Who are they?

Married for almost 15 years, Delphine and Michiel Fortuin do more than share their lives.
They also share a common passion for human relations. Since 2010, they have joined their talents and associated themselves professionally.
They organize events specifically designed for you in order to improve your network in the MICE market.

Delphine fortuin

Managing Director

Delphine started her career at the Paris CVB in 1995, where she became director and set Paris on its course to become the leading destination for all MICE sub segments. DBF Events has 2 key statements:”People do business with people” &
“It is All About People”.

Michiel fortuin


Michiel brings a wealth of knowledge with him. With close to 30 years of experience in the hospitality sales arena. 
During this time, he has created a first-class network and understanding and approaches every project
with a Can Do attitude.

Kinda Khider

Consultant for France

With over 16 years of sales experience across multiple markets and segments in the international luxury hospitality, Kinda has launched her own consultancy company KindaLink with the main goal to build a bridge between businesses. Through our partnership, Kinda brings a wealth of knowledge to those who are looking to grow their French MICE business.

Maud Benon


With 5 years of communication experience, Maud works in Switzerland, Senegal, England but mainly in France. She’s graduated from Sup de Pub Paris and she spent a year in film school to obtain the status Motion Designer. Her stronger skill is to understand you and transcribe your ideas into images! Communication, marketing and advertising are real passions for her!

Julia Stubblefield

Assistant & Events Co-ordinator

Julia has worked as a PA and office Manager for over 20 years. 
Working for large Corporates originally (BBC, Siemens and J & J).
In the last 13 years working as a Virtual PA for smaller entrepreneurs. 
Her knowledge is very varied
and she has enjoyed joining the Events industry and working
for Delphine and Michiel since May 2023.