Festival Recruitment in the Sun – September 15, 2023

After a successful edition in 2022, the next one is already planned. Festival Recruitment in the Sun 2023 will take place on Friday, September 15. It will be a day with various informative, interactive and inspiring sessions on a variety of topics relevant to you as a recruiter and/or labor market communication specialist. Topics covered in 2022 included:

  • Core talents
  • Building your Employer Brand
  • Referral Recruitment
  • Creating Podcasts and Videos
  • Sourcing Tools
  • Inbound recruitment
  • Time management
  • Employee value proposition

Besides the sessions, sociability is the main focus. Catching up with acquaintances and meeting new people, while enjoying a snack or an activity. Besides yoga, bocce ball, photoboot, ball pit and festival make-up, there was so much more to experience during the previous edition. And good news: in 2023 we want to go the extra mile, so we hope to have at least 250 participants again!

Total Talent Summit 2023

On March 23, 2023 the Total Talent Summit event will take place at a luxury location: Hotel Nassau, Breda.

Total Talent Summit 2023

  • Max. of 80 decision-makers within the field of procurement, recruitment and HR
  • An exclusive, invite-only event with participants from the Benelux
  • Full day program with plenty of chances to interact and network
  • Inspiring speakers from Belgium and the Netherlands
  • A renowned moderator who will lead the talks and interviews
  • Beautiful location and super catering

Partnership 2023

  • Max. of 6 partners (exclusive, no other suppliers are allowed to join)
  • Participation in an expert, on-stage session (interview)
  • A maximum of 2 participants of your organization
  • 3 tickets to give away for free within your network
  • Branding
  • Partner price: € 15.000,-

Partners presented at the last edition:

  • Nétive VMS
  • HeadFirst Group
  • Hero
  • Pixid Group

Companies presented at the last edition:
ABN Amro • Achmea • Aegon • Alliander • ANWB • ASML • BASF • Boskalis • Bol.com • DAF • Deloitte • DHL • DSM • Engie • Friesland Campina • Gemeente Arnhem • Gemeente Rotterdam • ICL Group • ING • Jumbo • KLM • NS • PON • ProRail • Proximus • Rabobank • Rijksoverheid • Securitas • Stork • TNO • Vodafone

Speakers this edition

ToTalent | Werf& Agency Board event 2022

On Wednesday, December 14, the year will be ‘closed’ with an informal dinner and drinks for directors and management of agencies in the Netherlands. It is the closing of the old year and looking ahead to the new year with various lectures by people with a stimulating vision of the developments in the international agency world.

  • All speakers are invited and do not pay for their lecture
  • Very nice location with a beautiful dinner, centrally located in the Netherlands
  • Attendance: by invitation or by purchasing a card € 1,295
  • Maximum 10 tickets for suppliers/investors/others € 1,975 each
  • Maximum of 125 participants, with a maximum of 2 people per organization

Target group: agencies (staffing, secondment, W&S, RPO, MSP), minimum €10 million turnover or have been FD Gazelle since 2019 / board, C-level, management, owner, investor


  • Marieke Wehner (Chairwoman of the day)
  • John Nurthen (Staffing Industry Analysts)
  • Emma Agricola (Founder & owner INCLUSYOUNG)
  • Lodewijk Asscher (European Commission)


  • Hugo Jan Ruts
  • Wim van Meerbeeck
  • Wim Davidse
  • Peter Boerman
  • Caroline Pols
  • Martijn Hemminga
  • Han Mesters
  • Geert-Jan Waasdorp

Recruitment Leaders Network – C-level boardroom presentations

Exclusively – on an invite only basis – we are hosting C-level boardroom presentations for the Recruitment Leaders Network on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. These will be multiple C-level sessions with a focus on a current topic (to be determined). The recruitment leader will participate along with someone from the boardroom. A total of 3 thought leaders in the field of recruitment will tell an inspiring and provocative story to think differently about recruitment, retention, training and the labor market.

These meetings are sponsored by Intelligence Group.

Recruitment Leaders Network – Company visit April

The exclusive Recruitment Leaders Network does not only meet to share its own experiences and inspiration. Active meetings are also part of the program. For example, on Thursday, April 6, 2023, we are organizing a company visit, to inspire the recruitment leaders in a different way. The activities of the network are based on invite only.