Fan lovin’ criminals

 

Our dedicated team of fan-loving experts

breathe sports and music 

Kurt Tuypens

MANAGING DIRECTOR

 

Existing since 1972

I’m a big fan of Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Zinedine Zidane, Roger Federer, Prince, Morrissey and Jamiroquai

My ultimate fan experience: Watching the game, having a Bud and Prince concert 5/7/2011 – Gent

Tim Vercauteren

CREATIVE LEAD SINGER

 

Existing since that golden year 1973

I’m a big fan of Paul, John, George and Ringo.

My ultimate fan experience: after 25 years of going to Rock Werchter still feeling like coming home and exactly knowing where to find my friends. And off course almost all of the 783 of concerts I’ve seen so far. With special thanks to Prince, The Boss, Eddie Vedder, Nick Cave, Justin Vernon and David Bowie.

Fan lovin' criminals

Our dedicated team of fan-loving experts breathe sports and music.
It’s in their blood. But their
heads
are filled with marketing, communication and advertising. It’s the magic link. They provide the insights into how people are engaged with sport and music.
And then turn that into how they will engage with you.

Mark Bogaert

TEAM CAPTAIN

 

Existing since 1973

I’m a big fan of basketball, fresh carrots, red ski slopes & beers with buddies.

 My ultimate fan experience: an afterparty by Prince at Viage Brussels in 2010 where he played for 3 hours after midnight. Only performer in the world who exhausts his fans and not the other way around.

Ilse Van Lerberghe

CREATIVE PRODUCER

 

Existing since previous century

I’m a big fan of Roisin Murphy en Ronita York

My ultimate fan experience: The polonaise

Dean Weyn

PROJECT MANAGER & DIGITAL CROWDSURFER

 

Existing since 1989

I’m a big fan of Fenders and the festival season

My ultimate fan experience: 2 hours of jumping up and down with a broken foot during a Muse-concert.

Dylan Van Nieuwenhove

SPORTS MARKETEER

 

Existing since the year of FPS-legend Doom and
Romelu Lukaku.

I’m a big fan of Kenneth Van Assche

My ultimate fan experience: the celebration @ Dance With the Devils (Sportpaleis) when Origi scored against Russia, WC 2014.

Babs Bautmans

PROJECT MANAGER

 

Existing since Studio Brussels is on air

I’m a big fan of loud guitar riffs and pounding basses, confetti, a spectacular volleyball spike and a baristo coffee

My ultimate fan experience: Volleyball club Asse-Lennik beating Antwerp in cup final of 2015 at Sportpaleis 

Nathalie Verstraeten

FACTS & FIGURES

 

Existing since Rock Werchter 1983

I’m a big fan of movies

My ultimate fan experience: had lunch with Matthias Schoenaerts

 

 

 

Charlotte Vandamme

SENIOR DESIGNER

 

Existing since the year of YMCA

I’m a big fan of toast Hushovd

My ultimate fan experience: sunset surfing

Jeldert Meyts

CREATIVE EVENT PRODUCER

 

Existing since the The year of the First Apple Macintosh and 3 days after the shooting of Marvin Gaye

I’m a big fan  of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, basketball (with a focus on the 5th quarter) and the 1996 gig of Oasis @ Knebworth

My ultimate fan experience: Dancing in the King Power Stadium with Marcin Wasilewski and number one Leicester Fan Tom Meighan from Kasabian on their way to their first ever Premier League title. (R.I.P. Khun Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha)

Charlotte Elton

CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER

 

Existing since George Orwell wrote that book

I’m a big fan of hurling myself off rocks into the cold Irish sea with my puppy diving in behind me.

My ultimate fan experience:

Swapping my Slovakia pin with Venus Williams’ Panama pin at the London 2012 Olympics tennis event so we could both complete our (nerdy) Olympic pin collections.

Koen Van Der Haegen

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER, PAPERCUT SURVIVOR

 

Existing since the invention of the world wide web

I’m a big fan of Nathan Rutjes, Rocky Bushiri and Tenacious D

My ultimate fan experience: KMSK Deinze winning 1-0 against arch-rivals Zulte-Waregem in 2002.

Grigoli Kopaliani

I MAKE STUFF

Existing since birth

I’m a big fan of high-quality naps and pretending to work

My ultimate fan experience: sitting in a chair with my
headset on.

Bertel Van Gansbeke

JUGGLING WITH CMYK and RGB

 

Existing since “Friday I’m in Love”

I’m a big fan of all justin vernon’s projects

My ultimate fan experience: jamming together with Justin Vernon, Matt berninger, Paul Mccartney  and Jim Morrison at the backstage of Woodstock ’69

Kenneth Van Assche

SPORTS MARKETEER


Existing since birth of VTM and demise of the Berlin Wall

I’m a big fan of Adidas Predators – football shoes – and all players who wore them (Zizou especially)

My ultimate fan experience: the 3 week tour around France I did during the EC 2016. Everywhere we came and everything we did evolved around football,
amazing experience!

Pieter Maenhout

STRATEGY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

 

Existing since 1987.

I’m a big fan of combat sports, mountainbike, Harley Davidson and the mountains. My football heart lays at Club Brugge and my local team RWDM.

My ultimate fan experience: UFC London front row in 2017. 

Mathias Boesmans

PROJECT MANAGER

 

Existing since 1991.

I’m a big fan of athletes that dominate their sport. Tiger, Federer, LeBron, Messi.

My ultimate fan experience: Watching “The Masters” and of course “The Ryder Cup”, espacially the one of 2012 where the Europeans did the biggest comeback in golf history and where Nicolas Colsaerts beat Tiger and Stricker by himself.

Veronika Yukalova

CLIENT SERVICE & STRATEGY


Existing since the release of Rain Man and Die Hard. Not a bad year to be born 😊

I’m a big fan good loud music in the car, summer concerts, espressos, diving with the dolphins, open-air cinema and burying my feet in hot sand. Not all of these have to happen at once though.

My ultimate fan experience: hesitating between seeing Rafa and Roger live playing in Roland Garros semi-final and dancing the night away to Florence and the Machine at a summer festival in Bilbao. Hard choice. Both experiences were totally awesome.

Veronika Yukalova

CLIENT SERVICE & STARTEGY


Existing since the release of Rain Man and Die Hard. Not a bad year to be born 😊

I’m a big fan good loud music in the car, summer concerts, espressos, diving with the dolphins, open-air cinema and burying my feet in hot sand. Not all of these have to happen at once though.

My ultimate fan experience: hesitating between seeing Rafa and Roger live playing in Roland Garros semi-final and dancing the night away to Florence and the Machine at a summer festival in Bilbao. Hard choice. Both experiences were totally awesome.

Melissa Tistaert

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

 

Existing since The first single from the Spice Girls was released: Wannabe – 1996

I’m a big fan of Long walks with my dog and watching gymastics on television.

My ultimate fan experience: Prepare lodges of my favorite artists on Pukkelpop and take their favorite snacks and drinks with me 😊

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