Position: Manager Big Events; The Hague
Frank van der Peet is responsible for all major events at the City of The Hague. Examples in recent years include: the World Cup Hockey; World Cup Beachvolleybal; and the Volvo Ocean Race (2x).
Currently Frank is working on the Invictus Games (2020), the World Cup Sailing and the third visit of The Ocean Race, both in 2022.
He works for the Event Bureau of the city, which forms a project organisation for each major event. This organisation takes care of all responsibilities the city has for a major event, such as the bid, the contracts, hiring of partners, communication/marketing, economical spin-off, side events and permits.
Events in The Hague reflect the DNA of the city: the International City by the Sea and the City of Peace and Justice.