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NACCSE participated in UGA Seminar

NACCSE participated in two seminars on April 6, in collaboration with Jan Zantinga of the Terry School of Business at UGA. NACCSE Vice-President, Manori de Silva, former NACCSE President, Jan-Willem Smeulers, and Jim Blair of the Belgian-American Chamber spoke to around 70 UGA students. The purpose of the seminars was to show students the importance

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February’s Member Spotlight – Bennett Thrasher

          What is your business industry category or specialty? Bennett Thrasher, one of the largest and fastest-growing accounting firms in the country, is the leading Atlanta-based international accounting and tax advisory firm. For decades, we have been helping inbound and outbound international businesses, as well as individual investors, reduce their worldwide

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January’s Member Spotlight – Atlanta International School (AIS)

What is your business industry category or specialty? The Atlanta International School is a private elementary, middle and high school in Atlanta. It’s an International Baccalaureate School, formed in 1984. How do you describe your job to people outside the industry?  I work to build relationships across our school community, but I especially focus on

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Information about Referendum on 21 March 2018

On the 21st of March 2018, Dutch voters outside the Netherlands, can vote again. You can cast your vote during the advisory referendum on the new law on intelligence and security services (Wet op de inlichtingen- en veiligheidsdiensten (Wiv)). You can vote by postal vote or voters pass. It is also possible to authorize someone

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Agricultural exports worth nearly €92 billion in 2017

In 2017 the Netherlands exported €91.7 billion in agricultural goods. This marked another new record, up 7% on 2016 when exports totalled €85.5 billion. Last year the Netherlands also exported agriculture-related goods such as farm machinery, chemical fertilisers and plant protection products worth €9.1 billion. These provisional figures (produced by Statistics Netherlands and Wageningen Economic

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Dutch designer Joris Laarman at the High museum Feb 18-May 13 2018

Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age will present work spanning the career of innovative Dutch designer Joris Laarman. Laarman and his Lab are design pioneers and idea detonators whose intellectual and thoughtful approach to design is marked by combining science, technology, restless curiosity, and creativity with lyrical aesthetics. Laarman’s experimental methods of fabrication

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Payout Of AOW Pensions In The U.S., Online Information Session

Dutch people living in the US who have built up a small or larger pension under the Algemene Ouderdomswet (AOW) when they lived in the Netherlands are confronted with the complexities of having this pension paid out in the United States. The Netherlands has a Social Security Agreement with the United States, which stipulates that

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October’s Member Spotlight : CXO Cockpit

What is your business industry category or specialty? CXO-Cockpit is a successful software company which started in The Netherlands 10 years ago. The company creates software to help senior executives at large multinationals better understand their financial data by using graphs and charts on interactive dashboards.  CXO-Cockpit helps executives to tell a better story of

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MOU signed between Metro Atlanta and the Netherlands

Atlanta, Sept 27th 2017 – We were thrilled to celebrate the bilateral partnership between Metro Atlanta and the Netherlands yesterday afternoon! Holland Logistics Network signed a memorandum of understanding with the Metro Atlanta Chamber – from left to right : David Balos, Chairman Global Cities Initiative & @Arthur Van Dijk, Chairman Holland Logistics Network 

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Dutch logistics executives to tour Hartsfield-Jackson, Port of Savannah

A delegation of Dutch logistics executives will be in Georgia this week to get a look at the world’s busiest airport and the Port of Savannah. The trip coincides with the annual conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management, which is being held in Atlanta through Wednesday. “The Netherlands and Georgia are both pushing

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