Business Week Central and Eastern Europe

Are you aware of all the opportunities Central and Eastern Europe have to offer your company? Are you an experienced exporter and are you interested in entering new, promising markets? Then clear 8 and 9 December in your calendar for the online Business Week Central and Eastern Europe! The sector Agriculture, Food and Horticulture will be part of the programme.

Business Week Central and Eastern Europe

The current Corona pandemic means that more and more companies have to re-orientate their strategies on the international market. For 2021, it is expected that more entrepreneurs will focus on markets closer to home. Central and Eastern Europe provide many opportunities for companies who want to reduce the internationalisation risk.

The Business Week Central and Eastern Europe takes place on 8 and 9 December 2020. In these 2 days, you will be informed about the market and sectoral opportunities in this region in promising sectors:

  • Agriculture, Food and Horticulture;
  • Sustainable Energy and Innovation;
  • Circular Economy and Water.

Programme and registration

The Business Week kicks off with a plenary opening about macro-economic developments in this diverse and promising region. Subsequently, a different range of online workshops, roundtables and webinars will be organised by the Dutch economic network.

The highlight of this Business Week will be a virtual offshore wind energy trading mission to Poland with the Dutch minister of international trade; Sigrid Kaag.

The agricultural counsellors of Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Romania and Russia will have an active role during the programme.

This online event is free of charge. You can register through this link.

Tuesday 8 December

It will start at 10:30 and end at 17:30 CET.

The complete detailed programme on Tuesday 8 December can be found here:

Apart from the plenary live studio sessions, also several live parallel country sessions concerning Agri & Food will be offered:

  • Opportunities for the Netherlands in the Bulgarian Fruit and Vegetable sector
  • More business to gain in Ukraine!
  • Identification of potentials of pome and stone fruits and planting material sector in Serbia
  • Impact Corona-crisis on the Polish Agricultural Sector
  • Business developments in the animal husbandry and meat industry in Hungary

Wednesday 9 December

The preliminary programme from 09:45 until 15:30 on Wednesday 9 December can be found here:

The parallel country sessions concerning Agri & Food are:

  • Live Studio session ‘Update on Doing Business in Russia
  • Urban Greening in Ukraine: ‘A guide to navigate you through the jungle of municipal regulations’