Previously, the Economic Board The Hague focused on initiating projects and funding was also available for this. Nowadays, attention is more focused on the advisory and ambassador role. As a board, we are still looking at promising projects to accelerate or combine in consultation with the municipality of The Hague. We always look at the added value and the impact that a project can have on the prosperity of The Hague as a whole.

Below an overview of the projects the board is involved in:

The Hague Connected!

The seven largest employers in The Hague are jointly committed to better and more sustainable accessibility of the city. The CEO’s of Aegon, ANWB, NN Group, PostNL, Siemens, T-Mobile and Shell signed the start statement of The Hague Connected! in 2021. With which the organizations commit themselves to this goal for four years. This unique… View Article

The Hague Inspired

On Friday, March 11, 2022, the Economic Board The Hague organized the inspiration and networking event: The Hague Inspired in World Forum The Hague. After a period without large gatherings, this was the event for employers and employees in The Hague to come together again. Prior to the event, Harry Wientjens, chairman of the Economic… View Article

1,5 meter entrepreneurial pitch

The entrepreneurial pitch is an initiative of Rabobank and Economic Board The Hague in collaboration with the Municipality of The Hague (and ImpactCity), WorldStartup, VNO-NCW regio The Hague, MKB The Hague, KHN The Hague, and the Haaglanden Business Parks Foundation. Due to the easing of the measures, the economy is slowly starting again. With the transition from… View Article

Strengthening local entrepreneurship

Matching supply and demand in The Hague Business Investment Zones (BIZs) by focusing on unemployed young people within the city’s neighbourhoods.

Cybersecurity and SMEs

An intermediate vocational education Cybersecurity Lab that connects students with learning placements at companies in The Hague and advises SMEs in the city on reducing security risks.

Plant of the Future

Business accelerator/testing ground where larger Dutch corporations support scale-up B2B software firms in the industrial sector to take their second or third step of growth.

Energy Transition and Employment

A concept aimed at training people and facilitating their entry into growth sectors of The Hague’s economy. The focus is very much on energy transition.


An experience centre where primary and secondary school students are introduced to programming and engineering, thereby enabling IT talent in The Hague and further afield to flourish.

On Friday June 23rd, the Municipality of The Hague and the Economic Board The Hague are organizing the inspiration and networking event Den Haag Inspireert! This is an annual event where entrepreneurs and the business community from the greater The Hague region look ahead to the future together. With various themes visitors are challenged to… View Article