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Smart event managers

Hi there, we are SEM|Smart Event Managers, ready to conquer the world. We are intermediate in temporary, project based, flex or full time event jobs. And we train talents to become true event professionals. 

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SEM in your team?

 Are you looking for freelance, temporary or full-time assistance with your events? At junior, medior or senior level? We match your demand with the event professionals in our SEM-network and add flexible workforce to your organization instantly. 

SEM ONLINE Event training

 Grow your event expertise by joining our online training program at basic or advanced level. Learn from experienced professionals.Aimed at marketers, office managers and (starting) entrepreneurs who seek event skills.

SEM community

Working in the event industry? Are you an event professional, an aspiring talent, a freelancer or an event decision maker? And you want to share your ideas? Or find new assignments? Join our Semmunity on Facebook and Linkedin, share your experience and learn from other each other.

Smart Event Managers

We are SEM|Smart Event Managers. Check out our online training program. Follow our job-news via Semmunity. Just join the team now.

Senior Event Manager

“Great initiative! Training talent and assist professionals in their event jobs. All combined with a community that engages us and promotes innovation. Just what we needed! Ester is a true pioneer in our industry. I learned a lot, working with her. She is an amazing marketing professional, coach and an inspiring entrepreneur.”

Bregje Dellepoort
Senior Manager Regional Marketing EMEA at Akamai Technologies

SEM Smart Event Managers

What about SEM

SEM is a new venture of Ester de Graaf. With many years of experience in the event industry at European level, as founder and owner of DDG-Europe, Ester is energized to work with new talent and inspired to share her experience with peers.

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Sem’s blogs

What content is likeable on Linkedin?

What content is likeable on Linkedin?

How effective is the content you share on Linkedin and which tricks can be used to support your events? Richard van der Blom (Just Connecting) followed some hundred creators on Linkedin, analyzing their content and what they achieved in terms of engagement and...

Ben’s garage

Ben’s garage

In the former Citroën garage at Stadionplein in Amsterdam the Pon Group has opened MOVE, an exhibition center to demonstrate future mobility solutions. In the basement we find Pon's collection of vintage Porsches. Pon is known in the Netherlands as distributor of...

Your event in a Dutch monument?

Your event in a Dutch monument?

Impress your guests by choosing a monumental house for your event! The historic houses association Hendrick de Keyser (a not-for-profit fund that buys and restores monumental houses - pdf) owns several ancient buildings on some of the most picturesque locations in The...

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