King Willem I winners dinner

The Koning Willem I Prize is the most prestigious award for courageous, resilient and sustainable entrepreneurship.

The project

Every two years, the King Willem I Foundation organizes the Winners Dinner together with the winners of the previous edition. This time the organization fell to service provider CSU, brewer Gulpener and Von Gahlen Nederland BV, producer of shielding agents for nuclear medicine. The dinner took place on September 27, 2021 in the Theater Markant in Uden.

"We organized the KW1 Winners Dinner for the King Willem I Foundation. Prior to this festive dinner during the Fireside Chats, Honorary President Queen Máxima, Jacco Vonhof and Klaas Knot spoke with Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen about innovation, sustainability and the impact of the crisis. mine IINII Colleagues Larissa Verbaas, Sanne van der Zijden and Rob de Otter, we look back on a great day and then look forward to the presentation of the KW1 prizes in 2022!"

Nicole van der Valk

The challenge

Under the leadership of the day chair Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen (Chairman of the Executive Board of Aon Holdings), sustainable entrepreneur Ruud Koornstra and former banker Diederik Laman Trip spoke about the state of the economy. In a fireside chat, Queen Máxima (honorary chairperson of the Koning Willem I Foundation) spoke with President Klaas Knot of De Nederlandsche Bank (chairman of the Koning Willem I Foundation) about the access that SMEs have to financing.

The result

Foto credits: Stefan van der Kamp