Program April 23

Program April 23

International collaboration, doing business, networking, and sharing knowledge. That is what you can expect during International Trade Day!


Meet 250 World Trade Center representatives and 75 companies from 60 different countries in April in Leeuwarden. Here you can see who has registered to date from the WTC network.


International Trade Day is the ideal opportunity to put your company on the international map.


Date: Monday, April 23, 2018

Time: 09.30 - 18.00

Location: WTC Leeuwarden / Westcord WTC Hotel, Heliconweg 52 in Leeuwarden



08.30 - 09.30 am    Registration and receipt

09.30 - 10.00 am    Official congress opening

10.00 - 10.45 am    Plenary program led by Marijke Roskam with Key Note speakers:

                                  Henk Ovink, Watergazant and ambassador of the international water ambition of the Netherlands

                                  Aalt Dijkhuizen, chairman of the top sector Agri & Food and the top consortium Knowledge and Innovation

10.45 - 11.15 am    Coffee break at the information market

11.15 - 12.00 pm    Plenary interactive program. Theme "Doing business internationally", with i.a.
                                  Cas König, CEO Groningen Seaport NV
                                  Hans de Boer, president of VNO-NCW
                                  Gerjan Navis MD, PhD, internist-nephrologist UMCG
                                  Bart-Jan Freriks,Managing Director ENGIE Services West

12.00 - 01.00 pm    Lunch

01.00 - 04.30 pm    Network program:

                                      Workshops and knowledge sessions

                                      Themes:  Water, Energy, Agri & Food, Healthy Aging and Real Estate (development).

                                      Table conversations "doing business with ..."

                                      WTCs in India, China and Mexico talk to you about the possibilities for doing business in their country.

                                      Information market

                                      Matchmaking via Networkapp

                                      you can already get in touch with the participants during the preliminary phase and meet on 23 April.

04.30 - 06.30 pm    Happy hour: networking and drinks.


Participation: € 295.00 excluding VAT



• the entire program and possibility to attend the workshops and knowledge sessions

• matchmaking / access to the Network app containing the data of all attendees

• catering (reception, lunch, breaks and networking drinks)


Excluding: parking fees


Register now!