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    • 20 Sep 2018
    • 14:30 - 17:00

    Op donderdag 20 september 2018 van 14:30-17:00 uur organiseert de SBC een rondleiding door het Louwman Museum met als thema: ondernemers van eenmanszaak tot multinational. Zowel Louwman als Toyota vallen in deze categorie. Het doel van de event is om leden en belangstellenden van de SBC een aantal voorbeelden aan te geven van ondernemers die van eenmanszaak zijn doorgegroeid naar succesvolle multinationals en hoe zij de hindernissen die zij daarbij tegenkwamen, hebben overwonnen. Kortom, een leerzame en inspirerende bijeenkomst in een onvergetelijk setting.

    To find out more or to register, visit here.

    • 25 Sep 2018
    • 18:30
    • Official Residence of the Canadian Ambassador to the Netherlands
    • 18
    Registration is closed

    This exclusive event is only open to Patron members in good standing. The invitation will be sent from the Embassy to our regular contact. However, another member of your company may attend instead (upon prior written notice).

    The dinner will be hosted by the Canadian Ambassador to the Netherlands, at her Official Residence. The NCCC Board will also be in attendance. More details will follow directly from the Canadian Embassy.

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 12:00 - 18:00
    • Den Haag

    Op 26 september is het zover, het eerste Nationaal Vertical Farming Symposium zal plaatsvinden in het prachtige pand van The New Farm in Den Haag. Praat mee over verticale en indoor gewassenteelt, automatisering duurzaamheid en de rol van Nederland binnen de Agri-sector met experts uit heel Nederland en draag bij aan de wereldwijde verduurzaming van ons voedselsysteem.

    Het symposium draait om drie centrale vraagstukken:

    ·         Vertical Farming Business: Hoe ontwikkel je als (jonge) ondernemer een gezonde business? Hoe integreer je sociale en duurzame aspecten in je onderneming?

    ·         Science & Smart Food Solutions: Welke state-of-the-art kennis en technologie heeft Nederland in huis op het gebied van Vertical Farming?

    ·         Accelereren van de voedseltransitie: Hoe wordt Nederland een creatieve broeikas op gebied van Vertical Farming? Wat is nodig op gebied van regelgeving, onderwijs, samenwerking en financiering?

    Sluit je op 26 september aan bij de toekomstdenkers, experts en veranderaars uit de agri- en voedselsector en ontdek hoe we in en vanuit Nederland met Vertical Farming een zero-mile en zero-waste food supply gaan realiseren!


    12.45 - 13.00

    Onderzoek vertical farming cases in 
    Canada, de Verenigde Staten en Europa

    Ben Pieterse & Thijs Wassink
    Honours studenten HZ University of Applied Sciences 

    Praktische info

    Datum: 26/9 12:00 – 17:45
    Televisiestraat 2
    2525LV Den Haag
    Online aanmelden

    • 02 Oct 2018
    • 05 Oct 2018
    • The Hague

    Are you active in cyber security and have an interest in The Netherlands? Then you may wish to participate in Cyber Security Week (CSW) in The Hague from October 2-5, 2018. Companies manufacturing state-of-the-art cyber security, high-tech safety and security products will not want to miss out on this major international event!

    The Hague has established itself as the European Cyber Security Capital, as demonstrated by the presence of internationally renowned organizations in the area of cyber security, such as the European Cyber Crime Center (EC3), Europol, NATO CI Agency and a range of national organizations like the National Cyber Security Center and The Netherlands Forensic Institute. 

    CSW is being organized by the Hague Security Delta (HSD), the leading security cluster in Europe, and supported by the Canadian Embassy in the Netherlands. CSW will begin with the ONE Conference and CIPRE (Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience), followed by the CSW Congress & Expo and Matchmaking (CSWmatch). You can view the full agenda here.  

    Apart from your personal expenses for transportation, meals and accommodation, there are no further costs to participate. Should you wish to join, the Trade Commissioners at the Embassy of Canada to The Netherlands are here to help!  The number of reserved spots is on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline for registration is August 1

    The CSW Expo and CSWmatch will focus on:

    • Infrastructures and Systems
    • Solutions for Business
    • Telecommunications
    • Security and society
    • Security and safety in case of crisis
    • Security of infrastructures and utilities
    • Surveillance and border security
    • Systems integration and interoperability.

    Please note! You may be eligible for Going Global Innovation (GGI) Program funding. GGI offers funding to support Canadian Innovators seeking foreign partners for the purpose of establishing a collaborative R&D agreement. There is no deadline to apply but funding is limited and applications must be submitted 8 weeks before travel. 

    Financial support for small and medium organizations can also be found at CanExport.    

    Take advantage of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the support of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service for your global needs. 

    We hope that you will take this exciting opportunity to join the Canadian mission to CSW. With your confirmation/registration, you will receive information on hotels near the venue. 

    Just before or just after your participation in this event, you may also wish to participate in our Soft-Landing Program, also in cooperation with The Hague Security Delta. This program offers Canadian and Dutch small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) a unique opportunity to ‘soft land’ for a trial period in the respective Dutch and Canadian markets. Should you wish to pursue this opportunity, please let us know and we will send you the application form as well as an overview of the Cyber Security Sector in The Netherlands. 

    If you have any questions or wish to participate, please contact our office and we will send you the necessary forms and put you directly in touch with the Trade Commissioners.

    • 03 Oct 2018
    • 04 Oct 2018
    • Beursgebouw Eindhoven

    Global marketplace for medicinal and aromatic plants

    Worldwide, the lifestyles of some 6.3 billion people rely on the cultivation of plants. Demand for herbal drugs, cosmetics, foodstuffs and other products in this already vast market continues to grow. Taken together, plant products form a specialised but lucrative sector with plenty of opportunities. Meanwhile, sustainable plant use contributes to global well-being and a healthy ecosystem.

    Aware of the industry’s immense potential, MAP EXPO has been established as the go-to global marketplace for the key players in MAP-related sectors. This unique event aims to enhance and integrate links in the supply chain, matching suppliers with buyers and developing new markets in the process. Specialist knowledge can be exchanged, and market leaders both new and old will have an opportunity to influence the MAP industry’s future direction.

    The MAP EXPO is the first international event that focuses on the whole production of plants: raw materials (plants, herbs, spices, teas, seaweed etc.), plant extracts (essential oils, resins, medical/aromatic contents), herbal consumer products (OTC drugs, cosmetics, supplements), and machinery to produce herbal products

    Some results of the first edition of MAP EXPO Last year:

    - W
    e welcomed exhibitors from 16 countries and visitors from 32 countries. 
    - Match-matching program generated 130 meetings, equal to 2600 minutes of meeting time.

    - Evaluations from visitors were highly positive and urged us to go for a 2nd edition.

    Organised by NCCC member NBI International, registration is free for members. For more information about the expo, visit here.

    Meet Potential Business Partners

    It is possible to take part in a B2B matching program at MAP EXPO. In this matching program you can have a 1 on 1 conversation with other interesting companies. More information about the matching program can be found here https://map-expo-2018.b2match.io/

    ARRGO Canada

    Here you can see Canadian growers ARRGO who attended MAP Expo 2017.
    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 16:00 - 19:45
    • Amsterdam

    The Swedish Chamber of Commerce,  Finnish Dutch Chamber of Commerce, Norwegian Dutch Chamber of Commerce, and Danish Dutch Business Club would like to welcome you to this year’s #NordicTalks Diversity Summit on October 11
    • Diverse and inclusive companies have better competitive edge.
    • Diversity often mean higher financial performance.
    • Diversity and inclusion bridge the talent gap.
    • Diverse and inclusive organizations have increased adaptability.
    • Diversity and inclusion promote creativity and innovation.
    What does it take to work actively with diversity & inclusion strategies and why does it matter? How do some of our leading Nordic companies work with their Diversity Strategies and what can we learn from each other?


    Time: 16.00-18.45

    16.00 Registration

    16.30 Welcome

    16.35 Introductory remarks by the Nordic Ambassadors

    16.45 Keynote speaker tbc

    17.05 Firesite Discussion Lena Herder – IKEA Netherlands and Caroline van Nieuwkerk ISS

    17.35 Break

    17.50 Firesite Discussion Gieta Veersma – Sanoma and Wenche Fredriksen – Accenture

    18.15  Lotta Gunnarsson Booking.com

    18.25  Panel discussion Q&A

    18.45 Conclusion moderator

    19.00 Networking reception

    20.00 End of Program


    Moderator: Stefan Wijers

    NCCC Members are entitled to register for the SweCham member price of 38 Euro.

    • 23 Oct 2018
    • 17:00 - 21:45
    • Daalakkersweg 12, Eindhoven
    • 28


    Every year the Dutch Design Foundation organizes the largest design event of Northern Europe. From 20 - 28 October, Dutch Design Week will present the work and concepts of over 2600 designers and welcome more than 335.000 visitors to Eindhoven. One of the official DDW location is Sectie-C, a creative terrain populated with over 250 creative people. One of them is a member of the NCCC and there she owns a gallery, Art Experience by KRL. For this year’s DDW, she will be presenting the exposition, curated by Justine Kontou, and a dinner experience, initiated by design food studio The Eatelier and chef Pippens, 28 grams of happiness. 

    For this special evening, our host will first give us a tour of Sectie-C. Following the tour, we will be treated to a unique welcome drink designed especially for the NCCC. Then we sit down for a fantastic culinary experience.

    This year, they are experimenting with happiness, and how to cultivate it through food. How does food impact our physical and mental state or even our senses? What does food do to our brain and can we anticipate the effects? Can we define the taste of happiness by optimizing the taste and the sensorial experience? Could we regard food as a bit of a drug, if we take a closer look at the reactions in your brain? Should we look at food the same way we would medicine or drugs, with the intention of improving health? A healthy body is a happier body, is it not? By translating scientific research into the world of food, Katinka and chef Pippens will answer these questions by creating an eye opening, educational, exciting, and sensorial dinner experience.


    The dinner will be accompanied by an exposition that will take us on a complete journey in the pursuit of finding happiness, and it will show us how design can provoke a sense of wonder, luck, content or gratefulness. The exhibition is set in the gallery Art Experience by KRL on Sectie-C and curated by the talented Justine Kontou, who’s skills lie in the cultivation of emotion through space and object. In addition, some Canadian produced pieces will also be featured.

    Dinner Presentation

    The dinner is set to 16 courses and invites (max.) 28 guests to take a seat at a long table. The courses will be served individually or on big platters to help get conversation started and have guests interact with each other. During the meal, Katinka and Pepijn will step out of the kitchen and elaborate on each dish and course. Guests will be handed a printed menu that gives an insight into the underlying research.

    The ticket includes your DDW entrance fee to Sectie-C, guided tour, welcome drink and 16 course dinner with wine pairing. Payment in full is required before reservation can be confirmed. Tickets are exclusive BTW and are non-refundable but are transferable.

    NCCC Members and 1 guest € 90,00 per person
    Additional guests € 99,00 per person

    • 13 Nov 2018
    • TBA

    Save The Date!

    The NCCC Annual Luncheon will be held 13th November 2018. Location TBA. Details will be available shortly.

Past events

19 Sep 2018 ICC seminar 'conflicts in the construction and engineering sector'
14 Sep 2018 Golf Tournament
13 Sep 2018 Prepare your company for Brexit
13 Sep 2018 Meet Canadian companies during IBC
13 Sep 2018 Canadian Health Food Association - East
27 Jun 2018 ICC Seminar - Mediation in zakelijke geschillen
20 Jun 2018 2018 Canadian Water Summit
14 Jun 2018 ICC Seminar - Sanctions, Export Controls and Logistics
11 Jun 2018 “The 4th industrial revolution - DLT 101 (aka blokchain)”
09 Jun 2018 Jubilee concert for the Centennial of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
30 May 2018 Fluevog Shoes - Opening VIP Party with Canadian John Fluevog
17 May 2018 CSCMP 2018 European Conference
19 Apr 2018 Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
18 Apr 2018 OpenText Innovation Tour 2018
17 Apr 2018 High Tech Campus Tour and Company Visit
28 Mar 2018 International Matchmaking at Limburg Unlimited
28 Mar 2018 Foreign Direct Investment: extra energy for economic expansion (E4)
23 Mar 2018 Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
20 Mar 2018 Think Canada Global Business Summit
14 Mar 2018 Achieving a Business-friendly Environment in the EU
08 Mar 2018 Cirque du Soleil presents OVO in Antwerp
06 Mar 2018 Food & beverage missie voor de cruise sector
22 Feb 2018 Canadian Food Health Association Expo 2018
15 Feb 2018 The Swedish Chamber and Young Professionals Entrepreneurs Café
06 Feb 2018 ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) 2018
01 Feb 2018 NCCC VIP Presentation & 2018 Kick-off
24 Jan 2018 Dual Citizenship - Being Undutched
18 Jan 2018 Nederlands Paviljoen op de Polagra Premiery 2018
08 Jan 2018 HORECAVA
01 Jan 2018 Canadese Inuit Kunst
04 Dec 2017 Canada Mission - Holland International Distribution Council
24 Nov 2017 Go Abroad Fair in the Netherlands
17 Nov 2017 Annual Luncheon
08 Nov 2017 Hurricane Irma Relief - Charity Event for St. Maarten
06 Nov 2017 Road2NorthAmerica XL
28 Oct 2017 Innovatiemissie Smart Mobility naar VS en Canada
03 Oct 2017 European Utility Week
02 Oct 2017 Economische Missie Naar Canada
29 Sep 2017 WORLD OF TASTE Tourism and Gastronomy Festival
28 Sep 2017 Special VIP event - Mr. Pierre-Marc Johnson
26 Sep 2017 Agricultural Bioscience International Conference
15 Sep 2017 Sofian Audry and Samuel St-Aubin present their installation VESSELS
14 Sep 2017 IBC 2017
12 Sep 2017 Webinar – European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation Masterclass
08 Sep 2017 Exhibition - The Other Architect
01 Sep 2017 Embassy Festival
23 Jul 2017 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing
10 Jul 2017 Enterprise World 2017
06 Jul 2017 Workshop CETA: Handel met Canada en voordelen van CETA
06 Jul 2017 Handel met Canada en de voordelen van CETA
05 Jul 2017 Cirque Éloize’s newest creation - Saloon
29 Jun 2017 Canada: Reaching Across the Pond in Times of Change
26 Jun 2017 The European Institute of Retailing and Services Studies (EIRASS) 2017 Conference
15 Jun 2017 Navigating Changing EU Data Privacy Regulations and Compliance Challenges
15 Jun 2017 “The World Needs More Canada”? Changes and Challenges in Contemporary Canadian Culture and Society
13 Jun 2017 Global Petroleum Show
12 Jun 2017 Starting your international business with Road2TheWorld
04 Jun 2017 Dutch Tall Ships Sail to Canada
01 Jun 2017 Cybersecurity - it affects you and here is how and why
31 May 2017 Managing compliance risks; know your customer & due diligence
18 May 2017 NCCC Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs – After Work In Rotterdam
12 May 2017 Canadian Tulip Festival
08 May 2017 Cyber Security Networking Reception
07 May 2017 Viering 150 jaar Canada / Gelderland Meets Canada
06 May 2017 The Canada 150 TD Environmental Design Competition Final
02 May 2017 SIAL Canada with EU Business Delegation
19 Apr 2017 International Robotics Week
12 Apr 2017 Company Visit & NCCC AGM
29 Mar 2017 MAP-EXPO. The Global Marketplace for Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
22 Mar 2017 The Rural Summit 2017
16 Mar 2017 Canadian singer Melissa Lauren at jazzcafé Regentenkamer
16 Feb 2017 Innovation for Health 2017
11 Feb 2017 Emigration Expo 2017 Houten
09 Feb 2017 Cyber Security Awareness
06 Feb 2017 Integrated Systems Europe 2017
10 Jan 2017 NCCC New Years Cocktail Reception
06 Dec 2016 CETA Seminar: What Does It Mean For You?
04 Dec 2016 Innovatiemissie e-Health Toronto & Boston
08 Nov 2016 NCCC Annual Luncheon 2016
08 Nov 2016 TCI Global Conference - Global Changes - Challenges for Innovation Clusters
07 Nov 2016 Canadian ISP Summit
05 Nov 2016 IamExpat Fair
19 Oct 2016 Think Canada: Global Business Summit
23 Sep 2016 Bosch Dreams - Until 4th November
19 Sep 2016 Global Forum
19 Sep 2016 Green Building Festival
12 Sep 2016 Toronto International Film Festival Premieres 2 Dutch Film Directors
08 Sep 2016 International Broadcasting Convention 2016
24 Jun 2016 Hightech en Agrifood in Canada
23 Jun 2016 La Fête nationale du Québec à Bruxelles / De nationale feestdag van Québec in Brussel
23 Jun 2016 Canadian Water Summit
17 Jun 2016 Building your Business in the Netherlands
14 Jun 2016 Cybersecurity and Anti-Bribery - Are you secure? Do you comply?
08 Jun 2016 Canada Summit
07 Jun 2016 Canada Green Building Council Conference
22 May 2016 Trade Mission: Toronto & Winnipeg
18 May 2016 Blue Cities 2016
09 May 2016 Flavours of British Columbia
19 Apr 2016 Annual General Meeting Only
19 Apr 2016 Annual General Meeting & Air Canada Company Visit
02 Feb 2016 Building your Business in Canada: Opportunities in Soft Landing

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