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Organized trip to Mobile Monday Global 2010 in Vancouver

06 January 2010

Although we don’t have all the details yet, we didn’t want to withhold this Mobile Monday Amsterdam news any longer.

In May 2010 we’ll be going to Mobile Monday Global in Vancouver and you can join us!

Vancouver is home to more than 1000 creative new media companies and has over 15000 people working in the new media industry. The latest figures show that there gross revenue generated by the new media industry in Vancouver which exceeds 2 billion dollars.

It’s the home of game-giants like Electronic Arts, Radical Entertainment and Relic Entertainment. The region is seriously investing in the development of a great business environment for the new media industry. In this perspective the region has attracted companies like Microsoft and Nokia to the region. A recently founded incubator for mobile developers called “wavefront” is another great example that this region is moving and shaking.

As this is the first time that a Mobile Monday Global will take place in North America a lot of visitors are expected from the Silicon Valley!

The organization of this visit to Vancouver is in the hands of Sandra Brandenburg from and is backed by the agency for international Business and Cooperation (EVD).

The EVD will be covering an considerable part of the all the expenses which means that we can keep the costs down for the participants.

Here are some of the things planned for the trip:

  • Visiting various conferences
  • Workshops
  • Network events
  • Pitch training
  • Matchmaking

We’ve just got confirmation that the EVD will be backing this trip so we don’t have all the details yet. These are the things we do know for sure:

  • There is room for 15 Dutch mobile entrepreneurs
  • It will be in May 2010
  • The fee for the trip is €500,- plus your travel and hotel expenses (+/- €1700,-) both excl. BTW
  • The registration will open asap.

If you want to keep informed on the progress of this adventure to Vancouver just send an email to Remember that there is room for just 15 people.

You’ll also hear more about this trip during the upcoming Mobile Monday on January 25th!

Handelsroute is organizing this trip in cooperation with Mobile Monday Amsterdam, Deloitte Fast 50, Syntens, DigiBC, Dutch consulate in Vancouver, Canadian embassy in The Hague commissioned by the EVD, the agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

posted by Marc Fonteijn | tags: , |