Tony's FAIR 2023
Join us for this momentous 10th edition of the annual Tony’s FAIR featuring impact updates, inspirational speakers, loaaads of musical entertainment, plant-based food trucks – and endless amounts of chocolate, of course. Come learn how we’re tracking our mission and what our vision for the future holds and celebrate last year’s achievements with us.
3-2-1.. Let’s take off, together!
what’s goin’ down, in a cocoa shell:
- 17:00 doors open
- 18:00 power hour (aka 60 mins. of inspiring talks)
- 19:00 it’s a party (beats ’n boogies)
- 00:00 closing time
Tony’s Chief Chocolonely
With 9 years of experience balancing purpose and profit as innocent drink’s Chief Squeezer and +25 years of doin' good business under his belt, we’ve been hella thrilled to have Douglas at Tony’s helm since October 2022.
Tony’s Inspire to Actress & Open Chain Lead
An influential thinker with a thing for aphorisms – our very own Tony’s Open Chain (TOC) Lead, Joke, works hard to influence key players in the chocolate industry to adopt Tony’s 5 Sourcing Principles and grow the impact of TOC.
Roxane van Iperen
Writer, journalist & jurist
An acclaimed Dutch author, Roxane has published numerous books which have been translated into 14 languages – 't Hooge Nest was even on the New York Times bestseller list for over 2 months.
Spoken word artist
As a multidisciplinary maker and spoken word artist, Roziena writes about how she experiences society – always critical, never pedantic.
Jefferson records and performs RnB and pop music with soul, house and rock influences. His music translates his experiences finding his place in society, love and his self-identity, into music with the energy, sensitivity and generosity of spirit that reflects his character .
Kuenta live on stage is a non-stop carnival – the band is at the forefront of a movement of artists who’ve transformed Curaçao's traditional tambú genre into a 21st-century Tambutronic phenomenon.
Goldkimono’s sonic vibrations feature 90s hip-hop beats traveling at slow-paced island time. The project is driven by Dutch producer, writer and artist Tienus Konijnenburg's desire to spread positive intentions.
Multiheaded party monster – KD Soundsystem takes us on a musical journey all over the world with their own productions rooted in Dancehall, Brazilian Funk and Afrobeats.
This is just a snapshot of the line-up for the eve.. Follow us on socials to see who else'll be there.
The FAIR is held in de Gashouder, which is the big circular building in the middle of the Westerpark. The official address is: Klönneplein 1, 1014 DD, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
from Amsterdam Central Station By day: Take Bus 21 to Van Hallstraat. At night: take Bus 283 to Van Limburg Stirumstraat.
Take Tram 5 to Van Limburg Stirumplein or Van Hallstraat.
Drive onto the A10 ring road. Take exit S103. Drive down Haarlemmerweg towards Centrum. The Westerpark will be on your left. Best to park in the Q-park.
questions you might have
Everyone who's all in for making all chocolate 100% slave free the norm is invited – the more, the merrier.
That being said, the event’s not really suitable for kids under the age of 16. And please leave your paw-some four-legged friends at home for this one.
De Gashouder, which is the big cirular building in the middle of the Westerpark at Klönneplein 1, 1014 DD, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
If you're coming from Amsterdam Central Station by day, take Bus 21 to Van Hallstraat/Westergasfabriek. At night, take Bus 283 to Van Limburg Stirumstraat.
From Amsterdam-Centrum take Tram 5 to Van Limburg Stirumplein or Van Hallstraat/Westergasfabriek.
And if you’re coming by car, Drive onto the A10 ring road. Take exit S103/S104 (Haarlem). Drive down Haarlemmerweg towards Centrum. Westergas (aka home of the Gashouder) will be on your left.
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Totally! The tickets aren’t bound to individuals, so you can easily send someone in your place or try to sell it via TicketSwap.
Yuup! You'll have a bunch of veggie (and vegan) food trucks to choose from as well as delishhh drinks. Oh, and did we mention: lots and lots of chocolate, of course.
Heck yes – loooots of it. This NL’s biggest chocolate-centric impact festival, after all..
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