Bas van Gent is Country Manager of easyFairs Netherlands, responsible for the office in Oosterhout.
Van Gent joined easyFairs in April 2004. He was previously Exhibition Manager of XM (Associated Exhibition Organisers BV), a network of European and Asian exhibition organisers.
Between 2002 and 2004 van Gent was Exhibition Manager for the ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems and Services) congresses and exhibitions, which took place in Lyon and Budapest (European events) and Madrid (a global event).
Between 1999 and 2002 van Gent was International Sales Agent in the Netherlands for Reed Exhibitions. During this period he was also Project Manager both for business events on energy and fleet management, and for a public boat show.