Anita Paalvast
Lianne de Vries
Natasha Bonnevalle (Present Change)

Doing Business in The Netherlands

  • American Chamber of Commerce
    The American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands (AmCham) is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political, voluntary organisation of companies and individuals who invest in and trade between the United States of America and the Netherlands.
  • NFIA
    The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA), a Dutch government agency, can be of tremendous assistance in establishing or expanding your pan-European operation.
  • Benelux Trademarks Office
    The Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) is the official body for the registration of trademarks and designs in the Benelux territory (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg).
  • Business in The Hague
    The Municipality of The Hague’s English-language information for companies and businesses.
  • Answers for Business
    Very useful website from the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. All about starting, developing, running your own business etc – in English.
  • Doing Business in The Hague
    The Municipality of The Hague and the WestHolland Foreign Investment Agency (WFIA) have a new Business Marketing website to entice foreign companies to locate to The Hague.
  • Den Haag Ondernemen
    Het ondernemersportaal biedt Haagse ondernemers één startpunt voor het verkrijgen van informatie.
  • Starters Funding The Hague
    The “Startersfonds Den Haag” is a crediet arangement aimed at starters in the d2-area of the Hague. This is a initiative of the Council of the Hague for starters who would otherwise not be able to find financing.
  • West Holland Foreign Investment Agency
    Depending on the company’s requirements the WFIA operates as your partner to answer your specific questions or concerns regarding the establishment of an office or facility in the West-Holland region.
  • Holland Gateway
    Holland Gateway is the result of the shared vision of five government and semi-government partners: the Ministry of Economics / NFIA, the Ministry of Justice / IND, Social Affairs and Employment / UWV, the Netherlands Chambers of Commerce and Schiphol Group.
  • Ondernemers klankbord
    We know through our active entreprenurial experience how important it is to meet the right person that wants to think with you and offers advice.
  • John Adams Institute
    The John Adams Institute is the center for American culture in Amsterdam. We are an independent, nonprofit foundation dedicated to presenting some of the most compelling speakers in the world to European audiences.



  • MKB Factory
    For entrepreneurs and businesses. Borrels, workshops and exclusive networking events in special locations to bring business club companies closer together
  • The Hague International Network (THIN)
    The Hague International Network’s target group includes expats working for companies, international organisations and embassies, as well as Dutch citizens who live or work in The Hague area and have contact with expats.
  • Haagse VrouwenZaken
    Haagse VrouwenZaken (HVZ) is een netwerk van vrouwelijke, zelfstandige ondernemers uit Den Haag en omstreken.
  • TEDx The Hague
    At TEDxTheHague, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.
  • BNI Seagull
    A local Chapter of the global network, BNI International. BNI Seagull is a networking and referral network for international entrepreneurs with businesses in and around The Hague, meeting weekly over breakfast.
  • Amsterdam American Business Club
    The Amsterdam American Business Club (AABC) is a professional networking organization whose main purpose is to help improve business contacts between Dutch and American companies in and around Amsterdam.