During the Covid-19 outbreak, the Chamber is offering a range of digital events and webinars to support business.

Explore the East Netherlands Region as a gateway into the EU

Explore the East Netherlands Region as a gateway into the EU

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19th May, 2021 10:00-11:00 Event
Do you want to develop a successful business plan for entering the Dutch market?

Join us for this webinar and get valuable insights from the Oost NL Trade and Invest Advisory team. Marloes de Goeijen, New Business UK Advisor, Remco Lucassen, Team Manager Trade Development and Martijn Drost, Trade Development Advisor will present the opportunities that the East Netherlands region has to offer for Scottish businesses.

Oost NL will also discuss the different routes to the Dutch market and tell us how to secure business in the Dutch/European markets.

Finally, they will explain how the East Netherlands region can provide access to the rest of the EU and will give information on support available to future Scottish exporters and investors, including: logistics, warehouse rental, tax, financial and legal assistance. You will also hear about the opportunity to join a virtual trade mission to the Netherlands with the  Edinburgh Chamber planned for next year.

One-to-one meetings with Oost NL Trade and Invest

Because different types of businesses require different routes to market and tools. Increasingly, Scottish companies are looking to expand their business to mainland Europe. Edinburgh Chamber, in collaboration with Oost NL, are offering Scottish exporters an opportunity to speak on a one-to-one basis with Oost NL Trade and Invest in the afternoon of the 19th May. The one-to-one consultation meetings are open to both ECC members and non-members.

Eight time slots of 30 minutes are available from 13:00 to 16:30 GMT. If you are interested in having a meeting with Oost NL, please 
download the application form here and email it to before the 14th May 2021.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

  • You must be exporting to the European markets / You must consider exporting to the EU
  • You must be a company based in Scotland
  • You must be a small or a medium sized business
Please note that Edinburgh Chamber and Oost NL will review applications and confirm the availability of a slot.

Meet our Speakers:

Marloes and Judith work at Oost NL, the regional development agency for the East Netherlands. The region East Netherlands comprises the provinces Gelderland and Overijssel and takes pride in its leading key industries: Food (agro), Health, Tech and Energy.

Marloes de Goeijen works as advisor new business and is the main point of contact for British relations. She helps British companies establish their business in the Netherlands. Prior to her position at Oost NL, Marloes has worked in the Brexit team of the Customs Administration of The Netherlands and at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.

Judith van de Bovenkamp has over a decade of working experience in international trade. After her studies Chinese and International Communication in The Netherlands, she worked in China for the European Commission and the Dutch government. She currently works for the East Netherlands Development Agency (Oost NL), supporting local SMEs in expanding their markets abroad under the GO4EXPORT programme.

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