Holland in the Valley creates value by building on and expanding a network of established Dutch nationals in California and strengthening that circle through roundtables, networking events, and topical sessions. It organizes multiple annual events.

Alumni event

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and the Consulate General of the Netherlands in San Francisco host the Holland in the Valley Alumni Event. The Bay Area is home to several alumni chapters and hundreds alumni of Dutch universities. Meet alumni of your own alma mater and connect with interesting folks from other top-ranking universities that call the Netherlands home. The Annual VSNU Lecture is done by Mirjam van Praag, President of VU University Amsterdam.

Holland in the Valley Award

The Holland in the Valley Award is awarded in recognition of innovation meeting Dutch expertise in California. The first ceremony will take place during the NAF SoCAL Annual DAHD Gala in Los Angeles. Read about the winner, Plantible Foods.