Vincent Van Dijk
Vincent is a trend forecaster and partner at HBMEO, marketing agency for food & hospitality. He advises companies and governments on what we are going to eat, drink, and think in the future, as well as writing trend columns for various magazines.
Vincent has always been intrigued by hotels and wrote a book about his search for hospitality in 365 hotels in Amsterdam. He is currently researching the future of the industry by testing various innovations in the hotel room of the future, a living lab in the centre of Amsterdam.
Hospitality and innovation are the two key themes in Sander’s career which he spends in consultancy (Allegro INNovations) and in education (Hotelschool The Hague). A consultant on hospitality strategy and innovation, Sander has carried out strategic assignments for leading corporations. He is also managing director of the prestigious fundraising event, AmsterdamDiner, serves on various committees and boards, is a regular keynote speaker and is a columnist in the two leading Dutch hospitality magazines.
Kim Jansen & Mark Severs
Mark and Kim are profound believers in designing relevant stories to create meaningful connections. A talent for concept development, storytelling and guest experience design brought them together and the wish to share this expertise with hoteliers led to SEVERS+JANSEN, The Hospitality Studio. With your ambition and today’s guests’ expectations in mind, Mark and Kim deliver your story with a hospitality heart to stand out in a competitive market.