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École Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

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EHL chooses The Reference


École Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), the unrivaled global leader in hospitality management education, has joined forces with us to boost their global digital marketing initiatives. The combination of EHL's strong reputation and our digital expertise promises a powerful synergy that will elevate EHL's global presence. 

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LensOnline

LensOnline, an international omnichannel retailer of contactlenses and eye care solutions, partnered with us to kick off their data transformation process with the implementation of a Customer Data Platform. 

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Port of Antwerp-Bruges

With our sustainable approach & smart integrations, we were able to revamp the digital presence of Europe's second largest port. 

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DPG Media

DPG Media was looking for a partner to create a new central website that prioritizes user experience, brand awareness, and employer branding. 

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Strategy

Sure, we could tell you all about strategy workshops, roadmaps, and KPIs here, but why even bother? You probably already know what strategy is about. What you don’t know yet, is how we like to stand next to you as you determine your course. As a co-pilot, if you will.

We aim to be the partner you trust. The one you talk to when you’re not sure where to go next, or with whom you like to spar if you want to get your goals into focus. We bring to the table everything we know: from proven methodologies to our personal experience. Together, we go on a journey. The destination? Your business success.

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Product

When do creatives and technologists feel at their best? Right, when they get to make stuff. Well, not just ‘stuff’ of course, but digital solutions that make a difference. A difference for your customers when they interact with your business. A difference for you and your colleagues when you get to optimize your workflow with the right technology.

Our digital hearts beat faster when we can set up systems that integrate nicely into your organization’s existing technology architecture. They beat even faster when we get to make these systems come to life with the right content in the right place.

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Marketing

We love it when people get introduced to brands they can relate to. That’s what good marketing is all about. Matching your business with the right audience, so that you can make an impact on their lives, just like they have an impact on yours.

We believe in sustainable growth, which you can measure and improve upon. It’s about finding your voice and using it to talk to those you care about. This way, you can attract satisfied customers with a strong affinity to your brand. Customers who gladly come back for more and become advocates for your business.

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The future rewritten: understanding the impact of Generative AI

Our AI captain Thomas explains how Generative AI is changing our digital world fast, presenting lots of opportunities and hurdles. It is at the cutting edge of innovation and promises to change the way we work and use technology. However, the integration of GenAI can create complex scenarios where we must balance technological advances while keeping our human principles and values.

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Expertise meets agility: Discover the power of hybrid collaborations

Step into the future with our Hybrid Collaborations service. Discover the power of agency and expert staffing synergy, creating a bridge between external expertise and your specific needs. Navigate digital challenges and unlock unparalleled growth. Let's explore, evolve, and excel together.

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Barry Loekenbach joins The Reference

Excited to announce that Barry Loekenbach has joined us as Director Digital Engagement for the Netherlands. To highlight his arrival and to initiate our business expansion in the Netherlands, we've successfully organized an exclusive event in Rotterdam with keynotes by two of our trusted clients Atlas Copco and LensOnline.

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