Partners

Partnership opportunities

Partnership with the Emerging Europe Awards gives you access to the exclusive programme on 21-22 June, including speaking opportunities, access to 1:1 meetings with businesses and investors, direct access to media representatives, plus editorial and on-site brand exposure.

If you are interested in featuring your company throughout the programme as a partner, please contact Emiliano Ramos at emiliano@emerging-europe.com or +44 7561 074 533.

Strategic Partner

PwC

PwC is a network of firms operating in 158 countries with more than 236,000 employees committed to delivering assurance, tax and advisory services of the highest quality.

Working in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) for the past 25 years, PwC employs around 8,800 professionals in 29 countries across the region.

PwC is recognised as a top provider of professional services, building trust and addressing important issues across the region. It is the only one of the Big Four firms with a regional partnership, so it acts as one firm within CEE. This makes it easier for it to provide seamless services to its clients, meaning greater international exposure and mobility for staff across the region.

For more information, visit PwC’s website.

Landmark Partner

GE

Central and Eastern Europe and GE partnership has a proven track record of over 25 years since the system change in 1989. GE is the biggest US investor in CEE and has 20,500 employees in the region, delivering global exports of USD 8 billion in 2015.

GE as the leading digital industrial and number one infrastructure technology company will continue to work with key local players as partners on the modernization and digitalization of CEE’s economy and business sectors.

The company will further upgrade its world-class manufacturing base (20 factories), technology development (6 technology centres) and European Operation Center portfolio utilizing the strong multi-business capabilities it has in the region.

For more information, visit GE’s website.

Institutional Partners

Department for International Trade (DIT)

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. It also helps overseas companies locate and grow in the UK.

DIT secures UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment and championing free trade and is responsible for:

— Bringing together policy, promotion and financial expertise to break down barriers to trade and investment and help businesses succeed
— Delivering a new trade policy framework for the UK as it leaves the EU
— Promoting British trade and investment across the world
— Building the global appetite for British goods and services

For more information, visit DIT’s website.

Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe

The Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe, or COBCOE, is the membership organisation for British chambers of commerce and business associations in Europe.

With members in most countries across the region, it represents a unique network of around 12,000 businesses – the only pan-European British business network.  

As an apolitical, independent non-profit, COBCOE is supported by corporate partners – including Global Strategic Partners Jaguar Land Rover and Kompass. 

COBCOE is a driving force for international trade and business because it works with its members to remove barriers and provide practical solutions. It also unites business communities across Europe, delivers thought leadership projects, and represents European business to legislators, officials and negotiators.

For more information visit COBCOE’s website.

Session Partners

Kavčič, Bračun & Partners

Law firm Kavčič, Bračun & Partners, o.p., d.o.o. is an established, modern Slovenian law firm with traditional values, offering a complete range of legal services in selected areas of civil and commercial law to national and international financial institutions, companies and other business subjects. With a professional and pragmatic approach to business issues, the firm provides legal solutions tailored to a variety of client needs.

Law firm Kavčič, Bračun & Partners, o.p., d.o.o. is also one of the founding members of Adriala business law firm alliance, a network of independent premium law firms based in nine jurisdictions in the SEE region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia).

For more information visit the KBP’s website.

Venue Partners

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

The EBRD is the largest single investor in its existing region. The Bank’s investments also mobilise significant
foreign direct investment into its countries of operations. It invests mainly in private enterprises, usually together with commercial partners. It provides
project financing for the financial sector and the real economy, both new ventures and investments in existing companies.

The EBRD is owned by 64 countries and two intergovernmental institutions (the European Union and the European Investment Bank). It maintains a close
political dialogue with governments, authorities and representatives of civil society to promote its goals.

In all its operations the EBRD follows the highest standards in corporate governance and sustainable development. As a public institution, the EBRD is committed to a rigorous public information policy.

For more information visit the EBRD’s website.

House of Commons

Parliament is an essential part of UK politics. Its main roles are examining and challenging the work of the government, debating and passing all laws and enabling the Government to raise taxes.

Parliament is made up of three central elements: the House of Commons, the House of Lords and the Monarchy. The main business of Parliament takes place in the two Houses. Generally, the decisions made in one House have to be approved by the other.

The House of Commons is the publicly elected chamber of Parliament. In it, members of the Commons debate the big political issues of the day and proposals for new laws.

For more information visit the Parliament’s website.