Van 8 t/m 12 december 2022 stond de Amsterdamse RAI in het teken van MASTERS EXPO – CAPITAL OF GREAT BUSINESS. En business werd er zeker gedaan! Vijf dagen lang namen meer dan 350 exposanten deel aan Europa’s meest exclusieve zakenbeurs: van mobiliteit tot vastgoed en van design tot tech. Allen met dezelfde doeleinden: netwerken, zakendoen en elkaar ontmoeten. Deze Masters toverden de RAI Amsterdam om tot een ware beleving. Welk stands vielen in de prijzen op MASTERS EXPO 2022 en werden verrast met de eer en een heerlijke fles Sir Dam Vodka?
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 a world leader in luxury SUVs. With an exclusive Range Rover stand at MASTERS EXPO, the brand presented a unique, luxurious location where you can get to know various Range Rover models in a fitting way. From the avant-garde look of the Range Rover Velar, the dynamic and luxurious character of the New Range Rover Sport to the unrivalled luxury of the New Range Rover SV. In addition, the Electric Hybrids set the tone in the plug-in hybrid segment, with the fully electric models once again setting standards from 2024.
The public voted unanimously for the Land Rover stand: the best of the best!
MOST IMPRESSIVE... Scotch Whisky Investments
Scotch Whisky Investments is the world's largest asset manager in single malt whisky, active since 2007 and registered in the AFM register since 2014. They currently manage around €185 million in unique and scarce single malt Scotch whisky on behalf of their clients. Exclusive whisky is built with barley distillate, copper, oak and time. After that, the scarcity factor takes over as a driver of value growth. Somewhere in that process, you can get in as an investor. Scotch Whisky Investments had the most impressive position. With its two-storey architectural stand, a beautiful entrance and stylish interior, this exhibitor is truly a winner.
MOST SUSTAINABLE... Snippe Projects – Hyde Park
Hyde Park is an ultra-modern city district with international allure. Several 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 will be able to enjoy the beautiful architecture, intimate squares, wide boulevards with restaurants and high-quality shops. In addition to iconic buildings, Hyde Park is characterized by a lot of greenery. The district borders a pleasant city park and the courtyard gardens were designed by the well-known garden architects, including Piet Oudolf and Wim Voogt. The proximity of the railway station brings hotspots such as Schiphol, the Zuidas and the centre of Amsterdam close by. Architect Winy Maas of 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 designed 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 biggest YouTubers in the Netherlands. His career started a decade ago, where Jordi was making hyperactive gaming videos for his YouTube channel in his own bedroom on a daily basis. It was here that he notably played Grand Theft Auto. Over the past decade, Jordi has focused on growth and entrepreneurship and, together with his JVDB team of data and content experts, has settled in the Houthavens in Amsterdam. He has managed to reach a whopping seven billion views with his content. At MASTERS EXPO, he delighted his business relations and visitors with his highly creative stand. A feast to go to!
MOST CHEERFUL... GASSAN
GASSAN stands for diamonds, jewellery 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 business at that time was diamond polishing. GASSAN is the official dealer of more than 20 of the world's most prestigious jewellery 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 well as their other own brands: TROPHY BY GASSAN, GASSAN pre-owned and Gigi by GASSAN.
On to the honorable mention: Most Cheerful position. A picture is worth a thousand words. Doing business and networking at the GASSAN booth 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 industry-leading products, we lead the way and push boundaries. With our latest generation of foldable smartphones; With Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4, we're breaking with prevailing convention and giving our consumers new experiences that elevate everyday life. At the booth, the Samsung Galaxy Foldables could be experienced and a whole new 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 companies with beach destinations within and outside Europe. Corendon continuously optimises 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 of lighting, spectacular designs and the production of customisation, it is Maretti Lighting's lighting architecture that takes interior projects to the next level when it comes to originality, atmosphere and technical possibilities. The Netherlands' leading designers and architects have opted for a broad collaboration with Maretti Lighting and together they realise prestigious projects worldwide. The strength of Maretti Lighting lies in the creative design team and endless production possibilities in its own factory. And thanks to close cooperation 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 beautiful club in which, together with the partners Blenheim, DOOP, Masters in Finance, Annexum, SAA Insurance and Hunt Corporate Finance, unforgettable networking drinks have been organized.
MOST INNOVATIVE... AUDI UK
Advantage through technology; For 50 years, it has been the slogan that tells what Audi stands for. With an eye for the world around us, Audi merges sportiness, electrification, performance and design to create the most progressive models. Audi's latest and most innovative models were on display 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 incredibly 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 its perfectly adjustable temperature, the Big Green Egg is the ideal partner for all culinary preparations. At MASTERS EXPO, you could experience the Big Green Egg experience for 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 lost sight of. 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 application are on the verge of a major technological leap forward. The car and its technologies will change more in the next ten years than in the last thirty years. The BMW Group is well prepared for the future to meet all challenges. Also this year, BMW Group Netherlands presented one of its latest models on the stand at MASTERS EXPO. Admittedly voted stand with the best design!