From August 16 – 21, 2008 VSB received the visit of Roel Smit, Chief editor of FORUM, the weekly magazine of the largest Dutch Confederation VNO-NCW. Roel Smit travelled to Paramaribo as a DECP expert in order to advise the Surinam Employers' Organisation VSB on how to improve their various means of communication.
Together with VSB's staff, discussions took place on how to improve their weekly newsletter, their new quarterly magazine "The Employer" and their annual reports. Also, matters like relations with the press, the website and the communication policy for the future were discussed.
VSB's Director, Mr. Rene van Essen expressed his satisfaction on this advisory mission and declared that he and his staff received many useful suggestions.