Commercial Director Amerpodia
VP Knowledge MPI Netherlands Chapter
Babs discovered her passion for the event industry at Amsterdam RAI more than 8 years ago, from which she brings extensive experience working with corporate and association clients. As the founder of the Dutch Chapter of GMIC, she has a vast knowledge of sustainability and new innovations in the events industry. Following her years at RAI Amsterdam, she has been a freelance event manager and a consultant for unique and unusual venues at Sequoia Venue Solutions. She has been actively been involved in various industry associations and industry innovations groups. One of the highlights certainly being the Program Director for EMEC 19 which just recently won a BEA award for Best Conference. She combines strategic thinking and design thinking to innovate and realize sustainable business growth. Being based in Amsterdam, Babs loves using her bike to get everywhere, whether it’s to meet friends for dinner or picking her daughter up from daycare – rain or shine!