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Take part in a trademission.

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Netherlands - Bangladesh

In the first quarter of next year (2022) a trademission is being developed in which Dutch companies in the ICT and Creative sector will seek opportunities to outsource and cooperate with service providers in Bangladesh.

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The ICT/ Creative sectors
in NL and BD

Bangladesh has become a strong player in the IT and creative sector with many qualitative companies and non-governmental institutions. As an instrument to develop better economic relations between the Netherlands and Bangladesh a plan is being developed how demand from Dutch companies in the ICT sector can leverage better with the supply from Bangladeshi partners

How does a trade mission work?

First, we should explain a few things. In a unilateral trademission, in this case an ''incoming" trademission, ICT and creative companies from the Netherlands are invited to visit Bangladesh. During a 4 to 5 days program, C-level members will be educated about the workforce, companies, skills, process of forming partnerships and setting up backoffices in Bangladesh.

Why is this trademission organised?

The Netherlands is a relatively small country with a very high demand for high-skilled ICT and Creative workers in top-end areas of the ICT industry. Many Dutch companies have little knowledge about the possibilities of cooperating with Bangladeshi companies or forming backoffices in Bangladesh. We are firstly trying to identify the areas of strength of Bangladesh, so we can attract and interest Dutch companies to consider Bangladesh as a new ICT destination.

What kind of companies are visiting Bangladesh?

The companies we can find to visit Bangladesh are not defined yet. We are now in the process of identifying the strengths of Bangladeshi companies and where easy matching can be done so we can present those areas of excellence to Dutch companies. Without trying to be complete, we think at the moment of writing this, that there is a huge demand for well organised companies and teams in the areas of:

  • Cloud computing (AWS/Azure/Google) - specifically companies and teams with top-certified developers
  • 3D rendering and Color Grading . Highly automated processpartners
  • E-commerce optimisation and analysis. Certified partners in the areas of optimizely and Google optimize 360 (DOM manipulation)
  • CRM implementation, such as certified Salesforce partners
  • This list will gradually be filled
  • Payment and PSD2 integrations such as Adyen

How can I participate and benefit?

First, we will invite relevant companies from software associations to submit their profile. These companies will be asked to submit detailed information on their size, experience, international references and official certifications. When we find enough qualified service providers, these will be clustered and combined into skills-papers, describing each sector in detail with sample company and education backgrounds. These sector-reports will be presented to relevant possible partners and clients in the Dutch market.

What opportunities are there for me?

During the process of forming the trademission, there will be virtual matching sessions, background and development sessions, and virtual matchmaking sessions. This represents an awesome opportunity to learn more on the Dutch market, which skills are in high regard, and which areas bring opportunities to coooperate and work with clients and partners from the Netherlands

When, where and how will it be organised?

The timeline of a trademission extends over a number of steps with lots of opportunities. We will explain each phase in detail

  • BD Preparation phase. In this first phase, approximate June 2021-October 2021 we are doing interviews with possible matching candidates on the Bangladesh side, and investigate how the alignment of education is aligned the demand for labor in ICT-Creative
  • NL Preparation phase. Based on the (preliminary) results and insights in the strengths of the Bengali technology sector, we will start a communication campaign to interest companies in the ICT sector to consider Bangladesh as their backoffice & technology destination.
  • Matching and activation. During this phase the mission team will promote the possible matching candidates to Dutch companies and inform them on the procedures, opportunities and advantages of working with Bangladesh as a backoffice location. Support on cooperation and contracting will be provided to smoothen relation development. Highly interested candidates will be invited to consider learning more about the ease of doing business in Bangladesh and invited to join in the physical trademission.
  • The physical trademission, on the basis we have acquired enough interest, will bring a group of C-Level investors and directors of companies from the ICT - Creative industry to Bangladesh for a 4 to 5 day tour, during which a program is held with local companies, governmental institutions, and universities.

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We are expecting delegates to visit Bangladesh in the first Quarter of 2022. Towards that date, a number of webinars, virtual matching sessions and events are held. Please subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed!

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