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We help companies that want to set up a company; find new production facilities, invest in real estate; look for personnel or that want to export or import from Portugal or the Netherlands. 

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Testimonials

Being a Black Iberian Pork producer, with a high focus on exports, Miguel & Miguel approached the chamber due to their reputation and expertise, for the search of potential customers on the Dutch Market. The team, led by Mr. Wetzels, aligned very well with our business goals and provided our company with a Market Analysis of the Industry trends as well as important testimonials from Key Players. This has helped us to put in place a stronger and more focused strategy on our approach for this specific market. Their effort and commitment is evident from the great work they do! 

Pedro Mendes de Almeida, export manager | Miguel & Miguel

Totalprotex sells workwear and PPE all over Europe. After deciding that we wanted to start local sales support in Portugal for the Portuguese market we contacted CCPH. The Chamber helped us to get our proposition published, managed contacts and handled local questions. CCPH provides services and handle tasks like getting financial reports, provide background information and smoothen the acquisition/relationship process.

We’re looking forward to continue to work with CCPH!

Sjoerd Kusters, Founder & owner | Totalprotex

My company Portipraia Lda produces and sells chocolates. They are called “Chocolates of Life” and are certified organic and vegan. However, we felt ready to expand to other markets and contacted the Dutch Portuguese Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber helped us managing contacts in the Netherlands and created a relationship of excellence. The working method was done in full transparency which was very good  because I was able to follow the whole process. 

I would like to thank all the work done by Mrs Florbela Cruz and Mr Robin Wetzels, who have been a real help! I’m confident to continue working with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in the future.

Dina Ornelas Cruz, Owner | Portipraia

The added value of membership of the Chamber started briefly after my arrival in Portugal  2,5 years ago. Having access to a vast network of experts in different fields. Via the contacts in the Chamber I got in touch with areas I needed at that time.

For example: a real estate agency, investors in hotels, project developers in Algarve, discussing a joint promotional activity with a FMCG company, access to other business networks. 

It is a continuous source of inspiration: you exchange expertise, information and knowledge: giving and taking. If you are active it can really benefit your business!

Mark Huijsmans, General Manager | MIELE Portugal

“Our company SAPEC makes use of the expertise of the Chamber to find investment leads for a big Port infrastructure project near Lisbon, called Blue Atlantic. The collaboration has been very pleasant. With a cooperative and proactive spirit contacts have been promoted with the right feeling for leads that could be potentially interested in the project. For one of our projects a very good solution has been identified. It goes without saying that SAPEC will keep seeking the advice of the Chamber to promote the projects we have in hands.

Fernando Miguel Fernandes | SAPEC - ASSESSOR OF THE BOARD

"What an experience to go to college, meet entrepreneurs and the public sector of Lisbon and the municipality of Barreiro, help a museum and have lunch with the Dutch Ambassador at his residence. I came back motivated and full of ideas. The Chamber made it an unforgettable experience with their network and connections in all different segments. Thank you Dutch Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and TIAS Business School for these enriching moments".

Participant of study visit 2016 by TIAS Business School and the Dutch Portuguese Chamber of Commerce 

Gerwin Nijeboer | Manager Government & Public Sector | EY

We have a company in Portugal, specialized in smart ambience control via air conditioners and films/película on windows. Our unique selling points are short and long term operational lease and fast delivery out of our fleet of machines. In North Western Europe digital contacts and information are the basis to start up contacts for business. Here in Portugal one depends on the face to face relation for any kind of business. In order to realize this social-business-network the Chamber is the best spider and they are controlling the web very well.

For me their Liaison Officer for the South, Mr. Frans Spijker, was and is of great help by introducing my company in the Algarve, in the South of Portugal. We did realize orders and some quotations are still in the pipeline.

For business purposes and without face to face contact you are nothing in Portugal. One has to make full use of the web like an entity as the “Câmara de Comércio Portugal Holanda”.

Hans van der Drift, Owner | INDUSTRIAL COOL SOLUTIONS

TIAS international business study trip means experiencing Lisbon as if living a full life in one week. Amazing and insightful. Well managed by Marjon and the Chamber of Commerce team.

Robert Versteeg | Head of HR at Witlox Van den Boomen

"Along 2014 the Chamber supported a leading Dutch corporate company in the manufacturing industry to verify the possibility of setting up a factory in Portugal. Possible locations, subsidies and employment opportunities were analysed and local visits took place.

We received the following reference:

"We have been working successfully together for many years and in 2014 Marjon and her team provided an excellent local support for a complex and large-scale investment project"

Michel de Bruin | EUNITE - Managing Partner

News and Events

Portugal Connection Event - Breda
Portugal Connection Event - Breda
25 May 2018

Since last year we started to organize some informal business drinks in the Netherlands for professionals with an interest in both Portugal and the Netherlands.

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Congratulations to our member Heritage Lisboa Hotels!
Congratulations to our member Heritage Lisboa Hotels!
25 May 2018

All the Heritage units won the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excelence 2018 award. Heritage Hotels is one of the few hotel chains in the world to achieve the “TripAdvisor Hall of Fame” to all of its units.

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Albergue do Bonjardim

During their trip around the world in 1988, Huub and Wil Lenders fall in love with Portugal. In 1989, the Dutch couple migrates from the Netherlands to central Portugal to realize their dream to produce wine and run a bed & breakfast. They bought the completely run down wine estate the Quinta da Portela, which dates back to 1756. 

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Fabian Jubbega | Owner Comned

COMNED was founded with the purpose of providing SME's the adequate advice in response to an increasing demand of European sourcing. Based in the North of Portugal (Guimarães) and with Dutch roots, we work with local and international partners to provide comprehensive information and services, not solely but mainly between the countries of the Netherlands and Portugal.

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Michiel Schwartz | Carvalho Negro Investments

Michiel has over 30 years of experience in banking and private equity. Since 2006, he has been active in private equity in the financial sector and in real estate, mainly in emerging markets in Europe, Asia and Africa.

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Rob Hornman - Hospitality

A passionate Dutch hotelier, Rob Hornman secured his first General Manager position in Jakarta at age 28. His career has since led him from Europe to Asia, and most recently to Africa...

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Mirjam Buil- Dairy Farm

At their estate Coelheirinhas in Elvas, the Dutch Mirjam Buil and Sjaak Brouwer initiated their dairy farm in 1999 with 35 cows. At present they have 450 cows, of which 250 are milk cows and 200 are calfs. 

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Maurice Melenberg - Student Housing

Maurice Melenberg explains why he chose to expand his business to Portugal and how the Dutch Portuguese Chamber of Commerce helped him realising his plan. Have a look at the video here.

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Services

Partner Search

Are you looking for the right business partner in Portugal or the Netherlands ? We can help you find and select the right one - distributors, agents, importers, investors - by using our extensive database. 

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Setting up a company

All you need to know about setting up a company in Portugal or The Netherlands. As a member, you have access to exclusive documents to set a company, but also we will put you in contact with the experts needed.

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Market Information

Get to know if there is market for your products/services in Portugal or the Netherlands, and what are your competitors are all about.

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Translations | Certification of documents

You can leave your translations with us and our certified translators easily deliver your business and legal documents within no time.

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Study Visits

The Chamber has a large experience in organizing study and incentive trips for (business) schools, universities and organizations. We customize the content of the study visit according to your preferred academic or business topics in order to match the curriculum offered as well as any accreditation requirements you may require.

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Av. Infante Santo, 43-5.º,
1399-011 Lisbon Portugal
+351 21 395 55 81
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