MASTERS EXPO 2022: These Masters won prizes…

From December 8 to 12, 2022, the Amsterdam RAI was all about MASTERS EXPO – CAPITAL OF GREAT BUSINESS. And business was certainly done! For five days, more than 350 exhibitors took part in Europe's most exclusive business fair: from mobility to real estate and from design to tech. All with the same goals: networking, doing business and meeting each other. These Masters transformed the RAI Amsterdam into a true experience. Which stands won prizes at MASTERS EXPO 2022 and were surprised with the honor and a delicious bottle of Sir Dam Vodka?
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THE BEST OF THE BEST… Land Rover

At Land Rover, the future is all about Modern Luxury. In this vision of luxury mobility, the brand brings together all the ingredients with the aim of remaining the world leader in the field of luxury SUVs. With an exclusive Range Rover stand at MASTERS EXPO, the brand presented a unique, luxurious location where various Range Rover models can be introduced in an appropriate way. From the avant-garde appearance of the Range Rover Velar, the dynamic-luxurious character of the New Range Rover Sport to the unparalleled luxury of the New Range Rover SV. The Electric Hybrids set the tone in the plug-in hybrid segment, with fully electric models set to set standards again from 2024. The public voted unanimously for the Land Rover stand: the best of the best!

MOST IMPRESSIVE… Scotch Whiskey Investments

Scotch Whiskey Investments is the world's largest asset manager in Scottish single malt whisky, active since 2007 and registered in the AFM register since 2014. They currently manage approximately 185 million euros in unique and scarce Scottish single malt whiskey on behalf of their clients. Exclusive whiskey is made with barley distillate, copper, oak and time. The scarcity factor then takes over as a driver of value growth. As an investor you can step in somewhere in that process. Scotch Whiskey Investments had the most impressive stand. With its architectural stand of two floors, a beautiful entrance and stylish interior, this exhibitor is truly a winner.

MOST SUSTAINABLE… Snippe Projects – Hyde Park

Hyde Park is a hyper-modern city district with international allure. Various top architects design the residential blocks in Hyde Park, with apartments in different sizes and with beautiful outdoor spaces. More than 8.000 new residents can enjoy the beautiful architecture, intimate squares, wide boulevards with restaurants and high-quality shops. In addition to iconic buildings, Hyde Park is characterized by lots of greenery. The district borders a cozy city park and the courtyards were designed by well-known landscape architects, including Piet Oudolf and Wim Voogt. The proximity of the railway station brings hotspots such as Schiphol, the Zuidas and the center of Amsterdam close by. Architect Winy Maas from the renowned architectural firm MVRDV drew the sparkling master plan of Hyde Park. Together with the renowned MVSA, Team V, MVRDV, Barcode and Studioninedots, they design the apartment buildings in Hyde Park. Congratulations, Snippe Projects!

MOST CREATIVE… JVDB Studios

Jordi van den Bussche, known to many as Kwebbelkop, is one of the largest YouTubers in the Netherlands. His career started ten years ago, where Jordi made hyperactive gaming videos for his YouTube channel every day in his own bedroom. Here he mainly played Grand Theft Auto. Over the past decade, Jordi has focused on growth and entrepreneurship and, together with his JVDB team of data & content experts, has established himself in the Houthavens in Amsterdam. He has managed to reach no fewer than seven billion views with his content. At MASTERS EXPO he delighted his business relations and visitors with his extremely creative stand. A party to go to!

MOST CHEERFUL… GASSAN

GASSAN stands for diamonds, jewelry and luxury watches. The GASSAN brand represents craftsmanship, proven quality and reliability for more than 75 years. The company was founded by 'grandfather' Samuel Gassan in 1945 and its core activity at that time was cutting diamonds. GASSAN is the official dealer of more than 20 of the world's most prestigious jewelry brands and more than 60 of the world's most exclusive watch brands. These different brands are sold in the GASSAN stores. GASSAN 121 and Choices by DL: both collections are designed, developed and manufactured in-house, as are their other own brands: TROPHY BY GASSAN, GASSAN pre-owned and Gigi by GASSAN. On to the honorable mention: Most Cheerful stand. A picture says more than a thousand words. Doing business and networking at the GASSAN stand was a big (entrepreneurial) party during MASTERS EXPO.

BEST BRAND EXPERIENCE… Samsung Electronics Benelux

Samsung Electronics inspires people and creates the future with innovative ideas and technologies. With our leading products we lead the way and push boundaries. With our latest generation of foldable smartphones; With the Galaxy Z Flip4 & the Galaxy Z Fold4 we break with prevailing conventions and give our consumers new experiences that improve daily life. The Samsung Galaxy Foldables could be experienced at the stand and a world opened up for you for five days. With their excellent service and colorful 'photo wall', the Brand Experience was perfect.

THE SMARTEST… Corendon International Travel

Corendon International Travel is one of the fastest growing and leading travel organizations with beach destinations within and outside Europe. Corendon continuously optimizes supply, service and quality. For example, Corendon International Travel launched new labels at MASTERS EXPO. The Premium Platinum label includes a selection of the best 5-star hotels with an excellent level of service and high customer ratings. The Charming collection consists of specially selected authentic and small-scale accommodations in special places. The personal service and intimate atmosphere will make your stay unforgettable. Smart, right?

THE COOLEST… THE CAPTAINS CLUB – Powered by Maretti Lighting

With an innovative vision on lighting, spectacular designs and the production of custom work, it is the lighting architecture of Maretti Lighting that takes interior projects to a higher level when it comes to originality, atmosphere and technical possibilities. The Netherlands' leading designers and architects opt for a broad collaboration with Maretti Lighting and together they realize prestigious projects worldwide. The strength of Maretti Lighting lies in its creative design team and endless production options in its own factory. And thanks to close collaboration with customers, designers, architects and interior specialists, the perfect synergy is created in styling, architecture and lighting. The result is a superior interior experience. Maretti Lighting designed The Captains Club in Hall 10 at MASTERS EXPO. Truly a great club in which unforgettable networking drinks have been organized together with the partners Blenheim, DOOP, Masters in Finance, Annexum, SAA Insurance and Hunt Corporate Finance.

MOST INNOVATIVE… AUDI Netherlands

Advantage through technology; the slogan that tells what Audi stands for for 50 years. With an eye for the world around us, Audi merges sportiness, electrification, performance and design into the most progressive models. The latest and most innovative models from Audi could be admired at MASTERS EXPO. Congratulations!

MOST ORIGINAL… BIG GREEN EGG

The Big Green Egg has taken outdoor cooking to a new level. Made from only the best ceramics, the Big Green Egg has been an extremely popular kamado since 1974. Enjoy fresh ingredients and exciting preparations with friends and family. Grilling, baking, steaming, stir-frying or smoking: your taste buds will be surpassed. The Big Green Egg is also ideal for low and slow preparations. Thanks to the perfectly adjustable temperature, the Big Green Egg is the partner for all culinary preparations. At MASTERS EXPO you could experience the Big Green Egg experience yourself and artist Lieuwe van Gogh painted the limited edition kamado with a performance by Golden Earring's Cesar Zuiderdijk.

BEST DESIGN… BMW Group Netherlands

BMW builds technically advanced cars that always live up to the credo 'BMW makes driving great' and where sustainability is never forgotten. New technologies and models follow each other in rapid succession. BMW thus confirms its market leadership in the premium segment. Personal mobility and its industrial applications are about to take a major technological step forward. The car and technologies will change more in the next ten years than in the past thirty years. BMW Group is preparing well for the future to meet all challenges. This year, BMW Group Netherlands also presented one of its latest models on the stand during MASTERS EXPO. Admittedly declared the stand with the best design!