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Cyprus Investment Conference and Exhibition

In association with Cyprus-Russian Business, Navigator is pleased to announce the launch of the Best Invest Cyprus, an investment exhibition and conference focusing on Cyprus. The conference will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Limassol on 18-20 October 2015.

In March 2013, Cyprus became the fourth Eurozone country to receive emergency financial assistance, touching off a recession. With economic growth now resuming and major new investments now launched, the Best Invest Conference provides investors and policy-makers with a detailed and informed update of investment projects and opportunities in Cyprus.

The Conference Agenda

The BestInvest Conference is a 1-day event providing a balanced and comprehensive assessment of the Cyprus economy and investment opportunities. It is oriented towards practitioners and provides a state-of-the-art review of main issues and opportunities.

The Investor Delegation

A key differentiator of the BestInvest Cyprus Conference is our focus on attracting investors to Cyprus. Accordingly, we have arranged for an Investor Delegation, comprising group of leading investment funds, high net worth individuals and other qualified investors. Contact us if you would like to participate as an Investor.

The Investment Exhibition

A key part of the BestInvest Cyprus conference is the Investment Exhibition, comprising 20 exhibition stands featuring investment projects from vetted investment sponsors. The Exhibition will be open to the public and will take place on 18-19 October. Contact us if you would like to participate as an exhibitor.

The Investment Project Site Visits

In order to view investment opportunities in Cyprus, Site Visits have been organised for the Best Invest participants. There will be two field trips scheduled: to Eastern and Western Cyprus. View the Site Visit schedules here. Register for a Site Visit.

 

Conference Organisers

The BestInvest Cyprus conference is organised by two partners with an in-depth and impartial understanding of the Cyprus investment climate and economy:

  • The Successful Business Magazine was founded in 2010 by the Vestnik Kipri media organization. Successful Business provides a quarterly analysis of Cyprus political, economic, financial and business developments and is considered mandatory reading for all analysts and executives operating in or addressing Cyprus today.

  • Navigator Consulting Partners is an investment advisory consultancy with in-depth experience in Cyprus since 1995. Navigator provides a range of consultancy services, including due diligence, investment analysis, financial planning, business planning and risk analysis, and has in-depth experience in tourism, hotel investments, food and beverage, property, renewable energy and other relevant sectors.

For further information, please Contact Us.

 

BestInvest Cyprus Conference Agenda

Saturday, October 17

Arrival of participants and guests of honour. Transfers will be arranged from Larnaca and Paphos Airports to Limassol. Special rates are available at three hotels: the Four Seasons (5*), Amathus (5*), and Mediterranean (4*).

 

Sunday, October 18

BestInvest Exhibition

15:00 – 18:00

An exhibition of investment projects will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel. Twety companies will be exhibiting a range of projects, including property development, hotel investments, start-ups and other areas.

19:00 – 19:30

Welcome remarks by HE Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Cyprus.

19:30 – 21:00

Cocktail Reception

 

Monday, October 19

BestInvest Conference

The provisional programme is below: All speakers and final topics to be confirmed by 1st of September 2015

 

08:50 – 09:15             Opening Ceremony. Welcome Addresses

09:15 – 11:00 Investment Perspectives in Cyprus and Europe

  • Opportunities, Risks and Forecasts in the Cyprus and European Banking Sector
  • Cyprus Economic Outlook
  • The Eastern Mediterranean Energy Sector: the Role of Cyprus
  • The New Framework for Investment Management in Cyprus
  • Panel Discussion

11:00 – 11:20 Coffee Break

11:20 – 12:55 New Sources of Finance

  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in Cyprus
  • The European Investment Bank (EIB) in Cyprus
  • New Lending Strategies in 2015
  • Private Equity in Cyprus
  • Venture Capital and Angel Investing in Cyprus.
  • Panel Discussion

12:55 – 14:00   Lunch Break

14:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Thematic Sessions.

Property Investments

Presentation on the latest developments in the EU and Cyprus property sector, including completed transactions, sources of investment, Immovable Property Tax, title deeds, non-performing housing loans and foreclosures and mortgage and price data.

Renewable Energy Investments

Presentation of latest developments in renewable energy in Cyprus, including feed in tariffs, licensing, available projects, tax structures and financing.

Tourism Investments

Presentation of recent investments in hotels and other tourism properties in Cyprus, including trends in hotel investments, prices, occupancy, arrivals, etc.

Technology Investments

Presentation of latest investments in the high technology sector in Cyprus, including start-ups and new ventures.

Investor Residence and Citizenship Overview: Europe and Cyprus

A comparison of European residence and citizenship regimes: procedures in various EU member states. How acquiring citizenship solves fundamental problems in generating and conducting investment business?

16:00 – 17:00   Closing Plenary Session

Economic Development Strategy in Cyprus and Europe.

  • HE former President of Cyprus George Vassiliou.
  • HE Harris Georgiades, Minister of Finance of Cyprus

19.30 – 22.00   Gala Dinner

 

Tuesday, October 20

BestInvest Field Trips & Invesmtent Site Visits

Foreign participants will go around Cyprus for an excursion combined with inspection tour of the featured investment projects. Two field trips will be offered: To eastern and western Cyprus.

19:30 – 22:00            Farewell Party

 

Wednesday, October 21

BestInvest Departures

The Organisers arrange group transfers to Larnaca and Paphos airports.

 

To participate in the conference, or to request additional information, please contact us. A separate conference website will be available soon.