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End of Year Event of the NHKBA Great Success

29 November 2018 | 15:00 - 19:00


When:      29 November

Time:        15:00 – 19:00 hrs  (registration starts at 14:30 hrs)

Where:    Kasteel de Wittenburg, Wassenaar

The end of year event zoomed in on developments and opportunities in the fields of FinTech, Financial Services, Logistics for Fashion and Dutch Sea Food in the dynamic city of Hong Kong, right at the doorstep of China’s vibrant Greater Bay Area!

Following the seminar, there was a festive networking reception with drinks, finger food and oysters from Zeeland.

Click here for photo’s taken during the  event. 

Journalist Leo van der Velde of the Algemeen Dagblad wrote about the event on Tuesday 4 December 2018.



Welcome and Introduction

Hans Poulis, Chairman Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association

What does it take to be successful in Hong Kong & the Mainland?
Interviews with:

  • Fiona Chau, Deputy Representative for Hong Kong Economic & Trade Affairs to the EU
  • Paula Kant, Head of Investment Promotion at Invest HK
  • David Marsden, Director UK, the Benelux and Ireland, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

The Stories

  • Martin Rijk, Founder of Natural Holland, introducing Dutch fish to the markets of HK and China (by video)
  • Diederik Werdmolder, founder EMF Finance
  • Daniel van Vulpen, international sales & marketing professional at Bleckmann, supply chain solutions for the fashion and lifestyle industry (TBC)
  • Lodewijk Lamaison, founding partner at the Capital Company (by ivideo)

Fintech Developments in HK and Mainland China

  • Patrick Lemmens, portfolio manager global FinTech equities at Robeco

Panel Discussion, Q&A

Closing Remarks

17:00 – 19:00   
Networking Cocktail

MC: Brian van Wachem, founder of RedSnap, MC




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Confirmed Speakers:

     Mr. Hans Poulis, Chairman Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association

      Miss Fiona Chau, Deputy Representative Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels

     Mr. David Marsden, Director UK, the Benelux and Ireland, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

      Mr. Brian van Wachem, CEO Redsnap, Moderator of the event

     Mr. Martin Rijk, Founder Natural Holland, Hong Kong

      Mr. Lodewijk Lamaison Partner Capital Company, Hong Kong

        Ms. Paula Kant. Senior Investment Promotion Executive Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK)

      Mr. Patrick LemmensPortfolio Manager Global FinTech Equities at Robeco

      Mr. Diederik Werdmolder, Founder EMF Finance







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29 November 2018
15:00 - 19:00
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Kasteel de Wittenburg
Landgoed de Wittenburg 1
Wassenaar, 2244 BV Netherlands
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