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BUSINESS 2 BUSINESS NETWORKING PROGRAMME IN WEST FLANDERS

MAKING PORT AND HINTERLAND NETWORKS WORK FOR YOUR BUSINESS
(BELGIUM – FRANCE – NETHERLANDS AND UK)

 

Bruges, Saint John’s Hospital Congress Centre

6th November 2014

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

 

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17.30

 

18:00 

 

18:30  

 

19:00

 

 

22:00

B2B delegates register - REGISTRATION WITH LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  at OUD SINT JAN

 

B2B delegates depart – we are expecting between 8 and 10 visiting companies per cluster visit.  Mini buses will depart from car park in front of conference venue.

 

Visiting businesses will need to REGISTER for one of the parallel cluster visit options below

 

Cluster Visit 1 – Transport and Logistics – Wim Bosman (Mainfreight Group) trucking and distribution logistics – Oostende

Cluster Visit 2 – Blue and Green Renewable Energies and logistics - Greenbridge Science Park and REBO  - Oostende

 

Cluster Visit 3  - Potato products (Fries) – frozen vegetables and vegetable mixes – Agristo  and Ardo with 30 min transfer time

 

Cluster Visit 4 – Audio visual displays,  video walls (U2), digital signage and information communications technologies & healthcare  – BARCO

 

Cluster Visit 5 – Innovative textiles and advanced materials – Unilin / Quickstep (Mohawk Group)

 


Visits conclude and return to Brugge (free time at hotel)

 

Arrive Oud Sint Jan

 

Suffolk business wishing to place pull ups should go to Brewery.

 

Networking reception/dinner with PAC2 conference delegates and target business (from Province identified by agencies) in the Halve Maan brewery

 

End of dinner

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


Cluster visit 1- Transport and Logistics
Wim Bosman


Location
Zandvoordestraat 362, 8400 Oostende, Belgium

 

Background

Wim Bosman is member of the Mainfreight team, a global Supply Chain Logistics company with locations in Australia, New Zealand, China, United States and Europe.  Wim Bosman is a European logistics service provider with a global air & ocean network. Their services are divided into: European transport solutions, logistic services, global air & transport freigt en supply chain management.

 

Web address
http://www.wimbosman.be/en/


REGISTER NOW

 





 

Cluster visit 2: Renewable Energies and supply chain-
Greenbridge Science Park


Location   - Wetenschapspark, 8400 Oostende, Belgium

 

Background
Greenbridge is the West Flemish science park of Ghent University, located in the outer port of Oostende.  Greenbridge is creating an innovative and enterprising climate in the Ostend region. The incubator facilities are specifically designed to help high-tech startups develop their company. The rest of the science park is open to more experienced companies in promising technological domains.

 

Web address
http://www.greenbridge.be/en


REGISTER NOW

 

 

 

 

 

 


Cluster visit 3: Potato products (Fries) – frozen vegetables and vegetable mixes - Agristo  and  Ardo

 

Location
Agristo: Waterstraat 40, 531 Harelbeke-Hulste and Ardo: Wezestraat 61, 8850 Ardooie

Background

Agristo: Agristo is specialized in the production of frozen and pre-fried French fries. In addition to French fries, Agristo also offers products to cover the complete potato category. They are specialized in ‘own label’ solutions. Since the start up of the company in 1987 the output today has increased to 350.000 tons of finished products.

Background

Ardo:  The Ardo product range offers a wide variety of frozen vegetables, vegetable mixes, vegetable preparations and fruit. Ardo has 15 production and packing units in 8 European countries. Each year the group grows, freezes and sell 611.000 tons of fruit, vegetables, pasta and rice to 58 countries, with a turnover of 644m Euros.

Web address
http://www.agristo.be/

Web address
http://www.ardo.com/en/


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Cluster Visit 4: Information communications    technologies and audio visual - Barco n.v.

Location   - President Kennedypark 35, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium

 

Background
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products – encompassing the entire visualization spectrum – for a variety of selected professional markets: entertainment & corporate, healthcare, industrial & government and defense & aerospace.  Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) employs about 4000 people in over 90 countries. Barco posted sales of 1.1158 billion euro in 2013.

 

Web address
http://www.barco.com/en/


REGISTER NOW

 

 


Cluster Visit 5: Innovative textiles and advanced materials - Unilin

Location   Ooiegemstraat 3, 8710 Wielsbeke, Belgium

 

Background
Unilin produces laminate floors, engineered wood, boards, decorative panels, finished products, roofing elements and insulation panels. Unilin forms part of the American company Mohawk Industries, inc. , which is listed on the New York stock exchange.  Unilin stands for (r)evolution, continuous innovation, investing in design, research & development and the latest technologies. Unilin’s mission: “We create beautiful and convenient quality products for your home”.

 

Web address
www.unilin.com/ENG/


REGISTER NOW













To register

Go to online registration form

For further information contact

Wim Stubbe, Bussiness Development Manager, Port of Oostende
e- mail: wim.stubbe@portofoostende.be or call + 32 487 548 768

Simon Pascoe, PAC2 event and networks,
e-mail
simon@simonpascoe.eu  or call +32 470 55 16 52


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