Flagship Forum Partner: Raiffeisen Bank International

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, as well as Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. 13 markets of the region are covered by subsidiary banks. In total, around 47,000 employees service almost 16 million customers through around 2,200 business outlets, the majority thereof in CEE. 

In 2018, RBI was awarded by the magazines The Banker (Bank of the Year in CEE), Euromoney (Best Bank for Transformation in CEE) and Global Finance (Best Bank in CEE) for its outstanding position in the region.

Major Forum Partner A: UniCredit

UniCredit is a simple successful pan-European Commercial Bank, with a fully plugged in CIB, delivering a unique Western, Central and Eastern European network to its extensive client franchise: 26 million clients. 
UniCredit offers both local and international expertise to its clients, providing them with unparalleled access to leading banks in its 14 core markets through its European banking network. Leveraging on an international network of representative offices and branches, UniCredit serves clients in another 18 countries worldwide.

Major Forum Partner B: United Group

United Group is the leading multi-play telecoms and media provider in South East Europe, providing customers with a full range of telecommunications services. It has the broadest network coverage in the region and offers customers an unrivalled selection of content, from local offerings to the best selection from across the globe. UG is majority-owned by KKR, and EBRD is a co-investor in the company. In 2018 a private equity firm BC Partners began the process of acquisition of the majority stakes.

Special Event Partner: Akfen Holding
Established in 1976, Akfen gained holding status in 1999 and eventually became one of Turkey’s top infrastructure investment holdings. Akfen Holding invests in, manages and coordinates its affiliates that are active in renewable energy, construction, mining, hospital PPPs, port operations, marine transport, water distribution, waste water and waste management services, insurance and reassurance brokerage and real estate.
Foundation Forum Partner: Toplana Zenica
Foundation Forum Partner: Toplana Zenica
Toplana Zenica was founded in January 2019. We produce steam, electricity and blown air. Steam is used for heating the City of Zenica and for ArcelorMittal Zenica’s steel making process.  
Toplana Zenica’s ecological footprint is in accordance with the highest ecological standards and EU norms. SO2 emissions levels are reduced by up to 90%.
Media Partner: The Banker

The Banker the world's premier banking and finance resource.

The Banker combines in-depth regional and country coverage with reports on capital markets and structured finance, risk management, working capital management and securities services, environmental finance, trade and project finance, trading, technology and management and governance issues.

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Media Partner: bneIntelliNews
bne IntelliNews publishes business news and data on Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Africa and the Middle East and forecasting on more than 72 different countries and 400 industry/commodity categories. Take a trial to our daily premium service via pro.intellinews.com or check out our home page intellinews.com
Media Partner: eKapija

eKapija is the leading business portal in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. In addition to the latest news and reports, eKapija provides economic analysis, announcements of new investments, changes in the business surroundings, stock exchange reports, an overview of the latest tenders as well as a catalogue of companies.

Media Partner: Emerging Europe

Emerging Europe is a London-based intelligence, research and business platform discussing 23 countries of Central, South-Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. With an audience of 1.5 million people across its channels, Emerging Europe is the primary source of regional knowledge. Click here to subscribe and join the community.

Media Partner: fDi Magazine

fDi Magazine (fDiIntelligence.com) is firmly established as the world's premier publication for the business of globalisation. Providing corporate decision-makers and crossborder investment professionals with an up-to-date image of the ever-changing global investment map. fDi Magazine is part of the fDi Intelligence portfolio, a service from the Financial Times. Apply for a free subscription to fDi Magazine here.

Media Partner: GlobalMarkets
GlobalMarkets is a unique source of news, analysis and commentary on economic policy, international economics and global financial markets, with a focus on the emerging world. Access is free. GlobalMarkets brings exclusive interviews with leading public figures, analysis by our team of journalists worldwide and comment from leading voices.
Media Partner: SeeNews
SeeNews is the leading business intelligence platform for Southeast Europe. As a one-stop-shop, SeeNews combines business and financial news, interviews and feature stories, company data, analyses and reports, traditional and social media monitoring and analyses for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.
Sponsorship opportunities

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