Throughout the year, HBC-SA organises various events. Flagship events such as our Golf day and the Ambassadors’ Luncheon offers to our contacts a tailored platform for networking. In addition, at HBC SA we pride ourselves of being so flexible in regards to the events that we can offer, indeed HBC SA organises yearly seminars, workshops, trade fairs and annual events such as the EU Chambers New Year’s Cocktail Reception.
You can find an overview of all our past and upcoming events below.
Sexual Harassment in the workplace Seminar & Women in Business Event
To celebrate international’s women rights day, SANEC, in collaboration with The French Chamber of Commerce gave women center stage to discuss sexual harassment. This event was followed by an empowering session on the way young female entrepreneurs as well as well-established business women are able to operate in the workplace.
Participants: 40 & 70
Date: March 7th
Durban Dutch Business Cocktail
As the Durban is becoming a center for business, SANEC organized this networking cocktail in order to have a taste of the business climate in Durban while introducing themselves to potential new members.
Date: March 25th
As a Chamber of Commerce SANEC aims to facilitate bilateral trade and investment between NL & South Africa, this reception was the most adequate platform to do so.
The Holland Trade Reception is an Annual event hosted in collaboration with the Dutch Embassy at the Ambassadors’ residence. This event brings stakeholders from various sectors relevant to the Dutch and South African businesses.
Date: April 4th
SANEC-FSACCI Golf Day
This annual event marks the milestones achieved for the first few months of the year. In collaboration with the French Chamber of Commerce, SANEC invited its strategic members, board members and vast network to enjoy a day of golfing while benefiting from informal networking.
Date: April 16th
Red Tape – Ease of doing Business in Gauteng
Government officials and immigration experts came together to inform Dutch companies on how to ease their establishment in Gauteng.
Date: May 25th
SANEC Renaissance Cocktail: Durban
As SANEC was rebranding, a soft launch was organised in Durban where guests had an exclusive view of the new logo, the new name. The aim of the event was also to present the new offices in Durban as well as introducing the new representative active on our behalf in Durban. The event then culminated with an informal cocktail reception.
Date: July 30th
Investment Opportunities in Kwazulu-Natal
In collaboration with TIKZN & The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the aim of this event was to highlight the key booming sectors in the province. A panel discussion with Dutch & French companies active in the province took place as well as an informative presentation by TIKZN representatives.
Date: July 30th
SANEC Renaissance Cocktail: Johannesburg
As SANEC was rebranding, a soft launch was organised in Johannesburg where guests had an exclusive view of the new logo, the new name. The aim of the event was also to present the new Chairman. The event then culminated with an informal cocktail reception.
Date: August 1st