Find your Gateway to Expand in the EU

Investment and business seminar "Find your Gateway to Expand in the EU" in Brussels.

The Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) together with the Embassy of the Slovak Republic to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Belgian law firm Cottyn Lawyers co-organized the investment and business seminar Good Idea Slovakia – Find your Gateway to Expand in the EU in Brussels on the 17th October 2017. The event was hosted at the Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the EU and was primarily focused on entrepreneurs and companies from Belgium as well as Luxembourg.

The program of the seminar was opened with a welcome speech by H.E. Stanislav Vallo who praised the interested of Belgian entrepreneurs in Slovakia and stressed out the potential to further strengthen the Slovak-Belgian economic cooperation.

The benefits of investing and doing business in Slovakia were moreover elaborated in the presentation by SARIO. On top of that, the seminar was enriched by experiences of Belgian entrepreneurs and investors from automotive industry (Punch Corporation), tax (VGD), law field (Cottyn Lawyers) and tourism sector (Sojka) who have been successfully operating in Slovakia. After the official program, Slovak wines and cuisine were presented during the networking event which allowed the participants to establish contacts.
Several bilateral meetings were held after the seminar including the one between the representatives of SARIO and a Belgian company which presented a concrete potential business case in Slovakia.