The two-day Balkan Infrastructure and Construction Summit aims to inform foreign investors of business opportunities in the region.The first Balkans Infrastructure and Construction Summit will be held in Vienna on May 29 and 30.
The organisers of the event, the International Research Networks, IRN, stated that the high-profile forum aims to support the expansion of foreign investment in the region by addressing the opportunities, strategies and challenges around upcoming infrastructure projects.
The summit will address the latest transportation projects, energy ventures and housing programmes in the Balkans.
It will help investors to fully understand where to invest in the region and how to see a return on their investment capital.
Topics will include national infrastructure plans within the Balkans, assessing the legal framework for investing in the region and the latest infrastructure project developments.
Speakers at the summit will include Damir Hadzic and Mile Janakieski, the Bosnian and Macedonian Communications and Transport ministers, Kujtim Hashorva from Albania’s Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Andreas Beikos, a European Investment Bank representative.
The forum will also host Christos Gofas, team leader from infrastructure and international financing institution DG, Andy Carter, a specialist advisor for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, representatives of the European Commission and government bodies from Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro.
Major regional infrastructure companies, European institutions, banks and international investors, will also highlight the latest tender opportunities during the two-day summit.