Main Partner

Małopolska Region

Małopolska is a region where you can develop your talents, gain skills and knowledge and experience something unique. And all this is surrounded by extraordinary nature and an attractive educational and cultural offer.

The greatest asset of the region are undoubtedly its residents. The inhabitants of Małopolska are people with great potential, who courageously realise their dreams and value ambition, harmony and happiness in their lives.

The region and its residents form a perfectly functioning connection that has generated enormous possibilities for years. Owing to this, innovative entrepreneurship develops, thrilling artistic realisations are created, remarkable cultural events take place and thriving social organisations are active in Małopolska.

Such brands are a showcase of the region and a treasure that Małopolska wants to display with pride to emphasise their origin. That is why the “Made in Małopolska” project was established. Its aim is to promote what was created in the region and what is the best in it. The initiative is a platform for marketing cooperation between Małopolska and partners from crucial industries for the region. It is based on five pillars: business, design, cuisine, social initiatives and places.

By opting for the regional products or services marked with the “Made in Małopolska” symbol, we can always be sure that we focus on high quality and make the best choice. In the Małopolska Region, we prove that origin matters.

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Partners

Krynica-Zdrój – the host town of the Economic Forum

Krynica-Zdrój – often described as „The Pearl of Polish Spas”, also well known as a sports center, as well as a center for leisure, conferences, and cultural events. Unique atmosphere, curative climate and springs, beautiful landscape and modern tourist infrastructure, especially at Jaworzyna Mt. with its gondola lift – the longest one in Poland, attract a lot of tourists. There is a world class ice rink, red clay tennis courts, numerous bicycle and walking trails, a toboggan run for the whole family’s entertainment and many other attractions that are open in both winter and summer.

Uzdrowisko Krynica Zegiestów Spolka Akcyjna

Health Resort Krynica-Żegiestów S.A. it’s 225 years of tradition of spa treatment and 210 years of experience in running production activity. The company offers accommodation, in the heart of the resort, in 1-, 2- or 3-bedded rooms of a high standard. Apart from sanatorium stays, it offers congresses and business meetings, healing holidays, rehabilitation and commercial stays,. The exclusive producer of healing waters: Jan, Zuber, Słotwinka and natural mineral water “Kryniczanka”.

Air Liquide Poland Sp. z o.o.

World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with more than 65,000 employees and serves more than 3 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40, Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 and FTSE 4 Good indexes.

Amazon

Amazon since the beginning of its operations in CEE Region in 2010 has created over 20,000 permanent jobs and generated investment of over EUR 1,1 billion. Amazon’s CEE network keeps growing and currently consists of Develop¬ment Center, 7 state–of–the–art logistics centers, 3 corporate offices as well as an Amazon Web Services office.

American Chamber of Commerce in Poland

The American Chamber of Commerce in Poland (AmCham), founded in 1990, established itself as a leading voice for the business community in Poland. We represent over 330 of the largest investors from a wide range of sectors who invested over 160 billion PLN and employ over 220,000 people in Poland. Our priorities are the prosperous development of the economy, open dialogue between the business community and government, and enhancing the global competitiveness of Poland in cooperation with U.S. know-how. Proud host of the “AmCham Diner” since 2012!

American Heart of Poland Group

American Heart of Poland Group is nationwide network of clinics comprehensively treating cardiovascular diseases, which consists of over 30 health and life saving centers treating over 55 thousand patients per year and Ustroń Health Resort. It is the largest European network offering complex treatment from prevention, through therapy with modern procedures of invasive cardiology, cardio surgery and vascular surgery, up to rehabilitation allowing a quick return to full fitness and social life.

Amgen

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

AstraZeneca Pharma Poland

AstraZeneca Pharma Poland is part of the global concern AstraZeneca – an innovative biopharmaceutical company whose activity is focused primarily on the discovery, devel¬opment and marketing of therapies against cancer, cardio¬vascular, respiratory, metabolic, as well as neurological and inflammatory disease. AstraZeneca conducts business activi¬ties in over 100 countries. The company has been present in Poland since 1992.

Bakalland S.A.

The Bakalland Group is the absolute market leader in dried fruits and nuts in Poland. It has specialised in dried fruits and nuts category and other areas of food production from breakfast products to snacks (i.e. muesli bars, protein bars, roasted nuts) for over 25 years. After Delecta joined in 2014, the Group’s portfolio expanded to include: baking products, sweet snacks, instant and traditional desserts and also cereal coffee. The company regularly increases sales of its products outside Poland and now is present in over 40 countries around the world.

Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego

Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego initiates and implements projects promoting economic growth of Poland – in cooperation with all development institutions such as: PFR, KUKE, PAIH, PARP and ARP. BGK develops guarantee and sureties schemes which contribute to the promotion of entrepreneurship. One of the important tasks of BGK is also to support is also to support the activities of Polish companies abroad. BGK manages European programmes and distributes EU funds at the national and regional level. BGK is involved in programmes aiming at improvement of access to housing on the residential market.

Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas

Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas is a universal bank listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. It offers savings and investments products as well as a wide range of to individual clients. It provides businesses with solutions to fund their operations on the Polish and international markets. The Bank also caters to food and agro sector companies. The Bank has a comprehensive offering for its private banking segment clients to protect, optimise and grow their wealth.

BUDIMEX SA

Budimex was established 50 years ago. As a general contractor, the company offers its services in the infrastructure sector, energy, industry and ecology sectors. Budimex is gradually increasing its involvement in the facility management (servicing real estate and infrastructure facilities) and waste management sectors. Since 1995, the company has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, and since 2011, it has been a part of the RESPECT index. Budimex Group comprises: Budimex Nieruchomości , Mostostal Kraków and Elektromontaż Poznań.

Britenet Sp. z o.o.

Britenet is a professional software house and business partner specialized in IT experts leasing. It’s team consists of over 500 specialists. The company provides IT solutions since 2006. Britenet creates and maintains systems that support operational processes in many areas of business including Polish public sector. The company was three times awarded The Best IT Employer in Poland by Computerworld – TNS.

Bank for Environmental Protection

We are a Polish Bank. Since 1997 our shares have been quoted on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Ecology is our mission and passion. For 25 years we have inspired our customers to spend less and earn more profiting from ecology. We create innovative banking products with “green benefits“ added to the profit of their personal finances. Our product offer regularly earns awards and honorary mentions of independent financial experts.

City Hall and Municipality of Wieliczka

Wieliczka, a commune near Cracow inhabited by over 56,000 people, is nowadays one of the most dynamically developing towns in the Malopolskie province. Apart from the town of Wieliczka, which is the administrative seat of the Wieliczka County, the commune consists of 29 villages. The head of the town, Mayor Artur Kozioł, is consistently implementing an intensive development program for the town and the county, accelerating investments in the development of tourism and sport infrastructure, which attracts new inhabit¬ants to the Salt Town every year.

City of Lodz

Łódź is a beneficiary of large public investments: 100 ha of the New Center of Łódź, billions PLN in the revitalization of city centre, a diametral tunnel serving as a subway – those are examples. Private capital is also active in Łódź, as evidenced by the recently launched 200 ha of industrial areas within the agglomeration and 100,000 m2 of modern office space under construction. We will organize EXPO Horticultural in 2024, Youth Football World Cup in 2024.

Citi Handlowy

Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. was founded in 1870 and it is the oldest commercial bank in Poland and one of the oldest European banks acting without any interruption. Since 2001 it has been a part of the global Citigroup network and operates in Poland under the Citi Handlowy brand. For more information visit www.citihandlowy.pl. Today Citi Handlowy is one of the largest financial institutions in Poland offering a wide range of modern corporate, investment and retail banking products and services. As a member of Citi, the Bank offers its customers access to financial services in over 160 countries and jurisdictions.

Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka

We are the largest of the Polish law firms. For 25 years our experts have advised both Polish and foreign clients from all business sectors. We believe that close relations bring better solutions. Our efficiency is down to our close cooperation with our clients. We maintain our good reputation and professional prestige thanks to the years’ experience in advising on large complex projects, introducing innovative solutions and working with very demanding clients.

Jeronimo Martins Polska S.A.
Jeronimo Martins Polska S.A. is the owner of Biedronka – Poland’s largest retail chain – operating over 2830 stores in more than one thous. locations. The company’s strategy is based on such pillars as carefully selected products of the highest quality offered in low prices every day. Biedronka, present in Polish market for over 20 years, cooperates with more than 600 Polish suppliers. JM has staff of over 60 thous. employees in Poland. Since 1995 JM Group has invested over PLN 12 bn in Poland.

D.A.S. Legal Expenses Insurance Company

D.A.S. S.A. – the only insurer in Poland specialising exclusively in legal protection insurance. D.A.S. provides professional telephone legal advice service and covers the expenses of legal disputes related to private life or running a business. The insured persons receive expert and financial support in pursuing their rights and defending against criminal or minor charges. D.A.S. is a member of ERGO Versicherung AG Group.

Discovery

Discovery is a leading global media company. It delivers over 8,000 hours of original television productions annually. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens. Discovery is also the owner of the TVN Group, the leading television broadcaster in Poland offering 26 channels and many online products, including Player – Poland’s most–engaging OTT service with a live TV and on–demand video and Eurosport Player

Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security
The Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS) offers a professional and executive education that is easily tailored to students who wish to pursue a career in national security or those who currently work in the national security community. DMGS’ curriculum offerings also provide needed skills that both intersect with and are applicable to other communities such as the commercial corporate world and law enforcement. DMGS enables professionals to address the national security challenges of the new century by encouraging them to rethink tradition and assess new forms of policy analysis.

European Investment Bank

European Investment Bank (EIB) is the European Union’s bank owned by and representing the interests of the EU Member States. As a long-term lending institution that makes finance available for sound investments, it contributes to EU policy goals. The EIB works closely with other EU institutions to implement EU policy.
As the largest multilateral borrower and lender by volume, EIB provides finance and expertise for sound and sustainable investment projects.

Evertop

Each company is different. Each reaches for its targets and mission in its own unique way. Each of them uses every day an uncountable number of applications, systems, spreadsheets and text files. This is what we do – we create dedicated software exactly for them. Thanks to our tailor-made applications that meet the most complex needs and expectations our clients become leaders in their business. Find out more at www.evertop.pl.

Employers of Private Medicine

The Association of Private Medicine Employers is the most active social partner representing the interest of private medicine in the dialogue with the government and parliament in Poland. We have been operating for a decade, animating the environment of private healthcare providers of various sizes. We gather many different entities, among which there are e.g. the largest leaders of the market, listed companies and local healthcare employers.

Energa 

Energa Group is one of Poland’s four largest energy companies, with the highest share of renewable energy in own production in Poland. It’s core activities include the generation and distribution of and trading in electricity. It has more than 3 million customers. Energa Group is one of the three largest electricity suppliers in Poland. 185,000 km of power lines supply electricity on the area of nearly 75,000 km2 – approx. 24 pct. of the country.

Enea

The Enea Group is the vice-champion of the Polish electricity market in the field of electricity production. Manages the full value chain in the electricity market: from fuel, through electricity, distribution, sales and customer service. Enea is responsible for secure energy supplies to 2.5 million customers. Enea grids cover 1/5 of the country. Enea Group consists of, among others, Kozienice Power Plant, Połaniec Power Plant and LW Bogdanka Coalmine – the main coal supplier for the concern.

Exatel

EXATEL is a leading Polish operator as well as a cyber and ICT services provider. The company was founded in 2004 through a merger of Telbank with Tel-Energo. EXATEL operates one of the largest fiber-optic networks in Poland (20 000 km) and develops solutions for business, numerous operators and public sector. The company provides transmission data in all Polish commercial banks and 83 energy-sector companies. EXATEL builds and develops the OST network for general government and is responsible for management of connections with 265 national operators and 135 foreign ones. The company is present in international traffic exchange points in London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Moscow and Kiev. EXATEL became state-owned since 2017 and is supervised by the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Poland.

Ernst & Young

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Globally EY brings together nearly 250,000 people. With our presence in over 150 countries, we can offer support and assistance in virtually every place in the world. The EY practice in Poland, with a strength of nearly 3,200 professionals, comprises seven offices in Warsaw, Gdańsk, Katowice, Kraków, Łódź, Poznań, Wrocław and the Shared Services Centre.

FAKRO 

FAKRO is vice-leader of worldwide roof windows market and the vice-leader of worldwide loft ladders market. This innovative company with its own Research & Development Department is the author of over 160 patent applications. Great deal of FAKRO design solutions set new directions for the development of the world’s roof windows sector. FAKRO Group employs over 3300 people and is made of 12 manufacturing companies and 16 distribution companies located in Europe, Asia and America. FAKRO roof windows are present in over 50 countries around the world.

French-Polish Chamber of Commerce

The French-Polish Chamber of Commerce (CCIFP) is an employers’ association composed of over 450 French and Polish firms. For 24 years CCIFP has been working for the interests of investors by acting as a platform for networking and the exchange of experiences between companies. In 2017 CCIFP organized 130 events including business mixers, conferences, meetings with politicians and economists. CCIFP is a member of CCI France International gathering 115 French Chambers in 85 countries. www.ccifp.pl

FAMUR SA

FAMUR Group is a producer and supplier of machinery and equipment used in the mining industry all over the world. We specialize in longwall, roadheading, underground and surface transport systems, open-pit mining machines as well as equipment for mass transport and bulk material handling. Thanks to integration with KOPEX Group we have become a national leader and ready to face global challenges stronger than ever. FAMUR Group is part of TDJ SA.

GAZ-SYSTEM

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is a strategic company for the Polish economy, responsible for the transmission of natural gas and the management of the most important gas pipelines in Poland. GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is also the owner of Polskie LNG S.A., a company established to build the Świnoujście LNG terminal.

GILEAD SCIENCES POLAND

GILEAD SCIENCES POLAND Sp. z o.o., the Polish representative office of Gilead Sciences, Inc. a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. The company’s goal is to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Gilead’s portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer, inflammatory and respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular conditions.

GRANDSOL

The GRANDSOL offer includes innovative forms of existing products, energy-saving solutions, functionalities that facilitate everyday life, as well as the promotion of renewable sources in the energy sector. We are sure that the GRANDSOL offer meets the expectations of the times of new energy technologies focused on renewable and clean energy sources.

 

GESAC

GESAC (European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers)comprises authors’ societies from across the European Union, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland. As such, we represent more than 1 million creators and rights holders in the areas of musical, audiovisual,visual arts, and literary and dramatic works. Their mission is toensure a sustainable development of creative and cultural ecosystem.

Greygoose Outsourcing Ltd

Highest standards in the field of human resources management, effective recruitment procedures and focus on legal employment and payroll – it’s what identifies us. We are specialists in supplying professional workforce to polish factories, especially from Ukraine. Employees are the growth engine of every business – we find the best ones in order to improve activities and to reduce costs for our Clients. We were trusted by the biggest, international companies.

HSBC

HSBC Bank Polska S.A. is a bank registered in Poland and a member of the HSBC Group. The HSBC Group is the biggest financial institution in Europe, and is also one of the biggest financial institutions globally. HSBC Bank Polska SA focuses on providing bank services to corporate and institutional customers and treasury operations. HSBC Bank Polska S.A. supports Polish companies in their international expansion and foreign investors in doing business in Poland.

IDEA BANK

Idea Bank is a modern financial institution specializing in providing banking services for SME sector. Its business model is based on the innovative, globally unique solutions, such as: Cash Deposit Machine ordered through mobile application, co-working spaces Idea Hub and transaction service Idea Cloud. In October 2017 EFMA (association representing more than 3 thousand financial institutions from 130 countries) selected Idea Bank as one of the 5 most innovative banking institutions in the world.

Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing

Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing – the leading national research institute (A+ and A category), specialist hospital providing services for the patients with hearing, voice, speech, balance and respiratory disorders. Prof. Henryk Skarzynski is the director of the Institute. The World Hearing Center is its heart, where the biggest number of surgical procedures in otorhinolaryngology, audiology and phoniatry is conducted. So far over 7 thousand auditory implant procedures have been conducted (world leader), 500 thousand surgical procedures have been performed and 4 million of patient’s appointments have been conducted.

Industrial Development Agency JSC

The Industrial Development Agency Joint Stock Company (IDA) is a state-owned company. It has played an important role in the transformation of the Polish economy by responding to the most vital needs of industry, saving thousands of jobs and modernizing large and medium-size enterprises. Today, within the Group of Polish Development Fund, IDA cooperates with key Polish institutions supporting entrepreneurs and provides solutions for current needs and business challenges.

IKEA

The vision of IKEA is to make everyday life better for the many people. We provide a range of home furnishing products combining quality and affordable prices. The IKEA Group in Poland owns 10 stores and manages 5 shopping centers through IKEA Centers Polska. The Distribution Center located in Jarosty supplies 23 IKEA stores in Central and Eastern Europe. Six wind farms belonging to the IKEA Group in Poland ensure its energy independence.

innogy

innogy is one of the leading European energy companies. With its three business areas of Retail, Renewables, Grid & Infrastructure, it addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world. The key markets are Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium and several countries in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe, especially Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary.

Janssen-Cilag Polska Sp. z o.o.

Janssen-Cilag Polska Sp. z o.o. is a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson. Janssen focuses on the most important unmet medical needs, mainly in the field of oncology, hematooncology, immunology, neurobiology and psychiatry, infectious diseases, diseases of the cardiovascular system, pulmonary hypertension and metabolic diseases. Six active substances created by Janssen are on the WHO list of basic medicines.

KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. is the world leader in production of copper, silver and other non-ferrous metals. The company has rich deposits, mines and production plants in Poland, USA, Canada and Chile. With almost 60-years of experience, a highly qualified workforce and a wealth of accumulated industry knowledge and best practices KGHM is well positioned to successfully face any challenges in the future.

Export Credit Insurance Corporation Joint Stock Company (KUKE)
For more than 25 years, we have been providing insurance services to Polish entrepreneurs. We cover both export and domestic transactions of our clients, facilitating safe trade in Poland and abroad. Our activities focus on insuring trade receivables arising from sales of goods and services with deferred payment. Also, as part of our insurance activities we issue bonds and guarantees. As the only insurance company in Poland, we are authorized to provide export insurance backed by the State Treasury.

LUX MED Group

LUX MED Group is the leader of private medical services in Poland and part of Bupa. The Group offers comprehensive ambulatory services, diagnostics, rehabilitation, hospitalisation and elderly care. Both corporate and individual customers may choose between various medical subscriptions and self-pay services. LUX MED Group is the Main Medical Partner of the Polish Olympic Committee and the Polish Paralympic Committee.

LOTOS Group S.A.

LOTOS is a Polish capital group whose activities are of strategic importance for the domestic and European energy security. LOTOS produces crude oil and natural gas in Poland, Norway and Lithuania. It owns one of Europe’s most advanced refineries in Gdańsk. It is a leading producer of high–quality fuels, bitumens, motor oils and lubricants. LOTOS is also a chain that comprises almost 500 petrol stations countrywide.

Makarony Polskie SA

Makarony Polskie SA is one of the biggest pasta producers in Poland and offer a wide variety and shapes of pasta, pressed and laminated, manufactured with or without eggs, from finest durum and standard wheat. Manufacturing processes are conducted on the basis of modern production lines, and implemented standards guarantee the highest quality and microbiological purity of our products. The Company is also the producer of pasta from alternative grains (spelt, buckwheat, rye) and BIO certified pasta. The company is listed on the on Warsaw Stock Exchange since April 2007.

MSL

MSL is an international full-service PR agency that provides a wide range of services in the field of communications consulting. We specialize in creating environments that facilitate business development and helping our corporate stakeholders find and build lifelong relationships within the public sector. We are experts in helping guide a brand through every stage of its development. We have a sterling track record of success with over 20 years’ of experience in developing innovative branding campaigns for our clients. MSL’s Warsaw office channels all our communications for 26 Central and Eastern European markets.

 Maspex Group

Maspex is one of the largest food producers in Central & Eastern Europe and a market leader in juices and beverages, instant products and cereal products. The company’s portfolio includes brands such as: Tymbark, Kubuś, Lubella, Łowicz, Krakus, Kotlin, Puchatek, Ekland, DecoMorreno, Cremona, La Festa and Plusssz. The Maspex Group has completed out 19 acquisitions and the company’s products are exported to over 50 countries. Revenue from sales in 2017 amounted over PLN 4.42 billion, of which 31% is foreign sales.

MCI Capital
MCI Group – Central European Technology Investing Leader with USD 650M Long Term Capital under Management Dedicated to Growth, Buyout & Private Equity Investments.

MDDP

MDDP is one of the leading Polish firms providing comprehensive consulting services in the area of taxes, law, business consulting, finance, outsourcing accounting and payroll services, professional trainings and conferences. We combine international experience and global standards with in-depth knowledge of Polish tax, legal and business environment. Our team – nearly 300 persons – supports international corporations and the largest Polish companies – in taking the most important business decisions.

Municipality of Krynica–Zdroj

Krynica-Zdrój – often described as „The Pearl of Polish Spas”, also well known as a sports center, as well as a center for leisure, conferences, and cultural events. Unique atmosphere, curative climate and springs, beautiful landscape and modern tourist infrastructure, especially at Jaworzyna Mt. with its gondola lift – the longest one in Poland, attract a lot of tourists. There is a world class ice rink, red clay tennis courts, numerous bicycle and walking trails, a toboggan run for the whole family’s entertainment and many other attractions that are open in both winter and summer.

National Support Centre for Agriculture

The National Support Centre for Agriculture (KOWR) is a Polish governmental agency. One of its priority tasks is supporting intelligent solutions in agriculture. KOWR focuses on the stabilisation of agricultural markets, increasing Polish exports of agri-food products to new markets and on the promotion of Polish food. Key tasks of the Centre include also the management of agricultural properties remaining in the Agricultural Property Stock of the State Treasury as well as the supervision over companies of special importance for the national economy.

Żywiec Group

Żywiec Group is one of the leading brewers in Poland with the broadest portfolio of over 40 products under 12 brands and 13 different beer styles. The flagship brand is Żywiec. Among other brewer’s key brands are: Heineken, Warka, Desperados and Tatra. Important part of company’s offer are regional brands: Królewskie, Leżajsk and Specjal. Grupa Żywiec is part of the HEINEKEN, the largest beer producer in Europe and one of the leading international brewers.

Employers’ Union of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies INFARMA

The Employers’ Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies INFARMA represents 28 leading pharmaceutical companies engaged in R&D and the production of innovative medicines. INFARMA is a member of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), the Employers of Poland and the Polish Chamber of Commerce. INFARMA’s mission is positive impact on healthcare system in Poland and providing patients sustainable and open access to the effective and safe therapies.

Market and Social Research Institute

The foundation Market and Social Research Institute is a dynamically developing Polish research institute and the fastest growing brand in the research industry on the Polish market. It operates throughout Poland since 2014. It performs both quantitative and qualitative research. As a non-governmental organisation, it works to improve the quality of the research, popularize the profession of a researcher, promulgate knowledge about the state and trends of public opinion changes in a society.

Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa S.A.

The JSW Group is the largest producer of high-quality hard coking coal and a major producer of coke in the European Union. JSW’s coking coal is used predominantly in the production of coke which, in addition to iron ore, is an essential component of feedstock for the production of steel. JSW is composed of 4 mines producing coking coal and steam coal: Borynia-Zofiówka-Jastrzębie, Budryk, Knurów-Szczygłowice, Pniówek and Zakład Wsparcia Produkcji.

KPMG in Poland 

KPMG in Poland for the past 25 years has provided professional including Audit, Tax, Advisory services, and D.Dobkowski sp.k., a Polish limited partnership, a law firm associated with KPMG in Poland – Legal services. We employ more than 1,800 people in Warsaw, Kraków, Poznań, Wrocław, Gdańsk, Katowice and Łódź.

Kraków Airport

Kraków Airport is the biggest regional airport in Poland. In 2018, 23 airlines offer more than 110 regular connections on 4 continents #flyKRK. Kraków Airport aims to become a leader among European regional airports by providing high standard of service and combining economic success with a positive impact on the enviroment at the same time. The function of the company managing the airport is the operation and development of the airport.

LPP

The company was established in Gdansk. For over 25 years, consistently invests in its business. From a small local company it has become one of the fastest growing international fashion companies. Today their products are already available in 20 countries in the world. The company records a regular increase in sales, witch revenues of over EUR 1.7 billion per year. Since 2001, LPP has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and in 2014 it advanced to the WIG20 index.

Mastercard

Mastercard is a technology company operating in the global payments sector. We operate the fastest global payment-processing network which connects consumers, financial institutions, points of sale, government agencies, and companies in more than 210 countries and territories. The products and solutions from Mastercard facilitate and make everyday commercial operations, such as shopping, traveling, conducting business, and managing finances more secure.

mBank

mBank is one of the largest banks in Poland and an icon of mobility. For years, it has been considered the leader of innovations among financial institutions. It provides a full range of modern financial services for individual customers and companies – from micro firms to largest corporations, and the public sector. It was founded 32 years ago as BRE Bank and has been operating as mBank since November 2013. Today mBank has over 5 million customers in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Malopolska Regional Development Agency 

Malopolska Regional Development Agency – leading regional institution operating for the development of business. It provides services to companies, ensuring comprehensive know-how and modern financial solutions. It provides services as regards the acquisition of EU funds and helps entrepreneurs to invest safely in the Małopolska Region. It actively supports export, offering professional consulting services and access to international network of contacts.

Ortelius

Ortelius specialist experience helps companies build smarter organiza¬tions by enhancing human and technological asset competencies. We use all knowledge; expertise and information that exists in and around your organi¬zation. Ortelius has innovated a web based, fully customizable knowledge technology platform that can tailor, collaborative strategic management tools for your team. Since 2007, the inorigo® platform has been developed by servicing many large international corporations, to ensure a solution that solves the most critical business challenges today.

Bank Pekao SA

Bank Pekao SA operates for 88 years and as a part of PZU Group creates the largest financial institutions in Poland and one of the largest in Central and Eastern Europe. In terms of capital strength measured as capital adequacy ratio, Bank Pekao is a leader among large banks operating in Poland and one of the safest banks on European level. Bank Pekao SA is a laureate of many prestigious awards and distinctions, both in Poland and in the world.

PKN ORLEN S.A.

Leading-edge player on the fuels and energy markets, the largest company in CEE, listed in global rankings (Platts TOP250, Thompson Reuters TOP100). Owns integrated infrastructure which can process over 35 million tonnes of crude per year. Markets its products through CEE’s largest retail network of nearly 2,800 service stations. Biggest industrial producer of electricity, with capacities of 1.9 GWe. Has own oil and gas (2P) reserves in Poland and Canada, of 153 million boe at the end of 2017.

PKP Group

The PKP Group brings together companies, mainly from the railway sector, including the national infrastructure manager – PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A., national passenger carrier – PKP Intercity and the largest freight operator in Poland – PKP CARGO. The PKP Group also includes companies from the ICT sector, logistics and real estate development sector. The activities of companies are supervised and coordinated by the parent company – PKP S.A. The common objective of the Group’s companies is to improve the competitiveness of Polish railway transport. The PKP Group is represented in all international railway organizations.

Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa

We are people with business vision and energy. Based on many years of experience and competence, we create one of the largest defense companies in Central Europe. We build the strength of the Polish arms industry capable of implementing innovative defense solutions. We gather over 60 companies, thanks to which we are able to provide our clients with a comprehensive offer of reliable products and services.

Personnel Service

Personnel Service is providing services in the area of recruitment, employment and complex employment service of workers from Ukraine. Personnel Service delivers staffing solutions for most of the industries of Polish economy, including automotive, home appliances and heavy industry. Personnel Service have helped 50 thousand of Ukrainian employees to find jobs in Poland. Database of candidates counts 250 thousand. Personnel Service is among the top three companies specialized in recruiting Ukrainian workers in Poland.

PERN S.A.

PERN S.A. is the leader in crude oil logistics. As managing company of a network of crude oil and petroleum products pipelines, the Company has approx. 3.5 million m³ of crude oil storage capacity and approx. 1.8 million m³ liquid fuels storage capacity at its disposal. PERN is also the managing company of a sea terminal, handling 40 million tonnes of crude oil and 4 million tonnes of fuels annually.

PKP Energetyka S.A.

PKP Energetyka S.A. is one of the leading providers of electricity and electro-energetic services in Poland. The company is owned by CVC Capital Partners. The main area of the company’s expertise is: sales & distribution of electric energy, electro-energetic services, sales of liquid fuels for railroad transportation and railroad electro-infrastructure servicing. The company employs currently 5 800 people.

Polska Grupa Górnicza SA

Polska Grupa Górnicza is a key partner in building the energy security of Poland. In response to the expectations of cheap and high quality energy, the Company strives for raising the effectiveness and optimizing the production costs, maintaining high standards of environment protection, as well as health and safety issues.Polska Grupa Górnicza has the greatest hard coal resources and extraction potential in the European Union. The mining areas of Polska Grupa Górnicza mines are located in 42 communes of Silesia province and 3 communes of Małopolskie province. The areas of mining activities cover 603 square km, and the mining areas cover 665 square km.

PGNiG

Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG SA) deals with exploration and production of natural gas and crude oil and – through key companies from the Capital Group – with import, storage, sales, distribution of gaseous and liquid fuels, production of heat and electricity as well as geophysical and drilling services. Its subsidiaries and branches carry out exploration and production activities in Norway and Pakistan, gas sales in Germany and LNG trading through an office in London.

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna

The PGE Capital Group is Poland’s largest energy sector company with respect to sales revenues and net profit. Thanks to the combination of its own fuel resources, power generation and distribution networks, PGE guarantees a safe and reliable power and heat supply to over 5 million house­holds, businesses and institutions.

Philips

Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s lives across the health continuum–from healthy living and prevention,to diagnosis,treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, we deliver integrated solutions that improve people’s health and enable better outcomes. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy,patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care.

PKO Bank Polski

PKO Bank Polski is the undisputable leader of the Polish banking sector and the basic provider of financial services for all customer segments. The Bank achieves the highest shares in the deposit market, loans, leasing market and in the market of investment funds not dedicated. The Bank is also the largest debit and credit card issuer in Poland. Thanks to the development of digital tools, including the IKO application, PKO Bank Polski has become the most mobile bank in Poland. The Capital Group’s companies strengthen the Bank’s strong position. The effective implementation of the growth strategy meant that at the end of 2017, PKO Bank Polski was the most valuable company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

Polimex-Mostostal SA

Polimex-Mostostal SA is one of the largest Polish construction and engineering companies. A general contractor in the field of industrial construction. The company carries out specialized investments in Poland and abroad for the energy sector, petrochemical industries and in the field of environmental protection. It is a manufacturer and exporter of steel structures and platform gratings; it also operates in the steel structure galvanizing and coating/painting sector. Operating on since 1945. Listed on GPW since 1997.

Polish Navigation Services Agency

Polish Air Navigation Services Agency is the only organization in Poland that trains and employs civil air traffic controllers. We manage and control one of the largest airspaces in Europe. Our staff is undergoing specialist training at home and abroad. Every day, PANSA cares for the safety of nearly 2,500 aircrafts using the Polish airspace, handling almost a million air operations every year. Safety in the air is our mission and duty.

Poczta Polska

Poczta Polska is one of the leaders in communication, parcel, courier and logistics services as well as the National Postal Operator. More than 90% of Poles use the services of our Company. We are continuously strengthening the most promising service areas – parcels, logistics, finance, international services and services for the public administration. Poczta Polska won the first place in the Rzeczpospolita ranking in the category of the most valuable Polish brands operating in the services sector, and ranked 7th in the general ranking.

Polish Insurance Association

The Polish Insurance Association is a local trade organization representing all insurance companies operating in Poland. The main tasks of the PIU are to support the legislature in establishing law. The Association also leads activities to increase public awareness of insurance and to pursue a multilateral dialogue on the development of the insurance sector in our country. The Polish Insurance Association was established in 1990.

Polish Furniture Group
Polish Furniture Group is a brand created on a basis of several years of experience in furniture sector. The Group offers comprehensive interior furnishing for hotels, offices, shops or shopping centers, providing them with furniture, wall panels, reception desks and additional services, such as professional technical consulting. A feature that distinguishes Polish Furniture Group is the offer that includes modern marketing solutions with the use of AR/VR technology, mobile apps or 3D modelling.

PZU Group

PZU Group is one of the largest financial institutions in Poland and in Central and Eastern Europe. For over 200 years, the core of PZU Group is insurance activity, which aims to ensure a sense of peace and security for our clients through the offered comprehensive insurance protection in all crucial areas of private, public, and economic life. As it searches for new directions of development and responds to the needs of its clients, PZU Group is expanding in the field of investments and health.

Razem ścigamy się z cukrzycą”

“Razem ścigamy się z cukrzycą” is a national socio-educational campaign initiated by key patient organisations working for the benefit of individuals with diabetes. The aim of the campaign’s third edition is to draw attention to early prevention, effective treatment which reduces the risk of developing complications, as well as the role of education and physical activity in controlling the disease.
During this year’s Economic Forum and Running Festival, free blood sugar tests will be offered as part of the campaign.
The campaign is organised under the auspices of Novo Nordisk, a leader in diabetes treatment who has been actively supporting educational actions for this group of patients for many years.

Rothschild Global Advisory

Rothschild & Co is a world leader in the provision of impartial, expert advice. Rothschild Global Advisory business has been present in Poland and CEE since 1990. We have approximately 900 advisers in 40 countries around the world. Our core activity is M&A, privatisation transactions, debt advisory, restructuring and ECM. Polish office is a part of a highly skilled team of advisers who lead projects in all countries of the CEE region. Rothschild Global Advisory is a leader of M&A advisers’ league tables (2017 – World No1 by number of deals).

7R SA

7R SA – nationwide Polish property developer operating on the commercial market, specializing in delivering modern logistics spaces for lease. 7R SA develops multi-tenant logistics and industrial centers and BTS facilities. Its portfolio includes large-area logistics centers and urban Small Business Units under 7R City Flex brand. The company is currently working on developing new facilities with an area of 400,000 sq. m. in different locations throughout Poland.

Sage Group

Sage is a leading supplier of business management software to SMEs. For over 20 years it has been providing management facilitating solutions to businesses and managers in Poland. Our experts offer support and assistance to ease the Customers their way through doing business effectively. Years of experience, tried and true products and affiliation with reliable international organization as is Sage Group, are a guarantee of cooperation with a solid partner with a strong market position.

Servier Polska Sp. z o.o.

Servier is an international pharmaceutical company governed by a non-profit foundation, with its headquarters in France. The company is present in 148 countries, employs 21,600 people worldwide. Servier reinvests 25% of its turnover in research and development and uses all its profits for development. The company’s growth is based on innovations in the following five areas: cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, immune-inflammatory diseases and neurodegenerative diseases. At present, nearly 100% of the drugs that go to Polish patients are produced in Poland. Servier develops export – today it is already 45% of production.

Shell Poland

Shell is the world’s largest energy group, which manufactures top quality products and offers a comprehensive portfolio of services associated with fuel and energy delivery as well as solutions for business customers and consumers. Operating in Poland since 1992, Shell Polska Sp. z o.o. comprises over 240 stations that offer best in class fuels, car washes, catering, and shops with a comprehensive range of grocery and automotive products. All Shell fuel buyers can participate in the Shell ClubSmart loyalty programme. Shell’s automotive product offering includes top-grade oils and lubricants, and euroShell fuel cards are available to business customers. Shell Business Operations in Kraków is one of the largest business service centres in Poland.

Siemens Sp. z o.o.

Siemens is a strategic partner of the Polish economy offering innovative services, products and solutions that strengthen clients to achieve market success and face business challenges in the modern world. Siemens is a market leader in the field of efficient energy, industrial productivity, and intelligent infrastructure. The company supports automation of manufacturing processes, and with specialized Business Intelligence software and tools provides solutions useful in digitalization of the economy.Thanks to its technological solutions, it contributes to reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

SGB Cooperative Banks
SGB Cooperative Banks provide complex financial services to individual clients, companies operating in cities and villages, agri-food sector enterprises and farmers, as well as support the economic development of local communities. SGB Cooperative Banks advise and offer uncomplicated solutions and banking products. They are close to people, actively supporting local communities in the area where they operate. www.sgb.pl

Synergic Sp. z o.o.

Synergic – a leader in the OOH advertising market specializing in non-standard realizations. Its portfolio includes media throughout Poland, including large format advertising and city bikes. It has the right to sell advertisements on attractive outdoor advertising media, including inside and outside public transport (transit), in underground passages, at all railway stations and platforms – including the Central Station and Łódź Fabryczna, as well as at all bus stations, on highways and expressways and at all regional airports.

PZL-Świdnik S.A.

PZL-Świdnik is the only Polish producer of helicopters, which operates in Poland for over 60 years. So far the company has manufactured and delivered more than 7400 helicopters to customers from over 40 countries worldwide. PZL-Świdnik enabled Poland to become one of the 5 European countries that have sole capability to design, produce, develop and maintain helicopters. The company employs over 3000 people, including almost 650 engineers, and it cooperates with almost 1000 Polish enterprises. PZL-Świdnik has been a Leonardo Helicopters company since 2010.

TAURON Polska Energia SA

TAURON Polska Energia SA is the holding company in capital group that deals with coal mining, as well as generation, distribution and supply of power and heat. TAURON Group operates on 18 percent of Poland’s territory and is one of the largest business entities in Poland. TAURON Group includes, among others, such subsidiaries as TAURON Wytwarzanie (Generation), TAURON Dystrybucja (Distribution), TAURON Sprzedaż (Supply), TAURON Obsługa Klienta (Customer Service), TAURON Wydobycie (Mining), TAURON Ekoenergia (RES) and TAURON Ciepło (Heat).

TDJ

TDJ is a family-owned private investment company. It conducts activities in the areas of Equity, Venture, Estate, Finance and Foundation. The largest investment area is private equity, where the capitalization of portfolio companies is EUR 0,9 bln. In the Venture area TDJ invests in innovative, technological startups whereas TDJ Estate is an active property developer. TDJ shares its successes investing in education and personal development of children and youth through the TDJ Foundation.

The Polish Development Fund Group

The Polish Development Fund Group is a financial group which offers instruments supporting the development of companies, local governments and individuals, and invests in sustainable social development and national economic growth. The mission of PFR as a Polish promotional financial institution is to implement programmes enhancing the long-term investment and economic potential and supporting equal opportunities and environmental protection. For more information visit the web: www.pfr.pl/en

The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW)

The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) organises trade on one of the fastest growing capital markets in Europe. GPW operates a regulated market of shares and derivative instruments and the alternative stock market NewConnect for growing companies. GPW is developing Catalyst, a market for issuers of corporate and municipal bonds, and since February 2012, the Polish Power Exchange (TGE) is a member of the GPW Group. Since 9 November 2010, GPW is a public company listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange.

Toyota Motor Poland

Toyota is one of the largest automakers in the world. It’s been selling over 10 million vehicles a year for 4 consecutive years. Toyota is an innovation leader in the automotive industry, with gasoline-electric hybrid drivetrains being its flagship technology. To date Toyota has sold over 11,5 million hybrids globally. Toyota is the second most popular car brand in Poland. Its market share in hybrid vehicle sales is over 92%. There are already 40,000 Toyota hybrids on Polish roads.

The Boston Consulting Group Spółka 

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from private, public and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 82 offices in 46 countries. Warsaw BCG team exists since 1997 and is led by team of Partners.

Union of Producers and Employers of Biogas Industry (UPEBI)

The Union of Producers and Employers of Biogas Industry (UPEBI) is an association of employers established in 2012 in order to integrate the biogas industry in Poland and act together for the benefit of the biogas sector in our country. The UPEBI’s motto is TOGETHER FOR BIOGAS because every day we fight for better conditions of functioning of the entire biogas industry and do our best to ensure that legislation and other regulations are favourable to our industry. We intervene many times on the stage of development of the laws and regulations related to the biogas industry; we support our members in many areas of their business, including in contacting the representatives of various institutions; we have participate in public consultations and provide information on biogas to all interested parties; we promote biogas technology in the media.

Węglokoks S.A.

WĘGLOKOKS S.A. is a strong brand associating companies from mining, metallurgy, energy and logistics sectors. These four pillars of the Capital Group are four interweaving and complementary industries. Strengthening the cooperation between companies allows to increase efficiency and maximize the synergy effect. The consolidated turnover of the Capital Group amounts to approximately PLN 3.5 billion.

Vision Group

Vision Group provides extensive services in the areas of consultancy, strategy building, implementation of commu¬nication activities, litigation PR and public affairs. For over 10 years of VG’s presence on the market Vision Group has realized over 300 successful projects for more than 100 clients from Poland and abroad. The company specializes in providing services for the following industries: healthcare, education, business & finance, energy, telecom & IT, FMCG. Vision Group has won the Magellan Awards six times.

Vattenfall
Vattenfall is a leading European energy company, that for more than 100 years has electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernised our way of living through innovation and cooperation. Our goal is to make fossil–free living possible within one generation. We employ 20,000 people around the World. Vattenfall’s Wind business is a leading player in offshore wind power worldwide as well as one of the leading companies in onshore wind power.

VIVUS Finance

Vivus Finance Sp. z o.o., the biggest online loan company in Poland, has been operating on the market since 2012. In under 6 years, the company has acquired over 2 million clients. Fintech solutions implemented by Vivus Finance set the standard for the industry and directly address client needs. Vivus has been the co-creator of the Loan Companies Association, thus actively shaping the loan market in Poland. Vivus is part of 4finance Group which has been operating in over 17 markets globally.

Żabka

For the past 20 years, Żabka Polska has operated the largest chain of convenience stores in Poland. It ranks 17th globally in terms of number of stores. Every day, two million customers visit more than 5100 Żabka stores which offer a wide range of products and additional services. Żabka’s brand awareness among customers is 98%. Żabka’s social corporate responsibility focuses on development and education, responsible sales and supporting local communities.