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Benelux business calendar TEXT: STINE WANNEBO |  PHOTOS: ETHNIC FOODS EUROPE 

A new year brings with it new opportunities. Why not start 2015 by learning a new skill, discovering a new interest or broadening your knowledge?

message.  The  course  will  also  focus  on how to respond to audience questions and manage nerves. www.communicatingeu.com

Below we have listed some exciting events that can make this year more interesting and productive than ever.

Agriflanders Ghent, Belgium, 15 – 18 January Every other year the Flemish agricultural fair is allowed to bloom, attracting 80,000 visitors and over 320 exhibitors. The event focuses on the cattle industry in the broadest sense  of  the  term,  and  visitors  can  purchase everything from farm animals to educational books. Learn more about the industry,  services  available  and  the  newest technological  innovations  or  take  part  in competitions and the famous animal shows. www.agriflanders.be

Ethnic Foods Europe Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 12 – 15 January Over  60  brands  from  20  different  countries  will  fill  the  Amsterdam  RAI  with  the smells,  colours  and  flavours  of  faraway foods.  Manufacturers,  suppliers,  businessmen and culinary enthusiasts will try to make a lasting impression on the visitors’ taste buds. Falling on the same weekend as Horecava – the largest food service fair in  the  country  –  the  second  weekend  of January is a great time for foodies. www.ethnicfoodseurope.com Presentation Skills Training Brussels, Belgium, 15 January This one-day course aims to help participants improve their public speaking skills and is set in the grand Science Auditorium. By recording the presentation a trainer will give  feedback  on  vocal  and  non-verbal techniques, visual aids and delivery of the

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Global Forum on Subsea Exploration and Production Technology Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 19 – 20 January Representatives  from  all  the  big  names across the vast industry of the subsea sector – Shell, BP, Aker Solutions, the Scottish Government and many more – will speak at this second annual forum. They will explore the challenges related to the decline of natural  oil  and  gas  and  will  discuss  subsea strategies to examine and resolve this issue. www.prosperoevents.com

Legal Risks and New Technology Conference Brussels, Belgium, 22 – 23 January This conference by the IBA Technology Law Committee supported by the European Regional Forum will focus on a range of issues relating to new technologies, including integration, security and governance. The talks are aimed at professionals in the financial services and  technology sectors as well as those interested in the latest developments in technology law. www.ibanet.org Conference on Extraction and Knowledge Management Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 27-30 January The  Centre  de  Recherche  Public-Gabriel Lippmann is a public institution devoted to applied scientific research and technological  development.  It  will  host  this  annual conference discussing the current state of EGC (Extraction et Gestion des Connaissances)  in  the  French-speaking  world  as professionals  from  data  mining,  statistics and  information  visualisation  will  look  at current business trends. Researchers, students and industrialists from a large variety of fields will be attending. www.crpgl.lu

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Discover Benelux | Issue 13 | January 2015  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux | Issue 13 | January 2015  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.