Location: Amsterdam / the Netherlands
Heineken International in Amsterdam hosted SANEC’s Year-end members cocktail on 13 December 2012. SANEC members enjoyed a delicious glass of beer and a beautiful view over the city of Amsterdam while listening to interesting presentations by one of the top men of Heineken and the chairman of SANEC.
Before the start of this networking event, SANEC invited its members to join the Heineken Experience Tour. Not just a tour, but a journey of sensations, which shows the process of the Heineken production and brand.
Rob Marijnen, Business Development Director of the Region Africa & Middle East at Heineken International, attract the attention of the attendees by a fascinating speech about the growing business developments of Heineken in Africa.
This was followed by a speech from Frans Engering, chairman of SANEC, about last year’s economic developments in general and the consequences of these developments specified for SANEC. He mentioned that although , the economic environment today is challenging, SANEC was able to expand its scope and was able to make a substantial profit in 2012.
Before attendees moved towards the bar and enjoyed a fresh beer, several new members of SANEC were introduced; Burger Support B.V., ZAM Magazine and Toffee Apple. Toffee Apple did a small raffle and the lucky winner won ‘de vakantiedoos’.
The business cocktail went on at continued at the barthe bar. People enjoyed the drinks and food whilst sharing interesting experiences on business opportunities in southern Africa.
SANEC would like to sincerely thank Heineken International for its hospitality and contribution to this inspiring networking event.