• Top of the Class, Elite Capital & Co

    After being awarded Infrastructure Project Finance Provider 2018, Henry Martin sits down with George Matharu President and CEO of Elite Capital & Co. Elite Capital & Co’s services are suitable for all types of Infrastructure Projects in either Greenfield (Pre Operations Stage) or Brownfield (Operations Stage) including but not limited
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  • The Rise of Tax Technology

    As new tax rules proliferate and governments call on companies to demonstrate greater tax transparency, corporate tax functions need to strengthen their tax determination, tax data management and tax reporting capabilities. This need drives more chief tax officers to weigh investments in cloud-based tax technology solutions. Getting the highest returns
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  • Economic Factor

    As an international and cosmopolitan city, Berlin attracts founders, entrepreneurs, investors and talented individuals from all over the world. James Brown interviews the CEO of Berlin's economic development organisation, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, Dr. Stefan Franzke, regarding Brexit, the election of Trump and a city where the spirit
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  • Lisbon Hits the Top Spot

    1st Lisbon Forget London or Stockholm - everyone is upping sticks to the new capital of cool. Lisbon, once regarded as a second class city, promotes an enviable can-do entrepreneurial spirit and lays claim to the most exciting creative scene in mainland Europe right now. Undervalue Western Europe's oldest city at
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  • Direct Access

    Henry Martin interviews Michael Sturm, Managing Director at Invest in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern GmbH (Invest in MV) Henry Martin: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has a very established and reputable knowledge and skills base with both a solid research base and established clusters in advanced industry sectors. How do you consider these factors to influence potential
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  • Hamburg: Gateway to Europe

    Henry Martin spoke to Rolf Strittmatter, managing director of the HWF Hamburg Business Development Corporation. The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has led to insecurity and relocation considerations in the corporate world. It is widely anticipated that companies that generate their revenue mainly within the European Union will
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  • Leader of the Pack

    We speak with Mikael Spuhl, CEO at 3D Interactive Sthlm AB James Brown: Could you give us a brief introduction to AR and its benefits? The usual technical description of augmented reality (AR) is “a technology that layers computer generated enhancements on top of an existing reality”. I would introduce
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Winter 2018
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Category Archives: Profile

An Interview with Mubarak Al Shamsi, Director of the Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau


The Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau aims to drive and support the development and promotion of business events tourism throughout the emirate efficiently, effectively, transparently, and in partnership with all its stakeholders. Its main mission is to champion the emirate as a dynamic global business events leader. The bureau can assist with planners needs and acts as a one-stop shop offering free advice, help with planning and local knowledge.

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Interview with Steen Jakobsen from Dubai Convention Bureau


Dubai has a reputation as the destination of choice for those seeking luxury and glamour, but what makes it a good place for a meeting of business delegates?

While Dubai certainly offers luxury and glamour that can impress the most well-heeled travellers, the city has a wide range of hospitality and venue options that provide tremendous value for business delegates. The city, under Tourism Vision 2020, aims to attract 20 million visitors by 2020,

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Elite Capital Interview


Explain the nature of Elite Capital & Co’s enterprise and who are the main people behind the business?

Elite Capital & Co’s services are suitable for all types of Infrastructure Projects in either Greenfield (Pre Operations Stage) or Brownfield (Operations Stage) including but not limited to Sea Ports, Airports, Railway, Bridges, Roads and Highways, Water and Sanitation Utilities, Energy, Communications, Hospitals, Schools and Social Infrastructure etc. This includes other projects or activities that impact positively on the relevant country’s basic infrastructure including the manufacturing of components used in infrastructure (such as cement and steel) and infrastructure associated with mining and agribusiness.The main people behind the business are three:

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Keeping up Conventions

altSteering the meetings industry in Krakow – Appraisal and monitoring of the economic influence of the meetings industry on Krakow’s economy, using good practice from Switzerland. The importance of Krakow meetings industry appears to be growing with every year. It can be concluded only on the basis of the number of congresses and conferences organized in our city.
As a result of several years of co-operation between Krakow Convention Bureau, Municipality of Krakow with the Cracow University of Economics Foundation and Krakow Festival Office it has been decided to apply for external funds for analysis of actual importance of the meetings industry in Krakow. Prepared project application was on the first position in the ranking of applications qualified for financing. Substantive justification, assumed research methodology and experience of Polish and Swiss partners proved high quality of the venture and reliability of scheduled works.

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Crazy for Culture

What are the common attributes that link Athens, Amsterdam, Antwerp and Avignon? They all start with the letter ‘A’. Check. They are all exciting cities in Europe. Check. And they have all been given the chance to demonstrate their cultural development by delivering a 12-month project dedicated wholly to art and culture through the European Capital of Culture title in recent years.

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