The Netherlands Business Council UAE in Dubai is inviting BBC members to its next event on May 16th.
They Monthly networking event with experienced businessman and entrepreneur Jan Kees de Jager.
Jan Kees de Jager, former Minister of Finance in The Netherlands, and a successful entrepreneur in Dubai started his first business when he was eight years old. From that moment onwards he has been engaged in business related activities.During this networking event, Mr. de Jager will talk about future business environments, innovations and global trends, taking his entrepreneurial and political experience into account.
He will also share with us the reason why he decided to start a business in Dubai.
Registration: Kindly register before the May 12th, 2022, please send RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (please specify that you are a BBC member)
We will ensure all Covid-19 precautions and regulations are followed during the event and appreciate your kind cooperation.
Dear Member of the Benelux Business Council,
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I have the pleasure to invite you to the Annual General Meeting of the BeNeLux Business Council Abu Dhabi, which will be at the Luxembourg Embassy, on Tuesday, May 17th 2022 at 6:30pm.
Business of the Annual General Meeting
The business of this Annual General Meeting shall be to:
Please find here a provisional agenda of the Annual General Meeting.
Attendance to the Annual General Meeting
Only those members who have settled their membership fees for 2022 at the time of the Annual General Meeting will have the right to attend and vote at the meeting.
We would ask our members to confirm their attendance to the Annual General Meeting by registering through the link below by Tuesday, May 10th 2022.
Members who are entitled to vote but cannot be present may appoint a proxy to vote and attend in their place. Please fill the Proxy Form and submit to Benelux Business Council’s email (email@example.com). You may appoint a member of your choice or the Secretary of the Benelux Business Council: Mr. Laurent van Helden.
In Accordance with the Articles of Association of the BeNeLux Business Council (17.2) “The Quorum for GM of BBC shall be 15 percent of all corporate members entitled to attend and vote at the concerned GM.
Candidates to the Board of Directors
In accordance with the Articles of Association of the BeNeLux Business Council, the Board of Directors is entrusted with the general management of the affairs of the BeNeLux Business Council.
The Board of Directors is composed of at least five and not more than nine members. Unless otherwise decided by the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors must consist of at least two Dutch nationals, two Belgian nationals and preferably one Luxembourg national. At each Annual General Meeting, the current Board of Directors retires and a new Board of Directors is appointed.
Members of the Board of Directors are volunteers and are not entitled to be directly or indirectly remunerated. Members are expected to provide leadership in the management and strategy of the BeNeLux Business Council, attend monthly meetings of the Board of Directors and to participate in the activities and events organized by the BeNeLux Business Council.
The Board of Directors distributes the roles and responsibilities (Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Embassy Liaison, Secretary, Director of Memberships and Director of Sponsor Relations) during the first board meeting after the AGM.
Members are strongly encouraged to submit their application for membership of the Board of Directors.
Should you wish to present yourself as a candidate to the Board of Directors, please submit Your Application to the BeNeLux Business Council (firstname.lastname@example.org). The BeNeLux Business Council must receive your application by Tuesday, May 10th 2022.
Please note that all candidates must qualify as members at the time of the Annual General Meeting. Therefore, please ensure that your membership fee (AED 1,000) is paid.
A list of candidates will be sent to all the members in advance of the Annual General Meeting, on Sunday, May 15th 2022.
During the Annual General Meeting, candidates will be given the opportunity to expand on their individual motivation.
Election of the Board of Directors shall be done by simple majority of the paying members present or by proxy at the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 17th 2022.
Pursuant to the BCC's Constitution, only members in good standing (i.e. who have paid their membership fees up to 1st May 2022) are entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting.
We look forward to welcoming you on Tuesday, May 17th 2022.
Barbara Farahnick-MathonetChairwoman of the BeNeLux Business Council
BeNeLux Business Council with the collaboration with Amcham invites you to join for an informative live-webinar on Advancing Climate Solutions presented by ExxonMobil.
This webinar will provide an overview of ExxonMobil's approach to managing climate risks, including technology investments and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Loan Tran will cover global energy supply and demand trends, the role of technology, risk management to address climate change risks and an overview of ExxonMobil's Low Carbon Solutions company which was launched to commercialize its extensive low-carbon technology portfolio.
Participating Business Groups:
Phone: +971 50 462 5253
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