More than 160 members and guests of the NBCC and nine other European business clubs got together at the post-US election breakfast, organised on 9 November, the morning after the presidential election in the US.
The guests joined together at the (appropriate) American Hotel in Amsterdam where they witnessed the victory of Mr Trump taking shape in the early morning hours.
The developments in the US were discussed and commented on by three specialist speakers who were invited for the occasion by the event organisers and included commentator Mr Michiel Bicker Caarten.and Mr Marcel Baartman of Clingendael Institute. Also in attendance was the American Consul General Mr David McCawley.
For a photographic impression of the event please click here
This breakfast meeting was the second event succesfully organised by the 10 cooperating Netherlands based business clubs after the well attended meeting at the headquarters of the Netherlands presidency of the European Union at the end of 2015. Discussions are taking place on further joint events in 2017 and beyond.