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Successes & Achievements of Dutch businesses in the UAE @Expo2020 Dubai Monthly Networking Event

13 December, 2021 07:30 PM-09:30 PM

We have the pleasure of inviting all members, in collaboration with Orange Sports Forum and Consulate General, to the upcoming monthly networking event with the companies participating in the NL sports mission on Monday, December 13 at the Netherlands pavilion. 

Led by moderator Willum van den Hoogen, guest speakers Jim McFarlane, Managing Director ME at TenCate Thiolon and Anton Bijl, Regional Manager Offshore at Van Oord will share the successes, achievements and plans for the future in the ME of TenCate and Van Oord.
Mark Haak Wegmann, Managing Director Leisure & Entertainment, together with Mohammad El Etri, Vice President, Global Snow at Majid Al Futtaim will speak about a local company's perspective in the Mena region and UAE.
Key takeaways: What are the business opportunities in the UAE, how to achieve this and what are the expectations for the future.


19:30  - Welcome & registration
20:00  - Opening with introductions, updates and announcements
20:15  - Four guest speakers will share their companies road to Successes & Achievements and their  plans for the future
20:45  - Q&A
21:00  - Closing remarks
21:10  - Networking drinks

Member opportunities

For the UAE sport has become an important part of life. In addition to the many sport facilities, Dubai organises many major sports events and competitions and increasing the contribution of the sports sector to Dubai's economy is high on the agenda. 

Orange Sports Forum organises the NL Sports Week from December 12-16. The Dutch sports sector will be presented to a large international audience. This offers an excellent opportunity for Dutch companies in the field of Sport & Vitality to expand the international network, exchange knowledge and get in touch with relevant stakeholders and potential partners.

In addition to the NBC networking event, the five-day intensive program of the NL Sports Week will include business meetings, matchmaking, seminars, demonstrations / clinics, workshops and company visits. OSF invites NBC members to attend the many interesting seminars in the field of sport and vitality. Five places are reserved for members to attend this seminar for free. If you would like to be present at one of these seminars, please register at office@nlbcuae.com. These places are on a first come first serve basis.  

More info about the Sports mission and participants can be found in this mission booklet.

We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be an informative network opportunity. To confirm your participation in this event please register.

Location: The Netherlands Pavilion, Sustainability District, Expo 2020 Dubai

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