Vereniging Nederlandse Poppodia en Festivals

Vereniging Nederlandse Poppodia en Festivals, also known as VNPF, is the association serving a venue & festival community, focusing on the basic music industry needs in the Netherlands.
VNPF unites the majority of the Dutch venues which have an active and explicit artistic policy, along with the most significant organisations and iconic Dutch festivals.
The association is representing the common interests of the members in relation to the government, audiences and performing artists. Moreover, VNPF is organising conferences, publishing annual reports and benchmarks on venues and festivals, collecting data on its members, promoting their professionalism and pop culture as a performing art. At Eurosonic, one of the major networking meeting points of the European industry, VNPF is in association with Eurosonic Noordenslag organisation awarding prizes in Dutch pop industry.