On the 27th -28th of April 2017 the II International B2B Contact Fair “Brest 2017” was held in Brest. The event was organized by the Brest Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry with support of the Brest Regional Executive Committee. The event provided a platform for dialogue between the representatives of foreign and domestic enterprises on investment issues, establishing and strengthening long-term cooperation in the areas of production, trade and services.
The representatives of over 160 companies from Belarus, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Canada, China, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Serbia, the Ukraine, the Czech Republic took part in the event.
During the opening ceremony Valery Labun, the General Director of the Brest Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry emphasized the importance of the B2B Contact Fair and the location of Brest on the border between the two largest integration associations – the Eurasian Economic Union and the European Union. Mr Labun also mentioned Brest’s active involvement in the strategic project of the People’s Republic of China – the New Silk Road initiative linking Asia with Europe.
“Brest 2017” has united a large international business forum and exhibition.
During the forum a number of thematic conferences, seminars, presentations and trainings as well as business negotiations between Belarusian and foreign businessmen were held. The program of the forum was designed in accordance with modern challenges: development of construction, renewable energy, agro-industrial complex, information technologies, tourism as well as support of the export potential.
As a result of the forum, the agreements on cooperation have been signed between the Brest Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the consulting company WDW Company (Italy) as well as between the Administration of the Free Economic Zone «Brest» and SCHNEIDER GROUP (Germany).
The exposition of the exhibition presented a wide range of products and services of Brest region enterprises and foreign companies: food and beverages, construction materials, light and chemical industry, machine building, agriculture, transport and logistics, tourism, investment, banking and insurance services.
Within the framework of the exhibition the tourist potential of Belarus and the most attractive investment projects of the Brest region were presented.