In light of recent developments involving the public health crisis, the 7th edition of the Foreign Investors Summit GOES FULL ONLINE.
All around the globe the pandemic has taken its toll on broader economies. According to various studies, the total volume of Foreign Direct Investments is going to downsize 30 to 40 percent in 2020. Different regions and countries FDIs are impacted differently depending mostly on the measures packages implemented by the authorities to help economy and companies to cope with the pandemic effects.
At the 7th edition of the Foreign Investors Summit, a well known two-day event, we will focus on Romania’s showcase as a potential investment destination even in these hard times for investors. High representatives of the Romanian Government, leading experts in economy and geo-politics, business leaders and entrepreneurs, diplomats, chambers of commerce and business associations will analyze and debate our country competitiveness in the turmoil caused by the pandemic. Among the key questions for our speakers and panelists are some of the following:
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∙ Are the measures implemented or announced by the Romanian Government really working in helping maintaining competitiveness of local economy and what more can be done?
∙ What are the main domains and markets that are still attractive for foreign investors?
∙ Are there any changes in the traditional appeal of foreign investors focused in the past couple of years in real-estate, IT, energy, agriculture, banking or services?
∙ After two years of stagnation in FDIs and the downsizing in 2020 what can be expected in 2021?
∙ Technology has never been more important, as business relies on it: right tools and solutions
∙ Digital transformation: the key for business continuity, providing access to critical business services
∙ Trends and highlights for the year to come and beyond
∙ The need of connectivity is dictating players to offer seamless and reliable connectivity as well as cutting edge technology solutions
∙ Outlook of office industry in 2021 and beyond – how are the emerging work arrangements shaping the future of the sector
∙ Welcoming the dynamic office – developers adapting their projects to new occupier requirements
∙ Investment trends in logistics industry – the role of location and technology in speeding operations
∙ Structuring infrastructure deals that could boost investments in commercial real estate – experience of other EU states
∙ Sectors in the economy with pent up demand for construction
∙ How will the recent nominalization of Romania as an emergent market impact the local FDI’s market?
∙ Could Romanian capital market become a real opportunity for local businesses?
∙ What are the key developments for the finance sector in the post-pandemic period?
∙ Is the banking industry prepared for the huge European funds spending expected in Romania?
∙ After years of turmoil, what is it to expect on the insurance market – further consolidations, more foreign investments, or new business models?
∙ What are the measures that could encourage a wider use of electronic payment methods?
∙ How can electronic payment methods benefit the Romanian economy?
∙ Trends in the automotive sector and the impact of travel restrictions
∙ Market trends: Connected & Autonomous (Self-driving) Vehicles. Solutions for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication
∙ The great shift towards green cars. Is the EV charging stations infrastructure capable to keep up with electric cars sales?
∙ The involvement of public authorities - support programmes for the auto industry. What should executive and legislative power do to support the shift towards a cleaner environment?
∙ Business development through state aid: a viable solution for financing investments & expansion projects in Romania.
∙ What are the new opportunities for investments on the renewable energy sector? The national grid of fast charging stations for electrical cars should be a priority?
∙ The role of big foreign investments in creating a circular economy
∙ The growing appeal of sustainable local businesses for sustainable investors in Romania
∙ Environment protection projects and green investments are key steps in creating a sustainable economy. How does it work in real business?
∙ Remarkable artisans of Romanian business success stories