13.oct Haarlem

Experience Haarlem

Live, Work, Study, Visit & Enjoy Haarlem!


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Live, Work, Study, Visit & Enjoy Haarlem!

13 October 2018 Stichting Hart

Experience what Haarlem has to offer!

Free lectures, workshops, presentations, stands, food spots, kids entertainment, a pub quiz, three singers, a DJ, drinks, meeting people and having fun!

Join the largest bilingual fair in the Haarlem area. Get your FREE tickets now!

The bilingual (Dutch & English) program will include free presentations, workshops, stands, and entertainment related to the following themes relevant to locals and newcomers and visitors alike: employment, entrepreneurship, housing, relocation, finance, healthcare, coaching, families, education, culture, food & shopping, social groups, sports, and entertainment—all conveniently brought together under one roof.

Throughout this informative, social day, get inspired by the speeches of entrepreneurs, housing and financial advisers and life coaches, win the pub quiz and get surprised by the musical notes of our singer Anita Sanders and our DJ FlexiFrank. Learn more about finding a house, job, sports team, school, educational course, how to start up your business, or where to meet new friends or get new professional connections.

The fair is from 2 to 7 pm. At 5 pm, it’s time for entertainment. The bar will be open for all your social and business networking needs. You might even make some new friends !

Families are welcome and can drop the little ones off in our children's area, a supervised play space for children up to age eight.

Entrance is FREE with online registration.

Free presentations and workshops

Learn how to thrive in the Haarlem area with advice from experts on housing, careers, education and other topics at free workshops and presentations.

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Book a stand at Experience Haarlem 2018

For information, send us an email or call us on +31(0)648316233 to discuss the best way for your business to be involved. Don’t miss this opportunity to reach out to the local and local expat audience. Stand spaces are limited so please be prompt.

Register for Experience Haarlem now!

Claim your spot at this one-time event.



Meet our professionals

Robin Uijtdehaagen


Financial Specialist @ Mister Mortgage

Learn why and how to understand your personal financial risks and opportunities.

Hella Contrucci


Managing Director for The Netherlands @ Expat Center

We help you move to The Netherlands in the smoothest way possible and provide you with all the “need to knows” and assist with practical help and the services you need.

Martine Hulsman


Expat Coach @ Feeling At Home Abroad

5 steps to feel at home abroad: Listen, laugh, reflect and connect, join our workshop to deal with transition stress, finding meaning in change and feeling at home abroad.

Truus Gale


Midwife and prenatal coach @ Childbirth Class Gale

How to prepare for Childbirth in the Netherlands.

Mie-Lan Kok


Founder and director @ Mie-Lan Kok Estate Agency

How to buy a House? How does the house hunting process work an Estate agent can prevent you from making costly mistakes.


Saturday, oct.13

Doors open at 2 PM


Starting at 5:30 PM

At 5:20 PM the official program will draw to a close. But don't leave yet! We've put together an after-fair program that's well worth hanging around around for a bit more. And the bar will be open!

DJ Flexy Frank

DJ FlexyFrank has 20 years experience and is a well-known and allround DJ with many satisfied clients like Ebay, Booking.com, NS, Elle, K-Swiss, NRC and many more, check Facebook.com/djflexyfrank/reviews He can play all styles of music and also perform with live music like percussion, sax or singers.

Book a stand at the Experience Haarlem Fair 2018


companies that will be present at the fair

Career & Entrepreneurship


Expat Center

Law & Finances

Family & Kids

Health & Sports

Housing & Relocation

International Community & Social Groups

Food & Shopping

Tourism, Culture & Going Out

Media Partners

Don't miss it!

Experience Haarlem will take place on Saturday October 13th in Stichting Hart, a gorgeous building in the centre of Haarlem, next to a parking and a bus station, easy to reach from Haarlem Central Station, Haarlem and other locations in the Netherlands.

From 2 to 5pm, you can visit the stands of several businesses and organisations or enjoy workshops and presentations.

From 5 to 7pm the Entertainment program offers more singers and a guitarist, a pub quiz, a networking drink and Flexy Frank, a great dj..

Drop off your children in the Kids’ corner, a little play are for children from zero to four years, supervised by Oppas Madelief.

Experience Haarlem Fair is FREE! Just register.

Special Offers

Collect them at the stands

The Night Nanny
  • Goodie bags and balloons!
  • Get 25% discount on your first booking


  • Kleine Houtweg 18, 2012 CH Haarlem
  • experienceHaarlem@expatshaarlem.nl
  • 14:00 - 19:00