• 9th Investment Forum (2016)more

    20-21 June 2016 r. Tarnow

    The Forum will be attended by about 300 guests: investors from Poland and Central and Eastern Europe, representatives of largest consulting companies, the IT sector and industrial concerns, governments and parliaments. The conference is also aimed at startups – Start up Stage: Innovation first! – serving as a bridge between investors, corporations and promising startups.

  • 26th Economic Forum (2016)more

    Poland, 6th- 8th September Krynica Zdrój,

    In the view of its participants, the Economic Forum in Krynica is the most important economic conference in Central Europe. For 25 years, it has been a venue for prime ministers, members of government, EU decision-makers, business executives. The Forum debates are prepared in cooperation with more than 100 business partners, including larges Polish and international companies.

  • Local Governments - In Search of Foundations to Build Uponmore

    Local authorities must now create technology platforms, which enable idea of ​​smart cities development. Thanks to them business will get good development conditions, which in turn will result in greater funds influx to the budget. We are in the center of the crisis of public authorities confidence, both in Europe and in nation-states



This year we also invite you to participate in the START UP AWARD competition. The basic criterion: innovativeness of activities! The best business will be highly reward. Registration OPEN!


9th Investment Forum, 20-21 June 2016, Tarnow

The formula of this year's conference offers panel discussions with participation of representatives of science, business, politics as well as presentations of innovative solutions practical application in business. 


Italian general Vincenzo Camporini will be a guest of the 26th Economic Forum in Krynica

He is one of the most recognised experts in the field of safety in Italy, often quoted by the Italian press. In his statements he emphasises the need to strengthen cooperation between European countries


Migration Crisis. Will Local Governments Live up to the Challenge?

At the outset she referred to the events of 2015 when Europe was reached by a wave of migrants. The starting point was the question of how to define the term "migration crisis" and the challenges it poses for Europe.


A Recipe for Economic Success: Know-How or Industrial Manufacturing?

Europe is currently facing contraction of economy and the ways of reversing this trend are constantly sought out. He pointed to the need for a breakthrough in thinking, which requires us to promote heavy industry as a stable source of development.


Internet of Things – How Does Technology Change the Face of the City?

We are surrounded by technology of the Internet of things. It has been often referred to the combination of smart city, big data and open date. Now all these three areas can work together. Now we are in smart city 3.0.


Over 10 Years of EU Funds. What Was Successful and What Could Have Been Done Better?

The members of the panel discussion were asked to present their point of view on what has been achieved thanks to the EU funds obtained in years 2004-2013 and what should be improved in the implementation of the projects 


Financing of Education vs. Educational Reforms

The role of local governments is to provide the appropriate equipment for schools and allocate the whole money from educational subsidies for the development of nurseries, kindergartens and schools.


Public media – between quality and profit

According to Jacek Kurski, public media means honest public debate, guaranteeing democratic standards. They serve in building a national community. Referring to financing of public television he stated that he is a supporter of the balance


Transport and Mobility for Modern Municipalities

Urban transport must be designed to suit the needs of all those who live, learn and work in the city. It must also take into account the needs of those who visit the city occasionally, i.a. tourists. 

finkcj pub.150

The Public Function of Economic Self-government in the Circumstances of Changing Economy

At the moment chambers in Poland operate in several areas so dialogue and finding common solutions should be highly considered as it is already in place when it comes to social dialogue council.

boc150 sesja

Local Governments – In Search of Foundations to Build Upon

According to Prime Minister Boca Europe needs to set new directions of development, since the use of tools from the past to solve current growing problems does not make sense


26th Economic Forum 6th- 8th September

The programme of the Forum will be filled with debates, thematic blocks, presentations and reports, divided into 12 thematic paths dedicated to key sectors of the economy and social life

Main Partner of Economic Forum






Guests about the Forum more

stracar5_150 Peter Stracar GE CEO for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
I am looking forward to this year's Krynica Economic Forum. GE, the leading provider of infrastructure technology, will be taking part of for the sixth year. as the intense intellectual buzz is very inspirational and promising, representing a call to action in CEE. This time Beata Stelmach, CEO of Poland and Baltics and Gaetano Massara, GE CEO for South East Europe (SEE) will join me. GE Hitachi and BPH Bank are also strengthening the growing GE team. I will be one of the speakers in the plenary session: Where the European Economy should be heading? GE is a provider of modern infrastructure technologies with productive value models for our customers in CEE. As the biggest US investor in CEE, we believe in the future of the region our company is an integral part and long term partner of. Meet us there and read about how GE and CEE can grow together at geforcee.geblogs.com. 

Media about the Forum more

  • euronews115
    Poland should hold a referendum following a public debate on whether it should enter the euro zone”, President Andrzej Duda said in Krynica. “I think that ultimately there should be a referendum on this issue after a thorough debate”, President Duda said.
  • forbes115
    The Economic Forum in Krynica has been an important platform for European debate for 25 years. Nowadays, as the European Union is facing numerous challenges and threats- the discussion on the future of the European community and economy is even much more needed. 
  • BBW_150
    Poland’s politics is in time of upheaval and the business leaders are preparing for a new reality six weeks before elections by wooing the party that plans to impose more taxes on banks and retailers.