Upcoming Events

Discover Leeds, 4&5 March 2019 

Come to Leeds and discover our business community.

We would like to invite you to attend a 2 day Interreg North Sea Region Lean Landing event, exploring the Leeds market and discovering if we can offer the right environment for your business export journey.

Our 2 day event will offer:

- Welcome and Business Development Introduction in Leeds

- Networking opportunities with like-minded businesses

- Attendance at legal and accounting seminars which are specifically tailored for our Lean Landing businesses

- Visit to our business centres, including the Leeds Digital Hub and the University Business Centre at Halifax

- Department for International Trade info seminar

- Business Match making


If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact your local Lean Landing partner and sign your businesses up by 8 February 2019.

Email: leanlanding@leedsbeckett.ac.uk for more information.


Discover Holland, 19&20 March 2019

Immerse yourself in the tech ecosystem of the Netherlands

(Amsterdam & Leeuwarden) March 19-20 2019.


As you might know the Netherlands is a small but vibrant country with a booming startup ecosystem. We are located strategically and connect with the rest of Europe through a highly developed infrastructure. Our market is the perfect testing ground for new technologies. We  attract talent from all over the world, creating a vibrant international community. Do you want to explore the Dutch market and validate whether the Netherlands is the right market for your business? Then join this Interreg Lean Landing bootcamp!

(Preliminary) programme

Tuesday March 19 Amsterdam → Leeuwarden

1PM –2PM: Welcome and Doing business in the Netherlands @ DutchBasecamp’s office in Amsterdam. Get to know the Dutch market and the do’s and don’ts of doing business in the Netherlands

2PM - 4PM: Match and mingle with other entrepreneurs, innovative startups and potential clients or partners @ Amsterdam

4:30PM: Driving to Leeuwarden by bus (collectively)

6:00PM: Arrival in Leeuwarden and hotel check-in

7:00PM: Dinner in the historical centre of Leeuwarden


Wednesday March 20 Leeuwarden

9AM – 12:30PM: Visiting award winning serious gaming companies. Experience the award winning serious gaming activities within ‘the house that places with your mind’. It’s fun, educating, inspiring and with a focus on sharing knowledge and experiences.

12:30PM – 1:30PM: Lunch in the centre of Leeuwarden

1:45PM – 5PM: Business Contact Days of the North. Matchmaking and meet the Entrepreneurs of the North + free time to network and validate

your assumptions about the Dutch market.

5:00PM: Award show and ending of the visit



Please contact your local Lean Landing partner and fill out this form if you are interested and would like to join. This form also serves as input for potential introductions with relevant people and organizations, so please be as complete as possible. We value our network highly and will only do matchmaking if both parties could benefit from the introduction. Please send your pitch deck or a video about your company to marije@dutchbasecamp.org. We will be in touch with you shortly and hope to see you in March.