After Thursday's fifth Congress of the Spanish Association of individual investors and shareholders (AEMEC), the International Investment Conference took place at the Stock Exchange in Madrid on Friday. The conference was prepared by the above mentioned association in cooperation with the European Federation of Financial Services Users (EuroFinUse). At Thursday's gala event AEMEC awards were also granted to, among others, MAPFRE Insurance Company and Jazztel telecommunication company. The award for the scientific work in the field of shareholders' protection was given to attorney Bercovitz Alberto Rodriguez-Cano, and European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS (Airbus Group) was given the EuroFinUse »Shareholders-friendly Award«, which was in 2011 and 2012 also given to two Slovenian companies (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT).  

Friday's International Conference at the Madrid Stock Exchange was attended by numerous representatives of different companies and institutions, as well as by the following eminent guests: the President of the Madrid Stock Exchange Antonio Zoido; the President of the Association of the Spanish Issuers of Securities and a Board member of the power multinational enterprise ENDESA Salvador Montejo; the Director of the European Commission Representation; Nadia Calviño, a representative of the European Commission; Francisco Fonseca, ex−President of the Spanish Parliament; José Bono, the President of EuroFinUse; Jean Berthon, the EuroFinUse Executive Director; Guillaume Prache, AEMEC Secretary General and a co−founder of the renowned law firm Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo; Wilfried Hübscher, vice−president of the World Federation of Investors; Lourdes Centeno, Vice−President of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission, and many others. 

The VZMD President Mr Kristjan Verbič, M.Sc., also attended the events in the framework of the activities and endeavours of the international business-investment programmes Invest to Slovenia - and International Investor` Network - Mr Verbič, also a member of the EuroFinUse Board of Directors, used this opportunity for numerous bilateral and multilateral talks. In this context this has been his fourth visit to Madrid, after participating there at the following past events: last year's international conference of the World Federation of Investors (WFI) and the conference of the International Financial Litigation Network (IFLN), AEMEC Congress and a meeting with the Santander Bank management team in 2011, and the General Assembly of the European Association of Shareholders (Euroshareholders) at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Madrid in 2010.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME_investo.si_and__invest-to.net_in_the_year_2014_Page_1After having finished his visit to Spain, the VZMD President is, with a stop in Brussels, immediately departing for Burkina Faso, where he will be attending West−Africa Business Forum Africallia 2014, which is taking place in the capital Ouagadougou.

This year's intensive international activities of and programmes started with these visits to Madrid and Ouagadougou, where Mr Verbič has departed after having attended the festive awards ceremony of high−level recognitions, awarded by the International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES), in Bled (VIDEO REPORT). Within the framework of these two international programmes active presentations have been planned this time on five different continents! 

After last year's successful presentations of companies, institutions and investment projects in Astana, Almaty, Baku, Brussels, Buffalo, Bucharest, Cape Town, Dubai, Vienna, Kiev, Ljubljana, Madrid, Minsk, Moscow, New Delhi, Tokyo, Toronto and Zagreb, VZMD kindly invites those wishing to secure their business interest by taking part in their events and activities to contact the programme coordinator by phone +386 31 770 771, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

Other Related International Activities:

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT about the week of the MOSCOW-VIENNA-CAPETOWN conferences involving the following: active participation of the international business-investment VZMD programmes, signing a memorandum with the Russian Federation of Investors, and protection of rights of the Slovene and European shareholders at the Viennese conference »The Financial Repression of Savers and Investors« (Moscow, Vienna, Cape Town, October 2013)

MOSCOW – At the Slovenian Embassy about a joint investors’ conference in the fall – an arrangement between the Russian Federation of Investors, VZMD and the Slovenian Embassy (Moscow, June 2013)

KAZAKHSTAN – a successful visit of the Slovenian business delegation in Kazakhstan – strong interest displayed in the international investors’ programs of the PanSlovenian Shareholders’ Association (VZMD): and (Astana, Almaty, June 2013)

WORLD BANK – President of VZMD and EuroFinUse Board Member speaker of the first panel at the international conference about audit reform and the importance of audit committees (Bucharest, June 2013)

VIENNA – EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT from the European meeting of venture and start-up capital funds and the congress of business angels’ network EBAN 2013 – an active role of VZMD and its international investors’ programs and (Vienna, May 2013)


VIDEO REPORT – Variegated happening at the 19th financial fair KAPITAL 2013 at Cankar Hall, along two-day presentation of the international investors’ programs and the lecture of VZMD President (Ljubljana, April 2013)

VIDEO REPORT – exclusively from the European Parliament: the EuroFinUse international conference and the Election Assembly, the announcement of the new President and Board of directors of this influential European association, into which a representative of Slovenia is also re-elected (Brussels, March 2013)

BRUSSELS – Slovenia with VZMD once more elected to the top of the European Federation of Financial Services Users – intensive international activities today continue with a conference in the European Parliament (Brussels, March 2013)

TOKYO – conclusion of the visit of Slovene economic and political delegation with Slovenian-Japanese Business & Investment Forum and the reception at Japanese investors’ association – the active role of VZMD with its international investors’ programs and, March 2013)

INDIA – visit of Slovenian government and business delegation – on the basis of Memorandum between ICPE and VZMD international investors' programs and also present (New Delhi, February 2013)

Memorandum of cooperation signed between the International Center for Promotion of Enterprises (ICPE) and VZMD, with additional expansion of activities within the framework of international investment programs and (Ljubljana, January, 2013)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT of “International Conference on Benefits and Challenges of Public Private Partnerships for improving Energy Efficiency” – key statements of prominent participants (Ljubljana, October, 2012)

VIDEO REPORT - Prominent Participants of Two Key International Conferences in Bled, India and Slovenia as Business Partners and CloudForum, Show Interest in the Investors’ Week in September in Slovenia (Bled, March 2012)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT from Slovenian - Azerbaijani Business Forum in Baku (Baku, January, 2013)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT from EuropeanIssuers International Conference on »The future of European Equity Markets« at the Milan Stock Exchange – programs in also at the upcoming International Investors´ Conference in Wiesbaden (Milano, November 2012)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT - Investors' week and the view of business potentials and investment opportunities during the visit of distinguished international guests at the Slovenian coast (Postojna, Koper, Piran, September, 2012)

VIDEO REPORT "Ljubljana declaration" – historic decision on unification of 50 organizations of shareholders and investors under one association and VZMD award »Polet« for »Model corporate governance in multinational corporation« to Gorenje company (Ljubljana, September 21, 2012)

Gala reception and dinner before International Conference on financial education and investors` exposition »investo Expo« (Ljubljana, September 19, 2012)

VIDEO REPORT - International Conference at the Brussels Stock Exchange Stimulated Investors' Representatives and Institutions to Participate at the Investors' Week 2012 in September in Slovenia(Brussels, March 2012)

"Slovenian Day at the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE)" Exceptional Interest of Funds, Investors, and the Financial Media for Slovenian Companies and Its Investment Environment - The Introduction of - Invest to Slovenia's Newly Founded Affiliate, - Invest to Montenegro (Warsaw, October 2011)

SLOVENIA PRAISED IN PARIS – acclaimed presentation of reputable Slovenian companies at the largest European investment convention, Actionaria, and the General Assembly of the World Federation of Investors Corporation (WFIC) – VZMD.TV EXCLUSIVE BROADCAST (Paris, December 2010) – More on the VZMD – PanSlovenian Shareholders' Association and – Over 300 videos from VZMD.TV and – More on the – Invest to Slovenia Program – More on the network of 55 national organizations of shareholders and investors –