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Central America now online at be.connected with our new partner Euracen

We are very pleased to announce that Euracen (Chamber of Commerce Europe – Central America) has joined be.connected. At the recent Euracen organized annual ambassadors dinner on the 12th of February 2019 in Brussels, our colleagues Joost Visser and Nicolas Mathieu had the opportunity to present the TIAO platform “be.connected”. As Euracen is now online at […]

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Moderator’s Interview: Malin Geanovu from Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to our blog section: Moderator’s Interview! In this section, we will be able to discover more about the role of the moderators on COBCOE Connects and be.connected and, particularly, about their functions and visions on the platform. Hi Malin. First and mandatory question: who are you and what is your role in your chamber?  […]

Our Member Speaks… Anne-Hélène Scouarnec from Authentic Human Resources

We continue with our new blog section: Member’s Interview! In this section, we will be able to discover more about the ways companies find themselves on COBCOE Connects and, particularly, about their successes on the platform. Today we interview Anne-Hélène Scouarnec from Authentic Human Resources. Ann-Hélène is a freelance HR advisor, who delivers custom-built HR services to […]

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[SUCCESS STORY] Franco-British Chamber receives a new member

Through the COBCOE Connects online platform, the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce was contacted by Leila Lunguleac from Arelance, a Spanish company who are looking to expand their business activity in France. After initial contact through the COBCOE Connects platform, we had several conference calls in which we agreed how the Franco-British Chamber could help Arelance […]

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Moderator’s Interview: Edwin Kropman from the Franco British Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Welcome to our blog section: Moderator’s Interview! In this section, we will be able to discover more about the role of the moderators on COBCOE Connects/be.connected and, particularly, about their functions and visions on the platform. Hi Edwin. First and mandatory question: who are you and what is your role in your chamber? I am […]

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With Brexit, think of your EORI number! By Géry Brusselmans

The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union is announced for March 29. If there is no flexibility agreement, companies will then be subject to administrative formalities at customs. So get an EORI number now. The exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union will not make things any easier for Brussels companies exporting […]

How do we ensure that the next “big thing” in tech is in Europe harnessing the strengths of global SMEs?

3,000 powerful and rich delegates from over 110 countries gathered in Davos this January to discuss, amongst other matters, how to make sure the next big thing in tech is European. However, the solutions to the challenges faced by Europe may lie with those who were largely not present – SMEs. At a lunch discussion, […]

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Welcome New Chamber of Commerce Aboard

We are pleased to announce that the Belgium and Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce in Morocco has joined be.connected. The moderator of this new network is Hicham Jaid. The Belgium and Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce in Morocco has more than 93 years’ experience in supporting member companies, developing their business, expanding their network and increasing their visibility in […]

Our Member Speaks…Esra Koraltan from the London Bridge Project

We continue with our new blog section: Member’s Interview! In this section, we will be able to discover more about the ways companies find themselves on COBCOE Connects and, particularly, about their successes on the platform. Today we interview Esra Koraltan from the London Bridge Project. The London Bridge Project (LBP) is the leading consultancy […]

How to develop Trusted Relationships in a Global and Digital Business World?

TIAO Managing Director and co-founder Joost Visser about TIAO’s mission: helping companies develop new business opportunities online in a safe and trusted way – TIAO ‘Trust Is An Outcome’. Trust is the cornerstone of any business relationship. Small and medium sized companies (SMEs) have always relied on trusted personal relationships with clients, suppliers and staff […]

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