Business Directory

Netherlands Business Directory

This page contains extensive business related information about Amsterdam, Holland and the EU. The information is divided in 3 categories for your convenience; Amsterdam, Europe and International business and websites.

1. Amsterdam business: websites and other useful information

AEX, Stock Exchange and funds

AMSTERDAM EXCHANGES (AEX) http://www.aex.nl The central Dutch exchange for stocks, bonds, options and futures located in Amsterdam.

BEHR http://www.behr.nl Quick graphical indices and actual rates for AEX fonds.

EUROBENCH http://www.eurobench.nl Real-time stock exchange service.

NEDKOERS http://www.nedkoers.com Commercial information on daily index of the stock exchange in Amsterdam (stocks and funds).

Banks Headquarters in Amsterdam

ABN-Amro Vijzelstraat 68 Phone: +31 (0)20 6289393 http://www.abnamro.nl

Citibank NA Hoogoorddreef 54B Phone: +31 (0)20 6514211 (business transactions only) http://www.citibank.com

Fortis Bank Singel 548 Phone: +31 (0)20 6249340 http://www.fortisbank.nl

ING Group Bijlmerplein 888 Phone: +31 (0)20 5639111 http://www.ingbank.nl

Lloyds TSB Bank PO Box 3518, 1001AH Phone: +31 (0)20 5815912 http://www.lloydstsb.nl

Postbank Postbus 94780 Phone: +31 (0)20 5655012 http://www.postbank.nl

Rabobank Dam 16 Phone: +31 (0)20 5304630 http://www.rabobank.nl

Banks in Amsterdam, corporate websites

ABN AMRO http://www.abnamro.nl Amstgeld http://www.amstgeld.nl ING http://www.ingbank.nl Bank Mendes Gans http://www.mendesgans.nl Delta Lloyd http://www.deltalloyd.nl Kas-Associatie http://www.kasnetbank.com Nederlandse Bank http://www.dnb.nl Postbank http://www.postbank.nl Stads-bank van Lening http://www.sbl.nl All banks in Holland http://www.bankplein.nl

Chamber of Commerce

Kamer van Koophandel Amsterdam (Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Amsterdam) De Ruyterkade 5, PO Box 2852, 1000 CW Amsterdam Tel: (020) 531 4000. Fax: (020) 531 4799. http://www.kvk.nl: http://www.nbcc.demon.co.ukhttp://www.netherlands.org Australian Netherlands Chamber of Commerce Inc (Australia) Level 7, 80 Arthur Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060 Tel: (02) 9929 9610. Fax: (02) 9955 7521. Website: http://www.hollandtrade.com.au/

The Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce (UK) 'The Dutch House', 307 High Holborn, London WC1V 7LS Tel: (020) 7405 1358. Fax: (020) 7405 1689. Website

Nederlandse Kamer van Koophandel for North America (USA) Suite 1420, 1 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020 Tel: (212) 265 6460. Fax: (212) 265 6402.

Netherlands Jobs / Employment

Jobs in Amsterdam- BanenNet http://banen.intermediair.nl

Monsterboard http://www.monsterboard.nl/keywordseekeremployer/

TotalJobs http://www.totaljobs.nl/?DCMP=A_SE_GO&WT.srch=1

Job finder http://vacature.overzicht.nl/

Randstad http://www.randstad.nl/rnl/werknemer/home/

Vedior http://www.vedior.nl

Luba http://vacatures.luba.nl

Tempo Team http://www.tempo-team.nl

Content http://content.nl

Olympia http://olympia-uitzendbureau.nl

Dactylo http://www.dactylo.nl

Adecco http://adecco.nl

Start http://www.startpeople.nl

Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency : http://www.nfia.com

Amsterdam Congresses & Conventions

The Amsterdam RAI International Exhibition & Congress Center Every year, Amsterdam RAI hosts more than fifty major international congresses, seventy trade fairs and exhibitions, events and over one thousand conferences, meetings and smaller functions. This modern 87.000 square metre complex is unquestionably one of Europe's foremost venues for major international events. There are 22 congress rooms with seating capacities for up to 1750, and 11 exhibition halls with seating for up to 12.900 participants, and countless multi-purpose lounges for exhibitions and poster sessions. All of the halls and conference rooms are air-conditioned and offer all necessary facilities.

RAI Europaplein 22 NL 1078 GZ Amsterdam

P.O. Box 77777 NL 1070 MS Amsterdam Tel. 00 31 (0) 20 5491212 Fax 00 31 (0) 20 646 44 69

Email: mail@rai.nl website: http://www.rai.nl

Find information about convention venues in Amsterdam http://www.amsterdamcongress.nl/ACBEN/Home/conferences+_xan_+meetings.aspx

Convention and meeting planners

Amsterdam Congres Bureau PO Box 3901, 1001 AS Amsterdam Tel: (020) 551 2570. Fax: (020) 551 2575. E-mail: acb@amsterdamcongress.nl Website: www.amsterdamcongress.nlinfo@eurocongres.com Website: www.eurocongres.com

Eurocongres Conference Management Jan van Goyenkade 11, 1075 HP Amsterdam Tel: (020) 679 3411. Fax: (020) 673 7306. E-mail:

Venues Holland Conference organizers

http://www.venuesholland.com/Professional_Conference_Organisers_Holland.html

Amsterdam Convention Circle

http://www.amsterdamconvention.com

 

2. THE NETHERLANDS

Dutch Language sites

Language Databank (Dutch) http://www.taaldatabanken.com

Our Language (mainly Dutch) http://www.onzetaal.nl/koppling/

About Dutch Language http://www.taalthuis.com/eng/index.htm

History Of Dutch Language http://www.ned.univie.ac.at/Publicaties/taalgeschiedenis/en/

Learn Dutch Online http://www.learndutch.org/

Van Dale Dutch dictionaries http://www.vandale.nl/

Translation services

Amsterdam Translation Services

http://www.amsterdamtranslations.nl/

Avanti Translations

http://www.avanti-nl.com/en/offers.html

Amstelveen Translation Agency

Ouderkerkerlaan 50, PO Box 2263, 1180 E6 Amstelveen

Tel: (020) 645 6610. Fax: (020) 647 4542.

E-mail: avb@avb.nl

Congrestolken

Prinsengracht 993, 1017 KM Amsterdam

Tel: (020) 625 2535. Fax: (020) 626 5642.

E-mail: interpreters@conferenceinterpreters.com

Website: http://www.conferenceinterpreters.com

Dutch Telephone & Email directories

Dutch Telephone Directory (national) http://www.nationaletelefoongids.nl/

Dutch Yellow Pages http://www.goudengids.nl/

E-mail directory http://www.e-mailgids.nl/search.html

KPN Telephone directory http://www.telefoongids.ptt-telecom.nl/

Searchable map of the Netherlands (by Postcode or City/Street) http://www.lokatienet.nl/

Dutch search engines

NL-Menu http://www.nl-menu.nl/nlmenu.nl/nlmenu.shtml

Search.nl http://www.search.nl/

Vindex http://www.vindex.nl/

Startpagina http://www.startpagina.nl

First Choice Search Engine http://www.eerstekeuze.nl/

Dutch Company Search Engine http://www.debeste.nl/

Popular Dutch Search Engine http://ilse.nl/

News about Holland

Algemeen Dagblad http://www.ad.nl

Ananova (quirky news stories) http://www.Ananova.com/

Dutch News in English http://www.nisnews.nl/

Dutch Report http://dutchreport.blogspot.com/

Financieele Dagblad http://www.fd.nl/Home.asp

Holland Horizon magazine http://www.minbuza.nl/

Holland News http://www.hollandnews.nl/

Holland News by Topix http://www.topix.net/city/holland-mi

Netherlands News Sources (Kidon) http://www.kidon.com/

Netherlands Post (news in English) http://www.netherlandspost.com/

News & community for expatriates http://www.expatica.com/

News & more about Holland (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) http://www.minbuza.nl/

Netherlands News by Einnews http://www.einnews.com/netherlands/

NIS news : http://www.nisnews.nl

NOS (Nederlandse Publieke Omroep) http://www.omroep.nl/

NRC Handelsblad (Dutch) http://www.nrc.nl

Nu.nl daily news and weather http://nu.nl

Parool (Dutch) http://www.parool.nl/

Telegraaf (Dutch) http://www.telegraaf.nl

Trouw http://www.trouw.nl/

Volkskrant http://www.volkskrant.nl/

Life in Holland

A lot of information about life in Holland

http://www.expatica.com/actual/toc.asp?subchannel_id=6

Access http://www.euronet.nl/users/access/

American Vlaai http://www.americanvlaai.com/

Amsterdam Connection http://www.powertoshare.com/amsterdam/index.html

Books online (sold in Holland) http://www.hollandbooks.nl

Dutch Royal House (Het Koninklijk Huis) http://www.koninklijkhuis.nl/

Dutch Statistics (CBS) http://www.cbs.nl/en/

Incomplete Guide to the Dutch Language and Culture http://www.geocities.com/nwiersema/#dex

Information about Licorice/Drop http://www.licorice.org/

Nijmegen Online http://www.nijmegenonline.nl

Trains / Dutch railway http://home.att.net/~NLMS/NLMS.html

Train travel http://www.ns.nl

Weather in Holland http://weerkamer.nl/

Wooden shoes http://www.dutchwoodenshoes.com/

Zwembad/Swimmingpools in Holland http://zwembad.startpagina.nl/

The Dutch Abroad

The Downunder Dutch (Australia) http://members.optushome.com.au/joopmul/

Bulletin board

UnDutchables Meeting Point http://www.theundutchables.com/cgi-bin/webbbs/config.pl?

Food and Drink

All Things Dutch http://www.allthingsdutch.com

Speculaas Dutch spicy biscuit http://www.coquinaria.nl/english/recipes/speculaas.htm

Chocolate from Droste http://www.droste.nl/data/content/engels/index.php

Coffee from Douwe Egberts http://www.douwe-egberts.com

Stroopwafels, Dutch cookie with caramel syrup http://www.stroopwafelshop.com/

Dutch Food and Eating Habits http://www.thehollandring.com/food.shtml

Dutch Food Recipes http://www.godutch.com/windmill/recipes.asp?id=all

Dutch Cheese http://www.gestam.com

Dutch Beer and their Breweries http://www.europeanbeerguide.net/hollbeer.htm

Grolsch http://www.grolsch.com/

Heineken http://www.heineken.nl/

Bavaria http://www.bavaria.nl/

Hollandse Drop (Licorice) Shop http://www.hollandsedrop.com/

Transportation netherlands

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport http://www.schiphol.nl

Amsterdam Public Transportation http://amsterdam.info/transport/

Arriva http://www.arriva.co.uk/

Connexxion http://www.reiziger.connexxion.nl/web/show

Netherlands National Train Service http://www.ns.nl

Rotterdam Airport http://www.rotterdam-airport.nl

Rotterdam Public Transportation http://ret.rotterdam.nl

Dutch Ministries

Ministry of Justice http://www.minjust.nl

Ministry of Finance http://www.minfin.nl

Ministry of Defense http://www.mindef.nl

Ministry of the Interior http://www.minbiza.nl

Ministry of Economic Affairs http://www.minez.nl

Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport http://www.minvws.nl

Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment http://www.minszw.nl

Ministry of Education, Culture and Science http://www.minocw.nl

Ministry of General Affairs/RVD/Royal http://www.postbus51.nl

Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries http://www.minlnv.nl

Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment http://www.minvrom.nl

Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water http://www.minvenw.nl

Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ministry of Development Cooperation http://www.postbus51.nl

Dutch Government organizations

Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis - http://www.cpb.nl

Statistics Netherlands - http://www.cbs.nl

Social and Cultural Planning Office - http://www.scp.nl

Social and Economic Council (SER) in the Netherlands - http://www.ser.nl

Netherlands Court of Audit - http://www.rekenkamer.nl

SDU, formerly Staatsdrukkerij en uitgeverij - http://www.sdu.nl

Lower House of Parliament - http://www.parlement.nl

Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic) - http://www.nufficcs.nl

Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) - www.wrr.nl

The Public Prosecution Service - http://www.openbaarministerie.nl

Public Counter 2000 - http://www.ol2000.nl

National Institute of Public Health and the Environment - http://www.rivm.nl

 

3. EUROPE & INTERNATIONAL

Investments in Europe: real estate in Europe and property projects collection. Many attractive properties to buy in central Europe:

Investments in Europe

European Union websites

European Union website : http://europa.eu.int/

Council of the European Union: http://ue.eu.int/

Council of Europe: http://www.coe.int

European Parliament: http://www.europarl.eu.in

Committee of the Regions: http://www.cor.eu.int

Governments on-line: http://europa.eu.int/

Group of Policy Advisers : http://europa.eu.int/

Birth of the euro: http://europa.eu.int/eurobirth/

Bulletin of the European Union : http://europa.eu.int/

Europe Direct opens a dialogue between citizens and businesses in the European Union and the European institutions. The aim is to help you find out more about the EU and the rights and opportunities it offers you, and how to take advantage of them. http://europa.eu.int/europedirect/

Dialogue with citizens and business: http://citizens.eu.int/

Dialogue with Business: http://europa.eu.int/

Who is who in the European Union? – Inter institutional Directory : http://europa.eu.int/

European Commission Libraries Catalogue "ECLAS" : http://europa.eu.int/eclas/

Information Society Project Office (ISPO) : http://europa.eu.int/information_society

Official Journal, Treaties, Legislation - EUR-Lex : http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex

Office for Official Publications - "EUR-OP" : http://eur-op.eu.int

Statistical Office of the E.C. - "EUROSTAT": http://europa.eu.int/

Human Rights & Laws in the netherlands

European Court of Human Rights: http://www.echr.coe.int/

European Ombudsman: http://www.euro-ombudsman.eu.in

Court of Justice: http://curia.eu.int

Human Rights Directory http://www.idealist.org/

Human Rights Web http://www.hrweb.org/

Fight for Human Rights http://www.witness.org/

Law Directory http://dictionary.law.com/

Education and Training

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training - CEDEFOP http://www.cedefop.eu.int/

European Electronic Training Village http://www.trainingvillage.gr/

European Training Foundation http://www.etf.eu.int

Education World http://www.education-world.com/

Osha Training http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/ote/index.html

US Department of Education http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml

Training dot com http://www.training.com.au/

Training pages http://www.trainingpages.com/x/default.html

Drugs, Food, Medicine and Health

WHO - World Health Organization: http://www.who.int

European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products : http://www.emea.eu.int

European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction : http://www.emcdda.org/

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions http://www.eurofound.eu.int

European Agency for Safety at Work : http://europe.osha.eu.int/

Health dot com http://www.health.com/health/

Health Gov http://www.health.gov/

Alcohol and Drug Information http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/

Medicine Net http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/hp.asp

National Library of Health http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

Medicine Journey http://www.md-journal.com/

Environment & Nature

USGS http://www.usgs.gov/themes/environ.html

Environment Agency http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/

Environment Directory http://www.webdirectory.com/

Environmental News http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032493/

European Environment Agency http://www.eea.eu.int

Ministry of Environment http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/

Nature dot com http://www.nature.com/index.html

Nature Conservancy http://www.nature.org/

Nature PBS http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/

United Nations websites

UN United Nations: http://www.un.org

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE), Statistical Division http://www.unece.org/stats/

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN/ECLAC) http://www.eclac.cl

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) http://www.fao.org/

United Nations Development Program http://www.undp.org/

United Nations Statistics Division http://unstats.un.org/unsd/default.htm

UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund: http://www.unicef.org

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization http://www.unesco.org/

The European Union at the United Nations: http://www.europa-eu-un.org/

Netherlands Banking & Economy

European Central Bank: http://www.ecb.int

World Bank: http://www.worldbank.org

World Economic Forum : http://www.weforum.org/en/index.htm

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

WTO - World Trade Organization: http://www.wto.org

European Free Trade Association: http://www.efta.int/

International Labor Organization (ILO) http://www.ilo.org/

International Monetary Fund (IMF) http://www.imf.org/

European Round Table of Industrialists http://www.ert.be/

Science & Technology

Joint Research Centres : http://www.jrc.cec.eu.int

Community Research and Development Information Service : http://www.cordis.lu

European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation : http://www.eurocontrol.be

European Space Agency: http://www.esa.int