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9 Reasons to Join the Ireland Netherlands Business Association

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The principal objective of the Ireland Netherlands Business Association (INBA) is creating connections between Irish and Dutch business people in the Netherlands. The INBA organises events which create opportunities to connect and network with Irish and Dutch business people in a social atmosphere.

The Ireland Netherlands Business Association works closely with Irish state agencies and the broader Dutch and Irish business communities in the Netherlands. The Embassy is a strong supporter of the INBA and sees the Association as a key partner in promoting Irish business interests in the Netherlands. The Irish Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, H.E. Mr Kevin Kelly, is the Patron of the Association and the Embassy is represented on the INBA Board. The Embassy of Ireland is delighted to host the INBA AGM and New Years’ Reception on 9 February 2017.

As a member of the INBA you have an opportunity to:

  • Connect with our Patron, His Excellency, the Irish Ambassador to the Netherlands, and the Embassy staff;
  • Connect with the Irish State Agencies, Enterprise Ireland, Bord Bia and Tourism Ireland who support all our events;
  • Connect with Irish business people who work in Irish or Dutch companies based in the Netherlands and doing business in Ireland;
  • Connect with Dutch business people working for Irish companies in the Netherlands or for Dutch companies doing business in Ireland;
  • Connect with Irish companies interested in doing business in the Netherlands;
  • Connect with INBA member companies which currently includes among others ABN Amro, Aer Lingus, AKD Advocaten, Arcadis, Arklow Shipping, Bose BV, Eucon Shipping, Holland International Group, Kappe International, Mason Hayes Curran, SPAR International, Smurfit Kappa, Speaker Ideas and Veolia Benelux.
  • Connect with great guest speakers who in the past have included among others, Frans Timmermans, Peter Sutherland, Frits Bolkestein, Paul McGuinness, Prof Alexand Rinnooy-Kan and Joroen Hoenkamp;
  • Connect with representatives of Irish organisations and associations;
  • Or simply reconnect with Ireland in an enjoyable social ambience with good food, wine and music.

Membership runs for one calendar year. You can find more information about joining the INBA at