EUGBC Top Management and Member companies took part at the Georgia-Italy Business Forum held on July 4, 2019 in Tbilisi, which was organized by Embassy of Italy and Italian Trade Agency, in close cooperation with ANCE (National Association of Building Contractors), OICE (Engineering and Architectural Italian Association) and ANIE (National Federation of Electronic and Electric Companies).

The Business Forum focused on the fields of strategic importance for Georgia’s development, such as infrastructure, construction and engineering fields, as well as energy and urban development. The Forum was followed by B2B meetings.

On june 27, members of IC  in cooperation with the EU delegation in Georgia held a meeting with his Excellency the Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia Carl Hartzell  and Programme Manager at EU Delegation Mr. Peter Danis.

The main topic of the meeting was the challenges and chances of judicial reform. EU representatives updated IC members on the state of the affaires, particularly its current phase  –  so-called “Fourth Wave”. The meeting ended with discussion.

Giorgi Kacharava, Executive Director of EU-Georgia Business Council, took part at the EU4Business General Assembly 2019 held in Brussels on June 28.

The European Union’s EU4Business initiative is an umbrella initiative that covers all EU activities supporting SMEs in the Eastern Partnership countries.

EU4Business includes 43 projects in the Eastern Partnership region, implemented both on a regional and bilateral level. The overall active portfolio amounts to almost €320 million of EU support under EU4Business, and has triggered a total of more than €1.96 billion of loans granted by partner banks to SMEs in the region.

The purpose of the Finland-Georgia Business Association is to promote trade relations and investments, as well as, to contribute to the economic interactions between Finland and Georgia. Its members hold extensive knowledge of the operation and characteristics of the economic regions of Finland and Georgia.

Members of the association are companies, individuals and partner organizations. Through the networking from they are able to find a professional partner for the markets in both countries.

The Association equally welcomes both experienced businesses and start-up companies.