Mr. Bruno Balvanera -Director for Caucasus, Moldova and Belarus, EBRD
15 minutes Ball Room, Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel
09:50 - 10:45 am
Strategic Infrastructure Projects that can Stimulate the Economy
Mr. Irakli Karseladze, First Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Mr. Giorgi Danelia, CIO, Partnership Fund Ms. Keti Bochorishvili, CEO JSC Anaklia City Mr. Dmytro Sholomko, Google, Country Director, Ukraine Moderator: Mr. Giorgi Isakadze, Editor-In-Chief Forbes Georgia
40 Minutes Ball Room, Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel
Regional Economy Overview (South Caucasus, Central Asian Countries)
Mr. Bruno Balvanera, Director for Caucasus, Moldova and Belarus, EBRD Mr. Jan Van Bilsen, Regional Manager of South Caucasus, IFC Mr. Maciej CZURA, Lending Operations in Neighbouring Countries Department, EIB Mr. Seyed Javad GhavamShahidi, Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran in Georgia Moderator: Mr. David Lee, President of European Business Association
40 Minutes Ball Room, Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel
11:45 - 11:55 am
Private Investment Projects Overview
Presenter: Mr. Archil Chikovani Head of Consultancy and Investment Department, Alliance Group Capital (AG Capital)
10 Minutes Ball Room, Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel
12:25 - 12:45 pm
The Importance of Credit Ratings for Effective and Cheap Fundraising
Ms. Julia Belskaya von Tell, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings Ms. Elena Eliseyenko, Branch Head, Russia/CIS, S&P Global Ratings Moderator: Mr. Aieti Kukava, CEO of BIA
12:45 - 13:30 pm
The Role of Capital Market, Private Equity and Venture Capital in Emerging Markets Economy
Mr. Recep Bildik, Independent Expert in Capital Markets Mr. Davit Gigauri, Partner, Gryphon Emerging Markets Ms. Olena Boytsun, Director/Investment Lead for CEE Region, Omidyar Network Moderator: Mr. Aieti Kukava, Chairman of Venture Capital Association
13:35 - 14:15 pm
Attracting Funds to Develop Emerging Markets
Ms. Nana Mikashavidze, Investment Manager at Finance-in-Motion Ms. Nino Pataraia, Associate Vice-President at BlueOrchard Finance Ms. Maia Khachidze, Partner, Head of Corporate Finance at BDO Moderator: Ms. Gvantsa Gvichia, Head of AG Leasing Q/A
1 Hour Fillini Restaurant, Umami Restaurant at Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel
15:25 - 16:45 pm
Parallel Panel Session - Ball Room I Investment Opportunities in Hospitality & Real Estate
Mr. Jean Frederic Paulsen, Senior Advisor to the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia Mr.Giorgi Bregadze, Head of the Research & Planning, Georgian National Tourism Administration Mr. Jordi Kuijt, General Manager, Radisson Hotel Group Ms. Csilla Mezosi, Secretary General, European Spas Association (ESPA) Moderator: H.E. Dr. Victoria Horvath, Ambassador of Hungary in Georgia Q/A
Private Hospitality & Real Estate Investment Projects Overview Presenter: Mr. Archil Chikovani, Head of Consultancy and Investment Department, Alliance Group Capital (AG Capital)
Gurkan - Turkish Partner for Construction Companies Presenter: Sibel Mutlu, Gurkan Yapi Elemanlari SAN.TIC. VE TAAH. A.S .
15:25 - 16:10 pm
Parallel Panel Session - Ball Room II Investment Opportunities in Energy
Mr. Romeo Mikautadze, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Mr. Tornike Rizhvadze, CEO, Georgian Energy Development Fund Mr. Kieron Hanson, Director of Aimsir, Founder of UK Water & Power Consultancy Mr. Azer Mammedov, CEO, SOCAR Georgia Gas Mr. Bjorn Brantsaeg, CEO & Founder, Clean Energy Group Moderator: Mr. Norberto Pignatti, Head of Energy and Environment Policy Research Center, ISET PI Q/A
16:10 - 16:50 pm
Parallel Panel Session - Ball Room II Investment Opportunities in Agriculture and prospects for Georgia's Exports
Mr. Nodar Kereselidze, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Georgia Ms. Helen Bradbury, Team Leader at Mercy Corps Alliances Caucasus Program Mr. Zviad Kvlividze, Deputy CEO, Enterprise Georgia Mr. Giorgi Svanidze, CEO & Founder, Georgian Olive Mr. George Jibladze, Deputy Director, APMA Mr. Paul Clark, President of TBSC Moderator: Mr. Giorgi Kacharava, EUGBC Executive Director Q/A
This Wine Tasting trip from Tbilisi to Kakheti is the best way to discover Georgian wine. This region is the main wine producer of the country.
Tour starts with visiting Signagi, a charming hilltop town with tiny streets, balconied houses and well-preserved fortified walls and watchtowers. You’ll take a stroll in Signagi, learning why it’s dubbed “The City of Love”. Next destination is Gremi Fortress (XVIc) that was the main city of Kakheti.
You will visit the historical centre of Kvareli and tunnels built under the hills of the great Caucasus mountains. The tunnels are used to keep the wine. Above the wine tunnels, one can find a beautiful restaurant built on the top of the hill with picturesque views on Alazani Valley and delicious Georgian meals.
Tour also includes:
• Tasting Georgian red and white wines which are produced according Georgian clay vessel "Qvevri" technology and as well European style;
• Experience the process of preparation - churchkhela, a Georgian candle-shaped candy made from nuts and grape juice that’s served as a dessert;
• Tasting fresh Georgian bread directly from fireplace and experience the baking process;
• Visiting winery, which is located in former underground bomb shelter of Soviet era, near town of Kvareli.
At the end of the tour you will enjoy a traditional meal in a local Georgian restaurant and come back to Tbilisi.
Arrival to Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel Lobby
6 Hours Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel
Additional Information: Please consider that the tour is only for foreign delegates and at least 10 people should express interest to organize the tour. For enrollment details please contact us at: email@example.com.
You will combine walking and driving in old and new districts of Tbilisi, visiting outstanding landmarks of the capital city. Journey starts with visiting Liberty Square and going down the oldest streets to Meidan Square and surrounding areas, where you can shop for souvenirs. Visit Rike park and breath some fresh air while enjoying the main beauty of the city.
Continue to Metekhi plateau and church which dates back to 13thc. The church stands on the cliff overlooking the old district of Tbilisi and Mtkvari river. Ride up to Narikala Fortress dated from 4thc. By the aerial cable and admire the views of the city from the top. Stroll down From Narikala to Legvtakhevi area and Bathhouse district. Visit Boutique hotel Vinotel to see how Georgian bread is made and taste some of the best Georgian wine.
At the end of the tour, you’ll enjoy the lunch at Vinotel restaurant with traditional dishes.
Arrival to Radisson Blu Iverial Hotel Lobby
Additional Information: Please consider that the tour is only for foreign delegates and at least 5 people should express interest to organize the tour. For enrollment details please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.