Henri Winkelman Award 2019 / Nominations

Willem de Kooning Academy
Wed 15 May

On 29th of May 2019, the annual award show of the Henri Winkelman Award will take place at the Willem de Kooning Academy (WdKA). The Henri Winkelman Award has been created seven years ago by the Stichting Ondernermersbelangen Rotterdam. This foundation supports young innovative entrepreneurs on their way with two incentive prices of € 10,000 and € 5000.

What is this award about?

  • Encouraging young entrepreneurs
  • Contributing to entrepreneurship within the Rotterdam creative industry
  • Offering WdKA's alumni a platform to connect with companies for new growth opportunities
  • Introducing partners to the WdKA with our relevant education and projects
  • Maintaining networks and relationships and expanding our network

Collaboration with Stichting Ondernemingsbelangen Rotterdam

Stichting Ondernemersbelangen Rotterdam was founded on 17 May 1949 and has the primary purpose to represent the interests - in the broadest sense - of small and medium-sized businesses in the Rotterdam City Region. The Foundation's target group includes independent entrepreneurs, representatives of entrepreneurs, conferences and meetings, as well as secondary social and cultural projects. The foundation supports entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized businesses that need an extra financial boost to become successful. Read more...

The shortlist:

Forever Studio
Jeanine Verloop
Stacii Samidin
Niels Vrijdag
Seb Agresti
Jack Westerlaken
Jord de Wilde

Jury panel Henri Winkelman Award 2019:

Studio Mals (Henri Winkelman Award winners 2015), Janne Vereijken, Emily Ansenk, executive director Kunsthal (Chair), Myrna van de Water, WdKA Head of Strategic Partnerships & Brand (Secretary).

Read more about Henri Winkelman Award here