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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
Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.