(Pop) Music
In developing new pop music venues, the quality of the development process is one of the critical success factors:

The development of new cultural policy and collaboration on programme development between cultural institutions, feasibility or location studies, the drawing up of Schedules of Requirements, writing an operation plan, organisational development within the institutions involved, planning, etc.

Cultural Affairs has successfully implemented the following projects in this field:


2010 (September) present
Rotterdam, Rotterdam Art Accommodation Foundation (member of governing board)

2010 (August) present
Hilversum, De Vorstin performance venue foundation (chair of governing board)

2011 (August) - 2012 (February)
Enschede, Consultant (in cooperation with Cor Wijn) for citywide study on Enschede theatres, concerthalls and popvenues on programming, profiles and operations.

2011 (March - August)
Werkendam, Music venue Xinix Nieuwendijk (operation plan)

2011 (June)
Vlissingen, Cultuurwerf foundation, consultancy for the development of a multi functional accommodation (theatre, popvenue, arts centre, festivals).

2011 (February)
The Hague, Foundation Haags Pop Centrum and foundation Musicon, operation plan for Popcity Den Haag

2005 - 2011 (February)
Rotterdam, Rotterdam International Fringe Festival foundation (initiative, start-up and member of governing board North Sea Round Town in collaboration with the North Sea Jazz Festival Rotterdam)

2010 (June)
Winterswijk, Welzijn Winterswijk foundation, pop music venue/youth centre Eucalypta (quick scan and operation plan)

2010 (April - May)
Amsterdam, Cultuur aan het IJ foundation, Tolhuistuin cultural complex (organisation consultancy)

2009 (May) - 2009 (November)
Leiden, municipal authorities, De Nobel music centre (process management for construction process, operation and organisation plan)

2009 (March - May)
Nieuwegein, municipal location for pop music practice sessions (investigation)

2009 (January)
Utrecht, Muziekhuis (Action Plan for start-up and operation)

2004 (August) - 2009
Nieuwegein, municipal pop music venue (programme management)

2008 (September - October)
Amsterdam, city district Oud West, Muzieklab pop music location for practice sessions (feasibility study)

2008 (May - June)
Nieuwegein, municipal pop music venue (feasibility study)

2007 - 2008 (January)
Rotterdam, Lanteren/Venster (consultancy for marketing plan)

2006 (November) - 2007 (July)
Rotterdam, pop music multipurpose building WaterFront (advice on splitting up the organisation)

2004 - 2007
Rotterdam, Rotterdam City Business Federation (chair pop music venues, film and theatre cluster)

2001 - 2004
Nieuwegein, new building of municipal pop music accommodation (preparation for new building)

2003 (November) - 2006 (December)
Rotterdam, pop music multipurpose building WaterFront (relaunch and restructuring of organisation and activities)

2003 (March - April)
Tilburg, Brabant Pop foundation (development of strategic vision)