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Newcomers Network for People greets all Newcomers to Frankfurt and the Rhein-Main Region with a warm welcome! Good to have you here! Welcome to Frankfurt! The Network gives you as an expat with your family a platform to find all the necessary information you need for a start.
We seek to make life in the Frankfurt-Rhein-Main region as easy as possible for Newcomers from all over the world. To this end, for more than 20 years now the Newcomers Network has been busy providing invaluable advice and tips, important contacts and information, recommendation on all the great things you and the family can do to enjoy life in the region – not to mention linking you up with the network of more than 120,000 other “expatriates” from over 100 different countries who now love living in Frankfurt Rhein-Main.Join us
We connect you with partners, professional providers and solutions that you need when you move and settle in and if you are in the region already, to get help and advise with expats’ questions and issues.Join us
Newcomers Network offers different levels of engagement. You can decide if you want to receive our regular updates, newsletters and invitations for events only for free, or if the Club Level status can provide you with the full spectrum of benefits and additional privileges if you require.Join us
Your initial entry point into the Newcomers Network will no doubt be online – meaning you can get in touch with us even before you become one of the countless new arrivals here. Simply click the Newcomers Network Website in advance as it pro-vides practical information on a wide range of topics that you will need to know how best to handle to ensure you get off to a smooth start in your new home.
Perhaps more importantly, here you can likewise find out about things relating to many aspects of life in your new home, such as health insurance, banking and finance, international schools, public transport, non-profit organizations, clubs, museums, theatres, tourism, sports and much more besides.
This is a casual get-together which takes place every first Monday of the month. The Website offers an interactive Community Forum to enable longer-standing newcomers to assist the fresh ones – or simply swap experiences and solutions. A variety of subjects can be discussed and new topics posted for discussion...Of course you can also sign up here for our Newcomers Newsletter – it appears at irregular intervals and features any manner of relevant information and invitations.
The NewcomersNetwork also produces an immensely useful A4-format book: The Newcomers Guide.Divided into nine insightful and objective chapters explaining the ins and outs of life in Frankfurt Rhein Main and with four extra chapters providing general information on a variety of subjects the Guide is designed to enable English speaking newcomers to get off to a good start in the region. Published annually since 2002, it has long since evolved into an essential reference guide that takes readers step-by-step through the process of embracing life in the region.
Once you’ve found your feet, you’ll no doubt really enjoy the Newcomers Festival which has been held annually since 2001 on the first Sunday in September in the Römer, the Frankfurt Town Hall – testimony to the City of Frankfurt’s cosmopolitan outlook. The Newcomers Festival is a family-oriented fair of services and organizations for the expatriate community – you’ll be able to tour the booths of relocation companies, international schools, health insurances, etc. In 2019 the festival attracted no less than 5,000 visitors from 30 different countries– who were welcomed by a full 60 exhibitors.
In addition to the exhibition proper, visitors can indulge in the pleasures of the accompanying entertainment program, ranging from international musical dance groups to food & drink very much in the local style. The Newcomers Festival is also destined to help newcomers who are professionals to overcome the transitional phase and cultural differences, to integrate and get the most out of local life.
On the first Monday of every month Newcomers Network’s hosts the “International Stammtisch”,a casual afterwork get-together for the international community in FrankfurtRhine- Main free of charge! The “International Stammtisch” is invariably an informative, interesting and above all international evening – and is held inEnglish. Hinging each time on a specific topic covering all the best the city has to offer, be it museums, culture, music, international clubs... Invites go out automatically with the Newcomers Network Newsletter.
The International Stammtisch is a tradition for decades now and since the beginning of 2019 it’s been even more interesting. The idea has been to include exciting new subjects as the respective monthly topic. The format chosen: an impulse presentation by an expert with the issues then put up for open discussion. Hotly debated subjects of late were, for example, digitization, education and culture.
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