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North Sea Neighbours Congress


GO4EXPORT: North Sea Neighbours Congress

Doing business between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands offers many import and export opportunities. On Thursday 17 June 2021, we bring together entrepreneurs, government and education active in agri-tech, food and biobased during the GO4EXPORT: North Sea Neighbours Congress. Meet new business partners within the UK and the Netherlands and learn from experts. Put the online event in your agenda and register now.                                                      

What can you expect?

The GO4EXPORT: North Sea Neighbours Congress is online, interactive and international. Curious? Read more about what to expect below.

  • Top speakers share their knowledge
    Top speakers tell you about doing business between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Where do we see cultural differences, similarities, opportunities and challenges? Lennard van Otterloo (international entrepreneur in London) and Marc Groothuijse (Brexit expert), share their knowledge about this. What do the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) mean for international SMEs? Sandra Pellegrom (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), explains this with examples. Robert Hall (University of Wageningen) discusses the research on agri food and biobased that is being conducted by the university. He will explain about the developments resulting from the research. Maurice Bisschop (Vepa) shares his experiences about SDGs and doing business in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom
  • Deepening and interaction
    What do you want to know more about? What will help your business? Choose a breakout session and exchange knowledge with entrepreneurs from the UK and the Netherlands. You can choose from the following themes (read more about these breakout sessions): 
    • Agri-Tech: Ag-tech start up presents their company and future plan
    • Food and proteinsThe future of alternative proteins
    • Healthy foods: Consumer products for healthy aging
    • Biobased: Circular solutions in daily business
    • Establishing your business in The NetherlandsWhat can a regional development agency do for your business
    • Practical aspects of exporting to the United KingdomTips and Tricks for exporting to UK (Dutch session) 
    • Practical aspects of exporting to the Netherlands: Tips and Tricks for exporting to the Netherlands
    • Networking with entrepreneurs from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands Contact potential business partners from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands directly. Have a one-to-one conversation with other entrepreneurs.

    Aperitif package delivered to your home

    Do you want to experience the conference from your own chair? Sign up quickly. The first 100 registrants will receive an aperitif package package at home to enjoy during the online event. This way, you can toast to new collaborations while networking with each other!  

    Sign up

    The congress is on Thursday 17 June 2021. The programme will start at 3 pm and end at approximately 6 pm (CEST). The language used during the conference is English. Participation in the event is free of charge. Register here for the GO4EXPORT: North Sea Neighbours Congress.

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