Expo 2020 Dubai; Information meeting on Dutch pavilion tender

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Date(s) - 31/05/2018
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Media Rotana


The Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Dubai, in collaboration with the Netherlands Business Council (NBC) would like to invite you for the Expo 2020 Information Meeting on the Dutch pavilion tender on the 31st of May 2018. With a live stream connection, we will join the Information meeting that is organized in The Hague by the Rijksdient voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Kindly be informed that the meeting will be held in Dutch.

Tender information
On April 30th the upcoming European tender for the design, construction, content and deconstruction of the Dutch pavilion for the EXPO 2020 Dubai was announced. The announcement can be found via the following link: (in Dutch). During the information meeting, interested parties will be informed on the tender procedure and the ambitions of the Dutch government regarding the design, construction, show / experience and circular removal of the pavilion. In view of to the extensive scope of this tender, interested parties are free to form consortia and are requested to appoint one main contractor. To participate in the tender the main contractor needs a Chamber of Commerce registration in a European Union member state.

All tender documents, will be published on June 15, 2018 on

Agenda, 31 May 2018
04.30 pm       Registration
04.50 pm       Welcoming remarks by Hans Sandee, Consul-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Dubai and Stefanie Schachtschabel, Chairman of the NBC
04.55 pm       Switch to Information meeting in The Hague
05.00 pm       Opening by Bas Gadiot (Moderator)
Welcome and information on Dutch participation to the Expo2020
André Driessen – Director for International Enterprise, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Carola Baller – Project leader Dubai Expo 2020, Directorate for International Enterprise, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
05.10 pm       The creative concept: Dutch Dubai – Dutch Connection in the Gulf – Jill Mathon & Krista Jozema, KesselsKramer
05.25 pm       Content of the  DBMR  aanbesteding – Daan Stoop, RVO
05.40 pm       Q&A
06.00 pm       Slim Bouwen – Prof. dr. ir. Jos Lichtenberg, Eindhoven University
06.15 pm       Inspirational pitches: various innovative technologies in construction and/or the  water-energy-food nexus, by Wageningen University and Research (WUR), TNO, ECN, NWP and Yes!Delft;
–       Physee
–       Solho
–       MX3D
–       Welsun
–       KitePower
–       Holland Water
–       Waste Transformers

06.45             Closing remarks and networking

Media Rotana – Valet parking free for guests

Participation is open to both NBC members and other parties interested in the tender for the Dutch pavilion Entry is subject to CG and/or NBC approval and free of charge.

Registration Mandatory
Registration for each event is mandatory. NBC members can register by clicking here: on the bottom of the event page you can find the registration button. Non-Members can register by sending an email to Cancellation policy: maximum 24 hours before the event.

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