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10 (more) reasons to participate in 2018

  1. Experience: a new conference format with innovative, (inter)national, interactive sessions with WorldSkills Members and Partners and (inter)national guests during the first days of the WorldSkills General Assembly 2018, 15-18 October.
  2. Meet: Dutch stakeholders & partners, and collaborate: bring your national partners together with the other WorldSkills Members to the WorldSkills Conference and create an effective platform
  3. Get inspired: by several leading creative, industrial, academic, government, and TVET leaders;
  4. Develop together: the international skills agenda in relation to the six WorldSkills Focus Areas 
  5. Bring questions, get ideas: learn, discuss, and develop the future of your national TVET and skills system in a global international movement in Amsterdam.
  6. Amsterdam is one of the top 10 most beautiful cities of the world. Visit the Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum, and the Van Gogh Museum. 
  7. Amsterdam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site: numerous cultural and historic buildings, experiences, and opportunity to view paintings by the Dutch Masters.
  8. Amsterdam has 165 Canals, 1281 bridges, a very compact downtown (8km2), over 900,000 bicycles, and over 150 different nationalities.
  9. It is easy to travel to and within Amsterdam. Over 135 intercontinental and 100 European cities served.
  10. General Assembly 2018 and WorldSkills Conference 2018 will be held at the Krasnapolsky hotel, a magnificent historic building with an exceptional location in the heart of the city.