InspireME

Inspire-me Monte Carlo was founded in 2015 by Miek Egberts and her husband, Moreno Sonatori.  For twenty five years Moreno worked alongside Miek as an art consultant and director and then as co-founder of InspireME.

Together, with tireless enthusiasm and determination, they have led InspireME to become a trusted destination and business partner in the international DMC scene.

Until July 2021, Miek was the soul and engine of InspireME when her life was taken in a tragic accident.
Upon Miek’s passing Moreno Sonatori assumed the role of CEO to ensure seamless continuity of business and service to their customers.

The InspireME team, lead by Moreno, strengthened by the years of experience gained and results achieved continues to operate to the highest standards while remaining true to the original vision and philosophy created by Miek , Moreno and their children.

The InspireME team is happy to design an unforgettable experience for you in the sectors of events, tourism, entertainment and and incentives.

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MARIA ARNOLDA EGBERTS

With more than 25 years of experience in the Hospitality and MICE Industry and more than 1,000 unique incentive travel programs,  deluxe leisure travel, weddings, product launches and conferences, Miek was one of Europe’s leading experiential event planners.

She lived since her childhood in the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, South of France, French Riviera and the Principality of Monaco – Living and experiencing different intercultural environments with other traditions, customs, habits and values.

Miek combined the typical international and innovative spirit of the Dutch, with the strength and open-mindedness of  being a citizen of the world.

She was well known for her stylish and creative ideas, deep local destination knowledge and her special sense for all the wishes and needs of her clients.

 

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Miek studied Business & Administration at the Hoge Hotelschool Maastricht in the Netherlands with a specialization in Tourism and Marketing.

She had all round experience in the hospitality and events industry, as she had worked for various leading luxury hotels in the Netherlands, Monaco and Italy.  She also worked for a privately owned independent DMC leader in the Italian market and managed a DMC in Monaco for one of the largest international destination management companies worldwide.

She held both CMP and CMM certifications and was an active member of Site–Society for Incentive Travel Excellence.  She was a holistic, humanist entrepreneur.

Miek had two children, a boy and a girl.  They currently live between Monte Carlo Principality of Monaco and curiously, another city with the same name but located elsewhere: Montecarlo, Tuscany, Italy.

She had a passion for mindfulness,  art, music, gastronomy, lifestyle & design, sustainability, producing wine, cultures, travel… and most of all, people!

Miek Egberts

Miek Egberts

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