The Challenge

Our Client is the Royal Dutch Embassy in Bucharest looking for Trade Mission services and support for organising a major 3-day trade event on the occasion of Minister Lilianne Ploumen visit to Romania. After launching a bid is which participated several local consulting firms with expertise in trade mission organisation, the FRD Center bid has been selected as a provider of Trade Missions for Export Promotion.

The Solution:

Over a period of 12 weeks, the FRD Center intensively prepared and delivered high-quality B2B meetings with selected relevant local players, organised a 1-2-1 Business Forum for 30 Dutch companies from a multitude of sectors, several PR events, a formal dinner reception etc.

FRD Center managed the local suppliers of services and provided Project Management throughout the 3-day event. After the Trade Delegation departure, the FRD Center carried out a survey and follow up with more than 200 local players that participated in the Dutch business event.

For International Governmental and Export Promotion Agencies, FRD Center has been organising Trade Missions, Business Presentations, Inward Buyer Missions and Business Roundtables in Romania and the region since 2002.

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