Netherlands India Business Meet (NIBM) 2017

PUBLISHED DATE: May 04, 2017

The Netherlands India Chambers of Commerce and Trade (NICCT) is hosting the 11th edition of the annual flagship event – the Netherlands India Business Meet (NIBM) with this year’s theme: Tomorrow’s Business – TODAY!

The NIBM is organized in cooperation with HCL Technologies and co-sponsored by ING and Municipality of The Hague.

A number of breakout sessions are set with remarkable speakers who are market leaders in business innovations. The breakout sessions are:

  • Fintech : The Future of Financial Services
  • Data is the new oil
  • Health Innovation  & India
  • Impact Economy & India

“The Hague is a city that ensures the quality of life by investing in welfare and health innovation. We continuously strengthen our business climate. I am amazed by the level of innovation in India and the ambition of the younger generation to get ahead in life. There are many growth opportunities within the Netherlands India business corridor especially because our cooperation is one of mutual respect and benefit.” The Hague Deputy Mayor Karsten Klein.

The NIBM will take place on Wednesday 10th of May from 12:00 at the Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus The Hague. Each year the NIBM draws over 200 SMEs and multinational companies looking to refresh insights, solutions and their network within the Netherlands India business corridor.

HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services provider, is a key partner for the event. HCL inaugurated its co-innovation delivery center in 2015 – named ‘cXstudio™’ in Hague focused on an agile, customer centric, future digital operating model. HCL’s key note session this year will be around ‘Innovation and Digital Transformation in the 21st Century Enterprise’.

“HCL is excited to co-host the 11th Netherlands India Business Meet in Hague,” said Rahul Singh, President and Global Head – Financial Services, HCL technologies. “Today’s enterprise challenge is about building an agile, lean, digital network that supports digital strategy for the organizations. Our focus is on an end–to–end Digital Transformation journey that leverages disruptive new technologies to provide a differentiated user experience for the FinTech ecosystem.”


The Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade (NICCT) is the leading bilateral Chamber of Commerce representing the Netherlands- India business community. Since 2001, the NICCT has been active in giving a voice to its members on critical issues that affect their business performance.

NICCT operates on the strong premise that the knowledge, competencies and experience that resides within the corporate sector in the Netherlands and in India, are mutually complementary in many ways and that there is a significant scope for expansion of trade and business relations between India and the Netherlands. Current members of NICCT are Dutch as well as Indian MNC’s and SMEs.


In the last decade, the Netherlands India Business Meet has reached a total of 1.000 companies, hosted 3 trade delegations and 10 networking sessions, brought over 50 top CXO level speakers and organized over 17 focused industry sessions for attendees.