The official part of the visit of the delegation led by the management team of the General Directorate for Entrepreneurship and Industry at the European Commission "Mission for Growth" was concluded on Wednesday at the Cape Verde Island Santiago.
In the framework of the intense Tuesday's events the assembled participants were addressed, among others, by the Minister of Tourism, Investments and Entrepreneurial Development, the President of the Government Agency for the Promotion of Investments and Export »Cabo Verde Investimento«, the Ambassador of the European Union, and the President of the Chamber of Commerce there. Mr. Verbič also met the President of the Republic of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseco in the Presidential Palace. (VIDEO REPORT TCV from the reception held by the President of the Republic). After the meeting he also attended the organized B2B meetings in the framework of which he carried out 8 business meetings with domestic and foreign representatives of different companies and institutions, followed by the evening gala reception at the EU Ambassador's residence.
The official part of the delegation's visit was concluded on Wednesday, when members of the delegation visited the headquarters of different companies dealing with energetics, farming and tourism, and at the end the delegation's members were also attending, at the invitation of the organisers, the opening of the resounding 18th International Expo Cape Verde, where they also met numerous high representatives of the Government, diplomatic corps, and business representatives there. The VZMD President discussed the possibilities of the increased cooperation also with the Prime Minister José Maria Neveso. (in the photo together with the Minister of Tourism, Investments and Entrepreneurial development, and the President of the Cape Verde Chamber of Commerce).
After the additional talks, meetings and after having strengthened personal and business contacts, Mr Verbič is going to continue this tour with his visit to Brussels, and he is also going to attend the award ceremony of the prestigious »European Small and Mid-Cap Awards 2014«, which has been organised by the European Commission, Europeanissuers, and the Federation of European Securities Exchange (FESE).
Otherwise this three-week tour started with the participation of the VZMD representatives at four important conferences which took place across Slovenia. Before visiting the Cape Verde Islands the VZMD Presidents also visited Helsinki, where the International Conference of the European Network of Business Angels (EBAN) took place, and VZMD has been actively cooperating with it since the last year's conference in Vienna (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DXIsp5N6Ag). In December the VZMD team is going to, as agreed in Helsinki, also actively participate at the »European Business Angels Investment Forum« which will take place in Istanbul.
After this year's successful presentations in Belgrade, Bled, Bratislava, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Grodno, Madrid, Montevideo, New Delhi, New York, Yaroslavl, Ouagadougou, Paris, Piran, Reykjavik and Tehran, 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, the two VZMD international business-investment programmes continue to provide for their partners effective presence and presentations on five continents!
Other Related International Activities:
WARSAW - a two-day international conference "Warsaw Capital Market Summit 2014" with influential participants from more than 40 countries with active presence of VZMD along with the business investment programs investo.si and invest-to.net
BRUSSELS – European Federation of Financial Services Users (EuroFinUse-Better Finance) yesterday presented an important report »Private Pensions: The Real Returns« with warnings and recommendations – apart from numerous representatives of the European Commission and Parliament, banks, stock-exchanges, funds and associations, the VZMD President Mr Kristjan Verbič also attended the Conference in Brussels
YAROSLAVL – Slovenian business delegation on a visit to an important Russian region – VZMD international business-investment programmes actively present in Yaroslavl, prior to the Annual Meeting and Conference of the World Federation of Investors in Vienna
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REPORT about the events at the Eurovision 2014 in Copenhagen – Slovenian representative Tinkara Kovač performed excellently and presented Slovenia also in the framework of the VZMD international investors & business programme investo.si and Slovenian business day in Denmark
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 investo.si 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 investo.si − 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)
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): investo.si and invest-to.net (Astana, Almaty, 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 investo.si and invest-to.net (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 investo.si and invest-to.net(Tokyo, March 2013)
INDIA – visit of Slovenian government and business delegation – on the basis of Memorandum between ICPE and VZMD international investors' programs investo.si and invest-to.net 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 investo.si and invest-to.net (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 investo.si in invest-to.net 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 investo.si - Invest to Slovenia's Newly Founded Affiliate, investo.me - 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)
www.vzmd.si – More on the VZMD – PanSlovenian Shareholders' Association