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On Tuesday, 25 May international IT professionals and Amsterdam’s top creative talent got together for An Amsterdam PICNIC @ WCIT 2010. During th… Read More
On Tuesday, 25 May international IT professionals and Amsterdam’s top creative talent got together for An Amsterdam PICNIC @ WCIT 2010. During the evening, the attendees of WCIT got the opportunity to experience some of Amsterdam’s top creative talent in action at An Amsterdam PICNIC @ WCIT 2010. Read Less
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An Amsterdam PICNIC @ WCIT
On Tuesday, 25 May international IT professionals and Amsterdam’s top creative talent got together for An Amsterdam PICNIC @ WCIT 2010. We would like to thank all of our partners and attendees for making this an enjoyable and successful evening! It was also a nice opportunity to test the new constellation of the PICNIC team before the main event in September. Was great!

During the evening, the attendees of WCIT got the opportunity to experience some of Amsterdam’s top creative talent in action at An Amsterdam PICNIC @ WCIT 2010.

WCIT stands for World Congress on Information Technology. It is one of the world’s most prestigious IT events, and Amsterdam is hosting this year’s edition at the RAI from 25 to 27 May 2010.

Together with the City of Amsterdam, PICNIC hosted a special networking evening for WCIT guests held at the Zuiveringhal West in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam on Tuesday, 25 May 2010. This event was a unique opportunity to showcase Amsterdam’s creativity to visiting business professionals. The evening featured interactive installations from local artists and the venue was transformed in the PICNIC style, complete with real grass, picnic tables and hanging tapestries from Thonik.

The evening opened with a welcome from Mr. Lodewijk Asscher, acting mayor of Amsterdam and deputy mayor Ms. Carolien Gehrels, Ms. Gehrels nicely summarized the connection between WCIT and the City of Amsterdam, saying: