Feel Slovenia! Programme of the business event

szkolenieThe European Handball Championship, an important and prestigious international sporting event,
takes place in Poland from 16 to 31 January 2016. Among the countries taking part in the competition
is Slovenia, which will be presenting itself in Poland via a project called “Slovenia Centre – I feel
Slovenia”, consisting of a space for business, social, media and sports events.


It is our pleasure to invite you to the event “Investment Opportunities Day”, at 10.00 a.m. on
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 in the Club Room of the Hotel Monopol, Wroclaw. The event will include a presentation of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, examples of good practice on the Warsaw Stock
Exchange and investment opportunities in Slovenia and Poland. The event will be attended by senior
representatives of the Republic of Slovenia and the Warsaw Stock Exchange, leading figures from
the business enterprise sector in Slovenia and Poland and numerous representatives of companies
with which the Warsaw Stock Exchange maintains cooperation (mainly from Germany).



Hotel Monopol, ul. H. Modrzejewskiej, 2, Wrocław

Klubowa Room

Working language: English (no translation provided)

TUESDAY, 19 January 2016

10:00 – 10:15 Opening remarks, H.E. Mr Miro CERAR, Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia
10:15 – 10:30 Opening remarks, Mr. Radosław DOMAGALSKI-ŁABĘDZKI, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Development of the Republic of Poland
10:30 – 10:35 Opening remarks, Mr. Zdravko POČIVALŠEK, Minister of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia
10:35 – 10:40 Welcome by the high representatives of the local authorities:

  • Lower Silesia Governor’s Office(tbc)
  • Mr. Andrzej Kosiór, Deputy Marshal of Lower Silesia, Marshall’s Office of Lower Silesia
10:40 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 11:00 Presentation of Business Opportunities in Slovenia
11:00 – 11:10 Presentation of Business Opportunities in Poland:

  • Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency. Mr. Sławomir Majman, Presicent of the Board (PAIiIZ)
11:10 – 11:20 Presentation of Business and Investment Opportunities in the Lower Silesian Region:

  • Lower Silesian Agency of Economic Cooperation, Mr. Mariusz Sinior (DAWG)
11:20 – 12:20

Panel Discussion: Presentation of Good Practices

Moderator: Mr. Sławomir MAJMAN, President of the Board, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ)


  • Mrs. Barbara KAŚNIKOWSKA, President of the Board, Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone »INVEST-PARK« Sp.z.o.o.
  • Mr. Rafał JURKOWLANIEC, President of the Board, Legnicka Special Economic Zone (tbc)
  • Mr. Matej HOJNIK, CEO, Wytwórnia Octu i Musztardy w Parczewie Sp.z.o.o.
  • Mr. Boštjan LEBAN, CEO, ETI-Polam Sp.z.o.o., Pułtusk
  • Mr. Michał POLAŃSKI, Director, Economic Promotion Department, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP)
  • Mr. Mariusz SINIOR, Lower Silesian Agency of Economic Cooperation (DAWG) *

Objectives of the panel discussion:

  • to present positive examples of economic/business cooperation and possibilites for further strengthening of cooperation;
  • to provide information how to do business in Poland;
  • to provide information how to find the best ways to utilize the possibilities which are available to the companies;
  • to present opportunities within the Special Economic Zones and the regions.
12:20 – 12:40 Coffee break
12:40 – 13:15 Presentation of Slovenian Tourist Attractions:

  • Opening remarks: Ms Maja Pak, Acting Director, Slovenian Tourist Board
  • Presentation of Slovenian Tourist Attractions (focus on active tourism): Mr. Igor E. Bergant
13:15 -15:00

B2B meetings:

Group I: business

Group II: Workshop – tourism

15:00 – 16:30 Lunch and informal networking


Venue: Hotel Monopol, ul. H. Modrzejewskiej, 2, Wrocław

Working language: English (no translation provided)

Klubowa Room

WEDNESDAY, 20 January 2016

(Warsaw Stock Exchange and SPIRIT Slovenia)

9:00-10:00 – press briefing and 1-1 interviews
10:00-10:05 – Welcome address – Management Board member of WSE
10:00 – 10:30   Keynote presentation Warsaw Stock Exchange (presentation)
10:30 – 10:50   Benefits of raising capital through an IPO
10:50 – 11:15   IPO process insight (mBank representative)
11:15 – 11:45 Panel discussion with listed companies (Gorenje/KRKA) addressing their experience of being a public company
11:45 – 12:00   Coffee break
12:00 – 12:30 Investement opportunities in Slovenia
12:30 – 13:00  International business-investor programs of the PanSlovenian Investors’ & Shareholders’ Association (VZMD) – investo.si & invest-to.net
13:00 – 13:30 Panel discussion »Investement opportunities in Slovenia and Poland«
13:30 – 15:00 Business lunch for Slovenian and Polish business delegation