On 6th of February, Dutch-Serbian Business Association held its first General Assembly, where the new board members were elected and where we set our goals for this year. We were honored with the presence of His Excellency Henk Van Den Dool, who gave an introductory speech, and who is, as he stated, sort of a godfather to DSBA. The meeting was held in a beautiful hall "Tzar Dusan" at Hilton Belgrade and we would like to thank to Mr. Nicolaas Houwert for being a perfect host and for making it possible that our Assembly could take a place in such an extraordinary and prestigious place, but also for giving us all a tour through the hotel, where, at the end, we could enjoy our drinks in Sky Lounge, with the…
On 8th of November, at the residency of H.E. Mr. Henk Van Den Dool, the Dutch ambassador in Serbia, Dutch-Serbian Business Association had an official launch. Around 70 guests, business people, Serbian government officials, international institution representatives, colleagues from other business associations and press representatives, were welcomed by the introductory speech of H.E. Mr. Henk Van Den Dool, who pointed out significant presence of Dutch business in Serbia, a variety of industries in which they are operating, and welcomed the initiative of starting DSBA. After that Mr. Bojan Leković, through his personal experience, explained how important it is to have an association, which DSBA plans to be, and pointed out the benefits that members will have. Mr. Djordje Petrovic shortly explained what has been done till now regarding DSBA, how…
On 8th of October, Dutch-Serbian Business Association held its first meeting. The host of the meeting was the Dutch embassy in Serbia, in their newly moved offices. With around 20 participants who were present at this meeting, after the short introduction speech of Mr. Oliver Sarov, senior policy officer of Dutch embassy in Serbia, and Mr. Djordje Petrovic, as Executive Director of Association, all the important things were discussed regarding the Association and its future. This was just the first step that Association made, but which will significantly help in building a strong foundation, on which Dutch-Serbian Business Association can grow in the future. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://dutchserbianbusiness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/First-meeting-DSBA.mp4"][/video]
On 19.06.2018., Mr. Bojan Leković, Founder/CEO of KupujemProdajem.com, Mr. Tom de Boer, owner of Todebo, Mr. Cees Hilhorst, owner of S-Biom, and Mr. Djordje Petrovic, owner of Companies Connected, with the support of the Dutch embassy in Serbia, founded Dutch-Serbian Business Association. The aim of the Dutch-Serbian Business Association is to ensure that Dutch firms in Serbia have a platform through which their significant presence in the Serbian economy can be translated into an even greater impact on the market.