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Date: Thursday, 03. November 2016
Venue: Hotel Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia

Organizer: Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO)

Language: English


The Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) invites you to the Slovak Matchmaking Fair 2016 which will take place on November 3, 2016 in Bratislava.

The Slovak Matchmaking Fair is the largest international business–to–business (B2B) event organized by the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) in Slovakia. 

This event focuses on bilateral talks of the individual companies as well as the presentation of subcontracting partnership offers, tenders, available production capacities, joint ventures creation demands with foreign partners and search for cooperation partners especially in the fields ofautomotive, engineering, energy and ICT.


The TOP topic of the 10th anniversary event will be automotive industry.

2  November 2016
7:00pm - 8:00pm Glass of Wine 
Welcome of the participants and evening before the event in the hotel venue 

3 November 2016
7:30am - 9:00am    Arrival and registration of guests and participants 
8:00am - 10:00am   Morning Coffee
9:00am – 9:30am    Opening Ceremony
9:30am – 4:00pm  Automotive Supply Chain Conference

Conference and panels on the following topics: 

  1. Introduction of Slovak Automotive Production Plants, Current Plans, Success and  Needs

  2. How to Begin Production and Become TIER 1 a TIER 2 Supplier/ Characteristics of the environment, standards and conditions, experience of sucessful Slovak automotive suppliers 

  3. New Trends in the Automotive Industry / Digitalization and united EU market, Industry 4.0, know-how and oportunities for Slovak comapnies, R&D potential and success stories of Slovak companies/

10:00am – 12:00am   Planned B2B meetings
12:00am – 1:30pm    Lunch 
1:00pm – 6:00pm    Planned B2B meetings
3:30pm - 5:00pm     Coffee Break
7:00pm  Gala Evening and Dinner 

Why participate?

The Slovak matchmaking fair is an annual meeting of Slovak and foreign
companies, organized by the Slovak Investment and Trade Development
Agency under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak
Republic since 2007.


     Individual pre-planned schedule of B2B meetings with the history of 9 years of satisfied participants.

     You get the chance to find new business opportunities and partners from Slovakia and abroad in one day

     and in one place.

     Bilateral business negotiations based on pre-planned scheduleparticipants receive beforehand.
     Sourcing - oportunity for Slovak comapanies to become a part of supplier chaing of established global

     automotive player.
     Attractive accompanying program - Automotive Supply Chain Conference, Slovak investment

     environment presentation and 3D Slovakia - Slovakia as you do not know it. 

     Unique Slovak prototype of sport automobile Brutal and more surprises.
     New business contacts and investment opportunities at home and abroad.

     Direct feedback, information and individual consultation about selected territories, projects and funding.
     Effective informal networking during the day and Gala evening, which offers cultural and gastronomic experience.

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