Mentoring is voluntary support of a confidential nature provided by an experienced business leader known as the “mentor”, to a “less” experienced manager, the “mentee”. The BusinessMentoring programme is based on meetings between mentors and mentees over a period of 12 to 18 months and aims particularly at improving the personal and managerial skills of the entrepreneurs involved. More information on www.businessmentoring.lu.
The EEN is a support network for businesses on European questions. Combined with its missions of providing information and advice on the internal market (such as regulation, finance, European programmes, inter-company cooperation…), this network supports businesses in the areas of innovation, technology transfer and European research and development. More information at www.een.lu
Office du Ducroire
The trade credit insurer Office du Ducroire backs-up and supports Luxembourg companies in the complicated task of seeking new export markets in the form of partial refunding of costs linked to promotion, export training and participation in trade fairs (export assistance). Additionally, any company that identifies new customers abroad can use the Office du Ducroire safety net in order to protect itself against faudsters, insolvency of existing customers and political risks (credit insurance).
The Office du Ducroire is a public body established in 1961. Its secretariat is provided by the Chamber of Commerce, which makes its staff available.
More information on www.ducroire.lu
With 33 accredited/associated Chambers all over the world, the network of Belgian-Luxembourg Chambers of Commerce abroad is among the most significant bilateral networks in the world.
The main purpose of Belgian-Luxembourg Chambers of Commerce is to promote the economic interests of Belgium and Luxembourg abroad and assist companies of both countries in conquering new markets. For more information, please visit the website of the Belgian-Luxembourg Chambers of Commerce Abroad (BLCCA) network www.blcca.org which includes the contact details of all the chambers belonging to the network that can help you in your internationalisation process.