Alongside the great conference programme for the 2016 Congress were a range of truly excellent social functions, providing you with the opportunity to network with other practitioners at these exciting events.

29 June 2016
Welcome Drinks Reception at the West-Indisch Huis

West-Indisch HuisThis stately house from 1617 lies in the heart of Amsterdam on the Haarlemmerstraat. The West Indisch Huis owes its name to the West India Company, which was headquartered here between 1623 and 1647. In one of the four rooms the Lords Nineteen took the decision to build the city of New Amsterdam, which would grow into today’s New York. The statue of Peter Stuyvesant, governor-general of this post, still graces the courtyard of the building to this day. Guests will have option of accompanying walking guides to the venue from the hotel.

Included in the Delegate Fee
Guests EUR 85.00

30 June 2016
Drinks Reception & Dinner at the Scheepvaartmuseum (The National Maritime Museum)

ScheepvaartmuseumIn a unique location on the water in the centre of Amsterdam, this magnificent venue was built during the Dutch Golden Age as a warehouse for the Admiralty of Amsterdam. 350 years later, the renovated Arsenal (Lands Zeemagazijn) is an impressive symbol of how important the sea and sea trade is for the history of Dutch culture The Zeemagazijn remains an imposing and impressive building with a great deal of character. It exudes history, making it the perfect location for the 2016 STEP Global Congress Dinner. Guests will be escorted on to canal boats for a 15 minute trip to the museum via the canals, returning by bus.

Delegates EUR 115.00 
Guests EUR 115.00

1 July 2016
Farewell Drinks at De Industrieele Groote Club (IGC)

De Industrieele Groote Club (IGC)
The Club boasts an illustrious history and is established in the monumental 'Industria' building on Dam Square, along the vibrant heart of Amsterdam and the business and cultural centre of the Dutch capital. Guests will be surrounded by art and culture, making it the perfect location to wind down after a busy two days at the 2016 STEP Global Congress.  The club is situated opposite the hotel on Dam Square.

Delegates EUR 85.00
Guests EUR 85.00