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Monumento Habrí 2022

Posted on: December 2nd, 2022 by Michael Winklaar No Comments

Informatiesessie over “Willemstad Investeringsmissie NL-CUR”

Posted on: August 7th, 2019 by Michael Winklaar No Comments

De Kamer van Koophandel (KvK) nodigt u uit voor een informatiesessie over de investeringsmissie vanuit Nederland op 21 augustus.

Tijdens deze informatiesessie zal meer informatie worden gegeven over de “Willemstad Investeringsmissie NL-CUR” die zal plaatsvinden tussen 10 en 12 oktober 2019. De missie richt zich op beschikbare investerings- of verkoopprojecten in het stadscentrum en heeft de prioriteit aandacht te besteden aan Otrobanda , Pietermaai, Punda en Scharloo.

De informatiesessie is bedoeld voor degenen die een terrein, gebouw of beide in de binnenstad beschikbaar hebben als investeringsobjecten of -projecten en ook financiële dienstverleners, ondernemers en lokale investeerders die investerings- en ontwikkelingsmogelijkheden zien.

Wie wil deelnemen aan de informatiesessie kan contact opnemen met de Kamer van Koophandel via: of klik op deze link om te registreren -> KLIK HIER


VNO-NCW Investeringsmissie naar Willemstad, Curaçao, van 10-12 Oktober 2019

Posted on: July 17th, 2019 by Michael Winklaar No Comments

VNO-NCW wil de Nederlandse investeerder kennis laten maken met Willemstad op Curaçao en met concrete investeringsmogelijkheden in deze wereld erfgoedstad. (UNESCO World Heritage site)

Voor wie
Kleine en middelgrote investeerders, ondernemers en exploitanten.

Kansen waarin
Project- en stadsontwikkeling, horeca/toerisme, boetiekhotels, Airbnb, appartementen, detailhandel en constructie (incl. renoveren en restaureren).


Het economische potentieel van Willemstad

€ 900. In begrepen zijn: bijwonen business summit over investeren in Willemstad, kosten van lokaal transport, bezoek aan Willemstad en investeringsobjecten, B2B-matching, lunches, openings- en sluitingsevenement.
Reis- en verblijfskosten zijn voor eigen rekening.

Contact / meer informatie
Heeft u nog vragen neem dan contact op.

In Nederland met: Angelique Heijl, VNO-NCW/MKB-Nederland
E:; T:+31 70 3490397; M: +31 6 52454939)

In Curaçao met: Roland van den Bergh
E: / T: +599 9 4624766 / M: + 599 9 5102326

Folder + programma investeringsmissie 10-12 oktober 2019

3rd Caribbean Heritage Conference!

Posted on: December 14th, 2017 by Media599 No Comments

On behalf of the Monuments Platform, consisting of the Curaçao Monuments Foundation, the Curaçao Monument Fund Foundation and several other partners, we welcome you to the 3rd Caribbean Conference of National Trust & Preservation Societies.

For more information, speakers and the complete schedule:

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Wednesday, November 15th – 2017

5:00 – 8:00pm
Pre-registration in the lobby of the Renaissance Resort

7:00 – 9:00pm
Informal Welcome Reception at the Riffort Wall.

Please enter through the Renaissance beach area to access the fort wall.

Thursday, November 16th – 2017

7:00 – 8:30am
Registration at the Atrium Meeting Room

8:30 – 9:15am
Welcome Remarks & Official Opening

9:15 – 10:00am – Opening Keynote
Gustavo Araoz | Keynote – ICOMOS in the Caribbean

10:00 – 11:00am – Introducing Willemstad UNESCO World Heritage
Michael Newton | Willemstad World Heritage City
Dimitri Cloose | History of Willemstad’s Harbor

11:00am – 2:00pm – City Trip Part 1: Willemstad Harbor Tour by boat (incl. lunch)
Gather in the lobby. Please wear comfortable shoes, light clothing and sun protection. A bottle of water will be provided upon departure.

2:00 – 5:00pm – Underwater Heritage & Archeology Sessions
Peggy Leshikar-Denton | Keynote-Caribbean Underwater Cultural Heritage: Past, Present & Future
Amy Victorina | Archeology of Historic Willemstad
* Coffee Break *
François van der Hoeven | The use of the Curaçao research submarine for Caribbean maritime archaeology

* After these sessions there will be time for Q & A with the speakers

5:45 – 8:00pm – Welcome Reception at the Governor’s Palace in Fort Amsterdam
Please be ready in the lobby at 5:45pm. There will be a short guided walk to the location. Dress code is business attire – this means for the men jacket & tie or guayabera with dress pants and for the ladies a suitable dress or ensemble

Friday, November 17th – 2017

8:30am – 12:00pm – Branding & Marketing Heritage Sessions
Vincent Vanderpool – Wallace | Keynote – Caribbean Heritage and the Tourism Industry
Tara Inniss | Networking the Brand: the OAS, Heritage Brand Development and the Caribbean Heritage Network
Annefleur Siebinga | Making Heritage Matter
* Coffee Break *
Peter Chandler | Creating Your Unique Selling Proposition
Vincent Jacot | Remember the Alamo! Building Heritage from a Neglected Space

* After these sessions there will be time for Q & A with the speakers

12:00 – 1:30pm – Lunch at the Renaissance with Poster Presentations;
Several participants will present their posters on a range of topics – pass by during
lunch for more information or questions.

1:30 – 5:00pm – Financing Heritage Preservation Sessions
Michael de Sola | Keynote – Financing Heritage
Rob van den Bergh | The rise of Pietermaai and the establishment of Pietermaai District in Curaçao
Bharat Bhojwani | Preserving Heritage through a Real Estate Fund
* Coffee Break *
Terence Suthers | Money Follows Ideas! – Contemporary Approaches to
Success in Funding and Sustaining Heritage Preservation
Anne Witsenburg | Financing Heritage Conservation in Aruba: How to survive without subsidy?

* After these sessions there will be time for Q & A with the speakers

5:00 – 8:30pm – Sunset Cocktail & Plantation House Dinner Reception
The buses will depart from the lobby at 5:10pm for a sunset cocktail at Fort Nassau. At 6:30pm we will arrive at Landhuis Bloemhof for a dinner reception and art exhibition at this historical plantation house. The buses will depart from there at 8:30pm to return to the hotel.
Dress code casual.

Saturday, November 18th – 2017

8:00 – 10:00am – City Trip Part 2: Walking Tour Otrobanda
> Gather in the lobby. Please wear comfortable shoes, light clothing and sun protection. A bottle of water will be provided upon departure.

10:00am – 12:30pm – Adaptive Reuse of Heritage Sessions
Arno Boon | Keynote – Adaptive Reuse
* Coffee Break *
Sir Henry Fraser | | Historic Preservation and Adaptive Re-use in Barbados – Successes and Failures, Secrets and Gremlins
Marcel Dennert | Keynote – Adaptive Reuse: A matter of Agility

* After these sessions there will be time for Q & A with the speakers

12:30 – 2:00pm
Lunch at the Renaissance

2:00 – 4:15pm – Adaptive Reuse of Heritage Sessions – Continued
Victor Marin | Keynote – Preservation & Creativity: Adaptive Reuse for Old Buildings
Nirvana Persaud | Adaptive Reuse for Sustainable Heritage Preservation: A focus on Built Heritage in Guyana
* Coffee Break *
Richenel Ansano & Ergo D. Cijntje | Savonet: a Case Study in Planning Sustainability: Negotiating Experience and Frameworks in Community Based Heritage Preservation

* After these sessions there will be time for Q & A with the speakers

4:15 – 5:00pm
Announcements & Closing Remarks

5:45 – 8:00pm – Harbor View dinner at Restaurant ‘De Gouverneur’
We will depart from the lobby at 5:45pm for a short walk down the waterfront to a beautiful 18th century building for dinner, with an amazing view on the harbor and floating bridge.
Dress code is casual.

For those who want to keep going, after dinner drinks in town on own are strongly recommended at the Pietermaai district.