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Business Calendar TEXT: STINE WANNEBO | PHOTOS: SOLAR SOLUTIONS
ECIS Leadership Conference Brussels, Belgium, 8-11 April The ECIS is a global network that promotes and supports international education. Their yearly conference, concluded by a fabulous gala dinner, is just one of the ways they carry out their work, attracting school heads, primary and secondary school administrators, admissions and advancement officers and business managers. ‘Catalysing Our Creativity’ is the title of this year’s meeting of leaders. Providing a platform for development and professional networking, the conference includes workshops, exhibitions and social events for international school leaders. www.ecis.org Employing staff in the UK Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, 14 April This workshop aimed at entrepreneurs will take place just outside of Utrecht. The British Chamber of Commerce of the Netherlands is joining forces with Birketts LLP for a one-day event about employing professionals from across the pond. There will be information on all aspects of hiring staff in the United Kingdom, from HMRC
registration to salary levels and contracts. It is a great opportunity to learn about running a business in the UK and the event is open to both members and non-members. www.nbcc.co.uk Solar Solutions International 2015 Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands, 15-16 April For the third year solar professionals from across the region can meet to discuss trade, panels and boilers, micro-inverters and roof elevators and assembly materials to storage systems. The largest solar energy trade fair in the Benelux offers networking opportunities, product exhibitions and the industry’s latest innovations. visitors can attend free practice-oriented workshops that are organised throughout the two-day event and speakers from across the sector will talk about their personal and professional experiences in the solar industry. www.solarsolutions.nl Getting your message across Brussels, Belgium, 21 April The British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium is hosting a training session on com-
municating effectively under pressure. It is an introduction to creating and delivering company messaging but also focuses on the ability to present information to the media, particularly in crisis situations. The training session teaches skills that will prove useful no matter what the business, at a level that is accessible to all. www.britcham.be EARTO & EIRMA Annual Conference Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 28-29 April After last year’s successful event in vienna, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology will host this years’ EARTO & EIRMA conference. Research and technology organisations, industry professionals and representatives from a range of European institutions will join at the Alvisse Parc Hotel to discuss issues and strategies in the research industry. Talks, social events and conferences invite participants to share their knowledge with the aim of providing support for the innovation service industry in the future. www.earto-eirma-luxembourg2015.eu
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Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and France.