King's Day in Houston: 200 guests, 500 bitterballen, 100 kroketten, 450 sate's, 300 stroopwafels and lots of orange. It was a huge success. A new tradition has arisen

Thank you all for joining us in celebrating King’s Day on April 27th. We hope you had a fantastic evening. For those who were not able to join us, we hope to see you next year! For sure, a new tradition has arisen.

Special thanks to our valued sponsors: Jackson Walker, PKF Texas,  Mammoet, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Central Market, De Stroopclub and Heerema Marine Contractors. Thanks for making King’s Day 2017 possible!

The photo's and quotes from our guests give a good impression of the evening. We would like to share these with you.

“The King’s Day party was a great event. Congratulations to the NBSO and NACCTX on organizing a fun evening.  My partners and I enjoyed the opportunity to meet new and existing acquaintances and further expand US – Dutch business connections while celebrating a great Dutch holiday”  

 James Prappas, JW  

"Oranje boven”. Again a real cozy event of the Dutch contingent in Houston. Go on with it!

Henk Jelsma, Radial Drilling Services

“It was wonderful to see so many new and familiar faces at the King’s Day celebration, which enjoyed a record attendance. A fun evening that gave us all a taste of home. Looking forward to this event being the first of many to come and look to the Chamber to partner with you again next year. Congratulations on a job well done!”     

Nadia Sant, NACCTX                                                                                   

“The party was a huge success. It was very nice to see so many Dutch people dressed up in orange in Houston!”    

Tjitske van Schelven, Mammoet                                       

"What a great event to celebrate our Kings birthday! Organization was perfect and it was fun to have a bit of Holland, right in the heart of Houston! Good food, drinks and company with a splash of orange equals a perfect night"

Jeannine Verweij, Scandia Gear  

“Great atmosphere and ambiance. Nice to make a toast to our King with so many familiar and new faces”             

 Albertien Greijdanus, TMC innovation institute 

“King’s Day in Houston made all the guests feel back home in the Netherlands for a little while with all the stroopwafels, bitterballen, Dutch music and gezelligheid (the Dutch word that cannot be translated)”

Simone van de Garde, MDAnderson Cancer Center                                                                                                                                  

We hope to see you all next year!

 

Sincerely,

 

NBSO-Texas and NACCTX

 

Posted by Saskia Pardaans May 05, 2017

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