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Taiwan Business Day 2017 #TBD17

TGN - Taiwan Globalization Network

Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM (CEST)

Taiwan Business Day 2017 #TBD17

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TBD2017 - early bird before Sept 13th 27 Tickets Ended Free €0.00
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Design eHealthy & Fashionable living with Taiwanese partners

Do you own or manage a creative or innovative start-up/scale-up or SME, and are you considering opportunities abroad? Meet your potential business partners and support organizations for the Far East – during an intensive afternoon seminar.

Why Taiwan? 

Taiwan is world leader in many innovative technologies and its companies continue to stay on top of new developments. Taiwan and The Netherlands have a lot in common, with a long trading history going back over 400 years.  Both are internationally renowned as trading nations and the business gateway to their regions. Taiwan is on the 11th place of the global 'ease of doing business list' of the Worldbank. Taiwan is also growing as a soft-landing hub to access markets like Japan and China.


Taiwan Business Day is organised together with EBU. The main objective of #TBD17 is for you to meet Taiwanese organizations, entrepreneurs and support organisations. The program includes a seminar to help you understand the Taiwanese opportunities and help you with your business expansion strategy. Taiwan Business Day ends with a networking event to expand your international business network.

12:30 Welcoming drinks & registration

13:00 Opening & Welcome

13:05 Seminar 'Understanding global opportunities between Netherlands and Taiwan'

  • How to do business in Taiwan and/or Taiwanese partners?
  • Opportunities for Taiwanese and Dutch companies with special attention to Design & eHealth
  • Design and the Real Value of Products - presentation by Dutch company
  • Cross Border perspectives or how to access a larger region from The Netherlands and Taiwan
  • presentation Taiwanese company succesfull in Netherlands
  • presentation Dutch Scale-Up with Asia ambition
  • Q&A on 'How to use Taiwan to globally expand'

15:00 Tea Break

15:20 Seminar 'Profit from bridging the strengths of regions'

  1. Presentation of Dutch company that participated succesfully in mission to Taiwan
  2. Citizens Innovation & Community building; QOCA-pilot in Utrecht Oost by Anja van der Aa
  3. Utrecht region strengths presented by Utrecht mayor Jan van Zanen
  4. Taiwan offering strong regions for partnering in European Horizon 2020 program
  5. Presentation of practical services on offer for Dutch SME's

16:30 Taiwan Explorer Award ceremony (see requirements to participate)

16:50 Closing remarks and start networking.

18:30 Taiwan Business Dinner - separate registration at € 32,50 p.p. at TBD17dinner

moderator: Pim de Bokx (TGN Chairman)

PARTNERS: We thank the following organisations for their support; ...

PARKING: Choose P1 or P3 at Jaarbeurs. The event is in Beatrixgebouw ((Room 417 Meetup, 4th floor Beatrix Gebouw , Jaarbeursplein 6, 3521AL, Utrecht) of the Jaarbeurs, which is connected to the Central Station. SEE: plattegrond-jaarbeurs-2-beatrixgebouw
Have questions about Taiwan Business Day 2017 #TBD17? Contact TGN - Taiwan Globalization Network

When & Where

Room 417, Meetup, Beatrix Gebouw
Jaarbeursplein 6
3521AL Utrecht

Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM (CEST)

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TGN - Taiwan Globalization Network

TGN specializes in supporting Taiwanese and European Start-ups, Scale-ups and SMEs with their internationalization challenge. We have a special interest in ensuring that your business expansion is well-founded and that your plans continue to move along in the right direction. We have a broad network of specialists and service provider who can support you and ensure that your business grows! 

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