The Second Edition of the Expat Fair in Romania took place on Saturday, the 16 April 2016 at Willbrook Platinum.
A venue embraced by the Baneasa woods, an elegant project in which environmental considerations contribute to a fundamentally superior building. The perfect location to host all types of events from congresses, seminars, trainings, fairs, cocktails to weddings.
THIS IS HOW IT WAS!
More than 60 companies with tailored services and special offers for expats and 450 visitors (internationals living in Bucharest and Romanians alike) were gathered under the same roof in a friendly atmosphere.
The seven different topics workshops, organised by City Compass in collaboration with their partners, offered to the visitors the chance to discover interesting insights about living and working in Romania.
Agenda: 10 AM - 4 PM + Networking Session
The event kicked off at 10AM with Volker Moser's speech, partner and co-founder of the City Compass Group, the event ended at 4PM with a casual networking session sponsored by Transearch, Ursus, Flavours Food Design, Domeniile Samburesti and Aqua Carpatica.
During the event, all the participants had the chance to interact with people with similar interests and with companies that could provide them with services customized for their needs.
◙ “The evolution and revolution of art in Romania”, by Silvia Rogozea, Art Safari
◙ “The steps to registering and working as an expat freelancer in Romania - overcoming the bureaucratic hurdles”, by Andreea Tigau, Grecu & Asociatii
◙ "Culture & children's play - the importance of an international environment and how this affects play", by Susan Eriksson - King’s Oak - British International School
◙ “You better jump - From expat to being a part of the community", by Osnat Peled, BWFR
◙ “Romania then and now - 25 years of change”, by Anca Harasim, AmCham
◙ “How to become a hero as an expatriate - by making yourself replaceable”, by Thilo Beyer, ICUnet.AG
◙ “Living and working in Bucharest as a foreigner in 2016 - is it cool or overestimated?” - panel by City Compass Group
valid only on the day of the event
The visitors described the second edition of the Expat Fair as a relaxed, casual and informative day, already being eager to participate to the next edition. There were plenty of things to do at the Expat Fair. The visitors could:
◙ Visit the stands
◙ Claim the special offers from the partners
◙ Attend the workshops
◙ Have fun while taking a picture with Smybox
◙ Savour the amazing food prepared by Chef Foa and his team
◙ Buy Romanian authentic souvenirs provided by my romanian store
◙ Buy culinary souvenirs provided by Terra Carpatica
◙ Get enchanted by the beautiful AUDI displayed by Porsche Pipera
◙ Relax during the fair by having a massage session at the SpaMasaj stand
◙ Enjoy the inflatable truck for kids offered by AGS Movers
◙ Have fun while enjoying face painting, drawing and other activities at Divertiland playground for the kids.
◙ Play with the guide dog brought by Light into Europe
◙ Meet new people and create new relevant contacts during the networking session provided by Transearch, Ursus, Flavours Food Design, Domeniile Samburesti and Aqua Carpatica.