The Annual Investment Meeting is the largest investment and promotional event in Dubai organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates. Each year, the exhibition and the congress attract investors, financial specialists, project managers, decision makers, as well as representatives of the world of business and politics from the entire Near East and North Africa region.
The trip to AIM 2014 in Dubai (UAE) was organised as part of Eastern Poland Economic Promotion Programme for 16 representatives of yacht, cosmetics, real estate and furniture industries. The exhibition was also attended by 8 representatives of local governments from Eastern Poland. A representation of entrepreneurs and local administration from Eastern Poland participated in the event already for the fourth time.
During the three-day-long exhibition, entrepreneurs and representatives of the local government presented their products, information and promotional materials at the 70-square-metres-large regional stand of Eastern Poland. Entrepreneurs were able to promote their commercial offer and to establish new business contacts with people visiting the exhibition. Representatives of local governments presented specific investment projects located in their regions, whose owners were looking for foreign investors. As a part of subsidies for the participation in the event, the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ) commissioned the organisation of B2B meetings dedicated to companies, which were held at the stand.
The following companies were represented at the stand within the project: Blux Cosmetics sp. z o.o., Fabryka Mebli Dekort Zygmunt Dmochewicz i Wspólnicy sj, Firma Produkcyjno-Handlowa PROGRESJA, ADB Furniture sp. z o.o., Przedsiębiorstwo Produkcyjno-Handlowo-Usługowe Eksport Import Halina Małaszko Jerzy Małaszko, Meble – Okmed DEMKO sj, Nordhus SA, VBCH Design, Northman Krzytsztof Stępniak, Ahoj Czarter s.c. Sylwia Stępniak Krzysztof Stępniak, Sedna Yachts Jan Sulima, Piotr Truszczyński Firma Handlowo-Usługowa ‘SZKŁOMAL’, P.W. T&R Ziarko Tomasz Ziarko, Przedsiębiorstwo Meblowe T&R Ziarko Ryszard Ziarko, BRW SOFA sp. z o.o., PPU-H Nord Agencja Obrotu Nieruchomościami Włodzimierz Kudraszew. Moreover, representatives of the following local administration offices were present: Iława City Office, Ełk City Office, Marshal Office of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship, Rzeszów City Office, Łomża City Office, Lublin City Office, Białystok City Office, Marshal Office of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship.
The trip wasfunded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the Development of Eastern Poland Operational Programme, ‘Eastern Poland Economic Promotion Programme’ Measure I.4, Component Promotion of the 1st Priority Axis of the Development of Eastern Poland Operational Programme.