Investment Business Forum Niš

Investment Business Forum Niš, within the "INFORMATION BRIDGE" project (the cross-border cooperation program between regional business leaders in Bulgaria and the specific economic zone in Pirot) took place in in the Aleksandar hotel, Niš.






Agenda of the Investment Business Forum Nis

The project „INFORMATION BRIDGE (the cross-border cooperation program between regional business leaders in Bulgaria and the specific economic zone in Pirot)

Hotel Aleksandar, Nis

5th of June 2015, 10-17h


09:45 - 10:30 Registration and welcoming coffee
10:30 – 10:40 Official opening by Mr. Bojan Avramovic, Director of Regional Development Agency South
10:40 – 10:50 Welcome address by Mihajlo Zdravkovic, City of Nis, Member of the City Council for Economy, Transport and Sustainable Development
10:50 - 10:55 Welcome address by representative of the North American-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, branch Sofia Mr Ivan Boyadjiev, Director Bulgaria North American-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerces
10:55-11:35 “Serbia on the doorsteps of the EU” - Presentation by PhD Dragan Penezic, expert on EU regulations and institutional capacities for enhancing competitiveness in the Republic of Serbia
11:35 – 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 – 12:20 Panel 1 –Presentation of the competitiveness of the FZ Pirot and Investment and Business Climate in Serbia, PhD Dragan Kostic, CEO Free Zone Pirot, president of RCCI Nis
12:20 – 12:30 Signing the protocol of cooperation between BulgariaTurkmenistan Chamber of Commerce and Regional Chamber of Commerce Nis
12:30 – 12:40 Panel 2 – Presentation of the Bulgarian-Turkmenistan Chamber of Commerce, Nikola Stratijev, Head of “International Cooperation"
13:00 – 13:20 Panel 3 – Economic Challenges and opportunities for investment in Bulgaria bordering regions with Serbia
13:20 – 14:00 Panel 4 – “Industry trends and the development of SME’s in Serbia”, associated professor PhD Igor Mladenovic, Economic Faculty Nis
14:00 – 14:45 Lunch
14:45 – 15:00 Panel 5 – Presentation of the bank support to the development of the business sector in Serbia and the region, Branislav Novakovic, Deputy Branch Manager, Societe Generale Bank
15:00 – 15:20 Panel 6 – Communication and information exchange - Presentation of the web application for Free Zone Pirot – Irvas doo Nis
15:20 – 15:35    Panel 7 – Presentation of private initiatives – business in the bordering regions in Serbia - Presentation of the hotel “Alma”, Snezana Novakovic, Manager
15:35 – 15:55 Presentation of the companies present at the Investment Business Forum
15:55 – 17:00 Bilateral business meetings

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The project is co-funded by EU trough the Bulgaria–Serbia IPA Cross-border Programme.

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