Flagship Forum Partner: United Group

United Group is the leading telecommunications and media platform in Southeast Europe. It provides a full range of telecommunication services (TV, broadband, fixed and mobile telephony) through state-of-the-art fixed and mobile networks and satellite technology in six markets:  Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Macedonia. At the same time, United Group’s media business has evolved into the powerhouse with an original production of series, cartoons, music, news and other content, as well as the strongest portfolio of the most popular sports channels. United Group is majority-owned by KKR, a leading global investment firm headquartered in New York. The EBRD is a co-investor in the company.

Major Forum Partner A: UniCredit

We are a simple successful Pan European Commercial Bank, with a fully plugged in CIB, delivering a unique Western, Central and Eastern European network to our extensive client franchise: 25 million clients. We offer local expertise as well as international reach. We accompany and support our 25 million clients globally, providing them with unparalleled access to our leading banks in 14 core markets as well as to another 18 countries worldwide. Our European banking network includes Italy, Germany, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Turkey.

Prime Forum Partner: Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, as well as Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. 14 markets of the region are covered by subsidiary banks. Additionally, the group comprises numerous other financial service providers. In total, nearly 50,000 employees service 16.5 million customers through more than 2,400 business outlets, the majority thereof in CEE.

Special Event Partner: Akfen Holding A.S.

Established in 1976, Akfen gained holding status in 1999 and eventually became one of Turkey’s top infrastructure investment holdings. Following its restructuring Akfen Holding invests in, manages and coordinates its affiliates that are active in port operations and renewable energy. Other Akfen affiliated companies are active in construction, mining, marine transport, water distribution and waste water services and real estate.

Forum Partner: Ameriabank

Ameriabank is the leading bank in Armenia, providing full-fledge solutions in corporate, retail and investment banking. As a multiple winner of The Banker, Euromoney and Global Finance awards, Ameriabank has proven itself as a dynamic, innovative and reliable partner for all stakeholders, including customers, investors and IFIs.

Forum Partner: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is Germany’s leading private business school and advisory institute with 60 years of experience in higher education, consulting, and training services in all areas of banking, finance and management worldwide. Our mission is to advance international financial sector business practices through research, education, training and advisory services.

Forum Partner: Societe Generale

Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth and aims to be the reference for relationship banking.

Forum Partner: Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered is the first Bank in the Kingdom, through our acquisition of ANZ Grindlays Bank in 2000 and their earlier acquisition of the "Ottoman Bank" whose operations started in 1925. With a 93 year history in Jordan, we remain deeply committed to growing and investing in our franchise. Our brand is about commitment. We're Here for good.

Media Partner: The Banker

The world's premier banking and finance resource, providing global financial intelligence since 1926.  The Banker combines in-depth regional and country coverage with reports on capital markets and structured finance, risk management, trade and project finance, technology and management and governance issues. Register today for 3 free views

Media Partner: Development Finance

Development Finance is the first global magazine for donors, development finance institutions, development agencies, the private sector and non-governmental organisations which highlights and analyses where capital is being mobilised most effectively for the global south, in particular in terms of financing development in the secondary cities of Latin America, Asia and Africa. 

Media Partner: Emerging Europe

Emerging Europe's readers consist of decision makers, influencers and operational staff from global corporations, SMEs, international financial institutions, governments, universities, international media outlets and NGOs.

With a monthly audience of 50,000, the publication is firmly established as the world's leading source of business information about the region.

Media Partner: fDi Magazine

fDi Magazine ( is firmly established as the world's premier publication for the business of globalisation. Providing corporate decision-makers and crossborder investment professionals with an up-to-date image of the ever-changing global investment map. fDi Magazine is part of fDi Intelligence, a service from the Financial Times.

Media Partner: Global Finance

Over 30 years of connecting with the most important financial leaders in the world.

Financial executives turn to Global Finance for perspective on Corporate Asset Management, Corporate Debt, Country Reports, Custody and Securities Services, Derivatives, Digital Banking, Foreign Exchange, Treasury and Cash Management and much more.

Media Partner: GlobalMarkets

GlobalMarkets - Unique source of news, analysis and commentary on economic policy, international economics and global financial markets, with a focus on the emerging world. Access is free. GlobalMarkets brings exclusive interviews with leading public figures, analysis by our team of journalists worldwide and comment from leading voices.  


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