A panel discussion attended by Andrzej Kaczmarek, president, PSE Inwestycje, Konrad Pokutycki, president, BSH Sprzęt Gospodarstwa Domowego, Sławomir Pijanowski, president, POLRISK, Mirosław Proppe, Partner, Management Consulting, KPMG.
Panel host: PSE Inwestycje S.A.
Disscussion moderated by Andrzej Jonas, The Warsaw Voice
Work on the government’s national development strategy is coming to an end. Its main objectives have been known for many months. What tools that help to boost local economies are already or will soon be available to local governments and authorities? (2:30 p.m.- 3:15p.m.)
Panel host: PwC
A panel discussion attended by Maciej Lachowski, Minister Counsellor, Ministry of Economic Development, Mariusz Malinowski, Advisor to the President of Pruszków and Mayor of Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Piotr Rybicki, vicepresident, Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice, Grzegorz Wolff, deputy director, Economic Development Department, City of Warsaw. (2.30 p.m. – 3:15p.m.)
Discussion moderated by Dionizy Smoleń, director, PwC
Discussions attended by Żaneta Berus, president, EXPO XXI Warszawa, Monika Białkowska, director, Warszawska Organizacja Turystyczna, dr Krzysztof Celuch, Poland Convention Bureau, POT, Szkoła Główna Turystyki i Rekreacji, Krzysztof Cieślikowski, AWF Katowice, Luc Gesvret, director, Grupa Hotelowa ORBIS, Dawid Lasek, undersecretary of state, Ministry of Sport and Tourism, Tomasz Szczęsny, vicepresident, eTravel S.A., Mateusz Czerwiński, WCB, Radosław Dudziński, director, Lubelskie Centrum Konferencyjne, Mark Krawczyński, Kamil Szymański, president, CWK Jasionka, Beata Maly-Kaczanowska, vice-president, EXPO Mazury, Andrzej Kiercz, Targi Kielce S.A.
- How to boost GDP growth at a low cost?
(1.40 p.m.– 2:25 p.m.)
What’s the difference between Polish meeting industry sector and those in Great Britain, France or Netherlands? Should we tolerate those key differences? Are we able to make up for them? What kind of tools we need in order to do it? Is Warszawa an island?
Introductory word by prof. Jadwiga Berbeka, Cracow University of Economics
- Meeting industry infrastructure and conference & congress centers impact on economic growth of cities and regions. Cases, challenges, expectations.
(2.30 p.m. – 3:15p.m.)Last few years Poland grew a number of new conference, congress and exhibition centers. Are they to many or else? What are the local, regional and countrywide consequences? Is the market mature enough for them to function? What are business perspectives for them? Obstacles and positive observations for the time being. What is the meeting industry future in Poland?
Introductory word by Mark Krawczyński, Rotary International
Moderator: Juliusz Kłosowski, The Warsaw Voice, Poland Meetings Destination