FLAGSHIP FORUM PARTNER: BANK OF GEORGIA
Bank of Georgia, the leading bank in Georgia based on total assets, offers a broad range of retail and corporate banking, investment management, insurance and healthcare services to its clients. Bank of Georgia serves approximately 1.4 million client accounts through one of the largest distribution networks in Georgia, with 217 branches, the country's largest ATM network, comprising 521 ATMs, 2,217 Express pay (self-service) terminals and a full-service remote banking platform and a modern call center. Bank of Georgia’s UK incorporated holding company Bank of Georgia Holdings plc is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange and included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All Share Indexes.
MAJOR FORUM PARTNER: UNICREDIT
UniCredit is a rock-solid European commercial bank, with an international network embracing 50 countries worldwide, with more than 147,000 employees and around 8,500 branches.
The Group operates in 17 European markets: Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.
MAJOR FORUM PARTNER: Raiffeisen Bank International
Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, as well as Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. 15 markets of the region are covered by subsidiary banks. Additionally, the Group comprises numerous other financial service providers, for instance in the fields of leasing, asset management, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
RBI is the only Austrian bank with a presence in the world's financial centers via branches and representative offices.
In total, around 54,700 employees service 14.8 million customers through approximately 2,900 business outlets, the great majority of which are located in CEE.
SPECIAL EVENT PARTNER: AKFEN
Akfen Holding is one of Turkey’s top infrastructure investment holdings. Akfen invests in, manages and coordinates its subsidiaries and affiliates active in industries such as airport management and operations, construction, port operations, marine transport, water distribution and waste water services, energy and real estate. The holding has joint ventures with such well-renowned national and international corporate enterprises.
FORUM PARTNER: AMERIABANK
Ameriabank is the leading bank in Armenia, providing full-fledge solutions in corporate, retail and investment banking. As a multiple winner of The Banker, Euromoney and Global Finance awards, Ameriabank has proven itself as a dynamic, innovative and reliable partner for all stakeholders, including customers, investors and IFIs. In 2014 the Deal of the Year in Trade Finance was awarded to Ameriabank by EBRD.
FORUM PARTNER: BNE INTELLINEWS
bne IntelliNews publishes actionable emerging markets information and data for investors and companies. A New Sparta Media company, we are headquartered in London, with offices in Boston, Istanbul, Moscow, Prague, and Sofia. Our products include:
• bne magazine (www.bne.eu)
• IntelliNews (www.intellinews.com)
• QuERI (www.queridata.com)
• Emerging Markets Direct (www.emergingmarketsdirect.com) industry reports
FORUM PARTNER: GEOSTEEL
GeoSteel is Georgia's leading steel producer, supplying reinforcement bars to the nation's construction and infrastructure industries. Our high quality, international certifications, and continuous internal improvements allow us to supply to the country's leading companies and projects.
We endeavor to continuously improve and become the region’s leading steel supplier of choice.
FORUM PARTNER: WISSOL
Wissol owns and operates the largest chain of petrol and CNG stations in Georgia. The EKO petroleum products are distinguished by their highest quality. Wissol also supplies aviation fuel and operates natural gas utility in Telavi region. The company strives to set European standards, business ethics and principles in all its operations.
PREMIER FORUM NEWSPAPER: THE FINANCIAL TIMES
The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of over 700,000.
INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PARTNER: BBC WORLD NEWS
BBC World News and bbc.com/news are the BBC's commercially funded international 24-hour news and information platforms. BBC World News is available in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. bbc.com offers up-to-the minute international news and in-depth analysis to more than 76 million unique users each month.
MEDIA PARTNER: THE BANKER
The world's premier banking and finance resource, providing global financial intelligence since 1926. The Banker combines in-depth regional and country coverage with reports on capital markets and structured finance, risk management, trade and project finance, technology and management and governance issues. Register today for 3 free views thebanker.com/register.
MEDIA PARTNER: EMERGING MARKETS
Emerging Markets - Unique source of news, analysis and commentary on economic policy, international economics and global financial markets, with a focus on the emerging world. Access is free.
Emerging Markets brings exclusive interviews with leading public figures, analysis by our team of journalists worldwide and comment from leading voices.
MEDIA PARTNER: FDI INTELLIGENCE
fDi Intelligence, a division of The Financial Times Ltd, is the largest foreign direct investment centre of excellence globally and specialises in all areas relating to FDI and investment promotion. Discover the latest data trends driving crossborder investment into and out of Europe.
For more information email: fDi@ft.com
MEDIA PARTNER: THE FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL is the intelligence business publication written expressly for opinion leaders and top business decision-makers. The FINANCIAL is about world’s largest companies, investing and small business. It’s market coverage with advice, information, analysis and investing tips. Our insight helps you to make better decisions about your career and investment.
MEDIA PARTNER: GEORGIA FINANCE
georgiafinance is focused on new business and investment opportunities in Georgia, with reports on banking, investment, economics, energy and industry, alongside interviews with, and articles by senior managers of leading international and national organizations. We reach highly powerful and influential audience, financial institutions and industry leaders. Make the right connections with georgiafinance.
MEDIA PARTNER: GLOBAL FINANCE
MEDIA PARTNER: WORLD FINANCE REVIEW
World Finance Review is a quarterly publication dedicated to promoting investments into emerging economies, attracting international businesses and fostering direct investments into Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
World Finance Review strives to provide accurate and objective information and cutting edge analysis of trends and developments in economic and financial spheres, international investments and regional cooperation.
OTHER PARTNERS: HEALTHY WATER
Georgian-Swiss joint stock company HEALTHY WATER (established in 1997) produces national market-leading sparkling natural mineral water NABEGHLAVI and still water BAKHMARO. Bottling plant is located nearby the sources, in ecologically clean environment of Western Georgia and the product is exported to more than 25 countries including states of EU, CIS, Middle East, Asia-Pacific and North America.
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