 (0)30 2854601 3. New Year Meeting, Friday 30th January 2009 at the InterContinental M +31 (0)6 20548482 Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam E j.van.vrouwerff@ballast- nedam.nl 4. Workshop Hidden dimensions of languages by Albert Both, Tuesday 3rd March 2009 at the Parkhotel in Amsterdam Deputy National Chairman Yvonne de Wolff-den Burger 5. AGM and company visit by La Vie Catering, Sunday 14th June 2009 in T +31 (0)50 5297100 Nijmegen M +31 (0)6 54271996 6. Sunday 23th August 2009 Summer Surprise in Valkenswaard E firstname.lastname@example.org 7. Saturday 31th October 2009 Meet Powerful business people in National Treasurer and Amsterdam Member Administration 8. EUMA visibility Jet van ’t Woudt T +31 (0)70 3440717 M +31 (0)6 22964886 E email@example.com National PR Officer Introduction EUMA NL-Impetus by Alie Dekkers Joke van Vrouwerff, national M +31 (0)6 29 393 550 chairman E firstname.lastname@example.org The National Committee is preparing a new period of activities for EUMA NL and we already have a lot of suggestions and offers from a various number of companies in the Netherlands. Our New Years meeting will be held in the beautiful theme-park Aviodrome at Airport Lelystad and we have invited as speaker Michael Gates of Richard Lewis Communication. Michael Gates lives in Helsinki and we focus on the Spring Council Meeting in Finland Helsinki April next year. But first of all we have another two meetings in 2009. Friday, 11th of December we will have our Christmas Dinner party at Lattrop in the beautiful estate De Holtweijde. This location is not far from Germany and our German collegues are herewith invited too for our Christmas dinner party. www.holtweijde.nl Following the successful congress “Meet powerful business women” last year, we are proud to announce the event “Meet powerful business people” of 31st of October 2009 at Amsterdam in the RAI Elicium. www.rai- elicium.nl We have a lot of important speakers, such as: the networking Charles Ruffolo, mr. Hans Schütte, professor scenario and strategy of Nyenrode, drs. Kuldip Singh, director strategy Sanoma Publishers, Cathy Spierenburg, net-coördinator Z@pp/Z@ppelin, Iteke Weeda www.weeda.nl and others. Our day chairman is Tineke de Nooij, famous from television in the Netherlands and the Rope-theatre will perform by improvisation the end of the congress. www.ropetheater.nl So the National team of the Netherlands have a lot of ideas and interesting meetings and events. I will invite you all to join our national meetings! See you soon! Joke van Vrouwerff National chairman EUMA NL Events Event Meet powerful business women, Saturday 8th November 2008 2009 Program at Castle Ophemert in Ophemert by Joke van Vrouwerff N Friday, 30th January New Years meeting: “Networking: Focus on Manchester” in Intercontinental Amstel Hotel Amsterdam with a show of Erny van Reimersdal/Oger Tuesday, 3rd March Workshop “Hidden dimensions in Saturday, 8th of November 2008. We organized the event “Meet powerful languages” by Albert Both business women” at the beautiful castle Ophemert in Ophemert. Eight (www.talencoach.nl) in het Parkhotel te women from known companies in the Netherlands told us about their Amsterdam positions at the top of their company. Violet Falkenburg, a TV-personality, was the moderator of this day and Marjolein Meijers and her band Friday 27th till Sunday 29th of March performed the musical closing of this day. The following women held their Spring Council & Training Day, presentation: Manchester, Great Britain. Marijke van Haaren, deputy Province Gelderland Topic: “Project Management”. Baroness Nathalie van Verschuer-des Tombe, Estate Mariënwaerdt Beesd Conference Venue: The Midland Hotel. Wilna Wind, vice-president FNV Hanneke Groensmit, director district Centrum Gemeente Amsterdam Sunday, 14th June Nelleke Penninx, former Olympic rower Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Inge van Kemenade, director and founder Topshelf Nijmegen at La Vie Catering and a solex-tour and a company visit at La Megastores Vie Catering and FiftyTwoDegrees/ Club 52. Dinner on the estate of “Baron Chrismas dinner at Friday 12th December 2008 at NH Atlanta Hotel van Verschuer”. in Rotterdam by Joke van Vrouwerff Sunday, 23rd August Summer Surprise event: tour with old Dutch DAF-cars in Valkenswaard. Thursday, 17th till Sunday, 20th September 35th EUMA Annual Conference and AGM, Ljubljana, Slovenia: “Make it easy with original thinking” Venue: Grant Hotel Union Saturday, 31st of October Members Meeting and National Friday, 12th of December 2008 Christmas dinner and party at the NH Atlanta Conference: Meet powerful business Hotel in Rotterdam. We had a beautiful view over Rotterdam and a jazz- people, RAI Congrescentrum Elicium te combo entertained us the whole evening. Amsterdam Friday, 11th December Christmas Dinner Party Hotel de Holtweijde, Lattrop (O) For more information: www.euma.org Alie Dekkers, PRO EUMA NL M +31 (0)6 29 393 550 Alie.email@example.com New Year meeting, Friday 30th January 2009 at the InterContinental Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam by Joke van Vrouwerff New Year meeting at the beautiful Amstel Intercontinental Hotel in Amsterdam. Anke van Luyt was invited as a speaker. The theme was: Personal Branding and focus on Manchester/England. The program included a visit to the famous shop of Oger at the PC Hooftstraat in Amsterdam as well. Workshop Hidden dimensions in language by Albert Both, Tuesday 3th March 2009 at the Parkhotel in Amsterdam by Joke van Vrouwerff Tuesday, 3rd of March 2009 Workshop “Hidden dimensions in language” by Albert Both, the language coach. For more information: www.talencoach.nl The workshop was held at the ParkHotel in Amsterdam. EUMA visibility • Interview with the national chairman Joke van Vrouwerff in the magazine Management Support of January 2009 • The national chairman Joke van Vrouwerff was a member of the jury of the national election Secretary of the Year in April 2009 • The deputy chairman Yvonne de Wolff, had an interview with 10 other secretaries who work for a famous boss in the Netherlands, in the book named: “De baas de baas”. • An interview of the national chairman Joke van Vrouwerff in ProActive no. 32, in the column I love my job. • We are busy to update the country pages of the website of the Netherlands. We have made a PowerPoint presentation and hand-out to put on the website for new-members and introduction- members. • We have contact with Hotel-Contact Worldmeetings in the Netherlands. They place our advertisement in their company-brochure end December of this year. • We placed the EUMA advertisement for new members in our Impetus, special edition of the national EUMA Netherlands event: “Meet powerful business women 2008”. Events AGM and reception at La Vie Catering, Sunday 14 June 2010 Program 2009, in Nijmegen by Joke van Vrouwerff AGM meeting and company visit at La Vie Catering in Nijmegen. With old Dutch Solex mopeds we went N to the center of Nijmegen. We visit the exhibition at the Valkhof museum of the world-famous shoe Friday, 29th January 2010 designer Jan Jansen New Years meeting: “Networking (www.janjansenshoes.com). Later and focus on Finland” at Aviodrome on we went to the shop of Jan in Lelystad. Jansen where the master himself Speaker: Michael Gates of Richard signed the boxes of the shoes, Lewis Communications from the ladies who bought a pair of shoes. Afterwards we went to Saturday, 27th March 2010 the famous building Day workshop FiftyTwoDegrees and her businessclub52 for a drink and a Friday 16th till Sunday 18th April presentation of the initiator of this 2010 building Ron Lubbers. At least we Spring Council & Training Day, had a wonderful dinner in the Helsinki Finland gardens of Baron Otto van Verschuer. All this provided by La Monday 17th May 2010 Vie Catering (www.laviecatering.nl evening workshop ) . Sunday, 13th June 2010 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Social program Sunday, 29nd August 2010 Summer Surprise event : Sailing with Tjalk Christoffel II, Lemmer Thursday, 21st till Sunday, 24th October 2010 36th EUMA Annual Conference and AGM, Belgium Brussels Saturday, 30th October 2010 Members Meeting and National Conference: Meet powerful business people Friday, 10th December 2010 Christmas Dinner Party at The Hague in New Hilton Hotel 2011 Springcouncil Meeting and Training day: Luxembourg 2011 37th Conference and AGM, Zurich, Switzerland Sunday 23 August 2009 Summer Surprise This time we were invited in Valkenswaard and we held a rally-tour with old Dutch Cars, named DAF. We had several stops during this tour and we visit the castle in Heeze.