The Netherlands Business Hub Kenya (NLBH) is a vibrant member’s organization, accessible to all, where entrepreneurs, SME’s, multinationals and managers can network, learn, revolutionize and grow. It is linking public institutions and private entities, as well as national and regional markets in Kenya.
Agroberichten Buitenland interviewed Ms. Yvonne Oerlemans, General Manager of NLBH, asking her to explain a bit more about what services NLBH can provide the Dutch Entrepreneur in Kenya.
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Who are you?
My name is Yvonne Oerlemans and I am the General Manager of the Netherlands Business Hub Kenya since January 2022. I have lived in Kenya for over 20 years. My background is in Sales and Marketing and over the last two decades, I have gained extensive experience and built a professional network in both the Kenyan and the Dutch business communities in Kenya.
What is Netherlands Business Hub (NLBH)?
NLBH is the newest Hub and the first in Africa. It is part of a worldwide network of Business Hubs supported by NLinBusiness. NLinBusiness was founded by the largest employer organizations in the Netherlands and also works closely with the Dutch Ministries of Foreign and Economic Affairs.
NLBH supports Dutch entrepreneurs in Kenya through events, networking, introductions to the local business network, and local service providers to help Dutch entrepreneurs start and build a successful enterprise in Kenya.
What plans do you have with NLBH?
Our ambition is to build NLBH into a dynamic business organization where entrepreneurs can find a support network, information, and services to help them in their entrepreneurial journey in Kenya.
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We want to be a point of reference for Dutch entrepreneurs in Kenya, and also for entrepreneurs in the Netherlands who are considering entering the Kenyan market. We work closely with the Netherlands Embassy in Kenya.
Who can become a member of NLBH?
Every company operating in Kenya can become a member; from a one-man or one-woman consultancy to a large multinational.
How can a company become a member of NLBH?
You can become a member by filling an application form via our website www.nlbh.ke/membership or you may send an email to [email protected]
For more information:
Ministry of agriculture, nature and food quality of the Netherlands