image001The VZMD President Mr. Kristjan Verbič, MSc, arrived in Buenos Aires at the beginning of the week in the framework of this year's fourth tour of the Pan-Slovenian Shareholders' Association (VZMD) international business–investment programmes: Invest to Slovenia( and International Investors` Network ( Mr Verbič departed from Buenos Aires to Montevideo where he was attending the ceremony marking the official opening of the Consulate of the Republic of Slovenia in Uruguay. Among the many attendees, members of the Slovenian community, businessmen and diplomats, the following participants were also attending the ceremony: Tomaž Kunstelj, the Secretary General at the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Slovenian Ambassador to Argentina HE Tomaž Mencin, the Honorary Consuls Dr Eduardo R. Antonich, Carlos Alberto Borba Reculusa and Hernan Zupan, the Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Uruguay Dr Matjaž Roter, the President of the Slovenian Football Association Aleksander Čeferin, etc.

An outstanding match between the Slovenian and Uruguayan Football team took place on Wednesday at the renowned Centenario Stadium. More than 55 000 enthusiastic visitors were watching the match, among them alsothe VZMD President Mr Verbič. In spite of their excellent performance the Slovenian football team lost a friendly match against Uruguay. The President of Uruguay Mr Jose Alberto Mujica Cordano, who attended the event accompanied by his wife and his closest escorts, also honoured the match with his presence. The Slovenian football team, led by a coachSrečko Katanec, is to play another friendly match on Saturday with Argentinian football team in La Plata. Both these occasions and meetings with members of the Slovenian community, businessmen and diplomats represent an opportunity for Mr Verbič to establish and strengthen business contacts and friendly relations. image045
(In the photo from the official training of the Slovenian football team before the resounding match in Uruguai: Mišo Brečko, Andraž Kirm, Kristjan Verbič, MSc, Samir Handanovič, Aleš Mertelj)

Otherwise the VZMD President arrived in Argentina from Bratislava where he was attending the“Slovenian Wine Promotion. Mr. Verbič arrived in Bratislavafrom Belgrade where he was staying as a member of the Slovenian Business Delegation accompanying the Slovenian President Mr. Borut Pahor who was visiting his Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolič.

After this year's successful presentations of companies, institutions and investment projects in Bled, Bratislava, Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, New York, New Delhi, Ouagadougou, Paris and Teheran and last year's in Astana, Almaty, Baku, Bled, Brussels, Buffalo,Bucharest, Cape Town, Celje, Dubai, Vienna, Kiev, Ljubljana,Madrid, Minsk, Moscow, New Delhi, Tokyo, Toronto and Zagreb, VZMD is planning to be actively present and to carry out the presentations on five continents this year!

VZMD invites all who would like to take part in their events and activities to contact the VZMD programme coordinator by phone 031 770 771 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



Other Related International Activities:

SLOVENIAN DAY IN DENMARK – an exceptional presentation of Slovenia, its companies and trademarks accompanying the Eurovision 2014 Semi-finals – more than 500 guests from practically all participating countries were enthusiastic about the Slovenian culinary delicacies, Tinkara Kovač’s special live concert and the VIDEO REPORT about the team's journey to Copenhagen by camper vans - VZMD and received a great deal of praise and are preparing additional activities

VIDEO INVITATION for the Slovenian Business Day at Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen - Exclusive offer by Slovenian representative and VZMD’s international business-investors’ program − Invest to Slovenia

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT from the awards ceremony, organised by »IFIMES« International Institute on Bled, and from the gala event accompanying an exceptional international visit with promising business, political, and diplomatic contacts (Bled, February 2013)

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 –