Every year EMF organizes a sponsor lunch. Today May 16th the 5th sponsor lunch took place. We were honored and delighted to welcome Allerd Stikker and Kumi Naidoo as our speakers.
Restaurant De Kas is the place to organize a great lunch, well done and a big hurrah for the guys and girls in the kitchen.
The sponsorlunch was powered by Korn Ferry International, Korn Ferry has been our main sponsor now for many years. We are gratefull for their commitment to keep on supporting us.
And this year another 18 organization sponsored our lunch either by participating and sponsoring a table or by making a financial contribution. Most of these sponsors are trustfull friend who have been supporting us for many years.
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