Video montage of the EOQ Congress 2017
The largest international meeting on quality and excellence in Europe was held in Slovenia for the first time. The congress, which has been under the auspices of European Quality Organization (EOQ) since 1956, is organised by the national quality organisations and this year was co-organised by the Slovenian Association for Quality and Excellence. The President of the Organising Committee, Janez Benčina, emphasised that: “This year’s congress puts Slovenia on the world map for quality,” adding that quality in the business world needs investment as it enables quality of life for everyone and enables individuals, companies, organisations and also countries to be more internationally competitive.
Video montage of the FDI Summit Slovenia
The FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) Summit Slovenia is a major international executive-level business conference focusing on domestic and foreign direct investment. Since 2009, FDI Summit Slovenia annually brings together political and business leaders, international experts and media to discuss investment environment and opportunities in Slovenia.
Video montage of the Hong Kong Luncheon
Hong Kong has earned its title as the IMD’s 2016 world’s most competitive economy and its ranking by the US Heritage Foundation as the freest economy for the 23rd consecutive year.
Being a global financial, logistics and trading hub, Hong Kong will continue to play the important role of a “super-connector” between Slovenia, Mainland China and the markets of the Belt and Road.
The benefits of foreign direct investment can be higher output and jobs, transfer of technology, knowledge and expertise from foreign multinational companies, as well as development for the whole city or region. What can we learn from the experience of Manchester, the 2nd largest British city? How can Maribor benefit from the recent foreign investment? What does the future trade relationship between the EU and the UK mean in terms of investment from the UK to Slovenia and vice versa?