The Emerging Europe Leaders’ Meeting & Awards embody the values of VISION — creating an inspiring road map of the region’s prosperous growth, EMPOWERMENT and ACHIEVEMENT — making the region stronger and more confident to thrive, and LEADERSHIP — seeking continuous improvement and setting the bar high.

Is the future of emerging Europe important to you? Join us in London on 27-28 June 2019.

Laureates of the Remarkable Achievement Awards 2019

Kristalina Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva

CEO, World Bank, Laureate of the Princess Marina Sturdza Award 2019
Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras

Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Laureate of the joint Günter Verheugen Award 2019
Zoran Zaev

Zoran Zaev

Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Laureate of the joint Günter Verheugen Award 2019

 

Speakers

Anne Marie Martin

Anne Marie Martin

Director for Global Business Networks, British Chambers of Commerce
Ion Sturdza

Ion Sturdza

President, Fribourg Capita, former Prime Minister of Moldova
Paula Pirvanescu

Paula Pirvanescu

State Secretary, Ministry for Business Environment, Commerce and Entrepreneurship, Romania
Tadeusz Kościński

Tadeusz Kościński

Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology, Poland
Zdenko Lucić

Zdenko Lucić

State Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Craft, Croatia

Agnieszka Gajewska

Agnieszka Gajewska

Partner, CEE Leader Public Sector & Infrastructure, PwC
Michael Keroullé

Michael Keroullé

Chief Commercial Officer for Steam Power at GE Power.
Samuel Burke

Samuel Burke

Business & Technology Correspondent, CNN Business
Elias Van Herwaarden

Elias Van Herwaarden

EMEA Service Leader, Global Location Strategies, Deloitte
Olga Grygier-Siddons

Olga Grygier-Siddons

former CEO, PwC, CEE

 

Partners

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GE
EBRD

Leaders’ Meeting & Awards in numbers

16

16

Categories

110+

110+

Press articles and posts (2018)

227

227

Nominees

300+

300+

Attendees

949

949

Applicants

5m+

5m+

Social media impressions (2018)

Nominees 2019

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Conte, Belarus

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Mátra Resort Parádsasvár, Hungary

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Barin.io, Estonia

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    LUG, Poland

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Tekwill, Moldova

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Spirit Slovenia

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    CoPlay, Czech Republic

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    UBB HQ Gallery, Bulgaria

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Margo Lazarenkova, Belarus

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Olga Grudniak, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Albanian Investment Development Agency

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Go Beyond, Latvia

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    OmoLab, Croatia

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    CCC, Poland

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Georgia Travel, Georgia

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    LGBT-friendly Certificate Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest North Macedonia

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Tirana Photo Festival, Albania

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Wrocław, Poland

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Olga Kudinenko, Ukraine

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Mokate, Poland

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Niš, Serbia

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    ROL, Lithuania

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Sazka Group, Czech Republic

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Everyone’s Business Vilnius, Lithuania

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    #ilovediversity campaign Poznań, Poland

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Marek Materek, Poland

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Sisak Moslavina, Poland

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Continentel, Lithuania

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    OTP Bank, Hungary

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Telamon, North Macedonia

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    #EstonianWay, Estonia

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Neo Group, Lithuania

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    United Group, Serbia

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Hello 2, Kosovo

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Two million reasons, Slovenia

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Sosnowiec, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Polish Investment and Trade Agency

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Inter Marine Group. Poland

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Jaguar Land Rover, Slovakia

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Echo, Georgia

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    #visitPoland, Poland

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Kraków, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Enterprise Georgia

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Solaris, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest Lithuania

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Deti MBA, Belarus

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Enterprise Estonia (EAS)

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Genomtec, Poland

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Mercedes Benz, Poland

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Edvin Kanka Ćudić, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    New Door NGO Riga, Latvia

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    RoboticsX, Slovenia

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Gosposvetska Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Investment and Development Agency of Latvia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest Romania

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Santander One Pay FX, Poland

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Łódź, Poland

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Youth Cancer Europe Cluj-Napoca, Romania

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Mingorspravka Guest card, Belarus

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Kosovo Investment and Enterprise Support Agency

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Skanderbeg Square Tirana, Albania

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Montenegrin Investment Promotion Agency

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Acronis, Bulgaria

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest Bulgaria Agency

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    TCL Research, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Agency of Investment and Privatisation of Belarus

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Lingva Skills, Ukraine

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Itaka, Poland

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    PPF Group, Czech Republic

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Quick Cash AI, Georgia

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Tucano Coffee, Moldova

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Valmera Glass, Latvia

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Aerostructure Technologies, Georgia

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Insignes Lab, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Development Agency of Serbia

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    City Incubator, Slovenia

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Open Theater Tirana, Albania

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Devexperts, Bulgaria

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Croatia

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Buta Art and Sweets Sumqayit, Azerbaijan

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Networld, Varna

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Ondřej Kania, Czech Republic

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Ukrtransgaz, Ukraine

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Vilnius, Lithuania

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of Bosnia Herzegovina

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Badamy Geny, Poland

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Balfin, Albania

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Timotej Kotnik, Slovenia

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Blue Projects, Romania

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Florin Badita, Romania

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Ukraine Reformers Architecture with the EBRD, Ukraine

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Milteks, Georgia

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    “i” Family Inclusive Theatre Minsk, Belarus

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Business Armenia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Slovak Investment and Development Agency

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Cleveron, Estonia

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Grampet Group, Romania

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Teslasuit, Belarus

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    UA Tech, Ukraine

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Azpromo, Azerbaijan

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Klaipėda, Lithuania

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    AD Plastik, Croatia

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Freewa Project, Croatia

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    MoustracheTour, Slovenia

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Galați, Romania

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Bayer, Ukraine

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Promocija, Montenegro

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Mateusz Hołda, Poland

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Maxima Grupe, Lithuania

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Lightopsy, Poland

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    The G-spot Vilnius, Lithuania

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Brandville, Ukraine

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Space for Girls Foundation Warszawa, Poland

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    eInspector, Serbia

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Holo4Labs, Poland

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Poznań, Poland

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Multivac, Bulgaria

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Holoroad, Poland

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    #beourguest, Moldova

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Wielton, Poland

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Viavi Solutions, Romania

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Debrecen, Hungary

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Glucocarer, Lithuania

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Taras Yavorskyy, Ukraine

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Praga Koneser Centre, Poland

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Zicer Startup Factory, Croatia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest Moldova

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Spice of Europe, Budapest, Hungary

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Ericsson, Hungary

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Adamed, Poland

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Writer’s Hub, Slovenia

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Gedeon Richter, Hungary

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Verint Systems, Romania

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    CzechInvest

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    UCGA Educational Program “Board Direction”, Ukraine

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Ukraine Invest

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Charity project «I see!» Minsk, Belarus

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Gater, Belarus

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Grupa Nowy Styl, Poland

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Revitalisation of Łódź, Poland

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    TransferHUB, Poland

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