The 9th edition of the Brazil Network Day (BND) took place on 3 November in the opening-day of the Maritime Technology Exhibition (EUROPORT 2015) held at the Ahoy conference centre and arena in Rotterdam.

The Brazilian Embassy enjoyed the support of large corporate partners such as the Ahoy Rotterdam, KPMG, Baker McKenzie, Intertrust Netherlands, NeoGrid Netherlands and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

More than 500 participants attended the BND Plenary Session as well as the subsequent Business Network Cocktail. BND has became a Brazilian flagship event in The Netherlands since its first edition in 2011.

Mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb + BRADUTCHAhmed Aboutaleb ( Mayor of Rotterdam ), Ivens Signorini ( Trade, Investment and Tourism Bureau, Brazilian Embassy, organizer of BND ), Piragibe Tarragô ( Brazilian Ambassador in the Netherlands )

The BRAZIL NETWORK DAY (BND) is an initiative of the Embassy of Brazil in The Hague, aiming to gather local Governmental officials, representatives of Brazilian & Dutch multinationals, local entrepreneurs (doing or considering doing) business and/or investing in Brazil.

BND is a (1000+ people) network event organised twice year (spring and autumn).

The Embassy is fully committed to continuing organising the BND, searching for new partnerships and allied partners in order to promote high value events, by bringing Brazilian and Dutch speakers together in discussions on current issues, encouraging networking amongst companies and business people interested in Brazil.

The next edition is due to be hosted by the Province of North Brabant and the State of Minas Gerais on 29 March 2016 at the Chassé Theater, in Breda.

In the opportunity Bradutch’s managing director Pollyane dos Reis together with Cristiane Bueno ( board of directors of Bradutch ) presented BRADUTCH’S plans for 2016 to the mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb.

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photos: Brazilian Embassy, Maira Ximenes
tekst contribution: Diplomat Magazine