Texas is Royal!

A long-awaited and historic moment for Texas took place this month: the visit of Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands!

The working visit of Her Majesty to Houston and Austin marked the long-standing relationship between Texas and the Netherlands, and it was a great opportunity to strengthen economic collaboration in different domains. NBSO Texas is proud to have been part of this successful Royal visit, along with our colleagues from the Consulate of the Netherlands in Miami and the Dutch Embassy in Washington DC. We invite you to read and comment HERE!

In this special edition, we also share with you some of the most important moments of the Royal visit celebrated together with our local partners in Texas.

Enjoy the reading!
Royal visit in Texas: special news
Dutch Queen learns about flood control during Houston visit
The Queen met with state and federal officials and heard about how Dutch and Texan engineers have been collaborating in the development of urban and coastal resilience structures and strategies.
Queen Máxima visited Q2 Stadium and Austin FC
Austin FC co-owner and Honorary Consulate to the Netherlands Marius Haas and the Austin FC Academy welcomed Queen Máxima at Q2 Stadium.
GHP welcomes Netherlands Royalty and signs collaboration agreement
The meeting at the Greater Houston Partnership celebrated the strong commitment to the bilateral relationship between The Netherlands and Houston.
Austin Mayor and Queen Máxima celebrate pedal-powered partnership
Máxima's visit coincided with the 10-year anniversary of a ThinkBike workshop that inspired Austin to adopt elements of Dutch bikeway network design into its own mobility infrastructure.
The city of Houston welcomes the Netherlands Dutch Royal House
Mayor Turner welcomed Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and her delegation to Houston City Hall.
New Honorary Consul
During the Royal reception in Texas, Ambassador André Haspels presented the new Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Houston, Aura Cuellar.
Dutch School Houston: kids celebrate their Queen
Her Majesty was warmly welcomed by Dutch and local school kids, who treated her with presents and hugs.
NBSO Texas coming up
European Water Technology Week
On September 19, 20, 21 and 22, the global water technology sector will get together in Leeuwarden, capital of water technology, the Netherlands.
Breakbulk Americas
The region’s largest trade event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, will return to the George R. Brown Center in Houston, Sept. 27-29, 2022.
National Export Event 2022
Are you a Dutch company or export professional interested to expand into new markets? Learn and discuss with managers from our embassies, consulates general, and National Business Support Offices (NBSOs) at NEX22, on Oct 12.
Mobile Passport in Austin
On October 25th & 26th the Consulate of the Netherlands in Miami will offer mobile passport services for Dutch citizens in Austin. Stay tuned for more information.
Collide Houston
In partnership with MassChallenge and Softeq, Houston Exponential is bringing together the nation's top startups, innovators, and entrepreneurs to celebrate the growth of Houston's innovation ecosystem, on October 6th.

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