Second international Congress East Meets West organized by GTC Sp. z o.o. is behind us.
The most important trade event of the year 2016 in the FMCG sector was held on 13-16 June 2016 in the Castle Topacz in Ślęza near Wroclaw, and it was in an atmosphere of entrepreneurship at the World highest level.
It was attended by 500 participants - representatives of the Polish, as well as from 15 European and Asian countries, including Germany, Netherland, Spain, France, Romania, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Russia, Croatia, Serbia, Belarus and Greece.
The ceremonial opening of the congress and welcome for delegates was made by Mayor of Kobierzyce Commune - Ryszard Pacholik and Mr. Piebe de Jong - President of GTC Sp. o.o.
After the official start of the congress program was implemented panels of networking and recommendation, lectures and meetings in the halls of the building: Main Hall, Red Hall, Workshop, Meeting Place, Old Area, Vip Room, Garden House.
Inspiring lectures in the field of trade was conducted by:
Roman Gajczewski - Vice President NAVO Orbico "Creating models of distribution from the perspective of an international manufacturer"
Krzysztof Koszela - Director of Development of Foreign Markets COLIAN HOLDING SA "Export - opportunities and challenges in terms of creating goodwill"
Jacek Zezula - Export Credit Insurance Corporation "Financial risk management in international commercial transactions"
Marek Moczulski - President Bakalland "Building a brand abroad"
Andrzej Piotrowski Director of the Department of Export Group Tarczyński SA
"Export from East to West. Easy?"
Dmitry Potapenko - CEO Management Development Group Inc. "The specificity of the relationship between retail chains and suppliers on the Russian market. The procedure for creating beneficial cooperation between the retail chain and the supplier"
Paweł Gębski - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Department of Economics "Economic Diplomacy - the role of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in supporting businesses in foreign markets."
Extremely interesting was a lecture of Nikolaos Lazaridis "Psychology of business model Tri-Anthropo-Type".
The big interest was also lectures workshops and discussion groups on topics related to logistics, certification, manegment and funding, led by expert market leaders: Nagel Group, TÜV NORD, Logintrans, Esko.
In each of the four days of the congress, the organizer assured representatives of international retail chains arranged business meetings, according to a predetermined profile of demand, in a specially designated VIP halls. Opportunity to exchange contacts were also discussions taking place during coffee breaks and evening banquets.
In summary, there was a nearly 400 of targeted B2B meetings and one-to-one. The result of these meetings are contained numerous agreements and international contracts, between partners of the Congress.
Opportunity to get acquainted with the products of FMCG was the spatial exhibition hall with an exhibition of products and the possibility of discussions with consultants and tasting food manufacturers to promote their products.
In part, technical and networking during the evening banquet for the guests waited numerous attractions and one of them was phenomenal fashion show spring / summer 2016 "See the Future" - designer Dorothy Goldpoint.
Great entertainment for the participants was to visit the Automobile Museum, the unique exhibition is located in the Castle Topacz.
On the last day of the congress guests participated in the ceremonial farewell banquet, part of which was honored artistic energizing performance by violinist Magdalena Szymańska and a spectacular fireworks display.
The remainder of the evening, the guests spent danceable to the accompaniment of the band "FREEwolni."
Patrons of the Congress:
POLSKA IZBA HANDLU, Gmina Kobierzyce, Polsko-Ukraińska Izba Gospodarcza
Partnerami biznesowymi oraz goścmi EAST MEETS WEST było ponad 30 sieci handlowych z Europy i Azji m.in.: KONZUM, DINO, NOVUS, Nasz Kraj, Kosmo, Rukaviczka, Goodwill, E.Leclerc, Ramstore, Small, Prostor, EVA, Fidesco, Rublewski, ATB, VARUS, Korzinka, EKO Holding, Rabat-Detal, Neptun Supermarkets, CBA, SPAR Georgia, Supermercados Gadis, Drogerie Jasmin, międzynarodowi dystrybutorzy i grupy zakupowe, w tym Baltijos Bretlingis, Navo Orbico, PGD, GH Polska Plus, DiNova, jak również
TÜV NORD, BZ WBK, Nagel Group, DAWG, Pharma C Food Sp. z o.o., WIBO Sp. zo.o. sp. K., Zenner- Poland Sp.z o.o., Dijo Baking Horeca Service Sp. z o.o. S.K.A., PPHU BMC Jerzy Szczepankowski, Tarczyński S.A., Sawex Sp. z o.o Foods Sp.k., Ewa-Bis Sp. Z o.o., Colian S.A., Intenson, Oshee Polska, Dr. Gerard, Bakalland S.A., All-Fish Handelsgesellschaft GmbH., SemCo, Ewa Krotoszyn S.A., Lorenz Balsen, Look Food Sp. Z o.o., Bio Naura, Polmlek, Gedebey, RAG, Mega Grupa, Niobe, Fortuna Sp. Z o.o., Scanfisk, Marion Kosmetyki Sp. z o.o., FERRIGNO S.A., THALASSA SEAFOODS, COGNAC GODET, FINDUS FRANCE, STEFANO TOSELLI, S.A. BRUNET, DOMAINE DE LA CURNIERE, GALANA N.V. Marka Bel Dessert, PASTA HUTTON, CASALFE, VIOKOX, FORAMEN, SIMON, M+C Schiffer GmbH, P.W. MAT Marzena Tkaczuk, JSC NEFIS-BIOPRODUCT, Zaslavskaya konditerskaya fabrika LTD, Belproduct LLC, Universal – Lux LTD, Minskhlebprom Production Association, Belinterproduct JLL company, “Rush” LLC, Skif Trade LLP, Style D Ltd, SUDRABLINIS SIA, MELNA KAFIJA SIA, RAMKALNI NORDECO SIA, PUP FLUIDI, EKRO B.V, DOO KORTA KATARINA, D.D. BADEL 1862, AB ZEMAITIJOS PIENAS, RITAL – D SIA, Lutsk Foods PJSC, Savushkin product OJSC, TD DELTA LLC, Meskenas JSC, Odessa Sparkling Wine Company PJSC, Amber Beverage Group LTD., Iecavnieks&Co SIA, Zhemax Group Sp z. o.o., Fop' Shurkin Aleksandr Leonidovich, Atlantis LTD., Maisternia kavy LLC., UKRPRODUCT GROUP PJSC, Nova-Pak LLC, Trade House Kalynivka
Galicia-Trade Ltd, Company Poltavpivo PJSC, DARPAK LTD, Omega LTD, PP Prodest, Foodmart JSC, Lvivholod LTD, Anglesey Food Ltd., Sumatra Ltd, Organique Sp.z.o.o Sp.k., Fishland, Duke, Lanwar Cosmetics Sp. z o.o., Ambra S.A., Konstantopolous, AC Marca, Antintop Kuruyemis, Famous Brands Disitribution, Laro, Doti, RAG, Apple Paple, Global Chemia Group, QuickPack, Kanu, Hasco Lek, Sonko, Womax, PF Pachnąca szafa, Biosphere Corporation, Shik Group, Rich Oil, Gospodarstwo Pasieczne “Sądecki Bartnik” Sp. Z o.o., Nowe Group, Jantoń, Ronzo, Clovin Germany GMBH, PROMT SR s.r.o., Słodki Styl, Fameks, Aleuro Converting Trade Sp.z o.o., Suempol Polska Sp.z o.o., Spółdzielnia "POKÓJ", Lilly' Cakes, Dragees Reynaud, ROCKET POLAND SP. Z O.O., Sidi Yassine, Kühne, Businesswoman & life, NASZ BIZNES 24.