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41st AGM NHKBA in Rotterdam

21 May 2019 | 15:00 - 19:00

The board of the Society is pleased to invite you for the 41st Annual General Meeting of the Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association. The AGM will be held on Tuesday, 21st May at the beautiful Schielandshuis, Korte Hoogstraat 31, 3011 GK Rotterdam.

Following the AGM you are invited to attend two guest lectures; the first by Mr. Edo de Ronde of Rotterdam Partners and the second by Mr. Hans Poulis, Chairman of the Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association, and a cocktail reception offered by the NHKBA.

nb: the agenda and other documents relevant to the AGM will be sent  by e-mail separately.

About the Speakers:

Rotterdam Partners is responsible for the city marketing, acquisition marketing and helping with the development of a better business climate. The agency promotes the Rotterdam region nationally and internationally.

Mr. Edo de Ronde of Rotterdam Partners will talk about how they changed the international image of Rotterdam so that today it is recognised as one of the “must visit” places in the world. A place that draws admirers of modern architecture as well as organisers of conferences, international companies and students. A story of an ugly duckling that turned into a glorious swan.

Mr. Hans Poulis is CEO of IGC International, Chairman of the NHKBA and, since December 2018, Vice-Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide. He will speak about the new direction of the Federation in Europe and around the world and how the Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association can and will be a part of this new direction.

The presentations will be followed by a cocktail reception in Brasserie “Schielandshuis” on the ground floor.


15:00 hrs :          Welcome & registration

15:30 hrs :           Annual General Meeting  (nb: for NHKBA members only)

16:30 hrs :          Break

16:45 hrs :          Introduction by Mr Hans Poulis, Chairman NHKBA 

                                  Speech by Mr. Edo de Ronde, Business Manager Asia & Logistics at Rotterdam Partners

                                  Speech by Mr Hans Poulis, Chairman NHKBA, Vice Chairman of the FHKBAW

17:15 hrs :         Cocktail Reception (You can visit the visitor’s centre and the “Rotterdam Discovery” section)

19:00 hrs :         End


Documents pertaining to the AGM:


Please register before Tuesday 14 May 2019.

Participation is free of charge for members of the NHKBA and special guests.

We look forward to welcoming you on 21st May 2019!


21 May 2019
15:00 - 19:00
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Korte Hoogstraat 31
Rotterdam, Zuid Holland 3011 GK Netherlands