On 3 November EMF organized its third annual Sponsor Lunch. Around 120 guests attended to enjoy the food of Restaurant De Kas and listen to Dennis Karpes of Naga Foundation and David Browning of TechnoServe.
Thank you Jan Vet for organizing again a great lunch. Indeed we enjoyed it very much. Again Korn/Ferry and Rabobank acted as main sponsors. Together with 14 sponsors each sponsoring a table, the lunch was a great succes!
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