Railway station to be opened in Batumi
Construction of a railway station started many years ago but terminated shortly after will come to an end soon. For the first time this year, a passenger train will arrive in Batumi city of seaside Adjara region.
Opening of the station is expected in May. The building auctioned two years ago meets international standards.
International Forum "Business and IT. Around Data Center. Around Cloud. Around IoT. Around IP" in Tbilisi
On March 21, Tbilisi will host the most important regional ITC event — the International Forum "Business and IT. Around Data Center. Around Cloud. Around IoT. Around IP" (BIT-2019). Famous for its comprehensive approach, high content quality, and unforgettable atmosphere, this unique industry event will bring together the best representatives of ICT and business in the region.
Visitors will have the opportunity to attend the following exciting presentations during the Forum:
- PON technology: the history of development in the CIS market and future expectations, Viacheslav Ryzhey, regional sales director, Raisecom
- Grandstream Networks’ reliable and effective solutions for telephone networks, Vladimir Ivlev, regional manager – CIS, Grandstream Networks Inc.
- Seagate solutions for the security of your business, Anna Ryzhova, senior regional representative in CIS and Baltic states, Seagate
You will also have the opportunity to network with the representatives of Grandstream Networks Inc., MUK COMPUTERS, Synology, Seagate, CABERO, RAISECOM, and other companies.
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At the EXPO that will be open during the whole Forum, visitors can learn about the latest developments and see them implemented in real products, live demos, and installations.
One of the most valuable things at our Forum is networking between our partners and visitors, the opportunity to get answers to important questions directly from the leading hardware and solution vendors, suppliers, and experts, as well as to establish a lot of useful business contacts.
And to make the communications even more informal, we will organize a prize drawing and networking sessions for BIT-2019 visitors after the business tracks.
Please note that seats are limited, so hurry up and get the best ones at BIT-2019!
Find all details about BIT-2019 in Tbilisi at the event's official website: https://tbilisi-2019.ciseventsgroup.com/?utm_marker=IP19NDG
About CIS Events Group
CIS Events Group (www.ciseventsgroup.com) is an international marketing agency focused on ICT markets in CIS countries. The agency's core business is organizing and managing events, from large forums to small training seminars. CIS Events Group provides call center, lead generation and processing, marketing research and analysis, and advertising development services.
Date: March, 21
Place: Courtyard by Marriott Tbilisi Hotel, 4, Liberty Square, Tbilisi
EU4Business project holds sectoral meetings on beekeeping, fruit growing and market gardening in Georgia
Beekeeping, fruit growing and market gardening were the focus of a sectoral meetings organised last week in Georgia in the framework of the EU4Business initiative.
Representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and civil society organisations (CSOs) from different regions of Georgia attended the meetings. Ministry representatives included heads of relevant departments, field experts, scientists and representatives of the country’s Agricultural Projects Management Agency.
The first section of the meeting was dedicated to challenges in the beekeeping sector. During the second part, problems identified in the areas of fruit growing and market gardening were discussed.
The event was organised within the EU-funded “Georgia on European Way: Creation of Effective Model for DCFTA and SME Strategy Implementation” project. It seeks to strengthen the capacities of Georgian CSOs and business support organisations in supporting the implementation of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) with the EU. It also helps implement the SME strategy for Georgia through capacity building, awareness raising and the creation of advisory councils bringing together all stakeholders.
EU4Business in Georgia: Training opportunity for business consultants
Business consultants in Georgia have until 24 September to apply for a four-day EU4Business training course on ‘Change Management for Consultants’.
The course will take place in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi over two modules, on 27–28 September and 8–9 November. It will provide consultants with the tools, methodologies and processes to deliver high-quality projects on time, within budget and with minimal risk.
The course is aimed at experienced consultants with at least five years’ experience in the field of management consulting (in areas such as IT, implementation of production systems, strategic management, human resources, etc.).
Participants will learn change management skills to meet the demands of complex clients with large-scale projects.
More information on eligibility criteria and how to apply can be found here. (http://eu4business.eu/events/change-management-training-business-consultants-tbilisi)
This training course is part of the ‘Advice for small businesses’ programme implemented by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and supported by the EU under the EU4Business initiative.
Dimitry Kumsishvili Met with Georgian and Turkish Business Association Members
First Vice Prime Minister of Georgia, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Dimitry Kumsishvili held a meeting with the representatives of the Georgian and Turkish Businessmen Associations where the parties discussed business and investment environment in Georgia as well as prospects of deepening trade and economic ties between Georgia and Turkey.
It was highlighted that Turkey is Georgia’s largest trade partner and second largest investor country. Despite intense trade and economic relations, ties between the business circles of the countries are still developing, and the volume of the Turkish capital in Georgia is increasing.
Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Cherkezishvili and the Head of the LEPL Enterprise Georgia, Mikheil Khidureli also attended the meeting.
Georgia: assessing progress in implementing small businesses reform
On 7 June, the Public-Private Working Group on the Small Business Act (SBA) for Europe will meet in the Georgian capital Tbilisi. The event will bring together stakeholders in small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) policy: from representatives of the Georgian Government and relevant agencies to members of academia, the private sector and international organisations.
During the meeting, the country’s government will present an overview of the progress achieved on implementing the recommendations provided in the last SBA assessment cycle (2015–16). It will also allow private sector representatives and key stakeholders to comment on recent developments and reform effectiveness.
The event is being organised by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in the framework of the EU-funded ‘EU4Business: From Policies to Action’ project.
The OECD will present the updated methodology and framework for discussion, as well as the overall assessment process and timeline.
As part of the multi-country EU4Business: From Policies to Action project, the OECD is assisting the Georgian government in assessing the implementation of its SME Development Strategy 2016-2020, identifying outstanding issues for developing the SME sector, and improving the monitoring system to better assess the results of the strategy's implementation. The objective of the project is to build capacity in Georgia’s institutions to implement and monitor its SME Development Strategy.