Trade promotion

Do you want to make the most of the many international business opportunities with entrepreneurs in our region? Are you looking for support for your exports, partnering or access to international networks? If so, then join us during our trade show exhibitions and trade missions.

Oost NL helps innovative entrepreneurs from East Netherlands who are internationalizing in order to find partners and customers. We offer access to networks in the Netherlands as well as internationally. We help you to prepare for visiting trade shows such as the Hannover Messe, the Medica Trade Fair or the GrowTech Eurasia, as well as various smaller specialty shows. 

Why Oost NL?

Entrepreneurs are enthusiastic about what we've been able to do for them in finding their way through international markets. We take care of the details of traveling and exhibiting at trade shows, as well as executing targeted follow up, so that the entrepreneurs can focus on making connections. Our partners in providing these services are such first-line organizations in the region such as Chambers of Commerce, Regional Centers for Technology, World Trade Centers, help desks, Food Valley, Health Valley and KiEMT.

Our satisfied clients say it best

I'm hoping to meet potential customers on this tour. Oost NL has helped me to connect my business from Singapore to Nijmegen.

- Jacqueline Vet, NYtor BV

My goal today was to meet future clients. Oost NL made some excellent matching appointments for me. I'm very satisfied and will certainly join next year's tour.

- Bernd Vinke, Tide Microfluidics

Oost NL helped us to focus and target our business model. We now use it to approach potential clients over the whole world, as well as to make a match with potential international partners.

-  Hans van Baren, Simultrainer BV

Trade promotion program 2017 per sector


  • Trade mission to China: Shandong & Hubei, second half 2017
  • Polagra Fair, Poland, 2-5 October 2017, supporting partners    

Energy and Environmental Technology / Cleantech & Energy

  • Aquatec China, Shanghai, China, 7-9 June 2017, visit
  • Trade mission to Iran, 2nd half 2017, supporting partners  
  • Trade mission to Liaoning, China, second half 2017, supporting partners   

High Tech Systems and Materials (HTSM)

  • Semicon China, Shanghai, China, 14-16 March 2017, participation
  • Hannover Messe,  Hannover, Germany, 24-28 April 2017
  • MCBW Creative Smart Technology, 4-12 March 2017, visit
  • Kingsday 2017 activities in south of Germany, subjects  IT& Security, 27 april 2018, together with partners
  • World of Photonics fair, 26-29 June 2017, visit
  • FMB Bad Salzuflen, 5-10 October 2017 visit,  together with partners
  • Techconn, 15 June 2017, together with partners

Life Sciences and Health (LSH)

  • Radio Technology RSNA 2017, Chicago, USA, 26 November-1 December 2017
  • Match2Medica 2017, Düsseldorf, Germany, 13-16 November 2017, delegation with partners
  • MT-Connect, Medtech, Nürnberg, Germany, 21-22 juni 2017, delegation with partners
  • Biomedica, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 9-10 May 2017, partnering subject Boost4Health Interreg 5B program
  • UK e-Health Week, Olympia London, UK, 2-4 May 2017, delegation with partners
  • ConhIT 2017, Berlijn, Duitsland, 25-27 april 2017,  delegation with partners
  • BioEurope Spring 2017, Barcelona, Spain, 20-22 March 2017, partnering trip subject Boost4Health Interreg 5B program