Theme - Resilience
This year’s Red Carpet Dinner theme was resilience – a consideration of which was more important than ever. As Rotterdam is strenghtening its position as a city with a future focus on sustainability, safety, diversity, and healthcare, this city has shown how resilient it can be over the last year in the globally difficult times. Throughout the evening, speeches by Rotterdam’s Mayor, Mr. Aboutaleb, Wilbert Lek, managing director of Rotterdam Partners and Jorn Douwstra, manager International Trade & Investment of Rotterdam Partners focused on inspiring stories coming from Rotterdam.
The cultural and hospitality sectors have had an incredibly difficult time over the past year, therefore it was important to showcase and offer a platform within the event. The Red Carpet Dinner took place in a local theathre and the programme included a dance performance show under the theme of Resilience by Xclusive, a special feature of dancer, choreographer and creative director Timor Steffens, and a five-course dinner served by different local restaurants, each representing unique flavours of the city: JACK, COCO Rotterdam, Tech Noir, Putaine, and Sharp Sharp.
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