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MDBC: NLinBusiness IBD 2023 (In NL)

September 7, 2023 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Dear MDBC members,

IN THE NETHERLANDS – For member companies and interested parties:

Once a year, the NL Business Hub Network (the main 20 – 25 Dutch Bilateral Chambers of Commerce from around the world – including MDBC) get together for Business Exchange Days, our informative retreat organized by NLinBusiness. As part of these Exchange Days, the annual International Business Day (IBD) (an initiative of NLinBusiness) will take place this year on Thursday, 7 September at Sparta Stadion ‘Het Kasteel’, stadium of the Sparta Rotterdam football club.

Date:  Thursday, 7 September
Time: 12:30 – 17:30 hrs
Venue: Het Kasteel
The Netherlands

NB: Maximum of 150 participants.  NLinBusiness reserves the right to give SME entrepreneurs priority for participation.

Why do you want to be here as an entrepreneur?

In conversation with country experts from NL Business Hubs – Ask
 entrepreneurial question or share your challenge and get started right

Knowledge sessions about sectors, promising international markets, and digital
instruments – Fill your backpack with practical knowledge that you can use

Inspiring lecture from a yet to be revealed big name in top sport.

Networking: of course there will be plenty of opportunity to network.

You are most welcome from 12:00 hrs (noon)

12:30 – 13:30 hrs: Network Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 hrs: Keynote from Kim Lammers (Olympic champion, presenter, and sustainability entrepreneur)*
14:20 – 16:30 hrs: Sessions and / or roundtables with partners & country experts
16:30 – 17:30 hrs: Network drink

*Kim Lammers is a Dutch field hockey player who plays as an attacker for Dutch Club Laren.  She also plays for the Netherlands national team.  She was part of the Dutch squad that became world champions at the 2006 Women’s Hockey World Cup and part of the Dutch team that won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

In conversation with NL Business Hubs

You can meet and talk to representatives of the NL Business Hubs.  They will be happy to answer all of your questions and tell you about (for example) market opportunities, local culture, and aspects of doing business in their respective countries.  In short, an ideal opportunity to get answers to your questions and share your plans.

Knowledge sessions

In addition to conversations with NL Business Hubs, there will be a number of knowledge sessions. Below you will find an overview of the sessions for which you can register.

SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY | Sustainable aviation, electric transport
RENEWABLE ENERGY | Wind, water, hydrogen
AGRI TECH | Horticulture , greenhouse technology
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE | The impact of AI on entrepreneurship
MARKET SCAN | Market analysis on HS code with AEXI
BOOMING ASEAN | Session on the export opportunities of this fast – growing region in Asia
GREATER CHINA | Session on Business Opportunities in Greater China

Sign up immediately for the various inspiring sessions when registering!


Please note: MDBC is NOT taking registrations for this event.  To register, kindly click on the link below.  By clicking and registering online you acknowledge the event guidelines.

Space is limited to register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  NLinBusiness reserves the right to give SME entrepreneurs priority for participation.  Please register no later than Monday, 4 September 2023 (12:00 hrs).  Registration will be closed as soon as the maximum capacity has been reached.


We look forward to your attendance!

With best regards,
MDBC Secretariat


September 7, 2023
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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