Sixth EU-Balkans Discussion Group Luncheon, held at German Embassy - More photos here


Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Excellency Mr Georg Boomgaarden and the Chief Executive of IBDE, Mr Rudi Guraziu, hosted a luncheon for the EU-Balkans Discussion Group at the German Embassy on 20 September.


Forty participants from the diplomatic and business communities listened to presentations by Ms Lin O'Grady from the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, Mr Carsten Conrad from Tirana Business Centre, and Mr Pierre Kahn from Deutsche Bank, and engaged in a lively discussion about opportunities for infrastructure development in South Eastern Europe. The event was the sixth in a series organised by IBDE in cooperation with the EU Embassies.


The luncheon was attended by the Ambassadors and other senior diplomats of the EU-Balkans (including Turkey) Embassies plus, FCO, EC Representation, City of London Corporation, HSBC, London Stock Exchange, Visa Europe, EBRD, Ernst & Young, ICC, BBC, Thomson Reuters, The Economist amongs others.


Attendance at events in this series is by invitation only. VIP Luncheons are open to the Ambassadors of EU-Balkans (including Turkey), EC, FCO, UKTI Directors and business leaders.


Invitations are extended to CEOs, CFOs, COOs, EDs, MDs, DGs, senior board members, decision makers and strategists from blue-chip companies interested in, or already investing in South Eastern Europe.


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