With its positive reputation and high-quality work, the Slovenian Business Club in Serbia represents a reliable partner that you can depend on when it comes to achieving your business goals. Despite the crisis, the SBC continues to be a place for connecting, exchanging experiences and information, educating and creating opportunities for future business cooperation, but also for finding solutions to specific problems that companies face. In the new situation, a hand of help and support is more important than ever to every businessman, and the SBC is here precisely to help in that!
Working breakfast “What has Corona brought us?”
The SBC marked the start of the autumn season by organising an inperson working breakfast on the topic “What has the Corona brought us?”, hosting its members on this occasion. The welcome address was given by SBC President Danijela Fišakov, who expressed her satisfaction with the fact that conditions had been created to organise the event in person and that the SBC had exerted efforts since the beginning of the epidemic to support members in their operations and that joint efforts had succeeded in overcoming the obstacles brought by the epidemic. Representatives of companies e-Kapija.com and Coface Srbija provided attendees with a broader picture of economic trends, both in general and between Slovenia and Serbia, primarily discussing investments, economies and opportunities for protection against business risks.
A very lively discussion of the main topic was led by representatives of companies ETI B, Poslovni savetnik, Gorenje Belgrade, NLB Bank Belgrade, Triglav Insurance Belgrade, Cablex-S, Law Offices JSP, JUB Šimanovci and Profil Group Belgrade. Also joining the discussion were other members of the club in attendance, who also presented their own observations. Following the official part, during breakfast, guests enjoyed a pleasant atmosphere on the Danube bank of Zemun and continued their discussions and networking.
Online Speed Business Meeting – SBC, HBA, DSBA, BNI
The SBC, in collaboration with the Hellenic Business Association, the Dutch-Serbian Business Association, and company BNI Serbia, organised an online Speed Business Meeting entitled “Business Networking in the New Reality”. The event included the participation of more than 50 companies that are members of the co-organisers, with the aim of making direct acquaintances and improving cooperation between the aforementioned four business organisations.
All representatives of participating companies had the opportunity to introduce themselves to all other participants, after which they could present themselves to potential business partners, exchange information and establish communication for future cooperation during separate sessions of ten-minute conversations.
A regular session of the assembly of the Slovenian Business Club was held in the pleasant atmosphere of Belgrade’s IN hotel.
SBC President Danijela Fišakov noted that 2019 had been a remarkable year in the work of the Slovenian Business Club, mentioning indicators of the good work of the club such as an increased number of members, expansion of the range of services provided and improvements to their quality, the growth of SBC followers on social networks, as well as an increased number of events organised and higher attendance levels at those events. Turning to 2020, she praised the solidarity shown among members from the very beginning of the crisis and emphasised the important role played by the club and its members in proposing measures to facilitate and assist the economy.
The SBC created the Slovenia’s Showspace 2020 platform, at which businesspeople from Serbia are able to inform themselves about the products and services of Slovenian companies, by area of activity and city of operation, as well as about Slovenia’s entire tourist offer.
Digital working breakfast – TSG Law Office and the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs
The SBC organised a digital working breakfast on the topic “Employment of foreigners in the Republic of Serbia”, with this seminar hosted by the Tomić, Sinđelić, Groza Law Office.
The topic was presented to members by TSG Law Office representatives Aleksandra Rajić and Anđelija Milićević, as well as Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs representative Sanja Gavranović, head of the Group for Administrative and Supervisory Affairs.
WEBINAR “Law on Digital Property – NEW REALITY” – Joksović, Stojanović & Partners Law Office (JSP)
The SBC, in cooperation with the German-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Italian-Serbian Businessmen and the Swiss-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, organised a webinar on the topic “Law on Digital Property – NEW REALITY”. The webinar was hosted by joint member JSP law firm.
Digital working breakfast – Serbian business environment – Why invest in Serbia?
The SBC, in cooperation with the Croatian Business Club and organisation BNI Serbia, organised a digital working breakfast on the topic “Serbian business environment – Why to invest in Serbia”.
Attendees of the breakfast heard three fantastic lecturers: Radoš Gazdić, Acting Director of the Development Agency of Serbia (RAS); Đorđe Andric, Head of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Centre for Investment Support and Public Private Partnership; Alexander Samonig of ECOVIS SEE doo, West Balkan Partner.
WEBINAR “New Coface business solutions” – Coface Srbija
The SBC, in cooperation with member company Coface Srbija, organised an online webinar on the topic “New Coface Business Solutions”.
The event included the presenting of the new Coface risk assessment platform that provides clients with expert risk analysis and access to a single global information network that helps their clients make the best business decisions.