Houston hosts World Petroleum Congress 2020 

We are pleased to share the news that Houston has won the bid to host the World Petroleum Congress in 2020. The last time the triennial World Petroleum Congress was held in the United States was 30 years ago in Houston. Mayor Sylvester Turner, the U.S. WPC Bid Committee chaired by Galen Cobb, Vice President of Industry Relations at Halliburton, and Visit Houston, worked tirelessly to make this happen. The Partnership has been supportive Lees meer
 
January 03, 2017

The Netherlands is taking over SWSX with New Dutch Wave! 

World famous festival South by South West (SXSW) is coloring a little more orange next year, because of the launch of ‘New Dutch Wave’ in Austin on March 12th 2017. The New Dutch Wave consists of the ‘Take Over House’ in which the Dutch creative Industry is granted his own stage. The ‘Take Over House’ is an addition to the regular participation of the Dutch at SXSW. Startup Envoy HRH Prince Constantijn will launch the Take Over House on the Lees meer
 
December 09, 2016 Categories: Austin

Stella Lux Solar Car goes Texas!  

On November the 22nd- 23rd twofold world champion of the world solar challenge (2013 and 2015) Stella Lux family solar car visited Austin. TU Eindhoven's successful solar team teamed up with the solar team of the University of Texas in Austin, who build solar car TexSun, to showcase both solar powered cars in the smart city capital of the world. The visit of the TU Eindhoven solar team was part of strong ties between GSC3 partnership Lees meer
 
December 02, 2016

Meet the second city in Texas- San Antonio 

Ranked as the #1 city for economic growth potential by Business Facilities and #3 among America’s Secretly Cool Cities by the Huffington Post, San Antonio continues to be a shining star in Texas. Located in south-central Texas, San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the United States and has a population of over 2 million. The 15 colleges and universities in the area educate 160,000 students, providing a steady supply of skilled talent Lees meer
 
Posted by Mariella Priem November 18, 2016

World Champion Stella Lux visits Austin! 

The car of the future, the Stella LUX Solar Family Car will be in Austin this November the 22nd and 23rd. The Stella Lux is two-times World Champion World Challenge Australia 2013 and 2015. The car will be driving around Austin at 10.30 am on Tuesday November, the 22nd with Mayor Adler and accompanied by the UT Texas Solar car. Lees meer
 
Posted by Mariella Priem November 18, 2016

Austin ranks no. 1 in the Kauffman start-up index 

The Kauffman Index, from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, measures entrepreneurship at the national, state and metropolitan levels across a three metrics: the rate of new entrepreneurs, the number of entrepreneurs who started their companies when unemployed, and the number of startups per capita. According to the data, roughly 555 out of every 100,000 adults in the Austin region became entrepreneurs in a given month during the past five Lees meer
 
Posted by Mariella Priem October 20, 2016

New Honoray Consul 

We are honored to introduce you to our new honorary consul Mabrie Jackson. In joint collaboration with the NBSO-Texas, Mabrie will play an important role in the development of the Dallas-Forth Worth region for Dutch entrepreneurs. Her diverse background and strong network combined with the multiple opportunities of this booming region, will make it possible to give Dutch companies the best advice! Lees meer
 
Posted by Mariella Priem October 14, 2016

Nationaal Export Event- Nieuwegein 

Nationaal Export Event woensdag 2 november 2016 | Nieuwegein Op woensdag 2 november a.s. organiseren DHL Express, Fenedex, ING, het ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken en de Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO.nl) voor de Lees meer
 
Posted by Mariella Priem October 14, 2016

Damen opens first North American office in Houston 

Damen Stan tug for Young Brothers Netherlands-based shipbuilding group Damen opened its first North American office on Monday, and it already has its first order: four new twin-screw tugs for Young Brothers of Hawaii, a division of Saltchuk. The 120-foot ocean-going tugs will be built at Conrad Shipyard in Louisiana under a license agreement, and delivery is scheduled beginning in the first quarter of 2018. “Opening a permanent Lees meer
 
Posted by Mariella Priem August 11, 2016

Houston prepares for Super Bowl 51 

With 186 days on the clock until the Super Bowl L1 deadline, can- do city Houston is preparing enthusiastically to be the best Super Bowl host in history. After the Super Bowl 50 NASA astronauts even threw a football in space as a sort of ribbon cutting, for this preparation time. At this moment the noise from construction sites may be the official sound of downtown. From road construction to art installations and public gathering spots, Lees meer
 
Posted by Mariella Priem August 03, 2016
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