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Join the NBC awards 2020

  • Date 18 November 2020
  • Time 15:00 - 17:00
  • Location Dubai
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Join the NBC awards 2020

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The Netherlands Business Council cordially invites you to join their virtual Nexus, Water, Energy & Food event on the 18th of November to learn about Dutch Innovative solutions and celebrate the winners of NBC 2020 Awards in honor of the Expo2020. An expert panel discussion will highlight the business opportunities the Expo 2020 Dubai will bring and how important innovative Nexus solutions are to the region. During this special occasion, the Netherlands Business Council UAE will officially be accredited by NLinBusiness and become part of the NL Business Hub network around the world.


15:00 - 15:10
Opening, Stefanie Schachtschabel, Chair Netherlands Business Council  

15:10 - 15:15   
Opening remarks Consul-general to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mr. Hans Sandee

15:15 - 15:20   
Opening Remarks Managing Director NLinBusiness Mr. Edo Offerhaus and signing of the NLinBusiness Accreditation agreement

15:20 - 15:40   
Panel discussion moderated by Willum van der Hoogen, Director Expo 2020 related affairs at the Netherlands Business Council UAE

- Dr Abdalla Al Hammadi, Chief  Executive officer, Mohammed bin Rashid  Solar Park, DEWA
- Mr. Shaun Vorster, Professor Extraordinaire, University of Stellenbosch Business School
- Mr Gerard Gallagher, EY Partner, EMEIA Industry Leader- Energy, Ernst & Young
- Mr Naveed Ahmed, Senior Marketing Officer, Global Outreach & Demand Generation, DAFZA

15:40 - 16:20   
Awards Ceremony                      

16:20 - 16:30  

Join the celebration!

A lot of exciting things are happening on Wednesday November 18th. The afternoon will be a truly special occasion for both the NBC and our award nominees.  Join us at 15:00 (Dubai time) for the awards ceremony to find out which finalists will take home the prestigious NBC 2020 Awards. 

We hope to see you there!

NLinBusiness Accreditation

After years of working on improving the business environment in the UAE, NLinBusiness is accreditating the Netherlands Business Council for all its hard work. The accreditation will be witnessed by Netherlands Consul General in Dubai Hans Sandee and will be signed during the ceremony. This means that the NBC will now be part of one of the 40 Business Hubs around the world!

Find out more about the NL Business Hub network here