Covid-19 has placed tremendous stress on businesses globally, with Dutch technology exporters, particularly SMEs facing unique challenges. How can they adapt their business development efforts and export strategies? Local partners may be the key.
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), the Dutch embassies in the Gulf Region, Water Alliance and the Netherlands Water Partnership will jointly host a webinar on 23 June on how to work with market intermediaries in the Gulf region. This webinar is tailored to Dutch water technology SMEs and will explore the channels available to enter the Gulf market via intermediaries such as distributors, agents and contractors/sub-contractors, without the costs and barriers associated with typical business development or opening local offices.
Date: 23 June
Time: 10:30 - 12:30 CET / 12:30 - 14:30 GST
Where: Online. Instructions to join the online meeting to be sent by the organisers.
The webinar will include an expert presentation on working with market intermediaries, followed by a lively panel discussion consisting of distributors, agents and contractor/subcontractors working in the Gulf region.
10:30 – 10:40 Opening by NWP and Water Alliance
10:40 – 11.10 Presentation Ms. Nellie Swanepoel on working with local partners in the GCC
11:10 – 11.15 Q&A
11:15 – 11.20 Break
11.20 – 10:30 Presentation by RVO and Dutch embassies network on how support to Dutch SMEs
11.30 – 11:55 Panel discussion with distributor, agent, contractor from the GCC region: Metito, AquaChemie and Andarakis
11:55 – 12:10 Q&A
12:10 – 12.15 Wrap up
12.15 – 12.30 Networking
Are you a Dutch water technology SME and do you want to work in the Gulf region? Then fill in the registration below.