Who we are

Hans De Smedt manages We Make You Happy, a Ghent based Event Agency with strong expertise in Corporate & Public Events, Press & Blogger Events, Conferences & Seminars, Brand & Product Launches and Festival Productions.


He is a believer of experiential marketing and interaction with real people and real brands. As a commercial profile he is also convinced of the magic of networking as one of the fundaments of doing business. This in mind he created different bimonthly after work events where dynamic professionals get together for business and good times after business.

He grew up in Ghent and received his Master in Communication Sciences (Pol&Soc)

at University of Ghent (2000), and his Master in Marketing Management (SLM) at Vlerick Business School, Ghent (2001).


He started his career in product management at Vanden Borre where he developed his solution driven attitude. Packed with this experience he lead the the sales & marketing department for 10 years for the different businesses of Group Van Wonterghem where he found his passion in event business. In 2010 he moved with his family to Alsemberg, 'green lung' of Brussels, where he based the offices of Ever Present Events in which he groups his different commercial activities.




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