Consulate General of Ukraine in Toronto

, Kyiv 21:59

Investment and trade potential of Ukraine to be presented on March 2-14, 2017 in North America

01 March, 17:09

During March 2-14, 2017 the VI series of Invest & Trade in Ukraine” conferences will take place in four North American economic centers – Toronto (Canada), New York, Houston and San Francisco (USA). Organizers – A7 CONFERENCES and International Law Firm Dentons supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. 

The VI International Investment and Trade Forum & Road Show in the "Invest & Trade in Ukraine" series will bring together large, medium and small companies from Ukraine, Canada and USA in the framework of a global mission – the expansion of business cooperation between the countries and creating a strong business development platform for the future. Each part of the tour will be followed by the open discussions and meetings between the heads of senior management of Ukrainian, American and Canadian investors and companies. This year the forum is focused on 3 sectors – agribusiness, infrastructure and energy.

 

The delegates will have a unique chance to get the latest information about the macroeconomic indicators of Ukraine, to exchange ideas with potential institutional and private investors by sharing experiences on the use of modern business structures, to expand a network of international partners as well as communicating with colleagues during the formal and informal parts of the event.

 

"Despite the difficult political and economic situation conferences will present Ukraine as an innovative and reliable hub for international investment and trade, as well as strengthen bilateral relations and will show an important step in the investment and trade cooperation," – said Maria Barabash, President and CEO of A7 GROUP; Founder and Board Member of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs Union (SUP).

 

Among the confirmed speakers are: Volodymyr Omelyan, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine; H.E. Mr. Andriy Shevchenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Canada; Francis Malige, Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, EBRD; Hanna Hopko, Head of the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine; Nataliya Katser-Buchkovska, MP, Ukrainian Parliament, Head of the Subcommittee on Sustainable Development, Strategy and Investments, Committee on Energy, Nuclear Policy and Security; Thomas Reed, CEO, JKX Oil & Gas; Igor Smelyansky, CEO, Ukrposhta; Myron Rabij, Partner, Dentons; Oleksandr Danyleiko, Head of Department of Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine; Deputy Head of the Council of Exporters and Investors under the MFA; Adrian Karatnycky, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center; Managing Partner, Myrmidon Group LLC; Craig Alexander, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Forecasting and Analysis, The Conference Board of Canada; Eugene Ladnych, CEO, RENTECHNO; Mikhael Afendikov, Chairman, Cub Energy Inc; Serhiy Hoshovsky, Managing Partner, Hoshovsky Law Firm; Yuriy Husyev, Advisor to the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine; Zenon Poticzny, President, Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce; President, Shelton Petroleum; Paul Grod, President & CEO, Rodan Energy; Kateryna Sivakova, Vice President, A7 CAPITAL; Steven Martin, CEO, Pond Technologies Inc.; Alex Lissitsa, CEO, IMC, President, UCAB; Robert Klimov, Founder and Managing Partner, Bellridge Capital LLC; Marta Farion, President, Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America; Serhiy Yahnych, Head of Investment Business, UkrSibbank, BNP Paribas Ukraine; Dmytro Lukomskyy, Co-founder and CEO, RENTECHNO; Ganna Gorkun, Deputy Member of the Board, “Inkerman International AB” (Sweden); Olexiy Buyadgie, CEO and Founder, Wilson Engineering Technologies, Inc; Yulia Buniak, Managing Director, ForumDaily; Anatoliy Tsyrkun, Director of UCAB Service, Ukrainian Agribusiness Club; Yaroslav Stetsenko, Associate Director, Consultec Ltd.; Serge LeVert-Chiasson, Senior Partner, Managing Director of Operations & CCO, Sarona Asset Management; Vyacheslav Andriyko, CEO, Willis Towers Watson Ukraine; Robert Bensh, Managing Shareholder, Leadville Resources and others.

 

Institutional Partner – European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Ukrainian Investment Partner – A7 CAPITAL, Canadian Investment Partner – Bellridge Capital, US Strategic Partner – Hoshovsky Law Firm, Logistics Partner – Ukrposhta, Solar Energy Partner – RENTECHNO, Energy Partner – JKX Oil & Gas, Strategic Partner – ArtBudService, Official Carrier – Turkish Airlines, Business Travel Partner – Airlife. General News Partner – Interfax-Ukraine. Exclusive Business Media Partner – “Business” newspaper, Agro Media Partner – UCAB, Official Media Partner – Forum Daily.

 

Media Partners: KyivPost, Nasha Canada, Ukrainian Business Journal, Ukrainian journal Diplomat, Defense Express, Agro Perspectiva, Bizreliz, The Ukrainian Research and Design Institute of Building Materials and Products, Journal “Equipment and tools for professionals”, Obozrevatel, The Outlook, Platforma, Promoelektro Journal, Energy. Oil & Gas, Ukrainian Journal of Business Law, StockWorld. Supported by: ACC, Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce, Canada-Ukraine Foundation, Ukrainian Retail Association, Global Ukraine, Razom for Ukraine, UAIB, Nova Ukraine, Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America, Actions First Foundation, UVCA.

 

Agenda and additional information can be found at: www.a7conf.com/atlantic/en

 

Participation fees: for Ukrainian organizations – 5 200,00 UAH, for Canadian/American organizations – 1 300,00 UAH, for government officials, embassies and media – free of charge (after confirmation), for investors – free of charge (after completing FDI survey). Participation is available only for the C-suite executives. Ukrainian companies have a unique opportunity to include their investment projects into the Investment Catalogue free of charge via the website: www.invest.in.ua

 

Media accreditation: tel.: +1 (647) 907-9397,marina@a7-group.com (Contact person: Marina Skrypnyk).

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