28 About

DNBN Origin

The Dutch Norwegian Business Network was founded in 2012 with the aim to provide a network platform for the promotion of Norwegian-Dutch business and the exchange of knowledge, ideas and experiences between Norway and the Netherlands.

DNBN Who we are

The Dutch Norwegian Business Network is an independent, non-profit networking organisation interested in strengthening their existing business relations to Norway and the Netherlands or expanding to a new market.

DNBN Activities

  • To provide a business and social platform to facilitate business opportunities within the network
  • To promote business between Norway and the Netherlands and between the member companies within the Dutch Norwegian Business Network
  • To promote knowledge exchange and experiences between Norway and the Netherlands and between the member companies within the Dutch Norwegian Business Network
  • To deliver a unique network based on the combination of the Norwegian and Dutch cultures

DNBN Mission

The DNBN’s long term vision is very strong, loyal trade relationship between the Netherlands and Norway, where Dutch and Norwegian business economical needs are met.

To facilitate this in the short term, DNBN adds financial, intellectual and social value via a Business Network to Dutch and Norwegian companies and people (primary in the Dutch-Norwegian markets) by offering:

Business Growth

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Creating new business opportunities, promoting products and services, finding synergies and stimulating private sector investments in the Dutch/Norwegian markets
Expanded Network

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Connecting Dutch/Norwegian companies and people
Valuable Knowledge

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Sharing information and experiences from Dutch/Norwegian entrepreneurs, board members, professors, journalists and other influencial people
 Culture Bridge

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Improving the understanding of the equalities and differences of the Dutch/Norwegian cultures & traditions
 Interesting People

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Meeting successful, famous people, inspired by their stories
 Leading Innovation

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Boosting and sharing Innovation, in and between the Netherlands and Norway, in a responsible and sustainable way
 Future Leaders Development

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Supporting Dutch/Norwegian students and young high-potentials in their development to become the future leaders driving the Dutch/Norwegian economies

 

DNBN believes in cooperation and fair competition in the Dutch/Norwegian markets, resulting in stronger and more agile Dutch/Norwegian companies. As we have cultural much in common, Dutch/Norwegian companies and people will easily connect as friends, respecting each other individual goals and culture.

If there is one place where Dutch/Norwegian competition and friendship comes together, it is Speedskating. A sport where for decades the Netherlands and Norway are the top in the world. DNBN will use Speedskating as the showcase for Dutch/Norwegian companies. It shows that Dutch/Norwegian speedskating races are fast and exciting. It shows that we help each other to become better and better. And it shows that the Netherlands and Norway are 2 countries, full of passion and energy.