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Greetings!

With our spirits lifted from celebrating King's Day with alongside 200 Dutch people, we had another successful OTC with honored guests from Washington D.C. We are already excited for upcoming events, like our seminars in The Hague about post Harvey recovery and the life science and health market in Texas!
News from the Office
This month we were honored to host Deputy Ambassador Heleen Bakker and Counselor for Infrastructure and Water Management Bart de Jong.

You can read about their tour of Houston.
NBSO coming up
Hurricane Harvey: Impact, Response, & Recovery

A colloquium with panelists from the US will be held in The Hague on May 24th. Speakers will discuss human impacts to the storm, what we've learned and opportunities for mutual learning and growth between Texas and the Netherlands.
Launch of Texas Healthcare Market Study

On June 7th we will present the results of the fact finding and the market report about the Life Science and Health sector in Texas during a seminar in the Netherlands. Saskia Pardaans will also attend to give information about doing business in Texas.
The Dutch in Texas

In every news letter we make sure a Dutch company is in the limelight.
This time we want to tell you more about LV Shipping and Logistics. The family company that started with horse and carriage transport now has transport and forwarding operations worldwide. In just three years they will celebrate 100 years of business!
NBSO Active
King's Day Party
We celebrated King's Day with our second annual party in Houston.We were thrilled to have so many of you join us on such a beautiful evening for one of our most cherished holidays.

Take a look back at the reception in our photo gallery.


OTC
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is the largest oil and gas show in the world, and the Dutch have been participating for 40 years.

The Holland pavilion, which housed over 45 companies, was once again a successful gathering point for Dutch companies seeking international business.
5 years of student exchanges
Over the past five years there have been various exchange programs between students from Technical University Delft in the Netherlands, and Texas A&M and Rice University in Texas. The Coastal Flood Risk Reduction Program is an American-Dutch partnership for research and education.
Can you help us out?
MPC Clamps is looking to connect with Dutch companies to offer their clamp products. Read more about what they need here.

Please contact us at office@nbso-texax.com.
FAQ
In serving our clients, we frequently hear the same questions and concerns, which is very logical, considering that most entrepreneurs encounter the same challenges when doing business in Texas. In each newsletter we ask our experts to serve you with very detailed insights and advice.

Do you have a question that you'd like to have answered in this section? Let us know by sending an email to office@nbso-texas.com .
Licensing and permits

Texas is notoriously business-friendly, but there are some licenses your business will need. Registering a company and the proper licensing is different for every business, so make sure this is something you consider.
Netherlands Business Support Office Texas
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