In English

Vakcentrum is the independent representative and proven partner of independent (SME) entrepreneurs in food, non-food, fast moving consumer goods and franchisees.

Independent entrepreneurs and franchisees with the following companies are affiliated with trade association Vakcentrum:

  • Supermarket
  • Food specialty shop
  • Organic specialty shop
  • Household items shop
  • Toy shop
  • Cooking shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Off-license

Vakcentrum supports its members in the field of:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Employership
  • Customers
  • Product selection
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability

Vakcentrum does this through:

  • Representation

Vakcentrum is committed to the interests of entrepreneurs. At local, provincial, national and European level.

  • Advice

Vakcentrum is THE knowledge and advice centre for all aspects that independent entrepreneurs have to deal with in their business operations. Whether it concerns questions about collective labour agreements or franchise issues, rent, reproduction rights, labelling or alcohol sales.

  • Member benefits

Due to agreements with selected suppliers, Vakcentrum members gain from financial benefits on, among other things, insurances, purchase of LED lighting or alarm systems, fuel and many other products and services.

Vakcentrum is represented in all relevant umbrella organisations such as MKB-NederlandCentraal Bureau LevensmiddelenEurocommerce and MVO Nederland.