Mariska Kesteloo studied tourism in the Netherlands and worked in different functions around the Mediterranean. Hostess, tourleader, reservations manager, office manager and purchasing manager. She moved to Belgium in 2009 and started her own company in the MICE industry in 2013. She organizes conferences, events and meetings for the European Commission as well for start-ups and scale-ups in Belgium. SITE board member in 2012 and since 2013 board member of MPI Belgium. Accomplishments 2012 – SITE young leader of the Year 2016 – President MPI Belgium Chapter.