Past events

Women in Business in Belarus
Training course to develop entrepreneurship skills in the framework of Women in Business Initiative. 4-day course on leadership for women managers of SMEs will take place on 4-5 December and 19-20 December 2017 at the Minsk International Educational Centre named after Johannes Rau (IBB) by address: 11 Gazety Pravda ave., Minsk. At the course you will learn: how to reveal particular importance of...
Start-up of the Year 2017
‘START-UP OF THE YEAR 2017’, the final start-up event this year, will take place in Minsk on 16 December 2017. The event will be hosted by the business support centre ‘Start-up Technologies LLC’, supported by the Minsk City Executive Committee and the public corporation Belagroprombank. The participants of ‘START-UP OF THE YEAR 2017’ can look forward to training sessions offered by business...
“Business the FLEX way” conference in Belarus
The ‘Business the FLEX way’ conference will take place in MInsk on 6 December. It will focus on improving efficiency, optimising business processes, and improving the financial performance of businesses. Case studies will be shared by the owners and managers of Belarusian companies and well-known experts. Andrey Milevich, chairman of the board of directors for the Belagro Group, Alexey Ivasyuk,...
The Eastern Partnership Summit will be held in the Europa building in Brussels, the seat of the Council of the EU.
EU leaders will meet with their counterparts in the six Eastern Partnership countries at the 5th EaP Summit in Brussels on 24 November 2017. The summit is being held to plan future cooperation between the EU and EaP countries and discuss progress made since the 4th EaP Summit held in Riga in May 2015. It will discuss how to strengthen cooperation in the four priority areas agreed in Riga:...
The Export business forum in Belarus will be held on 23 November in Minsk
An export forum is taking place in Minsk on 23 November, the first event of its kind in Belarus, aimed at companies seeking to pitch their products onto European and further markets. The EBRD Advice for Small Businesses programme , funded by the EU under the EU4Business initiative, will be represented at the event. Participants at this Forum can find answers to their questions related to entering...
Fast-moving consumer goods will be in focus at the EBRD seminar
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) under the EU4Business initiative is organising a seminar in Minsk on 21 November on Market Development Trends in Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). The seminar is addressed to companies working in FMCG (toiletries, cleaning agents, pharmaceuticals and medical products, beverages, confectionery products and groceries). The guest of the...
Global Entrepreneurship Week is one of the biggest business events in Belarus
With more than 30 events over seven days, involving over 2,000 participants from Belarus and beyond, businesses in Belarus are gearing up for the busiest week of the year, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2017, with activities planned across the country from 13-19 November. GEW is a worldwide event for innovators and job creators, who launch their start-ups to bring ideas to life, map out...
The Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov and European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy Johannes Hahn will be among a number of top-level speakers to address the Belarusian-European Economic Forum in Luxembourg on 27 October 2017. The forum is organised by the National Agency of Investment and Privatisation of Belarus, and the Belarusian ministries of foreign affairs and economy The...
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The 4th Eastern Partnership (EaP) Business Forum is to be held in Tallinn on 26 and 27 October 2017 to promote cross-border economic relations, transparency and new business opportunities and cooperation between EU and EaP countries, with a particular focus on SMEs. The focus of this year’s forum – entitled “Digital Economy: Innovative Platform for Transparent Borderless Business” – is...
The OECD Eurasia Week is being held at the Rixos Almaty Hotel (pictured above) from 23 to 25 October 2017 and will count on the participation of the Eastern Partnership countries involved in the EU4Business programme.
SME competitiveness, internationalisation and access to finance for small and medium-sized companies will be high on the agenda of the OECD’s Eurasia Week in Kazakhstan in October 2017. Eurasia Week is an opportunity for Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries involved in the EU4Business programme to strengthen their relations with one another, with countries from Central Asia and with OECD member...