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Upcoming ICA Events
FDI Marketing & Communications
London, UK December 4-6
Presentation on Investment Promotion 2.0: How do web 2.0 tactics facilitate your investor attraction strategies?
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World Free Zone Convention
Shanghai, China November 8-11
Workshop presented by ICA on Corporate Site Selection and Investor Attraction 2.0
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International Outsourcing Forum
London, UK,November 2-4
Master class by Dr. Douglas van den Berghe on Location Selection for offshoring
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Munich, Germany October 4-6 2011
International Trade Fair for Commercial Property and Investment
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International Black Sea Economic Forum
A.R. Crimea, Ukraine October 7-8

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FDI International Forum
London, UK September 28-29 2011
Presentation by Dr. Douglas van den Berghe on Global FDI Trends
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Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic September 19-21
Workshop on Investor Attraction2.0
IEDC Annual Meeting 2011
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA September 18-21 2011
IUnited States: The Revival of a Future Manufacturing Powerhouse
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September 7th2011 5.00PM-6.00PM CET
“Which U.S. Communities are Consistently Making the cut for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)?”
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Visit of His Excellence Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. HoshyarZebari
The Hague, Netherlands Friday September 9th11.00-11.15
Presentation by Dr. Douglas van den Berghe about Investment Consulting Associates – ICA and our experience in Iraq
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Corporate Site Selection - Significant Cost Saver or Costly Failure?
Have you ever wondered about the complexities involved in a corporate relocation or expansion project?
Join us now for this important webinar held on Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 PM CET April 14. All applicants signing up before April 7 will be admitted as our guest.
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Past ICA events
International Outsourcing Forum
Casablanca, Morocco, 9th-11th March 2011
Now in its 8th year, IOF 2011 will provide an ideal opportunity for senior executives charged with outsourcing responsibilities to meet with major outsourcing supplier organisations and IPAs from all over the world.
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TCI Global Competitiveness Conference 2010
Slated from November 29 till December 03, 2010, at Delhi NCR, the GCC is a joint effort of the TCI Network and the Institute for Competitiveness.
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Business Summit Netherlands-Africa
3 November 2010, Wassenaar, Netherlands
Together with the STT Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends, NABC is organizing the Business Summit Netherlands-Africa, concerning the growing market of Africa and the potential for Dutch businesses to play a significant part in it. The Business Summit is the place to be in 2010 to meet EMEA-managers, government officials, African entrepreneurs, and CEOs of major Dutch and African firms. 
On behalf of ICA, Mr. Matthijs Weeink will speak on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
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AMPIP Annual Convention
10 – 14 November 2010, Los Cabos, Mexico
Asociación Mexiacana de Parques Industriales (AMPIP), the voice of industrial developers in Mexico will host its annual convention in Los Cabos 10 -14 November 2010. Dr. Douglas van den Berghe (ICA) will provide presentations on Investor Attraction and the use of Social Media.
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Tenth Anniversary World Free Zone Convention
31 October - 3 November 2010, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, WZFC will be hosting a two-day international conference and exhibition “Gathering Global Support for Free Zones”. ICA will provide workshops on Investor Attraction and use of Social Media during this event.
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FDI Summit Slovenia 2010
ICA will be a keynote speaker at the FDI Summit Slovenia 2010. A business networking conference regarding investment in Slovenia. 21 and 22 October 2010, Bled, Slovenia.
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HFC Spring conference
2 June 2010
Holland Financial Centre, a public and private initiative including parties in the financial industry, government and regulators, will hold her bi-annual participants conference, an event to update all her participants on recent developments and future plans of HFC.
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Afghan – Iraq Investment Summit
2 – 3 June 2010, Istanbul, Turkey
With global focus on Afghanistan and Iraq and the development of both countries, opportunities for the business community are vast. The building of infrastructure and the need for both countries to drive commerce forward is attracting great interest both domestically and internationally. This event will be attended by leading figures and decision makers from key ministries and organizations involved in the implementation of the regeneration of both countries.
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Experian Property Seminar
18 May 2010
Economic drivers of the European Property Market: Finding regional challenges instead of threats.
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Nyenrode: Taking Offshoring and Outsourcing to the max
Nyenrode Business University will host this event in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the World Bank, Tata Consultancy Services, and Allen & Overy. Renowned industry practitioners, academic experts, and policy makers will discuss the ins and outs of offshoring and outsourcing and provide tools for managing activities that are relocated to foreign locations.
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Integrated Supply Chain Management, Investor attraction and Investor aftercare -Corporate SCM and Special Economic Zones, Industrial/Science Parks and Investment Promotion Agencies.
In cooperation with Investment Consulting Associates - Monday 26 April to Wednesday 28 April 2010 - Amsterdam - The Netherlands
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"Investment Hub of the Future” Breakfast seminar in co-operation with TPA-Global.
24th of July, IBFD building H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210 Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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ICA provided a quest lecture at Nyenrode Business University - 10 July 2009

Based on available experience with corporate relocations, Matthijs Weeink was given the opportunity to provided a quest lecture as part of the course Global Sourcing and Captive Offshoring.

“Global Sourcing & Location Choice” Breakfast seminar in co-operation with Nyenrode University and TPA-Global.
12 May 2009, Knight’s Hall, Nyenrode Castle Breukelen, The Netherlands
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"Supply Chain Management Master Planning and Special Economic and Industrial Development Zones".
In co-operation with World Free Zone Convention and TPA-Global.
March 23-25, 2009. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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"Refocus of your corporate value chain - quick wins and practical solutions".
In co-operation with TPA-Global and Möbius. March 31, 2009. Ghent, Belgium.
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"The Profitability of Foreign Direct Investment - FDI".
ICA Seminar presentation at the FDI Expo London 24 - 25 June 2008. Organized by FDI Magazine and the Financial Times.
In this seminar ICA highlights recent research and provides examples of the foreign profitability of FDI among leading foreign investors. Which companies are among the best performers and which industries are leading? What are some of the ''rising stars'' to attract? What makes some companies more successful than others in their FDI strategies? What are the implications for aftercare and lead generation strategies of Economic Development Agencies?
"Valuation and Supply Chain Optimization Services Seminar" organized by TPA Global and its alliance partners. 30 May 2008 at NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam The Netherlands.
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Roundtable panel discussion at the 2008 Academy of International Business (AIB) in Milan June 30-July 3.The Practice, Policy and Theory of Location Selection and Optimization in a "Flat World"
Chair: Douglas Van den Berghe, Investment Consulting Associates - ICA
The Practice of Location Decision Making and the Role of Business Intelligence
Douglas Van den Berghe, Investment Consulting Associates - ICA
Regional Location Strategies in a ‘Flat World’
Alan M. Rugman, Indiana University
New Policy Dimensions of the Location Decision
Michael Gestrin, OECD
The Impact of the Flat World Concept and Location Decisions on IB Theory John Dunning, Rutgers University and Reading University
Paper presentation on: "Foreign Profitability of large Multinationals" at the 2008 Academy of International Business (AIB) in Milan June 30-July 3. Presenters: Dr. Michael Gestrin (OECD) and Dr. Douglas van den Berghe (ICA).
OECD Global Forum on International Investment VII 27-28 March 2008, OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France.
ICA will be speaker at this high level forum on best practices of promoting investment. Program
UNCTAD-WAIPA Regional Training Workshop on Investor Aftercare for Central America and the Caribbean.
21 - 23 August 2007, San Salvador, El Salvador
Workshop and training on investor aftercare for Central American and Caribbean government officials.
WAIPA Regional Workshop : "Middle East Customer Services and Investor Aftercare".Ras Al Khaimah, 22-23 June 2007
Workshop on investor aftercare and CRM in RAK Free Trade Zone
8-9 March 2007, Geneva, Switzerland
Keynote speaker and moderator in various sessions.
WAIPA-BANCOMEXT Workshop on Investor Servicing and Aftercare
17-18 October 2006, Mexico City
Key note speaker on investor aftercare and investor servicing.
Costa Rican Investment Board (CINDE) and UNCTAD.
Workshop on FDI in Tourism in Central America and Caribbean.
Government of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) and UNCTAD.
Workshop and report on investor facilitation, benchmarking and investment promotion. Bluebook on Investment measures in Ghana and workshop to present findings and report to the President of Ghana..
Participation in expert meetings in relation to annual World Investment Report.
Participation in high level expert meetings on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), policy making and analysis.