On March 19, 2019 EU-Georgia Business Council organized the next in turn meeting between EU Commissioner for Trade, Ms. Cecilia Malmström with Businesses.
Attendees were addressed by the Secretary General of the EU-Georgia Business Council, Mr. Zviad Chumburidze, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia, H.E. Carl Hartzell and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia Giorgi Kobulia.
The meeting was attended by more than 130 participants representing Business sector, Business Support Organizations, as well as Diplomatic Corps accredited in Georgia. Founders of successful and export-oriented Georgian companies spoke about perspectives and challenges for entering the EU Market. The Head of the Regional Representation of the European Investment Bank in South Caucasus, Mr. Maciej Czura, presented technical tools supported by the European Bank for the purpose of strengthening the private sector through effective financing. After the presentations the meeting continued in Q&A mode. During the meeting EU-Georgia Business Council announced about launching of the a new project titled “Georgian Women Winemakers”.
On February 28 held EUGBC Annual Members’ Meeting, which was attended by Head of Regional Representation for the South Caucasus European Investment Bank. Mr. Maciej CZURA and Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to Georgia, Mr. Carlo Natale.
At the meeting the attendees discussed a number of important issues and future projects for the business sector, including the EU-Georgia Transmission Line project initiated by EUGBC and Gross Energy Group in the beginning of 2018, which will significantly enhance Georgia’s role
in strengthening Energy Security of the EU. Zviad Chumburidze, General Secretary of the Business Council presented the project initiated by EUGBC, which implies establishment of a monitoring commission on business disputes.
The meeting was followed by the presentations of new member companies of EUGBC. Chairman of EUGBC Board of Directors, Mr. Chris Schlueter presented new business catalog, EUGBC Business Line 2019, which aims to promote Georgian business sector and to discuss existing business environment in the country. Continue reading
On July 12, EU-Georgia Business Council (EUGBC) in close cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of Poland, organized Polish-Georgian Business Forum in Warsaw, Poland. General Partner of the event is IBC Corporate Solutions.
At the opening of the forum, Mr. Zviad Chumburidze, General Secretary of the EU-Georgia Business Council, as well as Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia, Giorgi Volski, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Giorgi Sharvashidze and Ambassador of Georgia to Poland, Ilia Darchiashvili delivered a speech. Continue reading
On 24 April, 2018, EU-Georgia Business Council held conference titled RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT – THE WAY FOR SECURING ENERGY INDEPENDENCE.
The event was opened by the Secretary General of the EU-Georgia Business Council, Zviad Chumburidze together with Regional Director of BP, Chris Schlueter. Carlo Natale, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, also delivered opening speech. Representatives of about 80 local and foreign companies, as well as, representatives of the relevant Governmental Bodies, experts and diplomats participated in the conference.
During the working session, attendees discussed prospects of Renewable Energy in Georgia, including wind, solar and hydro power development. EUGBC member and partner energy companies presented its ongoing and future specific energy projects in Georgia. Energy conference was held with the support of the companies BP, ხარიზმა/Kharizma Sarajishvili and Norwegian company “Hexagon”. Continue reading