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Facing challenging times: Smile & Joy come to work
Facing challenging times: Smile & Joy come to work

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Vistar Media EMEA Headquarters

Facing challenging times: Smile & Joy come to work

During our first-ever Smlin Meet-up, we bring together HR professionals and founders to explore ways to reimagine the workplace. Smlin's Founder, alongside Andreea D. Vanacker & Christophe Fauconnier, will delve into practical strategies for integrating more smiles and joy into work.

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Time & Location

21 mei 2024, 18:30 – 21:30 CEST

Vistar Media EMEA Headquarters, Danzigerbocht 45-P, 1013 AM Amsterdam, Netherlands


About the event

Learn more about Smlin, get inspired, and exchange with like-minded people.

Theme:'Facing challenging times, how Smile & Joy come to work'.

ℹ️ About the Smlin Meetup 1st Edition

In our very 1st edition, join us as Florent, Smlin's Founder deep-dives with our 2 guests: Andreea D. Vanacker and Christophe Fauconnier into bringing more smiles and joy within organizations.

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🕵️‍♂️ Who is it for? 

  • Founders focused on impact, genuine positivity, and human-centric innovation in the workplace
  • Business leaders, and HR professionals seeking to elevate their company culture.
  • Anyone seeking to enhance well-being and positivity in the workplace!

🕑 Event Schedule

  • 18:30 - Doors open for drinks and mingling.
  • 19:00 - Welcome: Smile & Joy.
  • 19:20 - "How Smlin Unlocks Your Inner Superpower." Florent Coudyser shares his story.
  • 19:40 - Introduction of Smlin Collective members
  • 19:55 - Short break with refreshments.
  • 20:10 - "Bringing more joy to organizations using The Human Growth Code." Andreea D. Vanacker and Christophe Fauconnier share their story and insights.
  • 20:30 - Open Mic Q&A session.
  • 20:45 - Networking time.
  • 21:30 - Event wraps up.

We aim to leave you with a joyful smile or smiling joy at the end of the evening.

🎙️ Speakers

Dr. Andreea D. Vanacker

Andreea is an entrepreneur, an international speaker, and an author. Her insights have been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Insider, La Presse, and National Post on topics that inspire leaders to create human-centric organizations and individuals to thrive. Andreea holds a Ph.D. in Economics, degrees in International Business and Finance, and speaks four languages. She has managed multi-million dollar businesses with global teams and she has done business in over 50 countries. Her work focuses on finding synergies between neuroscience, positive psychology, leadership, human resilience, joy, and purpose.  She is the founder of One Million Years of Joy, a global project on joy, a podcast, and a future documentary on how people experience joy in their lifetimes.

Christophe Fauconnier

Christophe is the founder and chair of Innate Motion, the humanizing business company. He's an organizational psychologist who works with leadership teams of the top Fortune 500 companies. He is also a serial entrepreneur starting businesses in diverse sectors like sports, transport, digital healthcare, advisory, and more. His work at Innate Motion mainly focuses on shaping organizational visions toward human and business growth, crafting brands and cultures for life, and helping organizations design programs to welcome change and be more future-ready.  He plays a pioneering role in business communities like B Corp, the Regenerative Alliance, and the B-for-good leaders, always exploring with others how to use the magic power of humanity and business to the greater benefit of people and the planet.

Florent Coudyser

Florent is the founder of Smlin. As the Founder of weflow consulting, he collaborated one-on-one with 150+ founders/companies (such as WeTransfer, Zenjob, Foodles, Channable, and TicketSwap) as a strategic and operational partner. Helping scaleups launch in new markets like the Netherlands, France, and Germany while building up necessary teams across Europe. Florent is the Founder of multiple companies and his latest endeavor is Smlin, whose aim is to help companies create workplaces where employees feel good—one genuine smile at a time. He'll achieve this by bringing together purpose-driven founders, giving them a 

network of support and like-minded individuals, and creating a resource hub to inspire, activate, and provide wisdom. He was featured on the Silicon Canals a few weeks ago.

🎟️ Capacity

Due to the office location, we have only 40 spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Join us on May 21st via the RSVP👆 Yes, the blue button;-)

🗓️ Location

Vistar Media EMEA office, top floor with a stunning view of the harbor. 

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✨ About the Smlin Meetup

A quarterly in-person experience rotating across Europe that aims to bring together business leaders and HR professionals with vibrant founders to reimagine the workplace, one smile at a time. :) 

PS: Just if you missed it;-) As spots are limited capacity, please do RSVP👆to make sure you secure your spot.

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Event Sponsor

Big thanks to Vistar Media for providing us with the venue and fuelling us with snacks and beverages!

Vistar Media is the home of out-of-home (OOH). Through Vistar Media's truly intelligent platform that hosts the world’s most extensive OOH inventory, we provide the scale, data, and expertise that allow brands to capture a better, gentler kind of attention. Vistar is growing so make sure to check out their career page.

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