2021 Events:

August 8 at 1pm

Unveiling of Anne Frank Statue

Location: Light Horse Park, 104 Street, 86 Ave Edmonton


The Dutch Canadian Business Club of Edmonton (DCBC) brings together entrepreneurs, professionals and persons with a Dutch Canadian Heritage or Business Connection with the Netherlands for the purpose of networking, business, educational and cultural development.

As a focal point for the Dutch Business Community in Edmonton, members are offered numerous benefits including:

  • Events featuring guest speakers on business related topics of interest to the Dutch business community
  • A list of its members  to enhance networking opportunities
  • A regular newsletter in the Dutch Touch
  • A business page on our website
  • An opportunity to socialize and celebrate Dutch tradition in Edmonton through social events

Board of directors DCBC:


Harm de Groot (Metallurgical Engineer, de Groot Consulting Inc and SOS Engineering)

Vice President:

Frank M Stolk (Retired Manufacturing Manager)


Barbara de Visser (Interior design Consultant)


Rien Visscher (Manager Regulation & Risk Assessment Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corp)

Board Members:

Jerry Bouma (Edmonton Honorary Consul of the Netherlands and Toma and Bouma Management Consultants)

Henk ten Wolde (DWCC Dutch Western Canada Connections Ltd.)

Kees Prins (Architect Maltby and Prins)



September: Brian Dumsday from Economic Development Edmonton

December: Social


January 17:  Patrick Laforge: Yes You Can Dream Big, about the development of Rogers Stadium and the Ice District in Edmonton

March 21: Warren Bergen: How Venture Capital Works and How it Builds a Province

May 16: Marilyn Boehm: President of Alberta Food Processors

August 12: Ted Jan Bloemen Speedskater and World Record holder

September 19: Wade Carson Virtual Reality applied to Crane Simulators (in cooperation with Mammoet)

and Willem Langenberg: Geothermal Exploration and Well Conversion

November 21: Kees Prins: 100 years the Stijl

December 12: social event


January 16: Bill van Veelen: Alberta Oil and Gas, “the Reports of My Death May Be Greatly Exaggerated

March 20: Rod Knecht Chief of Edmonton Police, Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis.

May 15: Malcolm Bruce, CEO of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board.

May 26: Combined meeting with DCBC Calgary in Red Deer at Sylvan Star, Cheese Tasting and Social

Sept 18: meeting was cancelled, but the board and members met with Dutch Business Group visiting Edmonton and region

Nov 20: Walker Rogers, Executive VP of Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation where he leads the Regulation and Risk Assessment team.

Dec 11: Social

2019 EVENTS:

January 15, Meeting with Rudi Peet and PearlAnn Reichwein was cancelled

March 19: Vitaliy Milentyev, President, Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce (Alberta Chapter). Vice President (Portfolio Management), Cornerstone Fiduciary Wealth Management.

May 21: Brent Francis, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce.

September 17: Meeting was cancelled.

November 19: Stephen Mandel 7-9 pm

December 17: Social 7-10 pm