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Best Invest Congress: Conference, Exhibition, Seminars, Meetings
May 13 @ 08:00 - May 14 @ 19:00 EEST
Best Invest Congress is a traditional platform that presents both investment and economic potential of Cyprus and countries which have established business and political relationships with Cyprus.
(Pls see the program 2019 below)
The program of the Congress is rich, consists of 10 events: an investment conference (150-170 participants); an investment exhibition (18-20 exhibitors, 600-700 professional visitors); an evening reception (400-450 VIP guests) opened by the minister of energy, commerce and industry; bilateral working meetings (60-100 business people each meeting) – Cyprus-India, Cyprus-Russia, Cyprus-Middle East, Cyprus-Asia-Far East; an international seminar and a thematic workshop. Among participants: 3 ministers, 6 ambassadors, 18-20 high rank diplomats, 25-30 leaders of business associations, 35-40 company owners and equal number of CEOs, shareholders, private professional investors. In total, attending all events, you’ll meet over 500 business people.
Best Invest provided its participants with the opportunity to establish new contacts, share new experiences with their peers and explore different vision and ideas.
Monday, May 13
9:00–10:30 – Official Opening Ceremony. Plenary Session I
Lessons from world crises and preparation for a new turning point in 2019-2020.
The world in an era of constant crisis. How to prepare for new imbalances in the global economy?
Key Note Speech by Philip Ammerman
Assessing the Cyprus Investment Strategy Results and Key Risks Going Forward.
This presentation will review the results of efforts to promote Cyprus as a national investment destination. It will identify some key risks by companies based here going forward, and how to address them. These include: Cyprus Substance and OECD Common Reporting Standards, National Banking Operations, Tax Incentives and the Tax System, High Input Prices and Costs, Regional Geopolitical Issues, Global Economic Issues.
Panel Discussion: Anti-crisis strategies in an era of economic uncertainty.
10:30–11:00 – Networking Coffee Break.
11:00–12:15 – Plenary Session II.
Investments in Real Business: Production Industry, Services, Education, Medical Tourism, Film Production, Hospitality Industry, Aviation, Agriculture, Energy.
12:15–12:30 – Networking Coffee Break.
12.30−13.30 BEST INVEST Exhibition and Presentations. (Free access to public. Please book your invitation for this one-hour session by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
5-min presentations by exhibitors on the largest projects of Cyprus.
13:30–15:00 – Business Lunch for Congress Participants.
15:00−16:30 - International Seminar on Taxation and Regulations
Actual problems and opportunities of doing business in Cyprus: tax risks, currency regulations, mandatory requirements, obligations, amnesty.
Speaker: Artem Paleev, Managing Partner, Koprus Prava.
The session will be held in Russian with simultaneous translation into English
15:00−16:30 – Thematic Session on Business and Private Insurance.
Insurance brokerage in Cyprus for business and individuals. Financial Risk Insurance and Surety Bond Coverage. Cyprus Government Medical and Health Plan: known and unknown details. What is the role of private insurances like Bupa in the new Health Plan? Why it is preferred to use a broker? How a broker can tailor-made an insurance contract and create substantial saving on insurance premium? What are the impacts of Cyprus being a European country on insurance legislation? What are the consequences? The role of the Insurance Supervisory in Insurance Market.
Homi Motamedi, CEO, CISRM Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers Ltd
Amanda Chrysaphi, Health Insurance Officer, Health Insurance Organization Cyprus
Official Ceremony and Cocktail Reception for participants of the event and selected prominent investors and investment specialists from Cyprus and abroad, CEOs and directors of International and local financial institutions and VIP guests (political and business leaders of Cyprus).
Tuesday, 14th of May 2019
8:00–8:45 – Registration for the first session. Morning coffee.
9:00−10:30 – CYPRUS - INDIA Business Meeting. Prospects of mutually beneficial cooperation.
11:00−12:30 – CYPRUS - RUSSIA Open Discussion. Working Together under Difficult Circumstances.
13:00−15:00 – Networking Business Lunch
15:00−16:30 – CYPRUS - ASIA - FAR EAST Local Networking Initiative. Investment and Business Cooperation Prospects in the Context of the Belt and Road Initiative.
17:00−18:30 – CYPRUS - MIDDLE EAST Get Together Event: Business and Centuries-tested Friendship. Investment Projects in Cyprus: Best Practices and New Perspectives.
Registration for this event:
1. Please send us a message here, on facebook.
2. Or - register through our website www.vkcyprusinvest.com
You may also call to the project director Ms. Irina Patsalidou to get more details: (+357) 97 745 594
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