Executive MBA Class of 2018

Excited to see you again!

We're delighted to invite you to the Executive MBA Class of 2018 reunion.

Your reunion programme

Reunite with your friends

See your old classmates again, look back on your time at RSM and create new memories. 

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Rediscover yourself & Rotterdam

Inntel Hotel Rotterdam
Mainport Hotel Rotterdam

Enjoy your stay in Rotterdam in the luxury 5-star Mainport hotel or the adjoining 4-star Inntel hotel, overlooking the beautiful Erasmus Bridge.

Friday

Experience student life again

Erasmus University Campus Woudestein

Come back to campus and relive the times you had with you fellow classmates

Saturday

Drink & dine in style

Activities in Inntel Hotel
Dinner at Mainport 

An exciting day full of fun activites, followed by fine dining with your class at the Mainport in one of our intimate or lively private dining areas.

Highlights of the day

Welcome

15:00-15:30

Campus tours

15:30-16:30

Bites & live music at Maria's Cantina

16:30-18:00

Floating reception on the Maas

18:30-19:30

Until 15:00

Check-in at the hotel

There will be transportation available from the hotel to the campus.

15:00

Registration & welcome 

Bayle Building

15:30

Campus tour

Relive your student days and revisit your favourite places with your former classmates.

16:30

Light bite & live music @ Maria's Cantina

Catch up with your classmates while enjoying snacks, drinks, and live music.

18:00

It's time to get on the boat

Transportation from the campus to the Spido boat will be made available to everyone.

18:30

Floating reception on the Maas

Enjoy beautiful evening views at your drinks reception as we travel back along the Maas river towards the centre of Rotterdam.

Highlights of the day

Registration & welcome coffee

11:00-11:30

Networking bingo & RSM Looking Forward

11:30-12:45

Lunch

13:00-14:15

Activities

Tours, breakout sessions or lounge

14:30-15:30
16:00-17:00

Three-course dinner

19:00-21:00

Award ceremony

21:00-22:00

9:00Free morning to discover the city
11:00

Registration desk & welcome coffee

To be held in Mainport Hotel.

11:30

Networking & RSM Looking Forward

We start the day with a minute of silent reflection. Starting off with an fun icebreaker bingo and onto hearing your views on the latest news about the school. 

13:00Lunch
14:30

Choose: breakout session, tour, or lounge

Get acquainted with each other and Rotterdam as well as have the opportunity learn more from experts, with a choice of:

  • Breakout sessions with speakers:
    • Antonie Knoppers – The Power of Presence
    • Bill Collins - Grit vs. Quit: Balancing the Benefits of Perseverance versus Walking Away
    • Sofya Isaakyan – The Leadership Lab
    • Dorothy Grandia – Practicing inclusive dialogue under pressure
  • Walking tour
  • Cycling tour 
  • Coffee lounge

Make your choice of activity (including which breakout session) at checkout when purchasing your ticket. You have the opportunity to join a second option from the selection above during the second breakout session at 16:00.

15:30Coffee break
16:00

Choose: breakout session, tour, or lounge

Again, you can choose to join a second activity among the four:

  • Breakout sessions with speakers:
    • Antonie Knoppers – The Power of Presence
    • Bill Collins - Grit vs. Quit: Balancing the Benefits of Perseverance versus Walking Away
    • Sofya Isaakyan – The Leadership Lab
    • Dorothy Grandia – Practicing inclusive dialogue under pressure
  • Walking tour
  • Cycling tour 
  • Coffee lounge
17:00

Freshen up & aperitivo lounge

A chance to go back to your room and freshen up before dinner while we welcome guests arriving only for the meal. If you are left with spare time, please feel free to mingle at the aperitivo lounge.

18:00Registration & welcome for guests only joining for dinner
19:00

Three-course dinner

Enjoy a fabulous meal in our dining rooms. Each class will have the chance to have an intimate or lively dinner together.

21:00

Goodbye reception & award ceremony

The ceremony to recognise your presence and commemorate the our notable guests, overlooking panoramic views of Rotterdam's skyline.

Our breakout session speakers

The Power of Presence

Antonie Knoppers

14:30-15:30
16:00-17:00

Grit vs. Quit

Bill Collins

14:30-15:30
16:00-17:00

The Leadership Lab

Sofya Isaakyan

14:30-15:30
16:00-17:00

Inclusive Dialogue

Dorothy Grandia

14:30-15:30
16:00-17:00

Book now and don't miss your reunion

We're here to make your reunion unforgettable

How to get there

Your reunion takes place across three locations in Rotterdam, but we've made it easy to enjoy them all without worrying about transport.

Where to stay

We have negotiated special rates at our main locations, the Mainport and Inntel Hotel Rotterdam, which make it the easiest way to enjoy the whole reunion experience.

How to give back

This year, we are supporting two important causes at your MBA reunion: the EUR Emergency Fund and the RSM MBA Scholarship Fund.

Another question?

Dress code? Guests? Something else? We have answered the most common questions.

Become a reunion ambassador

Book now

Join our Friday or Saturday programmes, or book a combined ticket at a discounted rate.

Terms of registration

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) reserves the right to cancel or to reschedule the event, sessions, locations or times, or to arrange substitute speakers if deemed absolutely necessary due to unforeseen circumstances out of control of RSM. Should this occur, RSM is not required to compensate travel or accommodation costs, loss of working time, or other damages. If, after registration, you are unable to attend, you may send a replacement participant. RSM cannot refund your registration.

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