On Tuesday, December 28, at Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metechi Palace, investment conference INVEST HUB 2022 is to take place. The International conference covers such issues as the Georgian economy and investment opportunities, featuring top-level of Arabic and international investors, Georgian government and business leaders, and global investment companies and institutions.
This is an international conference about investment in Georgia. The event will highlight Georgia’s profile to a global business and investment audience. Foreign investments are of critical significance for the re-launching of the economy. The conference will provide foreign investors with unique networking opportunities with Georgian business representatives, as well as with members of the local government delegation.
The conference is initiated and hosted by Swefland group and organized by the “Cross-Cultural Communication Center.” Swefland Group is a leading investment group in Georgia focusing on serving, as a start, the Middle East and Arabia region.
Swefland Group aims to introduce trends, new opportunities, and the investment landscape of 2022, and to present Georgia as a international hub. “We are very proud that we an represent Georgia within china, the EU, and Arabic countries as a hub for investors. We believe that the Georgian economy will benefit from these investments,” Mahmoud Sami, CEO of Swefland Group, told us.
GEORGIA TODAY sat down with him to learn more about the investment conference.
“The 1st investment conference INVEST HUB 2022 is an international event that highlights Georgia’s profile to a global business and investment audience.
“The forum showcases the developments and reforms in the Georgian economy and the investment opportunities, as well as sharing insights and successful cases from investors who already invested huge amount of hundred’s million USD in Georgia.
“Foreign investments are of critical significance for the re-launching of the economy,” he noted.
How will this conference promote investment opportunities in Georgia?
The conference will highlight the advantages of the investment climate of Georgia. It will be a promotion before large scale Arab, EU, and Chinese investors and business leaders. Guests are interested in investing and making business in Georgia. They are committed to work with the Georgian government to achieve joint intentions for more Arabic and international investments in Georgia, which will bring economic benefits.
Who will introduce new trends and economic reforms of Georgia for 2022 from the Georgian side?
Several key Georgian government representatives will outline their specific programs and policies in the sectors of their portfolios. They will introduce Georgia’s business climate and new opportunities for foreign investors. Deputy ministers and representatives of government agencies will present the developments and reforms in the Georgian economy.
“As for speakers and guests of the conference, a top-level group of CEOs and other executives will discuss trends, developments, and opportunities for each of the main areas of the economy,” Sami told us. “A group of international investors will share their insights as to why they chose Georgia as a business and investment destination and what lies ahead. Investors and businessmen from Middle East , Finland, Czech, Estonia, and China will speak about the expectations and attractiveness of Georgia as an investment destination.”
He then spoke about the investment opportunities that the conference will bring to Georgia.
“Talking in numbers, Swefland Group is expecting to recruit more than $224,000.000 in Georgia. By visibility studies and the calculations of our investment department, we are inviting more than 25 top-level investors who are interested in increasing their investment wallet in Georgia,” he said.
Tell us about the Swefland Group. Why is it supporting investments in Georgia? What are your insights, as you have already invested huge amount of millions USD here?
The initiator and host of the event is Swefland Group group, a leading investment developer in Georgia focusing on serving the Middle East – Arabian region and the conference is organized by the “Cross-cultural communication center” and it represent Georgia within china, EU and Arabic countries as a hub for the investors. The main goal is scaling the investment landscape of 2022 and representing Georgia as a regional hub for investors.
Swefland Group actively works in the investment market in Georgia. Company was established in 2017 with more than 10 years’ experience of the investment market in Middle East And Greece, and over 5 years’ experience in Georgia, the group boasting a success story for developing Real estates and managing to Handle all clients and investors’ needs.
We are a multinational investment group that invests in many sectors of investment in Georgia. Right now, we have 5 established companies in Georgia: Swefland Real Estate, Stateya Real Estate, Swefland Contractions, FC Gardabani, Mtsvane Kalaki 98.5 FM “Green City Radio,” and Tourzilla Travel & Tourism.
Why did you choose the format of “conference” and how will it be effective?
The conference is providing foreign investors with unique networking opportunities with Georgian business representatives, as well as with members of the local government delegation. Networking opportunities include pre-conference networking, panel discussion, and a networking lunch.
During the conference, communication and networking time will give speakers, government representatives, investors, and business leaders the opportunity to exchange ideas, discuss the challenges, and share insights and opinions in one space.
We hope that this format will give us the result that we are looking forward to from this event.
Memorandums will be signed at the closing of the event. Tell us more.
The signing of the memorandum of understanding between investors is the conclusion of the conference, showing a mutual desire for cooperation. A bilateral agreement between parties In the frames of the conference, the memorandum of understanding will be signed between investors from China and Arabic countries. Also, document will be signed between Arabic company Swefland Group, and Chinese company OPLUS Groups and document between Swefland Group, International charity organization REGI BASE and REGI BASE Georgia. And it will express a convergence of will between the parties, indicating an intended common line of action. As such, the MOA will be the logical conclusion document of the conference.
What are your expectations after the conference?
We are planning to cooperate with the investors after the conference periodically and to work to involve them in the Georgian investment environment. In the long term, we are planning to organize INVEST HUB conference every year and invite more business persons interested in investing in Georgia.