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The New-East Technology Destination

We know who we are and where we come from. Now we invite you to take a look deeper into the opportunities Bangladesh has to offer in the ICT industry. Just graduating to a middle income country, but a high -class ICT destination.

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These successful innovators can guide you

Robotics, blockchain, IOT are driving forces of a changing worldwide economy. Do you want to see how students are thought serverless and cloud computing by alumni of the largest companies like Amazon, Adobe, Google and IBM? Look no further and see the spin offs that operate now from Bangladesh in the areas below.

Need guidance? see our advisors who can guide you.

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World Class Universities Drive Knowledge

With an outflow of over 1 million students annually from universities like BUET, BRAC, Dhaka University, education stands at a high ground, and students from many countries come to do their masters and research led by fellows from Europe. Tap into the best supply.

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Easy steps to form your own ICT hub

Bangladesh has made foreign investment and the development of backoffices quick, safe and financially attractive. With 80 Tax-free EPZs in and around the country, government investment initiatives and a red-carpet welcome by Bangladesh bureau of foreign investment (BIDA), small to large scale backoffices in many areas can be formed quickly.

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Schedule of
Virtual and Physical events

See our preliminary schedule
of Virtual and Physical events

In the upcoming months, lots of events are happening. We will host webinars led by industry experts, government officials, experienced entrepreneurs, and many of our advisors. During the Physical Trade Mission, the program will be organised as follows*:

Day 1:
  • Travel from Amsterdam to Dhaka*
  • Total travel time is 13 hours including transfer at DXB
  • Available seats are BC and EC premium depending on package
  • Reception through diplomatic gate of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport
  • Private transfer to the city center in 4/5 Star international hotel
  • Depending on flight schedule a short evening session or recuperation time

Day 2:
  • Welcome session by local representatives
  • Introduction talks and welcome
  • Economic development
  • Break-out sessions in smaller groups & presentations (Groups A.B.C.)
  • 2 Break-out sessions in smaller groups & presentations
  • Dinner at Dutch Club (expatclub)

Booths and Cultural sessions

Day 3:
  • To Be announced Talk
  • Investing climate & Startup eco systems
  • 2 Break-out sessions in smaller groups & presentations
  • Match making & informal events
  • Recreational either A) 9 Holes Golf Course B) Cycling tour C) Architecture & Culture or individual program
  • Evening program

Day 4: (may actually be on Day 5 in the morning depending on schedule)
  • EPZ program
  • Speaker to be announced
  • Sponsor & Partner bazar in lobby
  • Business stimulation programs
  • 2 Break-out sessions in smaller groups & presentations
  • Final Diner near Airport (Meridien Rooftop)
  • Late night boarding of Emirates flight

Day 5:
  • Depending on Emirates schedule: departure for Schiphol
  • Transfer at DXB
  • Total travel time +/- 14 hours excluding airport transfer
  • Arrival at Schiphol airport


*the flight schedule of Emirates (preferred aircarrier) is not confirmed yet. Common departure times are early morning in and arrival same day, or late afternoon outbound with overnight. The return schedule follows a similar schedule in vice versa. Emirates offers both 76 Businessclass and Premium economy seats on their long haul flights with the A380.

Sponsors and partners

During the Trade Mission a select group of sponsors will be present to advice in areas such as Banking, Financial incentives, Investment culture, Legal aspects, Hiring procedures and culture, Education and training, Development of PPS, Cooperation models and Company formation procedures.

Exploring the opportunities in the New- East tech hub is a journey we gladly take together. The tentative planning is globally scheduled as follows:

 

  • Preparation phase: Q4 2021
  • External communication: Q1 2022
  • participant selection: Q2 2022
  • Virtual sessions: Q2 2022
  • Trademission: Q3 2022
  • Continuation: Q4 2022
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    With an expert team of industry specialists we are ready to assist you to explore and guide you in your ict ambitions in any area.

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