Last week fCN hosted a successful Asia Lunch in Castle ‘de Wittenburg’ on an exquisite estate in Wassenaar. A large group of fCN members who are interested in business in Asia were present at this event. The main topic of the day was the opening of fCN Asia as well as the unveiling of the... Continue Reading →



On Tuesday the 13th of march, a particularly informative fCN Masterclass on Hospitality & Customer Care was given by Robert Guijt & Casper Overbeek. The Masterclass took place in the exquisite Pestana hotel, which recently opened in Amsterdam. The gentlemen gave their view on how to exceed customer expectations. In addition to the speakers, the... Continue Reading →

fCN breakfast at the Hermitage

The 25th of January 2018, Merlin Melles welcomed a prestigious group of fCN members to enjoy breakfast at the Hermitage in Amsterdam. This event is an archetypal tradition within Founders Carbon Network and commenced the 25th of March 2015. The fCN delegates are eternalized by means of a photograph which will be exposed across from leading... Continue Reading →


The kick-off of the world’s pre-eminent fair of fine arts, antique and design TEFAF was hosted on the 8th of March in Maastricht. During this early-access day countless art lovers, among whom many fCN members, were invited. TEFAF is widely acknowledged as the most prestigious modern and contemporary art organisation. Merlin Melles attended this spectacular... Continue Reading →


Founders Carbon Network started this significantly promising 2018 with a blast. On the 16th of January, our treasured fCN members were invited to enjoy deliciously selected food and drinks at Het Amsterdamse Proeflokaal in Amsterdam. This exceptional fCN gathering was a great success as all fCN members enjoyed connecting and mingling with one another. The delegates   reflected... Continue Reading →


On the 10th of January 2017, the CEO Powerbrunch was in light of the theme ‘To Infinity and Beyond”. During this edition, three Powerwomen shared their story about their boundless vision aimed towards the future. Merlin Melles told her inspiring story about Pearlcard with the topics dream, cross borders, learn, do and go as a... Continue Reading →


This year Merlin Melles hosted the first Pearlcard stand during Masters of LXRY 2017 at the RAI Amsterdam. Merlin, together with her cherished and esteemed partners, created a beautiful looking stand. From the 7th until the 11th of December, highly valued fCN and Pearlcard members experienced a range of inspirational events with added festive trimmings... Continue Reading →

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