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SLOVENIAN GLOBAL BUSINESS NETWORK – SGBN is cordially inviting you to the virtual business meeting, which will take place on the 10th of December 2020, between 5pm and 8pm Central European Time (CET).

The main theme of the event will be GLOBAL SLOVENIAN BUSINESS, COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT, with the purpose of connecting Slovenian business diaspora and encouraging cooperation and exchange of business opportunities.

The main sponsor of the event is the Government Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenians Abroad; partner at the event is also the Ministry of foreign affairs.

Please REGISTER for free: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1216060545611/WN_Z6C4Pg02QGSpCGgw6fycPQ

The official language of the event is Slovene and English.

The business meeting will be held by Dr Štefan Bogdan Barenboim Šalej, Head of SLOVENIAN GLOBAL BUSINESS NETWORK.

The line-up of speakers at the event:

o Janez Janša, Prime Minister of Slovenia - TBC
o H. E. Dr Helena Jaklitsch, Minister for Slovenians Abroad
o H. E. Iztok Grmek MA, Ambassador, General Director of the Directorate for Economic and Public Diplomacy
o Dr Zvone Žigon, Head of division for Slovenians in the World
o Dr Boris Pleskovič, President of SSK (Slovenian World Congress)
o Kristi Hodak, President of Društvo VTIS
o Vasko Berden, President of ZITex and Ernest Žejn, Vice president of ZITex
o Dr Jure Knez, President of SBC (Slovenian Business Club)

Slovenian business organizations and business community:

o Australia: Mateya Slobodnik, Board member of Slovenian Australian Chamber of Commerce - TBC 
o Austria: Andrej Hren MA, General Secretary of Slovenian economic association in Klagenfurt 
o Argentina: Hernán Zupan, Honorary Consul of Slovenia in Buenos Aires; HZ Group
o Belgium: Vladimir Dobosch, CEO of IPTE (Integrated Production and Test Engineering)
o Brazil: Matjaž Cokan, President of Slobraz (Chamber of Commerce Slovenia - Brazil)
o France: Dr Tatjana Dumas-Rodica, Honorary Consul of Slovenia in France
o Israel: Dr Peter Ahčin, Private Consultant
o Canada: Janez Hlebanja, President of Omni Surfaces
o Germany: Dr Ing. Albin Doberšek, Founder and owner of Engineering Dobersek GmbH
o Portugal: Mateja Kisovec Marques, Founder and owner of LOOK.SOS and Vice president of AICI Portugal
o United States of America: Andrej Nabergoj, Founder of Reach Mob Inc. and WEF Young leader
o United States of America: Jurček Žmauc, President of SABA (Slovenian American Business Association)

SGBN is looking forward to seeing you in December! 

Ambassador Aljaž Gosnar
Dr Peter Kraljič
Dr Štefan Bogdan Barenboim Šalej

SLOVENIAN GLOBAL BUSINESS NETWORK – SGBN: We want to connect Slovenian business diaspora and expats and encourage cooperation and exchange of business opportunities. Whether you’re a young entrepreneur or a seasoned executive, we hope this group will help you grow your network, open new business opportunities and get to know Slovenian talent around the world.