Indonesian Badminton Community in the Netherlands.
MBI was founded in the summer of 2008 by the Indonesian badminton community in the Netherlands.
It was started by a monthly badminton session known as “Mabar” (Main bareng, literally means “play together”) which eventually turned into a weekly badminton session located at the sports hall Mariahoeve, The Hague.
In 2011 MBI collaborated with the in the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in The Hague. Ever since, the organization is being co-managed by MBI and the Indonesian Embassy in The Hague.
MBI members are quite diverse from various ages and nationalities; MBI had members from Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Belgium, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, and others.
As a sports organization, MBI actively organizes various activities such as; friendly matches with various badminton clubs in The Netherlands and Europe, the annual MBI Cup tournament, internal tournament to spectating various badminton championships events in the Netherlands / Europe.
MBI also establishes a network with the board of the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI), various well-known badminton clubs in Indonesia and Indonesian national players who play in Indonesia and Europe.
As an independent organization MBI is registered in Chamber of Commerce, KvK (Kamer van Koophandel )
MBI has a registered account:
Account number: NL74ABNA 0819 6864 76 (ABN Amro)
Account name: MBI Nederland
The logo of MBI Nederland was inspired by MBI Jakarta Indonesia which was earlier founded in the year 2005. Afterward, the logo was redesigned by MBI Nederland founders in 2011.