Between 25 and 26 September 2023, the Forum on Vocational Excellence 2023 took place in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Ms Lydia Papadaki (Researcher, Athens University of Economics and Business) participated in representing the Erasmus+ CATALYST project in the Forum. On Monday (25th September), a site visit took place in one of the Dutch public-private partnerships in VET. In these public-private partnerships, VET providers, Universities of Applied Science, regional governments, employers and other stakeholders in the regional skills ecosystem are working on innovation in education, Life Long Learning, applied research, sharing facilities and creating networks to ensure students and workers have the right skills to do their job. Ms. Papadaki attended the site visit to Wood & Furniture College in Amsterdam. On Tuesday (26th September) the main event of the Forum on Vocational Excellence 2023 took place at Circa Amsterdam. During the day, the Erasmus+ CATALYST project was presented at the parallel workshop on Continuation strategies for CoVEs and at the Fair, where participants had the opportunity to learn more about the activities and identify synergies. Find more here: https://www.copcoves.eu/forum-2023/.