EU-Georgia Business Council (EUGBC) is a non-profit association founded by Georgian and European companies in 2006 in Brussels. Since September 2013, EUGBC also operates a representative office in Tbilisi.
The objective of the EUGBC is to encourage investment and trade between the European Union and Georgia. The Council assists and advises its members on all questions relating to setting up and doing business in Georgia and the EU, through building business links, solving market access difficulties and overcoming regulatory obstacles. EUGBC also provides its members with information on investment related regulations and can assist with liaison between the Government of Georgia, EU Institutions and EU Member States.
Our members represent many economic spheres including oil and gas, banking, consultancy, freight forwarding, industry, media, trade, tourism, construction and SMEs. The association’s Board is composed of the top managers of the leading European and Georgian companies.
EUGBC has been very active during the last years, with highlights including a series of trade seminars, publications and exhibitions, business Forums, business conferences and, as well as, high level meetings with senior officials of the Georgian government and in the EU institutions.
EUGBC, as a leading European business association operating in the country, plays increasing role in the Georgia’s EU integration process. AA/DCFTA brings a new horizon to EU-Georgia trade relation.
EUGBC Secretary General is a member of Investors Council chaired by the Prime Minister of Georgia, which has been established in May 2015 with the support of EBRD.