The beginning of the official part is scheduled for 10:00 am, registration starts at 9:00 am.
German-Ukrainian Fund is pleased to invite you to participate in the First Financial Fair for SMEs, which is financed by the German Government.
First Financial Fair will serve as a platform for development of operating capacity of Ukrainian entrepreneurship through facilitating access to finance, as well as offering comprehensive information on possible sources of funding for SMEs.
Small and medium business is a strategic priority for the Ukrainian economy. Therefore it is necessary to establish transparent and effective mechanisms of cooperation of SMEs and financial institutions, as well as to join efforts in implementing the strategy of small and medium businesses development. To achieve this the German-Ukrainian Fund has launched Financial Fair project. Its goal is to become a unifying platform for high-quality cooperation of financial institutions with SMEs.
The event will include the official opening of the First Financial Fair with the participation of Yuriy Butsa, Vice Minister of Finance of Ukraine, Kateryna Rozhkova, Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine, Sebastian Knoke, First Secretary of the Department of Economy of the German Embassy and Lutz Horn-Haacke, Director of KfW Office in Ukraine.
The event will be attended by representatives of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, National Bank of Ukraine, international organizations and donors, financial institutions (banks, leasing and insurance companies), representatives of Ukrainian SMEs and business associations.
Financial Fair program also includes panel discussions for small and medium enterprises on finance and investments.