Past events


On March 20th, 2014 government officials from Malaysia visited Twente for a seminar in the Ondernemingshuis Twente.

This seminar was held to create the awareness and strengthen business cooperation on between the Netherlands and Malaysia.

The seminar was initiated and organized by Gaiyah Consult in collaboration with TIB advies, presentations were given by Mr. B. van den Broek of Oost NV and Mr. S. Siva from Malaysian Investment Development Authorithy (MIDA) and Mr. Mohan Subramaniam of Gaiyah Consult.
Besides the presence of host MIDA, Malaysia was represented by three governmental organizations based in the Netherlands, the Malaysian Trade Commission, the Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture and the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism. All these organizations have expressed to facilitate bridges between Malaysia and the Netherlands to do business in and with Malaysia for Dutch companies in their respective industries.

Why Malaysia?
In many ways, Malaysia is an ideal platform for expansion in Asia. The country has developed into a prime location for investment, offshore production and service-based operations. Entrepreneurs who have already spread their wings here are excited about the unique combination of factors that makes Malaysia so attractive. Multinational high-tech companies have incorporated the country in their Global Value Chain. An average ROI of 17 percent brings Malaysia at number 11 of the 20 economies with the highest profitability in foreign direct investment. Malaysia offers Market access to 2.7 billion populations with 12 Free Trade Agreements in South East Asia.

Gaiyah Consult
Following the seminar, new business opportunities have already been established between Gaiyah Consult and interested entrepreneurs about various opportunities in Malaysia.

Gaiyah Consult advises Dutch entrepreneurs to look at Malaysia for good business opportunities on investment, business and technical developments.
With good relations with the various Malaysian government agencies, Gaiyah Consult can direct your investment and projects in the right direction from the start and even on full turnkey.

To have a solid business case  Gaiyah Consult brings all relevant information on business opportunities, market and competition, business mores and the legal aspects of doing business in Malaysia within reach here in the Netherlands.

TIB-advies, stichting  voor managementadvies en begeleiding, helpt bedrijven bij verbetering van de  bedrijfsvoering of bij het vinden van oplossingen bij bedrijfsmatige problemen. Een groep vrijwilligers, oud-ondernemers en  -managers, ondersteunt ondernemers bij het vinden van oplossingen voor bedrijfsvragen.

TIB advies, foundation for management advice and guidance, helps companies improve business operations and in finding solutions to professional problems. A group of volunteers, former entrepreneurs and managers, supports entrepreneurs in finding solutions to business questions.

Address:  Ondernemingshuis Twente, Hengelosestraat 585, 7521 AG Enschede, Tel. 053 4849 840 E-mail
For more information please contact Mr. Jan van den Berg - Director

Oost NV
Oost NV helps entrepreneurs to innovate, invest and internationalize.
Development Company Oost NV develops and supports innovation and helps to fund these projects. Oost NV accompanies international entrepreneurs to Gelderland and Overijssel, renews business parks and IT infrastructure. PPM Oost, the holding company of Oost N.V., participates in innovative companies and manages innovation funds in Agro-Food, Life Sciences, High Tech, Energy and Manufacturing Industry.

Address: Ondernemingshuis Twente, Hengelosestraat 585, 7521 AG Enschede, Tel.  053 851 68 51,