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About us

Founded in Amsterdam and run by globally curios people, Amsterdam International Community (AIC) is the most authentic and active international community platform in the Netherlands. 

AIC organizes various social events, information sessions, share useful tips to support expats and locals enjoy living in this stunning city. We are known for creating great experiences, very frequent and diverse events designed to promote a good vibe space allowing people to feel appreciated and to make your expat life pleasant for the years to come.

Our events are hosted weekly at various locations in the city, conducted always in a friendly and welcoming environment. Personal attention is key for us. When joining our events, our hosts will personally welcome and familiarize you to the others.

AIC founders are internationals who came to the Netherlands for work and are proud to now call this place ‘home’.

Motivated by their experiences and an urge to learn about the world, they started acting by creating a space for internationals to meet. With the vision of building a community platform as a center-point to support international people’s every-day needs.

Our team is the fuel of our engagement. We are open, diverse and united by our common goal to share fun!

A true melting pot of cultures where foreigners from all over the world arrive every day and look for social connections.

JOIN US

to become part of a vibrant network of people! Whether you are an expat, Dutch who’s internationally oriented, or a visitor. Everybody is welcome!

We organize expat events of every shape and form. Fun, parties, after-work drinks, boat trips, networking, housing services, expat sport(s) activities, cinema, language exchange, expat meetup, food workshops, etc.

We have many more activities under construction. In the meanwhile keep an eye on I am expat fair if you have just arrived in town, Funda and Pararious if you are looking for an accommodation, Eventbrite National Opera and Ballet and Het concert Gebouw if you are looking for concerts.

Whether you are an expat, Dutch who’s internationally oriented, or a traveler merely visiting the city and wanting to mingle, we strive to promote good vibes.

We are inclusive and open to people of different nationalities and backgrounds.

Follow AIC and become part of a vibrant network of people! Our community shares common passions, pursue similar interests, contribute with their knowledge and experience to create valuable connections and foster new friendships.

Our events by category

AIC TEAM

Attila

Partner and Founder.

Born in Italy, of parents from the North and South of the country. The Netherlands has been his home since 2009, where friends became family.

Attila is an avid traveler, a social addict who enjoys sharing thoughts and laughs. He truly believes that a smile and social attitudes are keys to a happy life.

Massi

Partner

Born and raised in Palermo (Italy), he graduated at the age of 25 just before leaving Italy to follow his passions and to travel the world as part of his career.

A passionate person, sports enthusiast, and socially active. Love to connect people and to make an impact on the world.

Salome'

Host and creative designer

Salomé is proudly part of this fantastic team since the beginning of AIC.

Born and raised in Portugal, she moved right after her studies to Amsterdam to work in the fashion industry. After some years, she felt that it was time to give way to her own creative life and she started her own company.

Riccardo

Host

He moved from a tiny (and humid) town close to the beautiful Venice to the LowLands driven by wanderlust.

Convinced that meeting people with different origins and backgrounds can only enrich and expand our vision of life.

Passionate about ethnic food, yoga, and traveling to unknown destinations.

Proudly part of the AIC team since the very beginning!

Jessica

Host

Jessica takes care of the events dedicated to women.

After living in Italy and Switzerland, she landed in the Netherlands where she made a ton of friends.

Fun, sociable and happy, Jessica brings a beautiful light to all her events.

Goktug

Host

Goktug a.k.a. GK was born in Turkey, During his studies he moved to Italy where he lived for 5 years.

Since several years he put down his roots in Amsterdam where is works as Digital Media Manager.