Latest Events

Peace and Trading for East Europe

Yerevan, Armenia | 26-28 June, 2024

Join us in the culturally rich and historically significant country of Armenia for the European Business Summit for Peace and Unity. This extraordinary event brings together business leaders and entrepreneurs from across the European continent to address the challenges posed by conflict and to explore new avenues for trade and cooperation in a divided world. Together, we will work towards building a future of peace, unity, and prosperity.

Event Highlights:

  • Hear from distinguished speakers who will share their insights on overcoming the economic and social challenges brought about by conflict. Learn about innovative strategies for fostering peace through trade and business.
  • Engage in thought-provoking discussions with experts and peers about the impact of war on business and the economy, and explore collaborative solutions for sustainable development and unity.
  • Connect with like-minded professionals from diverse sectors and backgrounds. Our networking sessions provide the perfect platform to forge new partnerships and strengthen existing relationships.
  • Participate in interactive workshops focused on conflict resolution, peacebuilding, and the role of business in promoting social cohesion. Learn practical approaches to overcoming obstacles and driving positive change.
  • Experience the rich cultural heritage of Armenia through guided tours and cultural activities that highlight the country’s history, resilience, and commitment to peace.

  • Perks for Participants:

  • Expand Your Network
    Meet and connect with business leaders and entrepreneurs from all over Europe who are committed to making a difference in a divided world.
  • Discover Solutions
    Gain valuable insights into innovative strategies and best practices for overcoming the challenges of conflict and promoting peace through business.
  • Gain Industry Insights
    Stay informed about the latest trends and developments in trade and international relations amidst a backdrop of global challenges.
  • Form Strategic Partnerships
    Identify opportunities for collaboration and build strong partnerships that can drive positive change and contribute to a more unified and peaceful world.
  • The Atlantic HO.RE.CA. Way

    Lisbon, Portugal | 24-25 June, 2024

    Immerse yourself in the vibrant and historic city of Lisbon, Portugal, at the Atlantic HORECA Summit. This premier event gathers business leaders and professionals from the HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant, and Café) sector to explore the latest advancements, technologies, products, and trends in the Atlantic region. With a special focus on tourism and emerging business opportunities, this summit is the perfect platform for innovation and growth in the hospitality industry.

    Event Highlights:

  • Gain valuable insights from industry experts on the latest innovations and trends shaping the HORECA sector in the Atlantic region. Learn about cutting-edge technologies, sustainable practices, and strategic growth areas.
  • Participate in engaging discussions with top professionals about the evolution of the HORECA industry, market dynamics, and the future of tourism.
  • Connect with fellow professionals from across the globe. Our networking sessions and informal gatherings provide the perfect platform to build meaningful relationships and explore new collaborations.
  • Attend practical workshops focused on the latest products, technologies, and best practices in the HORECA sector. Learn from industry leaders about innovative approaches and solutions.
  • Experience the charm and culture of Lisbon with guided tours that showcase its rich history, vibrant culinary scene, and significant role in the Atlantic region’s tourism industry.

  • Why Attend?

  • Meet and connect with international business leaders and HORECA professionals who share your passion for innovation and excellence.
  • Explore new and emerging opportunities in the Atlantic region’s tourism and hospitality sectors that can elevate your business.
  • Stay ahead of the curve with insights into the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in the HORECA industry.
  • Identify potential collaborations with other attendees, creating pathways for new ventures and business growth.
  • Iberia Monthly Meet Up for Members and Guests

    Worldwide | 2024

    Welcome to the heart of international collaboration and innovation: the Iberian International Business Hub. Our dynamic community of professionals and entrepreneurs from around the globe thrives on the connections and insights gained through our exclusive monthly meetups.

    Connecting Leaders, Inspiring Growth

    Each month, our members and guests come together in one of Europe’s vibrant cities to share ideas, foster partnerships, and explore new opportunities. Our meetups have been hosted in the cosmopolitan settings of London, Stockholm, Brussels, Bordeaux, Amsterdam, and Paris, providing diverse backdrops that inspire creativity and collaboration.

  • Global Network: Engage with a diverse group of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators from various industries and backgrounds.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Gain insights from thought leaders and industry experts through keynote speeches, panel discussions, and interactive workshops.
  • Collaborative Environment: Participate in open forums and networking sessions designed to spark new ideas and forge valuable business relationships.
  • Cultural Experience: Experience the unique culture and business environments of some of Europe’s most dynamic cities.
  • Welcome to the heart of international collaboration and innovation: the Iberian International Business Hub. Our dynamic community of professionals and entrepreneurs from around the globe thrives on the connections and insights gained through our exclusive monthly meetups.

    Connecting Leaders, Inspiring Growth

    Each month, our members and guests come together in one of Europe’s vibrant cities to share ideas, foster partnerships, and explore new opportunities. Our meetups have been hosted in the cosmopolitan settings of London, Stockholm, Brussels, Bordeaux, Amsterdam, and Paris, providing diverse backdrops that inspire creativity and collaboration.

  • Global Network: Engage with a diverse group of business leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators from various industries and backgrounds.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Gain insights from thought leaders and industry experts through keynote speeches, panel discussions, and interactive workshops.
  • Collaborative Environment: Participate in open forums and networking sessions designed to spark new ideas and forge valuable business relationships.
  • Cultural Experience: Experience the unique culture and business environments of some of Europe’s most dynamic cities.

  • 2024 Events

    These are the meetups that we have already organized this year! Contact us to know more, participate or become a part of the Iberia Project.

  • Iberia January Meetup – Paris 15-16 January 2024
  • Iberia February meet up – London 14-15 February 2024
  • Iberia March Meetup – Brussels 15-16 March 2024
  • Iberia April Meetup – Stockholm – 13-16 April 2024
  • Iberia May Meetup – Bordeaux 23-24 May 2024
  • Iberia June Meetup – Amsterdam 17-18 June 2024
  • Mediterranean Gate for International Trade

    Isola d’Elba, Italy | 7-9 June, 2024

    Join us on the beautiful Isola d’Elba in Italy for an exclusive gathering of international business leaders and entrepreneurs at the Mediterranean gate for international trade. This event is dedicated to exploring the vast opportunities within the Mediterranean region, delving into its rich history of trade, and forging new partnerships that will drive future success.

    Event Highlights:

  • Keynote Sessions: Hear from renowned experts on the latest trends and opportunities in Mediterranean trade. Gain insights into market dynamics, emerging sectors, and strategic growth areas.
  • Panel Discussions: Engage with industry leaders in thought-provoking discussions about the history of Mediterranean exchange and its influence on today’s business landscape.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals from around the world. Our structured networking sessions and informal gatherings are designed to help you build lasting relationships.
  • Workshops and Breakout Sessions: Participate in hands-on workshops focused on practical strategies for trading in the Mediterranean region. Learn from experienced traders and business developers about best practices and innovative approaches.
  • Cultural Exploration: Enjoy the unique charm of Isola d’Elba, with guided tours that highlight its historical significance in Mediterranean trade and its stunning natural beauty.

  • Opportunities for participants:

  • Expand Your Network: Meet international business leaders and entrepreneurs who are as passionate about Mediterranean trade as you are.
  • Discover Opportunities: Learn about new and emerging opportunities in the region that can propel your business forward.
  • Gain Historical Insights: Understand the historical context of Mediterranean trade and how it shapes contemporary business practices.
  • Form Strategic Partnerships: Explore potential collaborations with other attendees, paving the way for new ventures and business growth.
  • Ecology and Future In Emerging Economies

    Baku, Azerbaijan | 15-19 May, 2024

    Ecology and Future is a global conference, where distinguished representatives from developing nations gather to discuss and promote sustainable industrial and economic development in line with international environmental standards. Our mission is to forge a pathway to significant progress that not only advances the prospects of developing countries but also upholds the sanctity of our global environment.

    In our interconnected world, the growth trajectory of developing countries holds immense importance for the global community. It is imperative to ensure that this development does not come at the cost of our natural surroundings. Therefore, our event focuses on exploring viable strategies that harmonize economic growth with environmental preservation, adhering to international treaties and guidelines.

    Through engaging dialogues, expert panel discussions, and collaborative workshops, we aim to illuminate the complexities of balancing environmental considerations with the pressing need for development. Our conference serves as a critical platform for policymakers, industry leaders, and environmental advocates to converge and redefine the parameters of sustainable progress.

    East & Middle East Distributors and Traders Summit

    Dubrovnik, Croatia | 24 April – 1 May, 2024

    This summit brings together key players from the raw materials sectors, including iron and aluminum, semi-finished products, and industry-specific software solutions. Our participants are prominent figures from companies and industries across Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

    Our summit provides a unique platform for distributors and suppliers to engage in meaningful dialogues, share insights, and explore new opportunities. Through a series of meticulously planned meetings, exchange sessions, and dedicated conferences, attendees will gain invaluable industry knowledge and foster partnerships that transcend borders.

    Set against the backdrop of Dubrovnik’s breathtaking landscapes, the summit is not just an event but an experience, designed to inspire and facilitate growth in the ever-evolving manufacturing landscape. Join us for eight days of networking, professional development, and strategic discussions that are sure to reshape the future of raw materials and manufacturing.

    We look forward to welcoming you to Dubrovnik for an unforgettable gathering of industry leaders and innovators. Together, let’s drive progress and achieve new heights in the world of manufacturing.

    Family building and economical development

    Riga, Latvia | 17-21 April, 2024

    Our 4-day Summit in Latvia is dedicated to celebrating and discussing the pivotal role of family-owned businesses and the fundamental unit of the family in society and economic systems. This event brings together experts, business leaders, scholars, and policy-makers from across Europe and beyond to explore the enduring significance and evolving challenges of family enterprises.

    Family-owned businesses are not just the backbone of the European economy; they are a testament to enduring business models that have stood the test of time. With their deep roots and commitment to community values, these enterprises highlight the importance of stability, legacy, and personal touch in business practices.

    Our summit aims to underscore the unique contributions of family businesses to economic diversity and sustainability. Through a series of insightful talks, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the strategies that foster long-term success and resilience in family-owned enterprises.

    Mittel Europa Meets Atlantic

    Vienna, Austria | 29-30 March, 2024

    The initiative “Mittel Europa Meets Atlantic” was a vibrant two-day summit held in Vienna, aimed at connecting professionals and entrepreneurs from the Central European and Atlantic European regions. Participants came from a diverse array of geographic areas, including Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Hungary, and Liechtenstein for Central Europe; and the British Isles (United Kingdom and Ireland), Iceland, Western Scandinavia, Northern Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Western France for Atlantic Europe.

    This event was structured to facilitate extensive networking, corporate presentations, and idea exchanges, with a particular emphasis on strengthening commercial and cultural relationships between these two diverse yet historically interconnected European regions. Sessions were designed to maximize direct interactions among participants, encouraging the exploration of potential collaborations, sharing of best practices, and discussions on common market challenges.

    In addition to meetings and networking, the summit hosted a series of thematic workshops and roundtable discussions, with experts from various sectors speaking on topics such as technological innovation, sustainable development, and economic growth strategies. These meetings provided participants with valuable insights into emerging trends and market dynamics affecting both regions.

    “Mittel Europa Meets Atlantic” also provided an opportunity to celebrate cultural diversity and promote greater mutual understanding between the countries of Central and Atlantic Europe, with a special focus on emerging opportunities on the horizon. The event represented a significant step forward in the path of European integration and cooperation, highlighting the importance of maintaining an open and ongoing dialogue between these two key areas of the continent.

    Entrepreneurs and Trade. Executive Meeting

    Madrid, Spain | 12 March, 2024

    The “Entrepreneurs and Trade” event stands out as a crucial annual meeting for leading entrepreneurs and traders from the European Union, with special attention to participants from the Iberian Peninsula. The event is held in Madrid and consists of a one-day executive meeting that offers networking sessions and one-to-one individual meetings.

    The core of this event is to create a platform for exchanging ideas, promoting collaborations in new entrepreneurial initiatives, and generating business opportunities. In a lively and stimulating environment, entrepreneurs and professionals from the commercial sector meet to discuss the latest market trends, develop new business strategies, and form long-term strategic partnerships.

    The event also includes debates and presentations by key figures in the business world, providing thought-provoking insights and critical updates on economic trends and market innovations. In summary, “Entrepreneurs and Trade” represents an unmissable opportunity for anyone wishing to expand their professional network, enrich their knowledge, and influence future trends in commerce and entrepreneurship in Europe.

    1st Quarter Iberia Project Summit

    Lisbon, Portugal | March, 2024

    Seville served as the backdrop for the inaugural annual summit of entrepreneurs participating in the Iberia Project, a pioneering event that brought together brilliant and visionary minds in the field of innovation and entrepreneurial development. This meeting represents a milestone in the calendar of any professional who wishes not only to expand their network but also to immerse themselves in a stimulating environment where future ideas take shape.

    The summit offered a series of workshops, discussion panels, and networking sessions designed to maximize interaction among participants and facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experiences. Industry leaders had the opportunity to present successful case studies, discuss common challenges, and explore new market strategies through constructive and collaborative dialogue.

    Highlights of the event included celebrating the achievements of Iberia Project participants, reflecting on the successes that have marked the past year, and discussing lessons learned. Additionally, plans for new projects and initiatives were outlined, with a special focus on emerging opportunities on the horizon.

    The gala evening, an exclusive event that concluded the summit, was an opportunity to further strengthen professional and personal ties in a relaxed and festive setting. Featuring prominent industry figures and special guests, the gala not only celebrated successes but also encouraged a shared vision for the future.

    The Seville summit is just the beginning of a continuing journey of collaboration and innovation. We invite all entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and innovators to join us at next year’s edition to continue building on this momentum and together shape the future of our industry.

    Dinner for Magnates, Investors, and New Idea Creators

    Paris, France | 29 January, 2024

    The “Dinner for Magnates, Investors and New Idea Creators” is an exclusive event that took place on January 29 in Paris, marking it as one of the nerve centers of international business. This gala evening brings together an elite of European professionals, industrial magnates, prominent investors, and innovators from across the continent in a refined and stimulating atmosphere.

    The event is designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and strategies among industry leaders and to promote transnational investment opportunities. It offers participants a unique platform to share their visions and experiences, explore new market trends, and discuss challenges and opportunities in the global economic landscape.

    The benefits of participating in high-level exclusive events like this are numerous. Participants have the opportunity to interact with some of the most influential magnates, investors, and idea creators in Europe. This event represents a rare chance to extend one’s network to extraordinarily high levels, potentially including business partners, mentors, and financiers. Being present at such a prestigious event significantly enhances personal visibility and that of the represented company.

    Many of the discussions that take place in settings like this can lead to business opportunities that are generally not accessible through conventional channels. The exclusivity of the event ensures that every conversation can have a significant potential impact.

    The stimulating and varied environment promotes a fertile exchange of ideas that can inspire new approaches and strategies in one’s field of activity. It is also an opportunity to receive immediate feedback on new projects or ideas from thought leaders and industry influencers.

    The dinner takes place in one of the most enchanting settings in Paris, offering a top-tier culinary experience along with live performances and presentations. This creates a pleasant atmosphere that facilitates socializing in a more relaxed and personal manner.

    Participation in this dinner can transform into a catalyst for personal and business success, providing an unmatched opportunity for growth and professional development in a context of absolute excellence.

    Digital Music and European Rights

    Belgrade, Serbia | 24-26 January, 2024

    Welcome to our International Panel “Digital Music and European rights & Royalties” (DMERR), a premier event dedicated to fostering understanding, innovation, and collaboration among professionals in the European music rights and royalties industry. Our panel is designed to address the complex dynamics of the evolving landscape of music rights management, influenced by recent EU legislations, cutting-edge technologies, and advancements in artificial intelligence.

    The DMERR serves as a vital platform for industry leaders, policymakers, tech innovators, and legal experts to converge and discuss the future of music rights in Europe. This event is structured to provide valuable insights into the current state and future prospects of European rights management systems, aiming to promote fair practice and enhance the efficiency of rights management across the continent.

    Our Focus:

  • New EU Legislations: Delve into the latest regulatory changes and understand their implications for music rights and royalties.

  • Technological Advancements: Discover how new technologies and AI are revolutionizing rights management, from automated royalty distribution systems to AI-driven copyright detection.

  • Platform Rights Management: Discuss the challenges and opportunities in managing music rights on various digital platforms, ensuring fair compensation and protection for rights holders.
  • Building a New Company Abroad

    Porto, Portugal | 12-15 January, 2024

    “Building a New Company Abroad” is an essential event for professionals, entrepreneurs, and scholars involved in the internationalization of European businesses. This meeting offers an exclusive opportunity to delve deeply into issues related to international expansion through discussion panels, practical workshops, and high-profile presentations by industry experts.

    During the event, several conferences of particular interest stood out:

  • “Global Expansion Strategies”: Analysis of the most effective tactics for European companies aiming to enter global markets, illustrating success stories and optimal methods for overcoming local competitors and adapting to the needs of international consumers.

  • “Challenges and Opportunities in International Markets”: A thorough discussion on the difficulties companies face when expanding abroad, including aspects such as compliance with local regulations, cultural barriers, logistics, and human resources management, with innovative solutions to turn these challenges into competitive advantages.

  • “Legal and Financial Aspects of Internationalization”: A comprehensive examination of the legal and financial elements of international expansion, such as tax regulations and methods for managing financial risks, offering essential advice for navigating the complexities of the global legal and financial landscape.

  • The main topics addressed include the benefits and challenges associated with opening new branches abroad, strategies for expanding the market and increasing sales, and improving competitiveness on an international scale. In particular, the adaptation to local regulations and cultures, challenges of international logistics, and associated financial risks were analyzed.

    The event featured plenary sessions, interactive workshops, and roundtable discussions, with the participation of internationally renowned speakers and industry professionals. This provided participants with the opportunity to network with experts, exchange ideas, and discover new business perspectives.

    Among the attendees were CEOs, export directors, international development managers, legal and financial consultants, as well as academics and researchers focused on the dynamics of internationalization.

    Emirates, The Future of The Trade

    Abu Dhabi, UAE | 1-8 January , 2024

    The Abu Dhabi event presents a unique opportunity for European companies to establish contacts with influential players in the Emirati sector.

    The program includes specific networking sessions designed to facilitate the formation of contacts and strategic alliances and to stimulate the exchange of ideas and the development of professional relationships. Recently, debates on crucial topics relating to trade relations between the UAE and the European Union, as well as current regulations, have taken place, with expert speakers providing detailed analyses of emerging trends and current challenges. The agenda also includes social events that offer a valuable opportunity to consolidate professional relationships in an informal and relaxed setting, encouraging more personal interactions.

    Thanks to its privileged geographical position, the United Arab Emirates serve as an essential commercial hub connecting Europe, Asia, and Africa, promoting international trade through cutting-edge infrastructure and pro-investment policies.

    Participating in this event allows for contact with a broad market of consumers and businesses, paving the way for new business opportunities and strategic collaborations. Meeting representatives from leading Emirati companies can lead to partnerships and joint ventures that are vital for expanding market presence and implementing ambitious projects. Additionally, the UAE offers an investment-friendly environment, with tax incentives and special economic zones that facilitate the start-up and management of new businesses.

    Emirate policies support the adoption of advanced technologies and sustainable practices, areas in which international companies can excel and make a significant contribution. With one of the highest GDPs per capita in the world and steady economic growth, the UAE represents a highly attractive market for international businesses. Abu Dhabi, in particular, is a global financial and commercial hub, with a solid tourism sector, robust infrastructure, and a dynamic business environment.

    The Emirates’ economy is diversified, with the non-oil sector, including tourism, finance, and manufacturing, in growing expansion. Despite this, oil remains a crucial component of the economy, contributing about 30% of the national GDP thanks to substantial reserves that ensure long-term production. Simultaneously, the UAE has developed a strong plastics sector, fueled by the availability of petrochemical raw materials and growing due to policies aimed at reducing dependence on hydrocarbons and promoting industrialization. This sector includes the production of polymers, packaging, and industrial components, with an increasing focus on sustainable practices and advanced technologies.