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Bringing together Australians and Dutch through business networking, connections and events.
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Welcome to the Netherlands chapter of Australian Business in Europe (ABIE)

Bringing together Australians and Dutch through business networking, connections and events.
ABIE was established in 1975 to foster Australian business interests across Europe. Today, there are ABIE chapters in most European countries and in Australia.

ABIE Netherlands is the focal membership organisation connecting Australian and Dutch professionals with business interest in Australia and the Netherlands. We organise networking drinks & dinners, business-focused panels and social events, helping you grow your business and network.
Our members come from diverse business sectors and career levels from start-up/entrepreneurs, sole traders, mid-career, business leaders and CEOs.

ABIE Netherlands is proud to be supported by our patron, the Australian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Dr. Greg French, our premium sponsor Commonwealth Bank of Australia NV, and our corporate members.

Membership benefits

As a member of ABIE-NL, you will be a part of the Australian Chamber of Commerce here in the Netherlands, which provides you with the following benefits:
• Membership rates at all ABIE-NL events
• Invitations to exclusive members-only events, such as the annual Ambassador’s Dinner
• Networking opportunities via our events and an online forum on the ABIE-NL Netherlands LinkedIn group
• Links to the Australian Embassy, Consulate and Trade organisations
• Connection to the ABIE-NL network in Europe
• Access to the ABIE-NL WhatsApp group for spontaneous events and network contacts.

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ABIE-NL are proud to be sponsored by the following partners.
Premium Partner

Australian Business In Europe, Netherlands is proud to announce a new premium sponsorship agreement with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Europe) N.V.

Australian Business In Europe Netherlands (ABIE-NL), established in 1988 and stems from the Australian Business in Europe (ABIE) organisation originally established in London in 1975. ABIE-NL is a networking membership organisation focused on connecting professional Australians in the Netherlands and Dutch businesses with interests in Australia.

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Europe) N.V. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (“CBA Group”), an Australian banking corporation. The Bank’s principal activities are part of CBA Group’s wholesale banking decision, Institutional Banking & Markets (IB&M).
CBA N.V. will act as a gateway to Australia and New Zealand for the Bank’s wholesale European clients, who are major contributors to Australia’s foreign direct investment and provide a large investor base for the domestic bond market.

We are proud and excited to welcome the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Europe) N.V. to the Netherlands and as a member of the ABIE-NL. We look forward to partnering on events focussing on business networking and commercial trade and investment between Australia and the Netherlands.

Corporate Partners
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Membership details


Membership details

1. ABIE dinner events are invitation only
2. To qualify as a member, you need to meet the following criteria
* Australian living in the Netherlands
* Working in the area of business
3. Change of employment status of members can result in membership delisting. We retain a discretionary allowance of 10% of members or associates who move to an unemployed or freelance status to remain in ABIE.
4. Although our dinners are networking events, we do not sell.
5. Members or associates who utilise the attendee list to prospect customers will be excluded from further invitations.
6. Only limited details of members and associates will be provided at each event
7. ABIE Netherlands will not provide or sell the member list to any third party
8. Membership is not transferable.
9. Membership will be automatically renewed unless advised in writing
10. Membership is valid for the calendar year.