SLO-CRO Business Meeting

A very successful and well attended business event on the topic of connecting Slovenian and Croatian companies to strengthen business cooperation.

The plenary part of the event was preceded by a presentation by company ETRA. At 5 pm, a brief B2B business meeting between entrepreneurs from both sides of the border followed at the Provincial Museum. The event also featured the international Connect SME plus project, which also included some companies from Celje and the region.

Guests at the event plenary:

Tomislav Čizmić, CEO of Mercator

Šime Ivanjko, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Croatia to Slovenia

Izidor Krivec,  President of the Regional Chamber of Commerce

Goran Berić, Vice-President of the Slovenian-Croatian Business Club

The conversation with the guests was held in the spirit of good cooperation and the desire to further increase trade between Slovenia and Croatia. The Honorary Consul Šime Ivanjko presented the foundations of good cooperation in both social and economic fields. Goran Berić summarized the possibilities for increasing economic cooperation and presented the activities of the SLO-CRO Business Club in this field.

In addition to business issues regarding Mercator, Tomislav Čizmić and Izidor Krivec presented economic opportunities and joint ventures between Slovenian and Croatian companies, both in the region and beyond.

Within the framework of the business meeting program, the presentation of the business accelerator ABC Accelerator from Ljubljana was also presented. Also presenting at the event was the Tolar Hashnet platform, delivered by Tolar Hashnet Zagreb board member Marko Kučić.

The SLO-CRO business event was attended by 94 entrepreneurs from Slovenia, Croatia and Austria.