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Launch of the Netherlands-American Business Council (NABC) & Celebrating 400 years of NL-USA Trade Relations

  • Longview Gallery 1234 9th Street NW Washington, DC (map)

The Netherlands America Chamber of Commerce Washington Metro (NACCWM) invites you to this invitation-only reception with live entertainment, video-projections, and business showcases. An event organized by the Netherland-America Foundation (NAF) in close collaboration with the Royal Netherlands Embassy 


Special invited guests and speakers include:

Lilianne Ploumen, Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
Bruce H. Andrews, US Deputy Secretary of Commerce
Rudolf Bekink, Ambassador of the Netherlands to the United States
Naboth van den Broek, Netherlands-American Business Council


The Netherlands-American Business Council (NABC) is a new platform that unites and represents the Netherlands-American Chambers of Commerce and Business associations throughout the United States. We will celebrate the launch of the NABC on October 9th, exactly 400 years after the first free trade agreement was signed between the Netherlands and what is now the United States, trade and economic ties between the two nations began.