Regional Investment & Export Prospects: Central & Eastern Europe

29 January 2015

Worcester Rugby Club, Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Worcester WR3 8ZE

Venue: Worcester Rugby Club, Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Worcester WR3 8ZE
Date: Thursday 29th January 2015
Time: 09:00-12:00 (Prompt close at 10:30, 1:1s and informal networking until 13:00)

Admission is complimentary but delegates must register in advance to:

CEE is up made of 9 markets and over 100 million consumers located in central and eastern Europe. The CEE markets are just 2 to 3 hours flying time from the UK. The majority are EU regulated and are lower risk then markets further from the UK. UK exports to Emerging Europe were worth over £15 billion in 2012. This includes services exports valued at £4.1 billion.
The CEE markets are at differing stages of development, but all offer long-term growth prospects for UK companies. The markets are:
Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

Opportunities for 1:1s with the Experts
Learn more about your company’s potential from the country experts speaking at our joint UK Trade & Investment/West Midlands Chambers of Commerce Prospects event.
You can book a 1:1 meeting (15 minutes) with the any of the panel members, to do so call 07703 735 408 or email

08:30 Registration & Breakfast
08:55 Introduction & Welcome
09:00 CEE Economic Overview: Paul Forrest, Economist, West Midlands Economic Forum
09:10 Opportunities in Poland: Patrick Ney, Director, British Polish Chamber of Commerce
09:20 Opportunities in the Czech Republic: Filip Franek, Senior Trade Advisor, British Chamber Czech Republic
09:30 Opportunities in Slovenia: Martin Logar, Director, British Slovenian Chamber
09:40 Opportunities in Romania: Richard Reese, CEO, British Romanian Chamber
09:50 Opportunities in Slovakia: Christopher Plant, CEO, British Slovak Business Centre
10:00 Question & Answer Session
10:15 Coffee Break
10:30 1:1s and informal networking till 13:00
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