Category Archives: Events

Suriname’s First International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition Launches in October, 2021

October 5Th to 7th, 2021 will witness the inaugural edition of SIPEX 2021, which is already being touted as the most anticipated and premier Oil&Gas Summit and Exhibition in Suriname. The first-ofa-kind event in the Latin American country comes loaded with timely opportunities to build new connections and network with industry stalwarts, exchange key insights, […]

Demystifying Blockchain

Cryptocurrency and blockchain have quickly become a global phenomenon and hot topic in the business world and investing community. Known by most people, but understood by few. Cryptocurrency, an abbreviation of cryptographic currency, is a type of digital asset that uses blockchain technology. Benefits of blockchain include improves efficiency; reduces the cost of maintaining and […]

Light the Sky Curaçao – Let’s Inspire Hope Together

A signal of hope and light was sent out in these difficult times, that was the main message the organizers of #LightTheSky Curaçao wanted to send out to the world. There is still so much good and positivity happening around, and always light on the horizon.  On Sunday March 22nd, the Queen Juliana Bridge became […]


The Orange economy is sometimes also referred to as the Creative economy. It includes industries such as digital media, software development, visual arts and advertising. Curaçao Investment and Export Promotion Agency (CINEX) hosted its two-day Smart Investment Summit on August 28th and 29th featuring an inspiring range of presentations on this subject. Topics included Smart […]


August saw the World Trade Center host its most successful Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival (CNSJ) to date with an all-star lineup on three stages that included bestselling artists from five decades and a multitude of music genres. This year’s edition of the biggest music festival in the Caribbean broke all previous attendance records with […]


On September 20, 2019, local entrepreneurs received the gratuitous opportunity to assist at the United Entrepreneurship Curaçao Summit organized by Het Huis van Asporaat at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort. Jandino Asporaat, co-founder of Het Huis van Asporaat, is no stranger to the local and Dutch entertainment industry. The 38-year-old stand-up comedian, actor, producer, […]

Curaçao Tech Meetups 2019: Overview and Highlights

The 2nd Curaçao Tech Meetups took place on Curaçao from September 2nd to 8th over five locations on the island and included presentations, workshops, a hackathon and kids’ activities. Presentations were held at Central Bank Curaçao from Monday through Thursday taking in all aspects of technology and featuring representatives from a wide variety of industries. […]


Curaçao’s historical city center is on the rise again after years of deterioration and neglect. Social entrepreneur Kurt Schoop is one of the key players in the development of the Otrobanda neighborhood. He has created innovative ways to successfully combine his passion for community work with sustainable business models. “I’ve always had entrepreneurial skills, I […]

TEDxCuraçao: Boosting Curaçao’s Knowledge Industry in Creative Ways

On 12 March 2016, TED once again made its way to Curaçao with a TEDx event titled Bridging the Gap. TED is a nonprofit organization that aims to spread ideas, through short, powerful talks. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, and was launched in 1984. Since then, they’ve developed into a global community, under […]