Texas is prepared!

We are very concerned about the global health crisis caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19). You will notice that our upcoming events are postponed, but we hope to reschedule them as soon the situation gets better. Fortunately, technology keeps us connected, and NBSO Texas is prepared to continue helping you. Please don’t hesitate in contact us if you need any assistance. In the meantime, we would like to share with you our latest news.

Texas is prepared!
News from the Office

We are proud to have launched our series of workshops “The secrets of doing business in Texas”, in collaboration with Houston Community College and SCORE Mentors. The first session “Finding, developing and maintaining relations” was a great success. We want to thank to all the companies that participated, and we look forward to organizing the next workshop!  Learn more.
NBSO active
Agriculture in Texas reports
On February 12th NBSO launched two reports about the opportunities for the Agriculture sector in Texas. The reports were launched in the Netherlands, in collaboration with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV). They are available online.
The Dutch in Texas: C-Job
C-Job Naval Architects is one of the largest independent ship design and engineering companies in the world. With a multidisciplinary team, they assist ship owners and shipyards during the full design scope from an initial sketch up to building supervision. They just opened an office in Houston. 
NBSO coming up
Trade mission to Texas
Due to the global health crisis caused by Coronavirus, the Trade Mission to Texas on April 2020 is postponed. We hope to inform the new dates as soon as possible.
King's Day 2020
For the same reasons, unfortunately we will not organize King's day this year. As soon as the situation changes, we will prepare a new event.
Houston launches resilient city strategy
2,5 years after Hurricane Harvey, and a year of Hurricane Imelda, the city of Houston launched a strategy focused on resiliency and “Living with Water”. In this topic, the city mentioned the experience and collaboration with the Netherlands. 
Austin, Texas is the best city for work
According to a new study, Austin, Texas ranks as No. 1 US city for job market. This is the second consecutive year that Austin topped the list. The capital city also ranked in the top 5 for wage growth and 10 for job growth. 
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 .
Local Incentives

In Texas, economic development efforts occur at all levels. School districts, municipalities, counties, specifically-designated zones and the state all offer different tools and incentives to assist small businesses.
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