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Networks & social clubs

Once you have arrived in the Brainport region, you might want to start finding some friends that have been through the same experiences as you and who live in the same area. The region has plenty to offer to those in search of friends and networks from around the world, from bars favored by expats to formal expat organizations. In addition to the clubs and groups particularly focused on expats, there are also local networks that internationals are welcome to join.

Below are a few examples of expat and social networks.

International Women's Club Eindhoven

The IWCE is a non-commercial, non-political and non-denominational organization that promotes networking between English speaking women from many different countries. It’s a great way to meet new people or explore new directions via our special interest groups.

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The HUB Eindhoven

The goal at The Hub for Expats is to help international knowledge workers and students in Eindhoven meet others, socialize and feel at home. We do this by organizing a variety of activities where contact is key!

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North American Women's Club of Eindhoven (NAWC)

For American, Canadian and Mexican citizens living in the Eindhoven region. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month, and has various activities to suit working and non-working members.

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Meerhoven Expat Platform

Would you like to get in touch with fellow expats living in Meerhoven? Are you curious about current and future developments in Meerhoven? Or do you have ideas to make this place (even) better? Then join the Meerhoven Expat Platform.

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Sport clubs

Sports clubs are an excellent way to meet new people. The Netherlands prides itself on being a sports nation and with 70 different sports on offer in the region, if you want to get involved you should find what you’re looking for.

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