Regional Investment & Export Prospects: Central & Eastern Europe

Worcester Rugby Club, Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Worcester WR3 8ZE

29 January 2015 -

Venue: Worcester Rugby Club, Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Worcester WR3 8ZE
Date: Thursday 29th January 2015
Time: 09:00-12:00 (Prompt close at 10:30, 1:1s and informal networking until 13:00)

Admission is complimentary but delegates must register in advance to:

CEE is up made of 9 markets and over 100 million consumers located in central and eastern Europe. The CEE markets are just 2 to 3 hours flying time from the UK. The majority are EU regulated and are lower risk then markets further from the UK. UK exports to Emerging Europe were worth over £15 billion in 2012. This includes services exports valued at £4.1 billion.
The CEE markets are at differing stages of development, but all offer long-term growth prospects for UK companies. The markets are:
Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

Opportunities for 1:1s with the Experts
Learn more about your company’s potential from the country experts speaking at our joint UK Trade & Investment/West Midlands Chambers of Commerce Prospects event. 
You can book a 1:1 meeting (15 minutes) with the any of the panel members, to do so call 07703 735 408 or email

08:30 Registration & Breakfast
08:55 Introduction & Welcome
09:00 CEE Economic Overview: Paul Forrest, Economist, West Midlands Economic Forum
09:10 Opportunities in Poland: Patrick Ney, Director, British Polish Chamber of Commerce
09:20 Opportunities in the Czech Republic: Filip Franek, Senior Trade Advisor, British Chamber Czech Republic
09:30 Opportunities in Slovenia: Martin Logar, Director, British Slovenian Chamber
09:40 Opportunities in Romania: Richard Reese, CEO, British Romanian Chamber
09:50 Opportunities in Slovakia: Christopher Plant, CEO, British Slovak Business Centre
10:00 Question & Answer Session
10:15 Coffee Break
10:30 1:1s and informal networking till 13:00
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Central & Eastern Europe Economic Overview

January 29 2015

Paul Forrest

Doing Business in Central & Eastern Europe

January 29 2015

Central & Eastern Europe

Doing Business in Poland

January 29 2015

Patrick Ney

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

January 29 2015

Filip Franek

Doing Business in Romania

January 29 2015

Cristina Ungureanu

Doing Business in Slovakia

January 29 2015

Christopher Plant


Delegate Registration (Per Person)
Complimentary, but delegates must register in advance to: (non vatable)

Further Information

Contact Paul Forrest,
West Midlands Economic Forum at