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May 22-23, 2017

SARAJEVO BUSINESS FORUM

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Bosna Bank International (BBI), in cooperation with its shareholders (Islamic Development Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank) and other international partners, is the organizer of the annual International Investment Conference - Sarajevo Business Forum. The Conference was initially organized in 2010 and since then, has been held every year. The conference has been positioned as one of the most important business and investment events for Southeastern Europe.

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Projects from SBK and Zenica-Doboj Cantons at Sarajevo Business Forum 2017

Sarajevo Business Forum 2017 was presented to entrepreneurs from Central Bosnia Canton (SBK) and Zenica-Doboj Canton at workshops which were organized in Travnik and Zavidovići on 26 and 28 April. The workshops were aimed at helping businessmen prepare projects for participation in the SBF and they were organized by the BBI VIP Business Club in cooperation with the European Movement in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Business Leaders from Oman Visit BBI Bank

A large business delegation from the Kingdom of Oman currently resides in Bosnia and Herzegovina due to the organization of BBI Bank and their VIP Business Club. The delegation is led by Said Saleh Al Kiyumi, Chairmen of the Oman Chamber of Commerce, and includes affluent leaders from governmental institutions, state funds and owners of some of the largest private companies in Oman that are interesting in cooperation within the field of food production, furniture, energy and tourism.

Applications open for the “Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards 2017” – Sarajevo Business Forum acknowledges excellence for Entrepreneurship Development in the region

The leading investment conference in Southeast Europe, The Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF), will award companies and individuals who, through their work, innovative ideas, and youth employment, contributed to the development of entrepreneurship and investments in the region. Winners will be awarded on the 22nd of May during the prestigious “Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards.”

Sarajevo Business Forum 2017 presented to investors from BiH diaspora

Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FIPA) and the World Diaspora Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SSDBH) organized Sarajevo Business Forum on 21 April in Sarajevo, with the goal of promoting Bosnia and Herzegovina as an investment destination.

BBI VIP Business Club presented Sarajevo Business Forum 2017 in Tirana and called for networking and creating new business opportunities

Investment opportunities and potential business expansion in the region through the Sarajevo Business Forum were presented today to the businessmen from Albania.

Sarajevo Business Forum 2017 presented at the Economic Forum in Macedonia

Businessmen from Macedonia are interested in participating in the Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) 2017, the international investment conference that will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of May in the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This was announced after the SBF presentation at The Business Forum of BiH-Macedonia in Skoplje.

Sarajevo Business Forum presentation tomorrow in Skopje

Macedonia will host the business forum which will be held as part of the official Republic of Macedonia visit by the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mladen Ivanic.

Memorandum signed between BBI’s VIP Business Club and the Indian-Bosnian Business Forum

A Memorandum of Cooperation between BBI’s VIP Business Club and the Indian-Bosnian Business Forum was signed on the 14th of April at BBI Bank in Sarajevo. The aim of the Memorandum is to improve cooperation between Bosnia and Herzegovina and India in the fields of economy, trade and investment. The Memorandum was signed by Azra Colic, Head of BBI’s VIP Business Club, and the President of the Indian-Bosnian Business Forum, Sudhir Navalakha, who stressed the importance of strengthening business relations between the two countries.

Government Projects from the Tuzla Canton to participate at the Sarajevo Business Forum 2017

BBI’s VIP Business Club in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce of the Federation of BiH and the Chamber of Commerce of the Tuzla Canton organized a workshop for the preparation of projects for the Sarajevo Business Forum 2017, the largest regional investment conference which will be held in the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the 22nd and 23rd of May.

SBF Presented to Indian Businessmen

In BiH currently resides an affluent business delegation from Mumbai, the largest financial center in India. The visit is the result of a formal invitation by Dr. Sabit Subasic, the Ambassador of BiH in India. The delegation is made up highly ranked businessmen, directors and CEOs who have production facilities in many countries around the world.

Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of Indonesia, will be attending the Sarajevo Business Forum 2017

Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of Indonesia, confirmed that he will be attending the Sarajevo Business Forum 2017, the leading investment conference in Southeast Europe which will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of May in the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is expected that the Indonesian politician will be accompanied by a large business delegation.

Preparatory workshops for SBF 2017 held in Tesanj

BBI’s VIP Business Club in cooperation with the TRA – the Agency for the Development of the Municipality of Tesanj – jointly organized a workshop for the preparation of projects for the Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) 2017, an investment conference which will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of May in the Capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Bosna Bank International and Dubai Export Development Corporation signed a Memorandum of Cooperation

“Dubai Session” with investors from the United Arab Emirates at the Sarajevo Business Forum

BBI’s VIP Business Club Presents the Sarajevo Business Forum in Belgrade

“We were founded ten years ago with the idea of providing local and foreign companies the opportunity to collaborate, create and realize new business ideas,” said Azra Colic from BBI Bank.

In preparation for the Sarajevo Business Forum 2017, a briefing was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs BiH for representatives of the diplomatic corps

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina held a briefing for representatives of the diplomatic corps on the 21st of March 2017.

Mladen Ivanić in Baku: Azerbaijan to be in focus of Sarajevo Business Forum 2017 conference

Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mladen Ivanić visited Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, which played the host to the fifth consecutive Global Baku Forum. While addressing the local media, Ivanić mentioned the upcoming Sarajevo Business Forum and the role Azerbaijan is expected to play in it

SBF Workshop held in Gorazde

In preparation for the 8th annual International Investment Conference – the Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) 2017, which will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of May in Sarajevo, Bosna Bank International (BBI) continued organizing workshops for companies and individuals interested in developing and presenting projects to foreign investors at this year’s Forum.

SBF workshops held in Banja Luka and Bihac: Representatives from the company ‘Žitopeka' say „We participated last year and are participating again this year“

In cooperation with BBI’s VIP Business Club, the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Srpska and the Federation of BiH, as well as the Cantonal Chambers of Commerce in Banja Luka and Bihac, workshops were held yesterday and today with regards to project preparation and development for the upcoming Sarajevo Business Forum 2017.

Sarajevo School of Science and Technology hosted a presentation on Sarajevo Business Forum 2017

On Thursday, March 2nd, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology hosted a presentation of Sarajevo Business Forum 2017 held by BBI VIP Business Club, which focused on the following topics:

Preparatory workshops for the upcoming Sarajevo Business Forum were held in Mostar and Posusje

In preparation for the 8th International Investment Conference – the Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) 2017, which will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of May 2017 in Sarajevo, Bosna Bank International (BBI) has continued to organize workshops for individuals and companies alike.

Preparations for the Sarajevo Business Forum 2017 begin

Preparations for the Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF) 2017, the leading investor conference due to be held this year on 22-23 May, have begun in full. The role and the importance of the SBF have been presented today at Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of the seminar on the topic of Economic Diplomacy.

Presidency of BiH Patron of the Sarajevo Business Forum 2017

The Sarajevo Business Forum 2017 (SBF), the 8th International Investment Conference, will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of May 2017 in Sarajevo under the patronage of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

SAVE THE DATE - 8th International Investment Conference

Sarajevo Business Forum - 8th International Investment Conference May 22-23, 2017 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Previous Prominent Participants

2010-2016

Dr. Mladen Ivanić

Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2015)

Bakir Izetbegović

Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2014)

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

President of the Republic of Turkey

Dr. Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al Assaf

Minister of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Amer Bukvić
CEO, Bosna Bank International
Since 2006 he has been serving as CEO of BBI bank, Sarajevo. He is a member of steering committees at several regional and international business summits, including holding a chairman position on the Steering committee of the SUMMIT100 Business Leaders of Southeast Europe. He co-founded the Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF), the largest investment conference in Southeast Europe.
Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar
President, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group
Dr. Hajjar served as Minister of Hajj from 2011-2016. During his term, he introduced 25 initiatives to develop and enhance the services provided to the Hajjis. Dr. Hajjar occupied the posts of Deputy Dean of the College of Economy and Administration; Deputy Director of the Islamic Economics Research Center; and Head of the Committee on Curricula Taught from an Islamic Perspective.
Mladen Ivanić
BiH Presidency Chairman
Mladen Ivanic has had a long career in the politics of the modern state of Bosnia and Herzegovina, notably he has served as the Prime Minister of the Republika Srpska and also as the Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mladen Ivanic joined the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina in November 2014.
Adnan Chilwan
CEO, Dubai Islamic Bank
Dr. Adnan Chilwan, Group CEO of Dubai Islamic Bank was named Islamic Banker of the Year for his pioneering efforts in and contributions towards driving the growth of the sector within the UAE and beyond. Dr. Chilwan has a PhD and a MBA in Marketing to his credentials. He is a Certified Islamic Banker (CeIB), a Post Graduate in Islamic Banking & Insurance and an Associate Fellow Member in Islamic Finance Professionals Board.
Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
Vice President, Indonesia
Muhammad Yusuf Kalla is Vice President of Indonesia since 2014, having previously served from 2004 to 2009. He is the first person to hold two non-consecutive terms as Vice President of Indonesia. Born in South Sulawesi, Mr Kalla came from a successful business family trading in silk and commodities in Makassar. Mr Kalla has long been known for his sharp political instincts and lobbying skills. Outside of politics, Mr Kalla has also served as the chairman of the Indonesian Red Cross Society since 2009.
Amer Bukvić
CEO, Bosna Bank International
Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar
President, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group
Mladen Ivanić
BiH Presidency Chairman
Adnan Chilwan
CEO, Dubai Islamic Bank
Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
Vice President, Indonesia
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The Conference is gathering businessmen and project owners from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia on one hand and their counterparts from more than 30 countries worldwide on the other.