International Chamber House
Level 5
121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Australia

Trade Victoria in partnership with Austrade invite Victorian businesses interested in learning how to engage with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and who may be considering an investment in its focus regions of Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East to this bespoke seminar.

Tailored especially for Australian businesses, this Seminar offers an excellent opportunity to increase your knowledge of international markets where the EBRD operates.

The Seminar will provide a unique opportunity for you to learn more about EBRD activities, capabilities, and relevance to your own potential undertakings and interests.

You will meet Phil Barresi, the Australian Government’s representative to the EBRD Board and Eric Rasmussen, EBRD’s Director for Natural Resources who will discuss the following:

  • EBRD objectives and strategic focus
  • Sector and geographic priorities such as infrastructure, natural resources and renewables
  • Views on risks, challenges, and opportunities in the EBRD’s region of operations
  • Opportunities for Australian business – investors, consultants and suppliers.

Seminar details

What types of businesses should attend?
Australian businesses across all sectors such as natural resources; energy; infrastructure; finance; ICT; energy; entrepreneurs who want to learn how to engage with the EBRD and who may be considering an investment in its focus regions are encouraged to attend.

Why should you attend?
Attendees will gain insights on how to commence and strengthen engagement with the EBRD, as well as have the opportunity to meet key stakeholders.

Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018
Venue: International Chamber House - Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street Melbourne
Time: 8.30 am to 11.30 am
Cost: Free, but registering your expression of interest is essential
EOI's close: 22 October 2018

Please note that capacity for this Seminar is limited.

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