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15 November 2022 - 30 November 2022
Novi Sad, Serbia
5th Regional Business Forum

Welcome to

Regional Business Forum

The Autonomous Province of Vojvodina and the Assembly of European Regions, in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vojvodina, Vojvodina Development Agency and Enterprise Europe Network, organise the Fourth Regional Business Forum, which is taking place on 15 November 2022. This Regional Business Forum will be organised as a combined (hybrid) event, with a possibility of following the event online, in real time, and on site. The conference will be organised with maximum health and safety measures in place, adhering to all prescribed epidemiological measures.

The Forum participants include eminent companies from the region, as well as regional chambers of commerce, regional development agencies and other institutions which provide support to development of small and medium-sized enterprises and enhancement of the economic climate for business and new investments.

The Regional Business Forum offers you a possibility to share and present your business potential and ideas and to connect with companies and institutions which support the development of business environment and inflow of new investments.

This worldwide event provides additional support to companies to find international partners. The participants will be offered a chance to arrange and hold B2B meetings with companies and institutions participating in the Forum, according to their own needs and based on the information on registered participants.

Sectors which will be presented are as follows:
• Information and communication technologies and creative industry
• Circular Economy
• Green Agenda
• Agriculture and food processing industry

You can access the platform for organisation of “one-on-one” meetings by clicking the following link: https://rbf2022.b2match.io/ which provides a possibility to promote business cooperation between regions, including free trade and production agreements, joint projects i.e. joint investments and joint access to third markets, as well as the exchange of technologies and know-how and cooperation in projects characterised by a high degree of competitiveness and innovations, funded by the EU and other donors.

For additional information, please see the following site: http://www.rbf.vojvodina.gov.rs or contact: rbf@vojvodina.gov.rs


(November 15th, hybrid event)

9.45 – 10.00 Press statements

10.00 – 10.30 Official opening and plenary session
Bosko Vucurevic, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vojvodina
Damir Zobenica, Vice-President of the Assembly of the Autonomous Province of
Vojvodina; Vice-President for Regional Development & Investment of the Assembly of
European Regions
Magnus Berntsson, President of the Assembly of European Regions (video address)
Olivér Várhelyi, European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement (tbc)

Presentations of the following regions:

10.30 – 10.45 Fujian, People's Republic of China
10.45 – 11.00 District of Stuttgart, Germany
11.00 – 11.15 Hebei, People's Republic of China
11.15 – 11.30 Lower Austria, Austria
11.30 – 11.45 Institute of the Regions of Europe, Austria

11. 45 – 13.00 Cocktail

12.00 – 12.30 Registration of B2B participants
12.30 – 16.00 B2B meetings, sectors:
Agriculture and Food Industry,
Creative Industry,
Circular Economy and Green Agenda,
ICT technology.

Closed since 30 November 2022
Hajduk Veljkova 11
21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
Organised by
Participants 202
Meetings 93
Serbia 161
China 16
Bosnia And Herzegovina 14
Hungary 8
France 5
United Kingdom 5
Belarus 4
Italy 3
Romania 3
Russia 3
Bulgaria 3
Poland 3
Nigeria 2
Austria 2
North Macedonia 2
United States 1
Cameroon 1
Sweden 1
Greece 1
Slovenia 1
Montenegro 1
Spain 1
Netherlands 1
Croatia 1
Namibia 1
United Arab Emirates 1
Total 245
Company 157
Association/Agency 39
Other 26
Authority/Government 15
R&D Institution 4
University 3
Total 244
Profile views
Before event 3111
After event 136
Total 3247