SARIO at Brexit Series - Business Planning Forum in London

On 6th September 2017, the Slovak Investment and Trade Development agency actively participated at Brexit Series - Business Planning Forum in London. Current development around Brexit motivated senior representatives from numerous consultancy agencies, financial institutions, industrial chambers and relocation agencies to participate at the event. Their presence offered an opportunity for SARIO to generate new potential investment projects.

During the event, Miroslav Beseda, a consultant from Investment Projects Department, held at SARIO stand number of fruitful meetings with business representatives, advising on how SARIO may assist them and their clients in any potential investment projects and presented the Slovak Republic as a country which offers something different and distinctive in comparison with its neighbours –  favorable combination of EURO as an official currency, political stability as well as the highest labour productivity in the region. Róbert Šimončič, SARIO CEO, delivered a presentation on the topic GOOD IDEA SLOVAKIA.

Róbert Šimončič emphasized the essential facts why Slovakia is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe and presented current trend of connecting innovations into Slovak advanced industry and the fact that our economy grows not only in terms of quantity, but mainly in terms of quality. This was also highlighted by the fact that Slovakia is ranked among the top 15 countries in the world in the capability of adopting new technologies through FDI, according to World Economic Forum.

Brexit Series - Business Planning Forum offered a wide variety of topics broken down to case studies, interactive Q&A sessions powered by the Slovak company Sli.do, B2B and networking sessions. The goal of the event was to draw attention to current Brexit affairs and suggest potential scenarios of further economic and political development in months to come. In addition it granted SARIO the opportunity to network with relevant companies and agencies. Next episode of the series focused on Brexit will follow in March 2018 when Brexit will take solid features.