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, business and meeting each other. These Masters transformed 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?
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 goal of remaining the world leader in luxury SUVs. With an exclusive Range Rover booth at MASTERS EXPO, the brand presented a unique, luxurious venue where various Range Rover models could be appropriately introduced. From the avant-garde look of the Range Rover Velar, the dynamic-luxurious nature of the New Range Rover Sport to the unparalleled luxury of the New Range Rover SV. In addition, the Electric Hybrids set the tone in the plug-in hybrid segment, with all-electric models setting new benchmarks from 2024.
The public voted unanimously on 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 Scotch 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 Scotch single malt whisky on behalf of their clients. Exclusive whisky is built with barley distillate, copper, oak and time. Then the scarcity factor takes over as the driver of value growth. Somewhere in that process, you can get in as an investor. Scotch Whisky Investments had the most impressive booth. With its two-story architectural booth, stunning entrance and stylish interior, this exhibitor is truly a winner.
MOST SUSTAINABLE...Snippe Projects - Hyde Park
Hyde Park is an ultramodern urban district with international allure. Several top architects are designing the residential blocks in Hyde Park, with apartments of various 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 stores. In addition to iconic buildings, Hyde Park is characterized by lots of greenery. In fact, the neighborhood borders a pleasant city park and the courtyard gardens were designed by well-known garden architects, including Piet Oudolf and Wim Voogt. The proximity of the NS railway station brings hotspots such as Schiphol Airport, the Zuidas and the center of Amsterdam close by. Architect Winy Maas of the renowned architecture firm MVRDV drew the sparkling master plan of Hyde Park. Together with the renowned MVSA, Team V, MVRDV, Barcode and Studioninedots are designing the apartment buildings in Hyde Park. Congratulations to 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 began ten years ago, where Jordi made hyperactive game videos for his YouTube channel on a daily basis in his own bedroom. Here he played Grand Theft Auto in particular. Over the past decade, Jordi has focused on growth and entrepreneurship, settling in the Houthavens in Amsterdam with his JVDB team of data & content experts. He has managed to reach as many as seven billion views with his content. At MASTERS EXPO, he delighted his business associates and visitors with his highly creative booth. A feast 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 core business at that time was diamond cutting. 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 various brands are sold in GASSAN stores. GASSAN 121 and Choices by DL: both collections are designed, developed and manufactured in-house, as well as their other proprietary brands: TROPHY BY GASSAN, GASSAN pre-owned and Gigi by GASSAN.
Over to the honorable mention: Most Cheerful booth. A picture says more than a thousand words. Doing business and networking at the GASSAN booth was one 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 are leading the way and pushing boundaries. With our latest generation of foldable smartphones; The Galaxy Z Flip4 & The Galaxy Z Fold4 we are breaking with prevailing conventions and giving our consumers new experiences that improve everyday life. At the booth, the Samsung Galaxy Foldables could be experienced and a world opened up for you for five days. With their outstanding service and colorful "photowall," 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 inside and outside Europe. Corendon continuously optimizes offerings, 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 outstanding service levels and high customer ratings. The Charming collection consists of specially selected authentic and small-scale accommodations in special places. The personalized 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 custom work, Maretti Lighting's lighting architecture takes interior projects to a higher level when it comes to originality, atmosphere and technical possibilities. Dutch leading designers and architects choose for a broad cooperation with Maretti Lighting and together they realize prestigious projects worldwide. The strength of Maretti Lighting lies in its creative design team and endless production possibilities in its own factory. And thanks to a close cooperation with clients, designers, architects and interior specialists the perfect synergy is created in styling, architecture and lighting. With a superior interior experience as a result. Maretti Lighting designed The Captains Club in hall 10 at MASTERS EXPO. Truly a beautiful club where unforgettable networking drinks were organized together with partners Blenheim, DOOP, Masters in Finance, Annexum, SAA Insurance and Hunt Corporate Finance.
MOST INNOVATIVE ... AUDI Netherlands
Vorsprong door techniek; for 50 years the slogan that tells what Audi stands for. With an eye for the world around us, Audi merges sportiness, electrification, performance and design into the most progressive models. Audi's very 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 finest 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, woks or smoking: your taste buds will be transcended. The Big Green Egg is also ideal for low and slow cooking. Thanks to its 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 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 never lose sight of sustainability. New technologies and models follow one another in rapid succession. BMW thus confirms its market leadership in the premium segment. Personal mobility and its industrial application are about to take a major technological step forward. The automobile and its technologies will change more in the next ten years than in the last thirty. BMW Group is preparing well for the future to meet all the challenges. Again this year, BMW Group Netherlands presented one of its latest models at the booth during MASTERS EXPO. Admittedly voted the stand with the best design!