Dutch business community meets Expo 2020, Dubai

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Date(s) - 18/03/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Address Dubai Marina


The Netherlands Business Council (NBC) together with the Netherlands Consulate-General and on behalf of our Expo Sponsors we invite you to the “Dutch business community meets Expo 2020, Dubai” event on Sunday, March 18th 2018. During this  event you will have the opportunity to hear all about the latest developments on Expo 2020 Dubai and the Dutch participation, including:

  • A presentation by the Expo 2020 organization on the progress on site, the latest campaign footage and the various upcoming tenders that are to be published by the Expo 2020 organization, and that might be of interest to Dutch businesses.
  • And with regard to the Dutch participation to the Expo 2020 in Dubai: an overview of the Dutch project team responsible for the preparations of the Dutch participation, an update on the planning, the theme identified, the strategic creative concept that will be the foundation for the Dutch participation, and upcoming tender processes that are to be issued by the Dutch government.

After the presentations, participants will be divided into smaller groups. During an interactive discussion, participants in each group will be able to exchange views and give their input on various issues related to the Dutch participation in Expo 2020 Dubai.

Agenda, 18 March 2018

19.00   Registration
19.30   Opening and welcome notes by:
            Ms. Stefanie Schachtschabel (Chairman NBC); and
            Mr. Hans Sandee (Consul – General of the Netherlands in Dubai and the Dutch Commissioner-General for Expo2020)
19.45   Presentation by Expo 2020 organization.
20.00   “The making of the Dutch participation in Expo 2020 Dubai” by Ester van Someren, Deputy Consul-General and Suzanne Hartog, project advisor Expo 2020.
20.15    Q&A
20.20   Interactive discussion in groups on various issues related to the Dutch participation in Expo 2020 Dubai
21.00   Plenary feedback on group discussions
21.10   Post-event drinks & networking at Shades

The Address Dubai Marina, ballroom, level 2 – Valet Parking free for guest.

Free for NBC members and open to the Dutch business community (subject to CG and/or NBC approval).

Registration Mandatory
Registration for each event is mandatory. 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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