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Emerging Europe comes to IFB!

As part of 'Europe Week' on 16-20 June 2014 at the International Festival for Business in Liverpool, UKTI's Emerging Europe network would like to invite you to our week-long programme:“Grow Your Business in the CEE”



Our “Grow Your Business in the CEE” week will focus on the life sciences, services, energy, advanced engineering, infrastructure and security sectors. The week will comprise of a business forum on the first day, followed by themed sector days on 17-20 June. During these four days there will be roundtable discussions starting at 10:00 and 14:00, and on each day there will be an opportunity for pre-arranged one-to-one meetings with our sector experts.

As space is limited, please send back the registration form as soon as possible.

“By 2020, I want to double exports to this region, so we are ramping up our support for British firms on the ground by opening a network of business centres across the region and increasing the number of trade missions to introduce more British businesses to potential buyers.”
Lord Livingston, Minister of State for Trade and Investment
March 2014 - during the Minister's visit to the region with the GREAT Mega Mission

Monday 16 June

13:30 to 18:00 “Grow Your Business in the CEE business forum”

13:30 Registration

14:00 CEE: The Region and the Regional Opportunities – Introduction by Paul Taylor, UKTI Regional Director

14:20 Central & Eastern Europe Country presentations
Michael Dembinski, Chief Adviser, British Polish Chamber of Commerce

14:40 Michal Mravinac, Director of Trade and Investment Office, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

15:00 Tanya Koicheva, Commercial and Economic Counsellor, Embassy of Bulgaria

15:20 Katalin Haas, Economic, Investment & Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Hungary

15:40 Winning Business in the CEE - Panel discussion, Export case studies, Q & A

16:35 Closing Remarks – Paul Taylor, UKTI Regional Director, Central & Eastern Europe

16:40 Networking Reception starts

18:00 Event close

Tuesday 17 June

10:00 to 18:00 Life Sciences Opportunities in CEE

10:00 Positive Outlook for Medical Innovation in CEE – life sciences roundtable discussion

11:00 Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for life sciences companies

14:00 Positive Outlook for Medical Innovation in CEE – life sciences roundtable discussion

15:00 Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for life sciences companies

Wednesday 18 June

10:00 to 18:00 Services Opportunities in CEE

10:00 E-Business means Business in CEE – services roundtable discussion

11:00 Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for services companies

14:00 E-Business means Business in CEE – services roundtable discussion

15:00 Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for services companies

Thursday 19 June

10:00 to 18:00 Energy Opportunities in CEE

10:00 Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Low Carbon:Explore Energy Opportunities across CEE – energy roundtable discussion

11:00 Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for energy companies

14:00 Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Low Carbon:Explore Energy Opportunities across CEE – energy roundtable discussion

15:00 Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for energy companies

Friday 20 June

10:00 to 18:00 Advanced Engineering Opportunities in CEE

10:00 CEE In Top Gear – Automotive and aerospace – advance engineering roundtable discussion

11:00 Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for advanced engineering companies

14:00 CEE In Top Gear – Automotive and aerospace – advance engineering roundtable discussion

15:00 Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings for advanced engineering companies

Registration:
Please register by filling in the attached registration form and returning it to emergingeurope@fco.gov.uk

Attendance costs:
Free, but subject to registration.

Registration form

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2014-06-16, 09:00 am (this event is in the past)

Venue IFB HUB, No. 1. Mann Island, Mann Island Liverpool L3 1BP
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