'I am not a tourist' expat fair by Expatica

2nd of November 2014 marked the 11th annual 'I am not a tourist' fair, organized by Expatica at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam. As with previous editions, this year's event was a great success. With hundreds of expat visitors, the venue was very busy throughout the whole day.




The "I am not a tourist" fair catered to newly arrived expats, long-standing residents, individuals and families alike. The exhibitors covered many areas, including various products and services including:


  • Banking
  • Business Services
  • Dutch Culture & Products
  • Estate Agents and Expat Employers
  • Family Services
  • Financial Services
  • Health, Lifestyle, Food & Beverages
  • International Schools and Universities
  • Language Schools and Services
  • Networking and non-profit organizations
  • Personal Development and Recruitment Agencies
  • Relocation Providers
  • Rental Agencies

Attending the "i am not a tourist" Expat Fair was a unique opportunity to get all the information and contacts you need in one place. Within a single day, you had the chance to meet groups and clubs, service providers, experts, and other expats. Visitor tickets were free of charge, available for weeks before the event on Expatica's website. Tickets at the door were €10 per person.


To see the whole list of companies participating in the 2014 fair, visit Expatica's site.


Are you an international living in or moving to Holland? Looking for opportunities and information to make the most of life abroad? Make sure to visit the 2015 "i am not a tourist' fair.


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Click on the slideshow above to view just some images from this year's fair. Click on the video below to see the ILTV footage taken throughout the day: