MinAgro and A7 CONFERENCES will host “Agri & Food Export Forum” on February 12-13, 2015 in Kyiv

On February 12-13, 2015 in the Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv under the patronage of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine will be hosted the «Agri & Food Export Forum» to bring together the key players of the market to discuss practical solutions regarding accessing the EU markets.

The Forum aims to become a refreshing of effective cooperation between all professionals on the market as well as between the market and the state, to establish and develop business connection in such a valuable economic sector. We are confident that this event will suggest many professionals of the best ways to obtain financing of their business by international banks”, remarked the Deputy Minister on European Integration at the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Vladyslava Rutytska.

Among the speakers are Oleksiy Pavlenko, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Vladyslava Rutytska, Deputy Minister on European Integration, Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Sevki Acuner, EBRD, Dominique Menu, BNP Paribas, Jean-Jacques Herve, Credit Agricole Bank Ukraine, Olena Voloshyna, IFC, Adam Mycyk, Dentons, Oleksiy Parkhomchuk, Danish International Investment Funds, Sergey Lyamets, Economic Pravda and many others.

The main topics of discussion will involve international experience of other countries, financing of Ukrainian exporters by the IFI and commercial banks, development of export strategy, practical toolkit for successfully accessing the highly competitive markets, etc.

It is important to mention that on the second day of the Forum the workshop session will take place with a prominent expert on export matters Maximilian Foedinger. This workshop will provide the top-managers and specialists of the Ukrainian agricultural exporters with a helicopter view on export strategy and individual consultations regarding the best practices of accessing the EU markets.

Thanks to the support of international partners participation in the Forum for the top-management of Ukrainian real sector companies is free of charge.

The event is conducted under the patronage of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. Organizer is A7 CONFERENCES. General Partner — Case IH, Institutional partner is EBRD, Exclusive Legal Partner — Dentons, Telecom Partner – Kyivstar. First TV – General TV Partner, Economic Pravda is the General Media Partner, Interfax-Ukraine is the General Informational Partner, Latifundist.com is the Internet Partner.

Among other media partners are KyivPost, Apostrophe, FinMaidan, UJBL, AgroNews, Centre for Transport Strategies, Financial Director, MinFin, Platfor.ma, ProRetail.info. Informational Partner is European Business Association in Ukraine. The Forum is supported by the UCAB, UAC, UGA, Edinburgh Business School Eastern Europe, Kyiv-Mohyla Business School, MIM-KYIV, Kyiv School of Economics and the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.

For media accreditation, please contact Lidiya Markova, tel. +38 044 232 77 39, +38 066 165 77 87, markova@mprgroup.com.ua

For additional information, please contact Maria Musiyaka, tel. +38 044 227 27 77, +38 050 189  22 20, maria.musiyaka@a7-group.com or visit: http://a7conf.com/agro