Past events

Eastern Partnership Conference - A stronger economy for stronger societies
On 7 December in Vienna, the Austrian Presidency of the European Council is hosting the first high-level annual Eastern Partnership (EaP) conference around the subject of ‘ A stronger economy for stronger societies - Investing in people for sustainable growth ’. Following up on the Eastern Partnership Summit last November, it is now time to take stock of the achievements within the 20...
Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018
The ‘Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018’ Forum will be held in Gyumri, Armenia from 7-8 December, with the support of the EU4Business ‘Support to SME development in Armenia’ (SMEDA) project . The forum will host more than 200 young people from all regions of Armenia engaged in high-tech and innovation. There will be three main directions for panel discussions and presentations: “Local...
Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018
The Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018 takes place in Vienna on 6 December, organised by the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council . The Forum and B2B Matchmaking platform will be an opportunity for representatives of companies, experts and public institution from EU member states and the EU’s six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and...
Startup Boost Weekend 2018
The EU4Business SMEDA project is supporting the third Startup Boost Weekend in Armenia from 1-2 December, 2018. This time, the weekend will be held at the National Polytechnic University in Yerevan for around 120 students from 5 other universities that have partnered within the SBW initiative. The Startup Boost Weekend is a 48-hour event to promote entrepreneurial thinking among students. During...
Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018
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01/12/2018 to 02/12/2018
The ‘Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018’ forum will take place for the second time this year in Gyumri, Armenia on 1-2 December. The forum, organised with the support of the EU-SMEDA project and the EU4Business initiative, aims at strengthening entrepreneurship and start-up ecosystems, and connecting tech and non-tech SMEs in the regions. During the 2-day forum, entrepreneurs and young...
Business Innovation Forum 2018
The Business Innovation Forum 2018 will be held from 30 November to 1 December in Dilijan. The forum is an annual international event organised by the Union of Advanced Technology Enterprises and supported by the EU-SMEDA project for the third year in a row. The objective of the Forum is to create a viable platform for business communication, knowledge sharing and discussions among local and...
Essentials of Financial Management
A four-day training course for women entrepreneurs on ‘Essentials of Financial Management’ will be held on 29-30 November and 6-7 December in the Armenian capital Yerevan, helping participants to gain a comprehensive knowledge of their business's financial functionality and not to miss investment opportunities. The training, which is held in within the framework of the ‘ Women in Business ’...
High-Quality Financial Information & Economic Integration
The 2018 Ministerial Conference on ‘ High-Quality Financial Information & Economic Integration ’ will be held on 27 November at the Hofburg Congress Centre in Vienna, with a week of side events before and after the conference. The event is organised by the World Bank's Centre for Financial Reporting Reform and hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The...
OECD Eurasia Week 2018
OECD Eurasia Week 2018 takes place in Paris on 19-21 November around the theme “OECDeurasia@10: Drawing the Lessons, Shaping the Future” . This year’s Eurasia Week will include a peer review of Azerbaijan on the topics of the SME Roadmap and Inclusive Investment in the Consumer Goods Sector, and a monitoring review of Georgia’s SME Strategy. Both sessions will discuss the reports that the OECD...
The EBRD Advice for Small Businesses programme is organising a five-day training course on Management Consulting Essentials for consultants in the Armenian capital Yerevan, from 22-26 October, as part of the EU4Business initiative. The deadline for registration is 18 October. This highly applied and interactive course has been specifically designed with the needs of Armenian consultants in mind...