Are you curious to find out what the 2nd largest economy in the Netherlands, the Food & Flower industry, has to offer?

This is your chance!
You’ll get to tag along with the director of one of the Netherlands’ leading producers/suppliers in the Food & Flower Industry. Because the future lies in fresh products! Take this unique opportunity and apply now! If you’re selected, it’ll provide you with an amazing experience and references!

What will you be doing?
You will literally spend a day shadowing the director of one of the biggest companies in the Food & Flower Industry. You’ll also face a business issue, which you can give your uninhibited advice on! You’ll play an important part and contribute to the future policy of the company.

The days on which you can shadow a director are are spread over the week from 14 to 18 November 2022.

The participating companies/organisations represent the entire chain and are market leaders in the Dutch Food & Flower industry: the breeders, suppliers, growers, traders and interest representatives.

Selection procedure
There are only 15 places available for students at 15 different Dutch top companies in the sector. This means that we will ask a few questions to find out what your motivation is to participate, so that we can make a selection based on that. We’ll ask you about your field of study, but this generally isn’t taken into account for the selection.

Sign up
You can sign up via this form (in Dutch).



We are looking for students who:

– are 3 rd of 4 th year HBO or university students;
– are enthusiastic;
– have a clear motivation for participating;
– aren’t afraid to offer their opinion.
– want to innovate!

CEO for 1 day is an initiative by Glastuinbouw NederlandHandel Groeit, LemonLime Talentontwikkeling and HortiHeroes.