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Franco British Chamber of Commerce SME BREAKFAST – ‘WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE BUSINESS CONNECT ONLINE PLATFORM?’

We’re delighted to be invited to Franco British Chamber of Commerce March’s SME Breakfast. On 5th March, Nicolas Mathieu, Product Manager, TIAO will introduce the Business Connect/COBCOE Connects online platform to SME representatives. The event will be held on 5th March from 9am – 10:30 am at Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry, (63 avenue de Villiers, […]

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Join us at the 11th World Chambers Congress!

We’re delighted and proud to announce that Joost Visser, TIAO’s co-founder and CEO will be a panelist in the ‘Adapting chambers of commerce to digital transformation’ session at the 11th World Chambers Congress, which will take place this year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 12-14 June. The Congress’ three-day programme will feature a range […]

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EU India conference to be held at European Parliament to establish an understanding of major challenges and opportunities for businesses in India, UK and Europe.

We are very pleased to announce that TIAO team is invited to EU India conference. On 10th April, Business leaders from EU, India and UK, policymakers from EU, UK and India, Members of European Parliament and other invited guests will gather at the European Parliament in Brussels for the Europe India Business Leaders Conference 2019 so […]

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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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