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Dongzhi Event 2019

November 21 | 16:30 - 20:00


Join the annual Dongzhi event of the Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association at Kasteel de Wittenburg in Wassenaar.

Attend this Mid Winter networking reception and meet fellow members and other persons interested in doing business in, with and via Hong Kong.

Special guest: Mrs Annemieke Ruigrok, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions.

During the event the Hong Kong Shooting Star Award will Mrs Ruigrok, on behalf of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in HK to a Dutch-linked Start-up that is breaking ground in the Hong Kong market.

Programme (tbc)

16:30 hrs   Registration and welcome drinks

17:00 hrs   Opening speech by Mr Hans Poulis, Chairman of the NHKBA

17:10 hrs   Remarks by Representative of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels

17:20 hrs   Presentation by Representative of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council

17:30 hrs   Speech by Ms Annemieke Ruigrok, Consul General of the Netherlands in Hong Kong

18:00 hrs   Presentation of the “Hong Kong Shooting Star Award” to representative of a Dutch company in Hong Kong.

18:15 hrs  Acceptance speech of winner “Hong Kong Shooting Star Award”.

18:30 hrs  Testimonials by Dutch companies exporting to HK and China. Names tbc.

18:50 hrs  Presentation via Skype by a major Dutch company in Hong Kong (tbc).

19:00 hrs  Networking Reception

20:00 hrs  End of event

With special speakers and guests, the Dongzhi Event will be one of the highlights of the year.

We are expecting between 75 and 100 entrepreneurs, interested in the opportunities and chances Hong Kong has to offer, to join the event.

Please mark the date in your agenda.

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November 21
16:30 - 20:00


Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association
+31 626979799


Kasteel de Wittenburg
Landgoed de Wittenburg 1
Wassenaar, 2244 BV Netherlands
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070 51 51 500