Investment and trade potential of Ukraine to be presented on March 2-14, 2017 in North America

During March 2-14, 2017 the VI series of “Invest & Trade in Ukraine” conferences will take place in four North American economic centers – Toronto (Canada), New York, Houston and San Francisco (USA). Organizers – A7 CONFERENCES and International Law Firm Dentons under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

The VI International Investment and Trade Forum & Road Show in the "Invest & Trade in Ukraine" series will bring together large, medium and small companies from Ukraine, Canada and USA in the framework of a global mission – the expansion of business cooperation between the countries and creating a strong business development platform for the future. Each part of the tour will be followed by the open discussions and meetings between the heads of senior management of Ukrainian, American and Canadian investors and companies. This year the forum is focused on 3 sectors – agribusiness, infrastructure and energy.

The delegates will have a unique chance to get the latest information about the macroeconomic indicators of Ukraine, to exchange ideas with potential institutional and private investors by sharing experiences on the use of modern business structures, to expand a network of international partners as well as communicating with colleagues during the formal and informal parts of the event.

"Despite the difficult political and economic situation conference will present Ukraine as an innovative and reliable hub for international investment and trade, and will strengthen relations between the three countries and will be an important step in the investment and trade cooperation," – said Maria Barabash, President of A7 GROUP; Board Member of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs Union (SUP).

Among the confirmed speakers are: Volodymyr Omelyan, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine; Francis Malige, Managing Director for Eastern Europe and Caucasus, EBRD; Igor Smelyansky, CEO, Ukrposhta; Myron Rabij, Partner, Dentons; Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of Ukraine on European Integration; Eugene Ladnych, CEO, RENTECHNO; Thomas Reed, Chief Executive Officer, JKX Oil & Gas plc; Mikhael Saakashvili, President of Georgia (2004-2013); Serhiy Hoshovsky, Managing Partner, Hoshovsky Law Firm; Yuriy Husyev, Advisor to the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine; Zenon Poticzny, President, Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce; President, Shelton Petroleum; Paul Grod, President & CEO, Rodan Energy; Kateryna Sivakova, Vice President, A7 CAPITAL; Alex Lissitsa, CEO, IMC, President, UCAB; Robert Klimov, Founder and Managing Partner, Bellridge Capital LLC; Marta Farion, President, Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America; Serhiy Yahnych, Head of Investment Business, UkrSibbank, BNP Paribas Ukraine; Dmytro Lukomskyy, Co-founder and COO, RENTECHNO; Ganna Gorkun, Deputy Member of the Board, “Inkerman International AB” (Sweden); Chirinjeev Kathuria, Founder and Chairman, New Generation Power International; Olexiy Buyadgie, CEO and Founder, Wilson Engineering Technologies, Inc; Oleksandr Varvarenko, CEO, Varamar Group; Oleksiy Khomyakov, Co-founder, MYCO; Yulia Buniak Lavrisyuk, Managing Director, ForumDaily and others.

Institutional partner – European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Ukrainian Investment Partner – A7 CAPITAL, Canadian Investment Partner – Bellridge Capital, US Strategic Partner – Hoshovsky Law Firm, Logistics Partner – Ukrposhta, Solar Energy Partner – RENTECHNO, Energy Partner – JKX Oil & Gas plc, Innovations Partner – MYCO, Strategic Partner – ArtBudService, Official Carrier – Turkish Airlines, Business Travel Partner – Airlife. General News Partner – Interfax-Ukraine. Exclusive Business Media Partner – “Business” newspaper, Agro Media Partner – UCAB.

Media partners: Nasha Canada, Business Ukraine, KyivPost, Ukrainian Business Journal, Ukrainian journal Diplomat, Defense Express, Agro Perspectiva, Bizreliz, Journal Agroforum, 2000 Newspaper, The Ukrainian Research and Design Institute of Building Materials and Products, Journal “Equipment and tools for professionals”, Obozrevatel, Budexpert, The Outlook, Platforma, Promoelektro Journal, Ukraine Business, Energy. Oil & Gas, Ukrainian Journal of Business Law, StockWorld, Supported by: ACC, Canada-Ukraine Foundation, Ukrainian Retail Association, Global Ukraine, Razom for Ukraine, Nova Ukraine, Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce, Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America, Actions First Foundation, UVCA.

Agenda and additional information can be found at:

Participation fees: for non-Canadian/non-American organizations – 5 200,00 UAH, for Canadian/American organizations – 1 300,00 UAH, for government officials, embassies and media – free of charge (after confirmation), for investors – free of charge (after completing FDI survey). Participation is available only for the C-suite executives. Ukrainian companies have a unique opportunity to include their investment projects into the Investment Catalogue free of charge via the website:


Media accreditation: tel.: +38 044 227 27 77, +38 (095) 420 76 49, (Contact person: Marina Skrypnyk).




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