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Greetings!

We've been keeping busy planning the life science and health mission to Texas in March. Additionally, we are still continuing to help companies that seek doing business in the Lonestar State. Take a look back at the amazing night that was the New Year's Reception, and read about how the NBSO keeps busy.
News from the Office

We are joined by Maria Elena Alamo this month. She is helping us to create a program for the economic mission to Texas on Life Science and Health.

Get to know her by clicking here.
NBSO Active
New Year's Reception
Our Annual New Year's Reception took place January 15. We were delighted to have Astros' Dutch Senior Vice President of Operations, Marcel Braithwaite as our keynote speaker.

Follow the link below to check out the gallery!
Behind the Scenes with Siron
We decided to give our readers a sneak peek into the daily goings-on of work at the NBSO. With this you can learn more about what kind of services we offer, and what you can ask of us.



NBSO Coming Up
We are looking for a few companies to sign up for an economic mission on emergency flood protection in Texas and Florida from Monday June 24 until Friday June 28, 2019.

We are teaming up with the Consulate General in Miami and the Netherlands Water Partnership to bring 6-8 Dutch companies to pair them with American counterparts so that both parties mutually benefit from a relationship.

Click here to read more to see if you're a good fit for this mission.
Highlight

Houston and the Netherlands are have an important relationship, and that is readily evident with Dutch trade coming in at number 4 for among international trade partners for the city.
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 YER. Founded in 1987, YER is an international recruitment agency with offices in the United States and The Netherlands.
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 .
HR differences between the Netherlands and U.S.A

Employment regulations and benefits vary greatly between the Netherlands and the United States. Being aware of the differences can help you become more attractive as an employer and make sure that you do everything legally throughout the entire employment process from hiring to contracting a full-time employee.
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