Texas flies high!
Greetings!

First of all, a happy and healthy New Year! At NBSO Texas we started this 2021 with many challenges and opportunities. Changes in our offices, Dutch companies featured in the media, and a new commercial Space Center in Houston are some of our news.

Enjoy the reading!
News from the office
After more than 5 years as Chief Representative at the NBSO Texas, Saskia Pardaans started a new position at the Dutch Embassy, as a Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management as of January 1st. She will take charge as Chief Representative at NBSO Texas until March. We are currently looking for new candidates for this position.
News
Big companies moving to Texas!
During the last months, Texas has experienced a massive arrival of new businesses, especially large and recognized companies. Why they chose the Lone Star State?
First commercial Space Center in Houston
This year kicks off the construction of a new Spaceport located at Ellington Airport. The hub will serve as the central hub for research, manufacturing, and commerce.
Dutch in Texas featured on local TV
Anthonie's Market Grill was featured as one of the best-hidden gems in the Lone Star State, by ABC13 Houston Channel.
Texas is top state for FDI Investment
According to Selection Magazine, Texas is the top state for foreign direct investment projects and Free Trade Zone state in the U.S.
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NBSO coming up
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Understanding social and cultural differences
We continue our workshops "The Secrets of doing Business in Texas" this year. During this session, you will learn to transform cultural differences into a competitive advantage and adjust your strategy accordingly.
Publications
New city playbooks!
If you are interested in doing business in Houston, San Antonio, Austin, or Dallas, check out our new city brochures that contain practical and useful information.
FAQ
In serving our clients, we frequently hear the same questions and concerns, which is very logical, looking at the fact 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 and send an email to office@nbso-texas.com.
How to protect your business?

When you start a business abroad, especially in a competitive market like the US, is very important to protect your ideas, services, and products. Learn the most common registrations for these purposes.
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