How close-knit is the expat community in this area? How do I get involved with it?
People from all over the world live in Amsterdam. There are expat clubs to suit everyone.

Beside expat groups, what is the best way to make social connections outside of work?
Some examples of social clubs:

  • Amsterdam Hash House Harriers - a social club for people who like to jog. Phone: 0297 758 2921 or 020 5139705
  • Connect International - a social club for expats. Phone: 050 521 4541

You can also visit one of the many entertainment and cultural events in Amsterdam, such as the National Museum Weekend, Holland Festival or Uitmarkt. For more information, you can contact VVV Amsterdam. Phone: 0900 0191.

Where can I meet other singles in this city?
Many single expats in Amsterdam visit bars, pubs or clubs. You can also join one of Expatica's speed dates.

Are there any unique networking opportunities for accompanying partners?
Some general expat organizations also provide networking opportunities for accompanying partners.

Women's clubs are a good choice, too.  Here are a couple:

  • American Women's Club Amsterdam - Phone: 020 644 3531
  • British Society of Amsterdam - Phone:  06 2312 8482

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