Invest Meetings - Pondicherry
 
November 05 – 06: Ms. Kathlijn Fruithof visited Pondicherry on November 5th and 6th and had individual meetings with potential investors to the city of Brussels.
 
Invest Roadshows - Kolkata and Delhi
 
October 13 – 15 :Ms. Kathlijn Fruithof had visited Kolkata from October 13 – 15 for visiting Companies interested in looking at potential investments opportunities in Brussels. She also participated and presented in a seminar titled "Invest in Belgium" on October 13 at The Oberoi, Kolkata, organized and conducted by Embassy of Belgium in India in association with Indian Chamber of Commerce.
 
October 15 – 17: Ms. Kathlijn Fruithof had visited Delhi from  for interacting with prospective investors from Delhi regions looking for setting up opportunities in Brussels. She also participated and presented in a seminar titled "Invest in Belgium" on October 16 at The Claridges Kolkata, conducted by Embassy of Belgium in India in association with Confederation of Indian Industries.
 
Invest Meets in Kerala
 
June 03rdAn export event titled "Belgium, the ideal location for your growth in Europe" was organised in association with Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO). The seminar was inaugurated by Mr. Walter D'Souza, Chairman, FIEO Southern Region and presidential address was given by Dr. Bart De Groof, Consul General of Belgium in Chennai about the EU and Belgium. Ms Kathlijn Fruithof briefed about the EU markets, key sectors, opportunities, approach etc., Mr. Werner Van Der Cruyssen, Customs attaché, Embassy of Belgium briefed on the various fiscal aspects of exports and the do's and don'ts. The seminar was focussed on FIEO members and well over 80 people participated.
 
May 12- 14th: Team BIE visited Central and North Kerala along with HE Consul General Bart De Groof for establishing its presence and inviting potential companies to consider the investment opportunities in Brussels.
 
May 12th: An interaction with KINFRA Industrial Park and its members was held on 12th May 2014, followed by a seminar in association with Malabar Chamber of Commerce at Calicut. The seminar was well received by the audience. Local press showed lot of interest in spreading the message and vehemently carried the news.
 
May 13th: An invest seminar was held in association with Kerala Management Association where almost 20 companies participated.
 
During the three day long trip, the team also held a meaningful interaction with the companies in Kochi – Infopark.
  
India and Belgium – Historical and Present
 
April 30th: Dr. Bart De Groof, Consul General, Consulate General of Belgium in Chennai, participated in a meeting with the dignitaries from the Rotary Club of Madras (Guindy) and briefed the audience on the Relations between India and Belgium - Historical & Present. He also highlighted the Trade relations between the two countries. The event took place on the 30th April, Wednesday, 18. 30 hrs at the Hilton Hotel, Guindy.
 
April 30th: Dr. Bart De Groof, Consul General, Consulate General of Belgium in Chennai, participated in a meeting with the dignitaries from the Rotary Club of Madras (Guindy) and briefed the audience on the Relations between India and Belgium - Historical & Present. He also highlighted the Trade relations between the two countries. The event took place on the 30th April, Wednesday, 18. 30 hrs at the Hilton Hotel, Guindy.
 
      
 
Invest Roadshows in Bangalore 
 
March 19-21st: Team BIE Chennai visited Bangalore together with HE Consul General Bart De Groof and Mr. Werner Van Der Cruyssen (Custom Attaché and tax specialist). In addition to company visits, a seminar on "Brussels - Gateway to Europe" was successfully organized in collaboration with The Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Around 45 companies participated.