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Investment and Innovation as a Chance for Regions development. Challenges and Prognosis for Dabrowa Basin

April 4th 2013 - Thursday

Dąbrowa Basin is a dynamically developing part of the Silesian Agglomeration of Cities. Its cultural and economic diversity goes in line with its openness to innovation and favourable attitude of local authorities towards investment, which contribute to the development of the region.

The cities of the region – Dąbrowa Górnicza, Sosnowiec and Zawiercie – can offer a lot to investors and would like to present their investment and economic potential at the conference, titled INWESTYCJE I INNOWACYJNOŚĆ SZANSĄ NA ROZWÓJ REGIONÓW. WYZWANIA I PROGNOZY DLA ZAGŁEBIA DĄBROWSKIEGO. 

What ideas for innovation economics are held by local authorities and companies? What is the influence of the economic crisis on investment decisions? How to effectively use aid funds? – These are the questions that will be addressed by hosts and invited guests: Zbigniew Podraza, Mayor of the City of Dąbrowa Górnicza; Kazimierz Górski, Mayor of the City of Sosnowiec; Ryszard Mach, Mayor of the City of Zawiercie; Piotr Wojaczek, President of Katowice Special Economic Zone; Sławomir Majman, President of Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency.

Numerous companies have already found that good business can be done in Dąbrowa Basin, which fact may be confirmed by the recent Forbes Diamonds list comprised by analysts from Bisnode Poland.

The companies from Dąbrowa Basin, especially those grouped among enterprises with the revenue above PLN 250 milion, ranked high on the list that among other factors takes into account profitability, financial results and the value of equity capital.

During the conference an opportunity to express their voice will also be given to investors, who will be able to share their opinions on stronger and weaker points of the region, special nature of the cooperation between the companies as well as possible support from the local government and economic zone.

As the conference will provide opportunity to learn about the possibilities of financing investments brought by the new European Budget 2014-2020, representatives of the Ministry of Regional Development will also be present.

VIP Business Gala is planned as the second part of the conference INWESTYCJE I INNOWACYJNOŚĆ SZANSĄ NA ROZWÓJ REGIONÓW. WYZWANIA I PROGNOZY DLA ZAGŁEBIA DĄBROWSKIEGO

The conference will be hosted by the City of Dąbrowa Górnicza. Honorable patrons are Ministry of Economy and Polish Information, Foreign Investment Agency and Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice.

Content partners are: Ernst & Young, City of Zawiercie, City of Sosnowiec, and Katowice Special Economic Zone.

Organizing partner is Bluevine Consulting.

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