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Dutch Business Groups Network on Clipper Stad Amsterdam
by Ruth Ann Ruiz and Lynda Guidry
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

NBSO-Texas on Stad AmsterdamThe Netherlands Business Support Office-Texas (NBSO) and the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday hosted a networking event aboard the historical Clipper 'Stad Amsterdam' in Galveston’s harbor.

The ship’s captain and NBSO-Texas representatives welcomed guests from the Houston-Galveston region aboard. The purpose for the gathering was to offer a relaxed setting in which to explore business and cultural opportunities between Dutch and U.S. entities.

The Clipper Stad Amsterdam is 76 metres long and carries 31 sails with a total area of 2,200 square metres. She has an authentic square rig, a pointed bow, combining history and nostalgia with modern features. She is registered under the Dutch flag as a passenger ship. Crew members offered tours of the ship.

During the evening special guests from the Netherlands, participants in a NBSO trade mission covering the logistics of plastic resins, were introduced. 

The NBSO consists of a network of 19 offices located in 9 different countries.

Established by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) the goal of the NBSO's is to support Dutch companies in their mission to do business abroad.

The NBSO-Texas, located in Houston, was established in 2010.. Saskia Pardaans is the Chief Representative of the office and  Mariella Priem  is the Deputy Representative.   

Visit NBSO-Texas.com to learn more.




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