ASEAN Business Forum 2019

Den Haag Conferenties & Beurzen

The ASEAN Business Forum 2019 is organised to provide the Dutch business community information on the economic opportunities ASEAN has to offer. At this forum, the ASEAN Trade and Investment Representatives will present the latest developments that were undertaken in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to further economic integration.

This event is co – organised by 5 ASEAN Embassies in The Netherlands (Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines), in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO – NCW), and MKB – Nederland.

Date: Monday, 24 June 2019
Time: 13.00 – 18.00 hrs
Venue: VNO – NCW Malietoren, Bezuidenhoutseweg 12, The Hague

Yusri Hasnan Chu, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)’s Director for The Netherlands, and Marco Winter (MDBC Executive Director), will be present at the event.
The plenary session includes talks by Hans de Boer (President, VNO – NCW) and Guido Landheer (Deputy Vice Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs). There will also be 3 breakout sessions:

1. Connectivity: Logistics, Automotive / Aviation, Transportation
2. Innovation: Digital, Creative Industry, Life Sciences & Health, High Tech
3. Sustainability: Agriculture / Agri – food, Water Management, Bio Fuel / Bio Food, Circular Economy

For more information, please click here (In Dutch).
For the invitation / program, please click here.
To register (free of charge), please click here

Please note: MDBC will NOT be handling registrations for this forum.
Registrations will be taken by VNO – NCW via the link provided above.
For those wishing to set up an individual business meeting with Marco Winter, kindly email to