Business Community Invited to Sign-Up for Webinar on Export-Ready Opportunities
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Business Community Invited to Sign-Up for Webinar on Export-Ready Opportunities

COCI Office (file photo) COCI Office (file photo)

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) have planned a special webinar for Wednesday, May 20 that aims to inform the general business community but especially those companies that would like to consider export as a new business stream. 

The business community is invited to sign-up and register for the webinar by visiting COCI’s Facebook page and following the instructions.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made various instruments available to companies in Sint Maarten since January 1, 2018. 

Under RVO, various services, subsidies and other programs are available for trade and investment projects in countries outside the Kingdom. Caribbean Dutch entrepreneurs may use these services and programs under the same conditions as European Dutch companies and in cooperation with local partners. 

The webinar is an opportunity for the Sint Maarten business community, RVO and COCI to provide information about the various instruments and programs that can benefit the country over the mid to long-term.

COCI has requested via direct contact with lead professionals in the various industries relating to Export to be part of this first Webinar and to provide their feedback and testimony of their challenges and successes.

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency is a Dutch government organization which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy that stimulates entrepreneurs in sustainable, agricultural, innovative and international business. 

It aims to improve opportunities for entrepreneurs by strengthening their position and helping them realize their international ambitions with funding, networking, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations.

If you are an entrepreneur who wishes to venture abroad, participating in the upcoming webinar may be your ticket to learn more what the Netherlands Enterprise Agency can do for you in helping your business fulfil their international ambitions.

Some of the programs that are available are the ‘Starters International Business,’ which helps businesses move into foreign markets; the DHI scheme for demonstration projects, feasibility studies and investment preparation studies, supports enterprises that want to invest in or execute a project in emerging markets and in developing countries.

Doing business in another country in an unfamiliar market can be a daunting task, but RVO can assists groups of businesses through the programme ‘Partners for International Business (PIB)’.

For more information regarding this webinar or the various instruments and programs please visit COCI’s Facebook page or RVO’s website link https://english.rvo.nl/caribbean

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Webinar details

Date: Wednesday May 20th 2020

Time: 10 AM until 11:30 AM (Local Time)

Register for more information and link: COCI Facebook page, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2066300514066747664

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