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

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
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

 

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

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Balfin, Albania

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    UCGA Educational Program “Board Direction”, Ukraine

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Viavi Solutions, Romania

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Maxima Grupe, Lithuania

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Niš, Serbia

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Sisak Moslavina, Poland

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Aerostructure Technologies, Georgia

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Olga Grudniak, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest North Macedonia

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    LGBT-friendly Certificate Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Sazka Group, Czech Republic

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    “i” Family Inclusive Theatre Minsk, Belarus

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Gater, Belarus

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    eInspector, Serbia

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    RoboticsX, Slovenia

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Kraków, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Spirit Slovenia

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Vilnius, Lithuania

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest Romania

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Wrocław, Poland

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Ukrtransgaz, Ukraine

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Grupa Nowy Styl, Poland

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Spice of Europe, Budapest, Hungary

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Solaris, Poland

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    CCC, Poland

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Mokate, Poland

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Teslasuit, Belarus

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Jaguar Land Rover, Slovakia

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Bayer, Ukraine

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Lingva Skills, Ukraine

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Łódź, Poland

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Grampet Group, Romania

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    United Group, Serbia

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    #visitPoland, Poland

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Networld, Varna

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Olga Kudinenko, Ukraine

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Holo4Labs, Poland

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    UA Tech, Ukraine

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Florin Badita, Romania

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Conte, Belarus

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    New Door NGO Riga, Latvia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Investment and Development Agency of Latvia

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Barin.io, Estonia

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Buta Art and Sweets Sumqayit, Azerbaijan

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Ondřej Kania, Czech Republic

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Genomtec, Poland

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    City Incubator, Slovenia

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Edvin Kanka Ćudić, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest Bulgaria Agency

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Ukraine Invest

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Mingorspravka Guest card, Belarus

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    CzechInvest

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    AD Plastik, Croatia

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    PPF Group, Czech Republic

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Zicer Startup Factory, Croatia

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    OTP Bank, Hungary

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Mercedes Benz, Poland

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    UBB HQ Gallery, Bulgaria

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Tekwill, Moldova

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Valmera Glass, Latvia

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Verint Systems, Romania

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Wielton, Poland

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Glucocarer, Lithuania

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Charity project «I see!» Minsk, Belarus

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Slovak Investment and Development Agency

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Sosnowiec, Poland

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Taras Yavorskyy, Ukraine

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest Moldova

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Azpromo, Azerbaijan

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Writer’s Hub, Slovenia

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    #ilovediversity campaign Poznań, Poland

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Freewa Project, Croatia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Business Armenia

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Tirana Photo Festival, Albania

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Klaipėda, Lithuania

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Galați, Romania

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Enterprise Georgia

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    ROL, Lithuania

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Open Theater Tirana, Albania

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Praga Koneser Centre, Poland

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Milteks, Georgia

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Cleveron, Estonia

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Deti MBA, Belarus

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Gosposvetska Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Santander One Pay FX, Poland

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Debrecen, Hungary

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Promocija, Montenegro

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Go Beyond, Latvia

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Adamed, Poland

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Georgia Travel, Georgia

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Echo, Georgia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Montenegrin Investment Promotion Agency

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Invest Lithuania

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    TransferHUB, Poland

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Holoroad, Poland

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Youth Cancer Europe Cluj-Napoca, Romania

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Brandville, Ukraine

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Quick Cash AI, Georgia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Development Agency of Serbia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Polish Investment and Trade Agency

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    #EstonianWay, Estonia

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Continentel, Lithuania

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Ericsson, Hungary

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Devexperts, Bulgaria

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    CoPlay, Czech Republic

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of Bosnia Herzegovina

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    Insignes Lab, Poland

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Revitalisation of Łódź, Poland

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Inter Marine Group. Poland

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    MoustracheTour, Slovenia

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    TCL Research, Poland

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Acronis, Bulgaria

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Timotej Kotnik, Slovenia

  • Social Impact Start-up

    Social Impact Start-up

    OmoLab, Croatia

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Mateusz Hołda, Poland

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Marek Materek, Poland

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Hello 2, Kosovo

  • City FDI Strategy

    City FDI Strategy

    Poznań, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Albanian Investment Development Agency

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Croatia

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Badamy Geny, Poland

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Space for Girls Foundation Warszawa, Poland

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Everyone’s Business Vilnius, Lithuania

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Multivac, Bulgaria

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    #beourguest, Moldova

  • Young Empowerment Initiative

    Young Empowerment Initiative

    Ukraine Reformers Architecture with the EBRD, Ukraine

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Telamon, North Macedonia

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    LUG, Poland

  • Global Champion

    Global Champion

    Blue Projects, Romania

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    The G-spot Vilnius, Lithuania

  • Renewal Project

    Renewal Project

    Skanderbeg Square Tirana, Albania

  • Innovation Initiative

    Innovation Initiative

    Lightopsy, Poland

  • Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Equality-Friendly Initiative

    Mátra Resort Parádsasvár, Hungary

  • FDI Project

    FDI Project

    Neo Group, Lithuania

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Tucano Coffee, Moldova

  • Regional Champion

    Regional Champion

    Itaka, Poland

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Kosovo Investment and Enterprise Support Agency

  • Tourism Campaign

    Tourism Campaign

    Two million reasons, Slovenia

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Agency of Investment and Privatisation of Belarus

  • Research and Development

    Research and Development

    Gedeon Richter, Hungary

  • National Investment Promotion Agency

    National Investment Promotion Agency

    Enterprise Estonia (EAS)

  • Young Influencer

    Young Influencer

    Margo Lazarenkova, Belarus

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