A seminar on «Austria and Carinthia - perfect platforms for business» was held on November 6, 2014 at 5 p.m. in Almaty at Rixos Almaty Hotel.
Event was organized by Commercial Section of the Austrian Embassy in cooperation with the Carinthia Chamber of Economy, the government agency ABA - Invest in Austria and the Law Office «Lansky, Ganzger & Partner».
The main objective of the seminar - to provide a unique opportunity to Kazakh companies and investors wishing to obtain information on how to internationalize an existing business or start a new business in Austria.
Austria being in the heart of Europe, connects the East and West, brings together the wonderful traditions, clean environment, high quality of life, dynamic industry, innovation and technology. Austria as a business platform is a very attractive place for foreign investors. More than 1,000 international companies coordinate their business in the CEE countries from Austria.
Welcoming speech were made by Mr. Michael Mueller, Commercial Attaché and Head of the Commercial Section of the Austria Embassy, and Mr. Jürgen Mandl, President of the Chamber of Carinthia Economy.
Also among the speakers were Mr. Peter Lёshl, Director for Central and Eastern Europe, ABA - Invest in Austria, Mr. Heinz Hёfferer Meinrad, Head of the External Economic Relations Department, Chamber of Carinthia Economy, Ms. Anna Tsaytlinger, Head of Russian and CIS Desk, Law Office Lansky, Ganzger & Partner.
The main topics of the seminar were Austria - Investment Climate & Prospects, Investment Opportunities in Carinthia, The Legal Framework for Investment in Austria.
After the seminar, the President of Economic Chamber of the Federal Earth of Austria Carinthia, Mr. Jürgen Mandl and Head of the Trade Department of the Austrian Embassy, Mr. Michael Mueller, invited all participants to a cocktail party on the occasion of visit of the Austrian business delegation to Kazakhstan.
Kurmangazy Talzhanov, Managing Partner of Integrites’ Kazakhstani Offices, has actively participated in the seminar.
All the participants were satisfied with the organization, received useful information on the seminar, exchanged experiences and opinions, and discussed possible ways of cooperation in the future.