Leeuwarden

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Location

World Trade Center Leeuwarden
Heliconweg 52
Leeuwarden, Nederland 8914 AT
Netherlands

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+31.58.294.1610

1989

inception

Yes

Operating

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Certified Best Practices

  • Business Services
  • Club Facilities
  • Conference Facilities
  • Exhibit Facilities/Services
  • Group Trade Missions
  • Tenant Services
  • Trade Education
  • Trade Information

About World Trade Center Leeuwarden

Our WTC concept accommodates three independent pillars under one roof:
- WTC Leeuwarden, the link to the global WTC network;
- Expo, our exhibition complex with a surface of 45,000 m2, meeting and conference rooms, office leasing, various bars and 2 restaurants;
- the 4-star Westcord Hotel.

Our goals are networking, collaboration, knowledge enhancement and internationalization. We establish links, offer opportunities and make things easier for entrepreneurs by means of individual support at regional, national and international levels through our programs:
- the WTC Business Club, an excellent platform for business encounters, informative meetings and company visits;
- international promotion of emerging and leading sectors from our region;
- the WTC Business Academy;
- supporting individual companies;
- our Matchmaking Tool;
- and Export Communities

All activities are B2B

Member Benefits:

  • Coaching in export/import
  • Business trade events / seminars / company visits
  • A global network with reciprocal privileges
  • Executive courses WTC Business Academy

Local Industries:

  • Healthcare & Wellness,
  • Marine: Maritime & Shipbuilding/Sporting Boats,
  • Clean Technology,
  • Internet Gaming,
  • Energy: Utilities & Mining,
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences,
  • Agri-Business,
  • Food & Beverage Processing,
  • Animal Husbandry

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Facilities & Services

Facilities

  • Conference / Exhibition Center
  • Hotel
  • Office Building / Tower
  • Seminar / Meeting Rooms
  • Temporary Office Space
  • Auditorium
  • Member / Dining Club Facility
  • Restaurant

Trade Services

  • Business Management & Professional Services
  • Group Trade Mission
  • Trade Information / Market Research
  • Trade Counseling
  • Referrals
  • Education & Knowledge Creation
  • Event Management

Our Impact

90%

contentment of our members

80%

contentment with our WTC Business Academy programs

80%

contentment of our B2B partner searches

Our Team

It is our pleasure to meet you at WTC Leeuwarden, Center for export & import. Our small, dedicated team includes Evert Jan Schouwstra, as our Managing Director, Joost Poutsma as Operations Manager, Liset Adnan-Eertman as our Information Manager, Rianne Pol as Project Manager of our Export Communities, and a flexible team of interns.

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Meet Our Members & Tenants

149
Business
Members
6
Tenants
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300
Clients

Upcoming Events

The WTC Business Club of WTC Leeuwarden is an excellent platform for business encounters, informative meetings and company visits.

The WTC Business Academy offers you multi-day Executive Courses and one-day training sessions. You receive a wealth of information about every aspect of internationalisation. The courses are presented by leading experts from universities, academies and the business world. Your knowledge of global enterprise will be enhanced by the network of the worldwide WTC organisation.

In the News

2022

  • Vietnamese delegation visiting WTC Leeuwarden - On Tuesday, September 27th WTC Leeuwarden welcomed a delegation from the province of Gia Lai in Vietnam. The delegation was headed by Mr Rah Lan Chung, deputy secretary of the provincial Party Committee. Gia Lai is with 15.495 km2 almost three times larger than the provinc... more

  • Succesful Partner Search for Moton Lubricants - Since February 2022 Moton Lubricants is a member of the WTC Leeuwarden. Moton is a producer and filler of a wide range of high-quality chemical and ecological private & white label maintenance products for various industries. In order to further expand their customer base ... more

  • Agreement with NetherlandsAfrican Business Council - World Trade Center Leeuwarden is pleased to announce that we have agreed with the Netherlands African Business Council to work more closely together in our quest to facilitate trade activities all over the world, specifically in Africa. NABC’s Managing Director, Ms. Rosmarijn... more

  • WTC Leeuwarden member Hydraloop wins UN award - Geneva (Switzerland), July 19, 2022 – World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the agency of the United Nations, has chosen our member Hydraloop as winner of the WIPO Global Awards Program. Hydraloop was elected because it has developed unique, patented technology th... more

  • Consultation session outsourcing Bulgaria - On Friday, May 20, WTC Leeuwarden, together with its partner Peak Survenu, organized individual consultation sessions for companies interested in outsourcing to Bulgaria, relocating production to or setting up in Bulgaria. The solutions offered by Peak Survenu are ful... more

  • Kick-off Export Community North America - On April 12, the first meeting of the Export Community North America took place. We were pleased to welcome no less than 8 entrepreneurs from the Northern Netherlands during the kick-off meeting. At the end of last year WTC Leeuwarden actively started setting up Export Co... more

  • Elfsquad creates software for Coca-Cola - After an intensive test period there is a green light for our member Elfsquad  after eight weeks. Elfsquad, the fast-growing software developer from Drachten, is going to collaborate with one of the largest multinationals in the world. This means that Elfsquad is taking the n... more

  • Consultation sessions Russia - On Friday, January 21, WTC Leeuwarden, together with the Netherlands-Russia Centre, organized individual consultation sessions for companies interested in doing business in Russia or expanding their activities in the region. Companies were given the opportunity to ask their qu... more

  • Kick-off Export Community Agro Machinery&Supplies - On December 9, the first meeting of the Export Community Agro Machinery & Supplies took place. We were pleased to welcome no less than 9 entrepreneurs from the Northern Netherlands during the kick-off meeting. At the end of last year WTC Leeuwarden actively started ... more

2021

  • Dutch water technology conquers the world - Something extraordinary is happening in Leeuwarden. The Friesian capital has quietly grown into the epicentre of innovative water technology. The Leeuwarden Water Campus is the breeding ground for numerous technological innovations and successful water start-ups. The city,... more

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Location

World Trade Center Leeuwarden
Heliconweg 52
Leeuwarden, Nederland 8914 AT
Netherlands

📞

+31.58.294.1610