On March 15th 2016 a two day study visit will begin in Maribor, hosted by the lead partner of the INTRA project.  Within these two days a total of 24 cases of good practices will be presented. 

The event will begin with a press conference, with the representative of the Ministry of Economy and Technological Development, DG Tourism and Internationalisation, mag. Polona Jerina, Head of Division for internationalization and foreign direct investment, mag. Ana Božičnik, Senior Officer, to open the morning session, followed cases highlighting the Slovenia`s Economic Diplomacy (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for economic and public diplomacy, Department for Bilateral Economic Cooperation, mag. Franc But, Ambassador), Export Credit and Investments Insurance, Financial Services for Exporters, Funding of foreign subsidiaries, Analysis and information services for exporters (SID Bank, Mr. Roman Rojc, Executive Director), Equity financing in the form of seed and venture capital (Slovene Enterprise Fund, mag. Andreja Črnčič, Adviser for EU and international cooperation), Trade finance products (NLB BANK, Ms. Polona Žižmund, Deputy General Manager), Export Window, Business partnerships, ITM, Fairs, Slovenian business clubs, Market research, New measures, Individual fairs (SPIRIT, Ms. Alenka Hren, Project manager), Slovene American Business Association, Cleveland (Mr Jurček Žmauc, President), Tiko Pro d.o.o. (Ms.Tjaša Kovačič Milošič, CFO), Internationalisation Services (Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Štajerska, Ms. Mojca Tominšek, Senior Expert), Cross-border services (Regional Chamber of Crafts and Small Business Maribor, Ms. Leonida Polajner, Director), GoGlobal Slovenia (Tovarna podjemov, Mr. Jure Verhovnik, Head of the University Incubator), IPR Services for internationalisation (TehnoCenter (University Maribor), dr. Anton Habjanič, director), Services for internationalisation (Styrian Technology Park, mag. Matjaž Fras, Project manager), and Slovenian EEN Consortium and Internationalisation (Mr. Vladimir Rudl, Head of Unit).  

On the second day, additional cases will be presented in-situ at the location of the companies: Krebe-Tippo d.o.o., IOS d.o.o. and Geberit Slovenia that are exporting to the third markets and made use of services provided by the public sector. 

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