We cordially invite you to join us at the sixth edition of our annual summit, Macedonia2025 Summit 2017, that will take place on November 1 and 2 in Skopje, Macedonia, at the Marriott Hotel. The Macedonia2025 Summit is a Platform for sharing knowledge and inspiring change in a region that is eager to transform.
The event will feature over 30 top notch speakers and a diverse audience consisting of over 250 diplomats, executives, entrepreneurs, academics and young leaders. The Summit will cover a wide range of topics relevant to the economic development of the country and the region, such as:
- Sharing best practices that have enabled small states comparable to Macedonia to build sustainable economic models for growth
- Foreign Direct Investments – benefit or burden to the local economy
- The role of women in shaping the future along lines that are sustainable and cutting-edge
- The importance of IT, technology, and R&D sectors
- The role of social media in changing the social landscape of small countries
- Best practices in smart technologies and renewable energy
- Transforming Macedonia into a hub for smart industries
Past Summit speakers include such great business, science and technology minds as: Dr. Guruduth Banavar, Chief Science Officer and Vice President, IBM Research; Harry Kraemer, Kellogg School of Management professor and former CEO of Baxter; Nika Gilauri, former Prime Minister of Georgia; Samih Elhage, COO at Nokia; Gidi Mark, CEO of Birthright Israel; Chris Galvin, former CEO of Motorola; Sandy Ogg, Partner at the Blackstone Group; Mike Zafirovski, President of the Zaf Group, Board Member at Boeing and the Blackstone Group; Marko Butkovic, European Space Agency, Germany; Zdravko Pocivalšek, Minister of Economic development and technology, Slovenia; and many others.
It presents us a great pleasure to invite you to join us for this event and we hope you can leave your own mark in the shaping of a better, more efficient and more economically diverse future for the south-east Europe region and the Republic of Macedonia.