Kees Lamers is policy advisor at VNPF (Dutch Association of Music Venues and Festivals). Kees deals with and advises their members on i.a. labour market issues, employers’ affairs, fiscal issues and the prevention of hearing loss. VNPF has 100 members: 60 pop music venues and 40 pop music festivals. In his spare time Kees likes to enjoy the arts (music, film, contemporary visual arts).