Holland+You, Generating + Connecting + Creating GCC

Successful partnerships

Holland & GCC

Holland+You is a platform initiated by the Dutch economic network in the GCC to further strengthen business relationships between the Netherlands and the GCC countries.

Key sectors in Holland

Dutch solutions

Holland is one of the 20 largest economies in the world and is a leading global knowledge economy. In times of global, social and economic challenges, the Dutch find ways of how innovation and entrepreneurship can continue to grow. Dutch companies and organizations offer a broad range of products, services and technologies.

Joining forces

Partner of branch organizations

Holland+You and Dutch branch organizations joined forces to further support our Dutch companies doing business in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait. We are very proud of our partnerships, combining expertise and trade promotion.

GCC countries

Trade information

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a political and economic union of Arab states bordering the Gulf. It was established in 1981 and its 6 members are the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. The GCC’s prime geographical location is at the crossroads of the major Western and Eastern economies.

August 23, 2016 Electric transportation is the future. From this belief a great adventure came: a team of students from the Dutch university of Eindhoven is traveling around the world in 80 days on a revolutionary electric motorcycle.

August 9, 2016 European food producers and policy makers are set to play a growing role in harnessing global efforts to provide enough safe, nutritious food to an expanding population, one of the biggest challenges facing the world today. The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, an established annual event in the UAE, will be launching its regional European edition in The Netherlands from 9-10 May 2017 at the Jaabeurs Expo Centre in Utrecht.


24 Aug 16

Joint Business Group Speed Networking

Speed Networking is an efficient, face-to-face professional networking model (similar to ‘’speed dating’’), that enables participants to make lots of new contacts through one-to-one focused conversations lasting just 2 minutes.

5 Sep 16 7 Sep 16


Oman's foremost expo on transport & logistics in the Middle East

19 Sep 16

Business after Hours

​Joint Business after Hours with the French Business Group Abu Dhabi. Other councils to be confirmed.