Outlook on Ukraine: opportunity for outsourcing companies

Are you looking into entering the UK market or extending your presence in the market?

Would you like to showcase your expertise and raise awareness about your company in the UK and beyond?

Are you struggling to make the right connections and find partners in the UK?

Would you like to get valuable insight on the UK market from leading authorities in the outsourcing industry and meet them in person?


We are providing you all these opportunities via the Emerging Europe Outlook on Ukraine.


An Emerging Europe Outlook is a wide-reaching discussion of the business environment of a specific country.

The Emerging Europe Outlook on Ukraine will take place throughout 2017. It will involve 50+ international financial institutions, government representatives, foreign investors, local businesses, industry associations and experts — and explore their insights, experiences and guidance.

The objective of the Emerging Europe Outlook on Ukraine is to provide investors and companies looking into the country with extensive, in-depth understanding of its business environment, as well as introduce international audiences to their potential partners in the country.

The result will be the largest coverage about business opportunities in Ukraine ever done by an international media outlet.


The Emerging Europe Outlook on Ukraine consists of four elements:


1. Online Special Report  — launched in January, new content added weekly until April 2017



The special report is hosted and promoted on the Emerging Europe portal and social media channels: 60+ analytical, well-researched articles, interviews, opinion editorials, videos, podcasts and infographics.

Reference: Outlook on Ukraine 2017 special report


2. Print Magazine/Special Report — published in April 2017


All content produced for the online special report is published as a magazine — in print and digital format. The magazine is distributed to investment banks, equity funds, private investors, consultancies and influencers in the UK, Germany and France.

2,000 copies are distributed directly to the audience below:

Another 1,000 copies will be distributed during three high-profile events:

EBRD Annual Meeting & Business Forum 2017 — Nicosia, May 9-11

Going Global Live investment exhibition and conference — London, May 17-18

EBRD-Emerging Europe Outlook on Ukraine investment conference — London, November


ReferenceOutlook on Belarus magazine.


3. IT Outsourcing Workshop & Networking Seminar — London, May 23 2017


We will bring leading industry experts and influencers together, in London, to explore Ukraine and provide the participating outsourcing vendor companies with knowledge on how to break into Western European markets.

On top of that we invite buyers of outsourcing services to join the conversation and help matchmake them.

The networking seminar will be organised in partnership with the Global Sourcing Association, who bring their 300+ members and an 18,000 mailing list of key industry players to the table.


14.30 Welcome coffee for Ukrainian institutions and IT outsourcing vendor companies

15.00 What do buyers really want and how to effectively reach out to them? workshop with the Global Sourcing Association

15.45 Location promotion, effective communication and cultural differences: how to stand out in such a competitive region? workshop with Emerging Europe

16.30 Official start for attendees: networking coffee

17.00 Keynote presentations

17.30 Panel discussion

18.15 Networking cocktails and one-on-one meetings

20.00 Closing of event

Target seniority: 80% C-level, Director or Founder

Audience: 40 representatives of UK-based buyers of outsourcing services and industry opinion leaders and influencers

“I very much appreciated Emerging Europe’s Belarus ITO seminar. It gathered insightful speakers that were led into an interesting debate thanks to the excellent moderation of Andrew Wrobel. The highly-interactive format lead to an engaged audience. Networking opportunities were excellent. I would definitely participate in future Emerging Europe events.”

Elias van Herwaarden, EMEA Service Leader for Global Location Services, Deloitte


4. EBRD-Emerging Europe Outlook on Ukraine Investment Conference — co-hosted with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) —  London, November 2017


We bring the discussion that is in the special report out into the real world in a conference co-hosted with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) at the Bank’s headquarters in London.

Reference: Outlook on Croatia and Outlook on Belarus conferences.



What Will it Feel Like to Join Us?

As a participant of the Outlook on Ukraine, you will start by being part of the largest coverage about business opportunities in Ukraine ever done internationally. In the coverage, you will showcase your company’s expertise in ITO-related content — and even have the chance to advertise it directly.

Next, if you chose a Partner package, your branding will appear on all print collateral, advertising and electronic media associated with the ITO networking seminar. If you have a Partner package, you will also be invited to go through the list of registered participants and select the ones you would like to be introduced to during the seminar.

On May 23, together with the Global Sourcing Association, we will give you a short course on how to break into international markets and how to understand the mindset of Western European and North American buyers.

Then it will be show time: we’ll host leading buyers of outsourcing services in the seminar. This will be the perfect situation for you to cement your position as an outstanding provider in the Ukrainian market. You will connect to potential clients, partners and experts, with whom you will keep contact to forge deeper relationships in the short and medium term.

Next, you will use a unique tool to educate and attract existing prospects: the Outlook on Ukraine magazine, in which you will feature. We think your market and our audience are a perfect match. Come find your next business opportunity and take your business to new heights — all while you help us raise awareness and attract investment to Ukraine.


How can you join us?

We have prepared exposure and networking opportunities for Ukrainian outsourcing companies, which are looking into entering or expanding their presence in the UK and Western Europe.


Read about the project on Ukrainian media outlets:



Let’s make it happen.

Let’s get your company to the forefront of the discussion about outsourcing in Ukraine, strengthening your international presence and attracting potential clients along the way.

Contact our representative Nataly Veremeeva for more details and introduction:

Cossacks Information Technologies 

Mobile: +380501700155

Skype: Nataly.Veremeeva 

E-mail: consult@cossacksit.com

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Would you like to discuss recent developments and business opportunities 

in Central and Eastern Europe?

Are you interested in meeting like-minded individuals and business people?


Join the

4th Emerging Europe Business Mixer

to exchange ideas, network and enjoy a drink.

Date: 27 March, 2017

RSVP to office@emerging-europe.com


Our mixers take place on the last Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Balls Brothers Bury Court, nestled by the Gherkin, in partnership with

38 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EX (Tube: Liverpool Street Station)


(photo courtesy of Balls Brothers Bury Court)

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