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Consulate General in Atlanta opens today

Today marks a new phase in the longstanding relationship between the United States and the Netherlands with the opening in Atlanta, Georgia, of the Netherlands’ fifth consulate general in America. Ard van der Vorst will serve as the first Consul General in Atlanta and will focus on strengthening the economic ties between the Netherlands and

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Benelux events were a great success!

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Benelux Union, the Belgian American Chamber of the South, Metro Atlanta Chamber & the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce SouthEastern United States co-hosted a Luncheon and Panel Discussion featuring the Washington-based Ambassadors of the Benelux countries, Victoria King, Sebastiaan van Hese and Frank Vromant. The discussion

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Netherlands Consulate General in Atlanta to open in January

The Netherlands will open its fifth consulate general in Atlanta on January 7 to strengthen the economic ties between the Southeastern US and the Netherlands. Ard van der Vorst Mr. Ard van der Vorst will serve as the first Consul General in Atlanta. A seasoned diplomat, Van der Vorst was stationed in Europe, Africa, and the

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Hundred years since first woman entered Dutch parliament

Today, on the 17th of September, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the appointment of the first female Member of Parliament in the Netherlands. Her name was Suze Groeneweg. Groeneweg was a prominent figure within the women’s suffrage movement. read more 

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Atlanta home to Dutch Consulate General

We are very excited to share that The Netherlands will open a consulate general in Atlanta in the fall to strengthen the economic ties between Georgia and the surrounding states, and the Netherlands. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the plans for the new diplomatic post during his official visit with President Donald Trump in

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May’s Member spotlight : Arcadis

What is your business industry category or specialty? Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets. We contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner

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Dutch creator of Design furniture “Studio Rottier”at Atlanta Design Festival

Dutch creator of design furniture “Studio Rottier”will be represented at Atlanta Design Festival May 26th trough June 3rd 2018! About Studio Rottier Studio Rottier stands for functional, affordable design, made in the Netherlands. Studio Rottier’s furniture is characterised by ease of use, simple, clear lines and high-quality materials. All our furniture originates from the Netherlands,

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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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March Member Spotlight – Aprio (the new name for HA+W)

What is your business industry category or specialty? Aprio (the new name for HA+W) is a premier CPA-led business advisory firm where thriving associates serve thriving clients. Our purpose is clear: we advise clients so that they can achieve what’s next, whatever that may be. For over 65 years, our team has guided our clients

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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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