Talent Event 2018

This year's Talent Event brought a lovely mix of internationally oriented businesses and service providers together with international talent. If you did not get the chance to attend our free event, below is a summary of those present and highlights of their contributions. With the success of this year's edition, we have extremely high hopes for an even more spectacular second edition, in 2019!

Plenary Speakers:

Alderman Klaas Verchuure - Opened the Talent Event
Bright O Richards of New Dutch Connections: presenting on the difficulties refugees face integrating into the Dutch job market
Edith Punt of KIT: talking about the Dutch work culture
Vish(waraj) Jadeja: long track speed skating Olympic hopeful on his journey here in the Netherlands 


Adams Mulitilingual Recruitment - Job hunting in the Netherlands
Undutchables - How to prepare for a job interview in the Netherlands
Casita Coaching - Create a career that matters
UOA - How do you eliminate the biggest mistakes when starting your own business
AIESEC -  Dealing with cultural differences on the work floor
College Life - Powerful growth hacking tools to land a job in the Netherlands #CollegeLifeHack
DutchTaxAdvice.nl - 30% Ruling
AHL Advocaten - Legal Residence and Work in the Netherlands
ACCESS - The Benefits of Volunteering


Rabobank (speed-date interviews)
Rovisys (speed-date interviews)

Adams Recruitment
Casita Coaching
Bridging the Gap Foundation
VVH Business Translations
Utrecht Region
AHL Advocaten
College Life

Sponsor of Goodie Bags: Nederlands Film Festival
Sponsor of Prop for Instagram booth: Centraal Museum Utrecht
Sponsor of Goodies and Career Ambassador: NUFFIC
Extra Promotional Help from those not already listed: Darla Duggan, Expats Utrecht FB Group & Expat Businesses in Utrecht FB Group

Dragons’ Den Sponsors: 

Rachel Wharton - presenter/comedian

Networking and Drinks: Expats Utrecht FB Group & Expat Businesses in Utrecht FB Group

Photos taken by our local photographer, Asha Pradeep.
Our after-movie was recorded and edited by Claire Wijnands, videographer.

After-movie UR Talent Event 2018

A visual guide to our First Edition Utrecht Region Talent Event: