Published On: Thu, Aug 24th, 2017

Chamber of Commerce and Holland House with trade mission to Colombia in September 2017

Chamber of CommerceWILLEMSTAD - The Chamber of Commerce & Industry Curacao has recently organized a highly successful business conference on international business - focusing on Export. During this conference, Mr. Jan Willem van Bokhoven and three Curaçao entrepreneurs gave a presentation about the Colombian market, their experiences and business opportunities.

During the visit of Mr. Van Bokhoven, he gave a presentation for more than 50 companies and also visited several Curaçao companies that are members of Holland House Colombia.

Also, Mr. Van Bokhoven had individual meetings with various local companies interested in the Colombian market to address their interests.

During the presentation of the Chamber of Commerce and Mr. Van Bokhoven, the trade mission from Curaçao to Colombia was officially announced. This mission organized by the Chamber in cooperation with the Holland House Colombia will take place between September 25 and 28, 2017 with a focus on the cities of Bogota and Medellin.

This mission serves as a vehicle to make a match between local businesses active in Curaçao and Colombian companies interested in meeting each other, focusing on commercial exchanges. Participants’ calendar will, therefore, be pre-programmed based on contact they or the Colombian company wishes to have.

In addition to these B2B meetings, there will also be additional networking opportunities with Colombian entrepreneurs at the residence of the Ambassador of the Kingdom in Bogota. There will also be an opportunity to network with the members of Holland House Colombia in Bogota during a special event.

The future of the island’s economic growth is in export. If you are an entrepreneur who feels your product or service is potential for the international market, then this is a unique opportunity to do the required research. Colombia is a growing market with a population of over 45 million people.

For more information or to register for the trade mission to Colombia in September 2017, you can register here at or contact the Chamber of Commerce via; or 461-3918.

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