Business Trip to Georgia


Business trip

17.05.2023 - 21.05.2023
Georgia, Batumi
Event language: EN / RU
Free of charge for non-members
Free of charge for members

The Swiss Russian Chamber of Commerce offers a business - trip to Batumi - the administrative centre of Ajara's autonomous Republic within Georgia.


Purpose of the visit

1. Show participants the latest economic developments in Georgia and explore opportunities for cooperation in the following sectors:

  • Tourism - Hospitality & Real Estate Sector:
    • Ski resorts
    • Hotel resorts
    • Spa resorts
  • Energy - renewable and green technologies:
    • 78% of total electricity is generated from Hydro Power Plants
    • Wind potential of Georgia is estimated at 4 TWh
    • Investment opportunities in solar power, geothermal power, biomass power
  • Construction:
    • More than half mln. m2 construction area
    • Construction Permit is issued in 30 days maximum
    • Favorable trade regimes and tax incentives
  • Agriculture:
    • Ecologically clean, fertile soil and diverse climate conditions
    • 45% of population lives in villages and is engaged in agriculture
    • Favorable trade regimes and tax incentives
  • Investment opportunities (also for Russian funds available):
    • Low-budget (until 10 million GEL)
    • Mid-budget (10-50 million GEL)
    • Big-budget projects (1 billion GEL)
  • Manufacturing
  • 2. Help participants establish business contacts and interact with key decision makers. Explore the new markets for new business ideas & expansion.

    3. Provide participants with the necessary information to evaluate a possible entry into the Georgian market.

    4. Experience new culture for new inspirations.Try amazing Georgian cuisine and wine.

    Why Georgia

  • 9th place in the world among countries with growing economies (forecast of the International Monetary Fund, published on October 11, 2023)
  • 7th easiest country to do business (World Bank's Easy of Doing Business Report 2020)
  • Neutral policy - not adhered to EU/US sanctions
  • Georgia - EU Association Agreement
  • Free Trade Agreement with EFTA countries
  • Important transport and logistics destination in the region, where cargo turnover has especially increased since the beginning of a difficult geopolitical situation
  • Well connected and easily accessible location: Strategic geographical location connects several important economic regions including European Union, CIS Countries, Turkey and the Caucasus Region
  • Visa free - 98 countries incl. Switzerland

  • Why Ajara

    Ajara is an Autonomous Republic within Georgia. Administrative center of Ajara is Batumi. Strategic Geographic Location Batumi is one of the fastest developing cities in Georgia. It is bridge between Europe and Asia. Batumi is situated in western and central parts of Trans-Caucasia between Black and Caspian Seas, on the crossroad of the ancient Silk Road that connected Asia and Europe.


    Program


    Wednesday 17.05.2023
    10:50 - 20:05 - Flight to Georgia (ZRH - DME)
    21:00 - Commuting to the Hotel
    ---21:30 - 22:30 - Dinner with officials and/or an association?

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    Thursday 18.05.2023
    --- Until - 09:00 - Breakfast
    09:00 - 09:30 - Commuting to the location
    09:30 - 10:00 - Presentation of the autonomic region of Ajara
    10.00 - 11.00 - How to find suppliers and clients in Georgia (Business coach)
    11.00 - 12.00 - How to launch a product or register a company in Georgia
    --- 12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch
    13:00 - 16:00 - Visiting any object of investment or something else
    16:00 - 17:00 - Commuting to the hotel
    ---19:00 - 21:00 - Dinner / Networking

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    Friday 19.05.2023
    --- the program is being discussed with the organizers and the participants

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    Saturday 20.05.2023
    --- Until - 09:30 - Breakfast
    10:00 - Cultural program / Sightseeing tour / Wine tasting
    ---20:00 - Upwards: Dinner

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    Sunday 21.05.2023
    --- Until - 08:30 - Breakfast
    07:30 - Commuting to airport
    10:35 - flight to Zurich

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