Main Partner of the Economic Forum

Małopolska Region 

Małopolska is one of the most attractive tourist destinations and one of the most beautiful regions in the country. A half of the Polish objects of the UNESCO World Heritage List is located in the region. Małopolska has the greatest number of national parks, mineral water resources and one sixth of all Polish museum collections. Its flagship are not just Krakow, Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains, numerous SPA towns such as Krynica, the salt mine in Wieliczka but also Pieniny Mountains with the watershed of the Dunajec River, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and Wadowice – the hometown of St. John Paul II and Beskidy Mountains. The strength of the region lies in its enormous potential for growth, economic development and consistently implemented enhancement strategy. It is based on three pillars: the natural and cultural heritage of Małopolska, human capital and support for the entrepreneurship in the industries of the future. These are, among others: biotechnology, IT and new technologies as well as creative industries. Constantly developed infrastructure, attractive investment conditions and above all – capacity to cooperate are the reasons for many international companies to locate their businesses and offices in Małopolska. In the latest Financial Times prestigious report European Cities and Regions of the Future 2014/15 Małopolska moved up to the fifth place among the best ten regions of Central and Eastern Europe, and to the second place as the region with the best strategy of attracting foreign direct investments in Eastern Europe. The vision, that has been realized for several years by the Self Government of the Małopolska Region, focusing on modern technologies and building competitive advantage, was appreciated by the Committee of the Regions, which recognized Małopolska as the European Entrepreneurial Region 2016. Małopolska is the first Polish Region, which received this honorable mention.


Krynica-Zdrój – the host town of the Economic Forum 

Krynica-Zdrój – „A Gem among Polish Spas” – is a well-known health resort and also a dynamically developing winter sports centre, a tourism hub and centre for recreation, congresses and cultural events. Krynica offers unique atmosphere, healing microclimate, beautiful landscape and continuously extended and modernized hotel infrastructure and services for tourists; funicular railway to the top of Jaworzyna Mountain, ski lifts, a skating  rink, a sleigh track, walking and cycling routes. All of the above is complemented by restaurants, inns and fast food outlets.

City of Tarnów  

INVEST IN TARNÓW TARNÓW is the capital of our sub-region with great communication and a connection to a motorway – only 40 minutes from Cracow and an hour from international airports. OUR POTENTIAL – positive, energetic and hard-working people, beautiful architecture, cultural wealth and legendary hospitality. SUPPORT FOR INVESTORS • Special Economic Zone • Business Activity Zone • Business Incubator • individual advisers to investors • friendly local government FEEL INVITED BY TARNÓW, THE HOST OF THE INVESTMENT FORUM

Sadecki University of the Third Age 

Sadecki University of the Third Age (UTA) conducts educational activities and active older people in the context of learning throughout life. UTA promotes civic participation in public life and intergenerational integration. UTA initiated the creation of the Polish Association of UTA which supports multi-sector actions for seniors, the senior policy, the silver economy and civil society. These topics are the subject of debate at the Third Age Forum within the FE.

Podkarpackie Region 

Podkarpackie is a dynamic region, friendly to its inhabitants and attractive to visitors. Its strategy is based on research and innovative technologies. Many of the global leaders have invested here. Most of them represent aviation – region’s smart specialization. They are behind the international success of the “Aviation Valley”. ICT and automotive sector are the other main pillars of the local economy. The region’s trademarks are the high quality of life and a swift implementation of EU funds.

AIRBUS Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters, a division of Airbus Group, is the world-leading provider of civil and military helicopter solutions that serve, protect, save lives and safely carry passengers in highly demanding environments. Flying more than 3 million flight hours per year, the company’s in-service fleet includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in 152 countries. Its range of civil and military helicopters is the world’s largest, with the civil fleet having achieved a 44 percent market share in the civil and parapublic sectors. With a turnover of € 6.5 billion, the company employs approximately 23,000 people worldwide.

Air Liquide Polska 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 50,000 employees and serves more than 2 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 and Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.

American Chamber of Commerce in Poland (AmCham)

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 300 of the largest investors from a wide range of sectors who invested over 120 billion PLN and employ over 200,000 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!


Amgen is one of the biggest and most innovative global biotechnological companies. It focuses on research and the implementation of biological therapies based on the DNA recombination technologies. The pharmaceuticals products conceived by Amgen efficiently fight against tumors and hematological, nephrological diseases as well as influence bone metabolism. Amgen has supported the education in the fields of science and allocated financial means for that aim. The program Amgen Scholars is designed to promote young scientists, whereas the project Amgen Teach is aimed at improving teaching skills in the area of natural sciences. The National Fund for the Children has also been supported by Amgen. It is dedicated to promote extremely gifted young Polish people. The company has been present in Poland since 2005.


Bain & Company is the management consulting firm that the world’s business leaders come to when they want results. Bain advises clients on strategy, operations, technology, organization, private equity and mergers and acquisition, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. The firm aligns its incentives with clients by linking its fees to their results. Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. Founded in 1973, Bain has 53 offices in 34 countries, and its deep expertise and client roster cross every industry and economic sector. For more information visit: Follow us on Twitter @BainAlerts.

Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A

The universal bank, offers savings, investment products and a wide range of loans to its individual clients, while businesses -micro enterprises, SMEs, corporations – solutions for financing operations on the local and international market. It specializes in serving enterprises of the agriculture and food sector, financing agriculture and regional infrastructure. The Bank has a complex offer of Private Banking and an investment advisory. Member of BNP Paribas, a leading international banking group.

Bank Ochrony Środowiska S.A.

Bank Ochrony Środowiska S.A. (Bank for Environmental Protection) started its operations in 1991. It specialises in supporting undertakings and activities contributing to environmental protection. For 25 years of operations the Bank contributed 17,5 billion PLN to finance ecological projects. The total value of investment projects completed as a result of the Bank’s support amounts to 47 billion PLN. Since 1997 its shares have been traded in the primary market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.


Boson Energy develops, builds, and inte¬¬grates impact utility technologies that tie in with the on-going global energy transformation: resilient and affordable distributed power, heat, cooling, storage, water, and waste solutions for local economies – at completely new levels of efficiency, reliability, and availability. Developed for tomorrow’s energy provision systems and performance based economies. Designed to operate in municipal environments and to comply with the highest environmental standards.

The Boston Consulting Group

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.


Budimex was established more than 45 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.

Canon Poland

Canon’s offer for business combines innovative solutions for print and document handling to support productivity increase of companies, their business processes and efficiency. We advise our business partners how to maximize productivity at every stage of their business processes – as invoice processing, or solutions for process management for HR, accounting, dispatching services, logistic departments. Thanks to our technological DNA, rich experience and wide knowledge about business processes we also deliver outsourcing and business consulting services to our corporate partners. More on

CASE – Centre for Social and Economic Research

CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research is an independent, non-profit, economic and social policy research institution, established in 1991 in Warsaw. CASE’s research remains focused on five core thematic areas: (1) European Neighbourhood Policy, enlargement, trade, and economic integration; (2) labor markets, human capital, and social policy; (3) innovation, competitiveness, and entrepreneurship; (4) reforms, growth, and poverty reduction in developing and transition countries; and (5) macroeconomics and public finance. Since 1991, CASE has concluded over 350 projects in 50 countries on 5 continents.


CEZ Group is one of the largest power companies in Europe with wide portfolio of nuclear, conventional and wind energy assets. The company has been operating in Poland – one of its key markets – for over 10 years mainly as electricity and heat producer. The core business activity of CEZ Group in Poland also includes trade and turnover of energy, combustion by-products and ESCO services. The company has long been investing in wind energy and creating modern Polish power market.


Danfoss engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. We meet the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Our products and services are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. Today Danfoss is a world-leader, employing 23,400 employees and serving customers in more than 100 countries. Danfoss in Poland has 4 factories: in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Tuchom, Wroclaw and Bielany Wroclawskie. Total employment in Poland is on the level of 1400 people. Read more:

Data Techno Park

Data Techno Park is a business environment institution, successfully implementing innovative solutions and modern technologies, mostly in medical sector. The Company manages itQ Data Center – one of the most modern data centers in Europe, the purpose of which is collecting, processing and archiving medical data of patients from all over the country. Centre realizes a statutory obligation of electronic medical records implementation, which will come into force in January 2018.


Deloitte Poland is one of the leading professional services firms providing audit, advisory, tax, legal, financial, risk management, strategic and technology consulting services. Since October 2015 Deloitte has also been offering services rendered by its interactive agency Deloitte Digital. The Deloitte brand has been present in Poland for more than 25 years, now operating in nine regional offices in the largest Polish cities, with head office in Warsaw. We employ more than 2000 people. Read more:

Domański Zakrzewski Palinka

DZP was established in 1993. For many years now we have been the largest independent Polish law firm. We provide complex advice to clients in all sectors, offering them full-range legal advisory. What makes our services different is our understanding of both legal and business needs of our clients, and the many years’ experience and expert knowledge of our specialists. Our worldwide network of relations with leading foreign law firms enables us to advise on the international market.


Enea is a renowned retailer, distributor and producer of electricity and heat. Responsible for the delivery of energy to 2.5 million customers. Enea’s network covers 20% of Poland. The Group consists of, among others, Poland’s largest power station on coal Power Plant. It is formed in the one of the largest new power unit in Poland with a capacity of 1,075 MW. Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka (LWB) is the most effective coal mine in Poland, which is the main supplier of coal for generation assets concern. Both companies are listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. In 2015. Enea Group became the owner of 66 percent. LWB share.


Euronews is the Europe’s leading international news channel and a full multimedia news hub. euronews broadcasts 24/7 in 13 languages – Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Ukrainian – reaching 420 million households in 158 countries, and delivers a complete range of digital products. Visit

European Meeting Centre- Nowy Staw Foundation

The Foundation supports all social initiatives that aim at building civil society, cooperation and solidarity between nations. It promotes and enhances the entrepreneurship and innovation, mainly of the young generation. It supports the labour market participants with the special concern of the most vulnerable ones. The Foundation supports the processes of democratic change in Eastern Europe. Nowy Staw Foundation is organizing the Economic Forum of Young Leaders.


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


FAKRO is vice-leader of worldwide roof windows market. This innovative company with its own Research & Development Department is the author of over 140 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 more than 50 countries around the world.

The Foundation of Youth Initiatives

Foundation was set up by a group of young people from academic, youth and scout groups who needed additional tools for greater social and public activity. The objective of establishing the foundation was also to integrate those groups as well as create areas of cooperation. The main initiatives include projects that aim at changing the young people’s situation relating to their entry into the labour market, student exchanges, the project of leader’s academy as well as student magazine ‘Koncept’.

Foundation for the Development of the Education System (FRSE) 

For over 20 years FRSE has been managing European educational programmes, supporting thousands of participants of any age, enabling them to study abroad or to participate in exchange projects. FRSE is a State Treasury foundation, supervised by the Minister of National Education, the Minister of Science and Higher Education and the Minister of Sport and Tourism. Since 2014 it has been acting as National Agency of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Geopolitical Intelligence Services AG

Geopolitical Intelligence Services AG (GIS) is an expertise platform, founded and made public in 2011 by Prince Michael von Liechtenstein. We deliver the highest quality reports and scenarios in the field of politics, economy, power engineering, defense and security, developed by our global network of experts. We are an impartial and independent information provider. We also provide a comprehensive range of consulting services. We support international expansion and investment activities of companies and institutions in more than 100 countries worldwide. Trust us and join the group of our clients at and

Grupa Azoty

Grupa Azoty has concentrated complementary companies with different traditions and expertise to make use of their potential and to implement a common strategy. This gave rise to the largest Polish and one of the largest European chemical company. Owing to a well-thought-out architecture, the Group can offer its customers a diversified product portfolio – from mineral fertilizers and engineering plastics through OXO alcohols and plasticizers to pigments.

Cyfrowy Polsat Group

Cyfrowy Polsat is the largest media and telecom group in Poland, with 5.9 million contract customers and 16.5 million services: mobile telephony, pay TV and Internet access. The group includes: Cyfrowy Polsat – operator of the largest Polish satellite platform and provider of advanced multimedia services, Polkomtel – operator of the Plus mobile network and LTE technology leader, Telewizja Polsat – Poland’s leading commercial broadcaster offering 33 television channels, IPLA – leader on the video online market with approx. 3.8 million users. More information:


LOTOS is a Polish capital group that has strategic significance for Poland’s and Europe’s energy security and Poland’s economy. LOTOS produces natural gas and oil in Poland, Norway and Lithuania. LOTOS is a leading producer and supplier of fuel, including its premium fuel LOTOS Dynamic, road bitumen, engine oil and lubricants. The group runs one of Poland’s top three petrol station chains.


Huzar company from Nowy Sącz is currently the leader in the production of honey in Poland. From 20 years our products are synonymous with high quality and extremely wide range – from traditional honey from the Polish meadows to the exotic flavors from the farthest corners of the world. By implementing strict quality standards (ISO 9001: 2000 and HACCP), the company is confident that it provides customers only proven and safe products. This is appreciated by our customers – both individuals and business where we work with the major retail chains.


LUX MED Group is the biggest medical company in Poland, which operates in the integrated model of coordinated healthcare. It is a part of Bupa — an international healthcare group providing medical care and offering medical insurance. The Group’s offer is addressed to both corporate and individual customers. LUX MED Group is the Main Medical Partner of the Polish Olympic Committee.

Grupa PZU

PZU is the market leader in the Polish insurance services market, particularly in non-life insurance, with a 32.9% (together with Link 4) market share as at the end of Q2 2015. It is the oldest Polish insurance group offering a broad range of insurance and financial products. The principal product group offered by PZU is motor insurance for retail and corporate clients. PZU Życie is the market leader in Polish life insurance services in terms of regular gross written premiums – a 43.4% market share as at the end of Q2 2015.

Maspex Group

The Maspex Group 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 Wadowice Group has completed out 18 acquisitions and the company’s products are exported to over 50 countries. Revenue from sales in 2015 amounted to 3.7 billion zł., of which 33% is foreign sales.

Grupa Żywiec

Grupa Żywiec is one of the leading brewers in Poland with the broadest portfolio of 41 products under 16 brands and 13 different beer styles and cider. 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. More on:

HB Reavis

HB Reavis is an international real estate developer founded in 1993 in Bratislava, Slovakia. It operates in the United Kingdom, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and in Turkey. The operations have so far yielded a total of 917,500 sq m of modern offices, shopping and entertainment spaces in addition to logistics facilities. Over 1 million sq m of developments are in the planning, permit or construction stages. The group has total assets of €2.1 billion, with a net asset value of almost €1.2 billion.

Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body with a mission to explore new markets and create business opportunities for Hong Kong. The HKTDC focuses on delivering value by promoting trade in goods and services worldwide, while connecting the world’s enterprises through Hong Kong’s business platform.

HSBC Bank Polska S.A.

HSBC Bank Polska SA is a bank registered in Poland and a member of the HSBC Group. The HSBC Group is the biggest financial institution in Europe, operating on markets that are Poland’s key trading partners (i.e. Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Czech Republic), 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. Operating via the head office in Warsaw and corporate banking centers in Katowice, Poznan, Gdansk and Wroclaw, the bank supports Polish companies in their international expansion and foreign investors in doing business in Poland.

Huawei Polska Sp. z o.o. 

Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions. Continuously innovating based on customer needs, we are committed to enhancing customer experiences and creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers. Our telecom network equipment, IT products and solutions, and smart devices are used in 170 countries and regions. Huawei ranked 129th on the Global Fortune 500 based on its revenue in 2015. A Better Connected World is on the horizon. Working closely with partners, we endeavor to build an efficient and integrated digital logistics system which will enhance interconnectivity and interactivity – between people and people, people and things, and things and things – to spark infinite opportunities and potential for everyone everywhere and to move the world forward.

Jeronimo Martins Polska S.A.

Jeronimo Martins Polska S.A. is the owner of Biedronka – Poland’s largest retail chain – operating over 2690 stores in more than 1000 locations. The chain cooperates with over 500 Polish business partners. Since 1995 JM Group has invested over PLN 11 billion in Poland. JMP has the staff of over 55 000 employees in Poland. Acc. to Rzeczpospolita JMP is the 2nd largest Polish company and Biedronka is the 2nd most valuable Polish brand. JMP is a strategic partner of the Responsible Business Forum.


IKEA goal is to create a better everyday life for the many. We offer good design and functional furniture and home equipment in affordable prices. We care deeply about sustainable development, implementing startegy People & Planet Positive. “IKEA was created in Poland” – said IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad. First furniture from Poland arrived to IKEA in 1961, today 19 percent of our production comes from Poland. IKEA Group has 328 stores in 28 countries worldwide, including 9 stores in Poland.


On the 2nd of September 2016 all RWE Group companies in Poland have been renamed to innogy. innogy is one of the leading European energy companies. With its three business areas of Renewables, Grid & Infrastructure as well as Retail, 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.


Intrum Justitia is a European company specialized in debt management services. The company entered the Polish market in 1998. We are present in 20 European countries, we hire 3 850 employees, and we run our business in 160 branches in the world. We have our own investment fund company and law firm. We do our best to mitigate payment backlogs for our customers and to turn debts into payments. Our complex debt collection services — from optimizing receivables, to debt collection, debt monitoring, and its purchase. We offer our customers solutions that facilitate the development of their business activity.

KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

KGHM is among the top world’s largest producers of copper and silver with more than 55 years of experience in mining, smelting and refining. Beyond copper and silver, KGHM extracts molybdenum, nickel, gold, palladium and platinum and produces rhenium. The company’s production assets and projects are located on three continents. KGHM’s core operations are situated in Poland. The most significant foreign operation – Sierra Gorda mine – is situated in Chile. KGHM Group employs over 34 000 people.

KPMG in Poland

Established in 1990, KPMG in Poland provides Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We employ more than 1,300 people in 7 offices located in Warsaw, Kraków, Poznań, Wrocław, Gdańsk, Katowice and Łódź. Our success lies in the high quality of our services and people, whose capital is the knowledge acquired by 174 000 employees in 155 countries. More at:

Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa S.A. 

Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa S.A. is the largest sugar producer in Poland and 8th largest in Europe. The company’s market share in Poland reaches almost 40%. It is composed of 7 sugar factories, which together process yearly approximately 5 million metric tons of sugar beets, cultivated on 77 000 hectares. KSC S.A. Capital Group is composed of 6 subsidiaries: „Pszczółka” (sweets factory), Polskie Przetwory (fruit and vegetable processing), KSC Bioenergetyka (bio-fuels and bio-energy), „Moldova Zahăr” in Cupcini Moldova (sugar factory), „Trzemeszno” (potato factory), „Młyny Stoisław” (flour and groats factory).

Kraków Airport

Kraków Airport is Poland’s second busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic and the largest regional airport. It has diversified network so that passengers can choose from a wide range of both traditional and low-cost carriers. Thanks to airport’s direct flights to major airline hubs in Europe, passengers can travel to the most distant places in the world.


Lufthansa provides excellent worldwide connectivity via home hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. Our presence in Poland with more than 230 weekly flights from 9 origins (Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan, Wroclaw, Katowice, Krakow, Rzeszow, Lublin and Bydgoszcz) gives corporate and business customers the opportunity to enter the vast global network of Lufthansa – 218 destinations in 82 countries. We are happy to offer an enhanced quality of air travel for all our passengers. More information can be found on


LS Tech‐Homes S.A. has become a leader in manufacturing of composite panels in SIP technology that are used in an erection of homes, commercial and industrial construction structures. We used to be involved in construction projects in Poland, Croatia and Angola. Nowadays apart of current production we are working on prototype solutions in such areas like: recreation and social homes, military and refugee shelters as well as composite elements that can be used in different industrial sectors. We have been listed on New Connect since 2012.

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.


Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.


Miquido is a mobile apps design & development company, with a hint of wearable apps & smart home solutions. 9/10 our projects come from referrals, so with 90+ solutions delivered in just 5 years, transparent and well managed production process, we have become an award-winning team of 70+ with proven track records! We work with clients around the world on both, emerging startup projects and large scale enterprise apps for financial and telco industries.

mBank S.A. 

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 30 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.

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm with offices in 63 countries including Poland (since 1993). In the past 5 years we served 93/100 top corporations worldwide. In Poland McKinsey employs more than 800 experienced professionals in Warsaw, Poznań and Wrocław. Over the last 23 years, we have shared the transformation and growth journey with the industry leaders in basic materials, TMT, energy, banking and insurance, consumer goods and many other sectors.

OLPP Sp. z o.o.

Operator Logistyczny Paliw Płynnych sp. z the biggest company in Poland specializing in storage and reloading of liquid fuels. The company stores fuel for regular distribution, as a part of compulsory reserve and also as state reserves of liquid fuels. OLPP means a network of 19 fuel bases storing petrol, diesel oil, light fuel oil, biocomponents and aviation fuel. The total warehousing capacity of the bases is 1.8 million cubic meters.

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM 

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM 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 is also the owner of Polskie LNG S.A., a company established to build the Świnoujście LNG terminal. As part of its 2015-2025 investment scheme, GAZ-SYSTEM is planning to build over 2,000 km of new gas lines in western, southern and eastern Poland.


PLAY (P4) is an independent, infrastructural mobile operator, operating LTE, UMTS and GSM network in Poland. 9 years from its launch, PLAY provides services to 14.6 million customers, making it the second largest mobile operator in Poland in terms of customer numbers, with a 25.6% market share. PLAY has initiated several market innovations that permanently induced competition to the Polish telecom market and its rapid development, to the benefit of the consumers.


PAYBACK (American Express Group) is a multipartner customer engagement building program. Currently in Poland it connects nearly 7 million consumers with almost 900 partner companies through a proprietary direct marketing platform. PAYBACK’s leadership position is a result of its customer centricity paradigm which constitutes a core concept for solutions offered in areas of Big Data Analytics, sales stimulation and relationship marketing. Operates also in Germany, Mexico, India, Italy and USA.

PayU S.A.

PayU is a global payment service provider for e-Businesses. In CEE region processes transactions for thousands of merchants (among others: Allegro, AmRest, MAKRO, Orange, PKP IC, PLAY, TUi). The scope of services includes e.g. one-click payments, mobile payments designed for shop apps and fully online instalments. The PayU Group operating in 16 countries on 4 continents is owned by Naspers, that presents the greatest upward dynamics and is ranked third worldwide in terms of the number of e-Commerce users.


PERN S.A. is an dynamically developing Capital Group including PERN S.A. and its four subsidiaries: OLPP Sp. z o.o., Naftoport Sp. z o.o., CDRiA Sp. z o.o. and Siarkopol Gdańsk S.A. PERN S.A. that specializes mostly in transport and storing petroleum. Altogether, the group has 3.5 million cubic metres of storing capacity for petroleum and 1.8 million cubic metres of storing capacity for fuels. It also has a marine loading terminal with the capacity of 34 million tons of petroleum per year.

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 supply to over 5 million households, businesses and institutions.


PKN ORLEN is a modern player on the fuel and energy market, the largest company from Central and Eastern Europe, and the only Polish name among the prestigious Fortune 500. In line with our strategy, we aim to build a leading position in the region around the upstream, downstream and retail businesses. We operate six refineries and the region’s largest network of nearly 2,700 modern service stations located in Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany and Lithuania. One of our priorities is to explore for and extract hydrocarbons. The recent acquisition of oil and gas production companies from North America has brought PKN ORLEN’s own 2P reserves to ca. 97 million boe. We are also a leading producer of petrochemicals and, in an effort to develop our own power generation segment, we are building two CCGT units in Płock and Włocławek. Once the projects are completed, the capacity of the ORLEN Group’s cogeneration assets will come close to 1.5 GWe.

PKO Bank Polski

PKO Bank Polski is the leader of Polish banking sector. It has managed to regularly achieve high results while maintaining a conservative approach to risk. Its capacity for continual improvement has been its strength; enabling it to take full advantage of market opportunities. The Bank’s business rests on retail, corporates and investment banking. These combine concentration on customer needs and delivery of value through all available service channels.

The Polish Development Fund

Polish Development Fund (PFR) is an institution that integrates leading national investors in the economic development of Poland (ARP, BGK, KUKE, PAIiIZ, PARP). Acting in accordance with the best standards, PFR provides companies, local governments and individuals with tools for efficient implementation of their growth strategies and development plans. PFR is an important pillar of the Plan for Responsible Development created by the Ministry of Development and adopted by the Polish Government.

Polish Oil & Gas Company

Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA (PGNiG) is the leader in the Polish natural gas market. The company’s business comprises exploration for and production of natural gas and crude oil, import, storage, sale and distribution of gas and liquid fuels, as well as heat and electricity generation. PGNiG SA holds equity interests in 29 subsidiaries, including providers of specialist geophysical, drilling and well services. PGNiG is one of the largest and oldest firms in Poland.

Polowiec i Wspólnicy registered partnership

Polowiec i Wspólnicy sp. j. specializes in legal services for entrepreneurs. Scope of services covers all aspects of business activity, including projects related to power sector, contracts, restructuring, construction. We have vast experience and expertise in business and strategic advice. We provide services both within the territory of Poland and abroad. We run offices in Kraków and Gliwice. We connect practice and science, members of our team are authors of many scientific publications. (TTCpl) is an initiative of companies such as eg. Facebook, Microsoft, UPC or Dirlango, under the auspices of the Polish National Chamber of Commerce. TTCpl’s aim is to promote digital solutions as a key leverage of the Polish economy and of a modern society. We promote predictable and sustainable conditions for stimulating the digitization of the Polish economy, drive investment in the development of digital infrastructure, content and services; as well as encourage the development of digital skills.

PZL-Świdnik S.A.

PZL-Świdnik is the only Polish helicopter OEM producing rotorcrafts for 60 years. So far it has manufactured and delivered over 7400 helicopters to customers in over 40 countries worldwide. Through PZL-Świdnik Poland is one of 5 EU member states which can boast the capability to design, manufacture, develop and support helicopters on their own. PZL-Świdnik has approx. 3300 employees, including 650 engineers and cooperates with 1000 Polish enterprises. PZL-Świdnik is a key partner of the Polish Ministry of Defense – 80% of helicopters supplied to the MND in the last 10 years have been produced in Świdnik. PZL-Świdnik has been a Leonardo Helicopters company since 2010.

Shell Polska

Shell Poland Sp. z. o.o. has been successfully operating in Poland since 1992. The company’s activity covers the downstream business. This entails a network of fuel stations and Shell’s retail, as well as EuroShell fuel cards. Today, Shell supplies the polish market with about 10% of the domestic demand. Also, since 2013, Shell Energy Europe Ltd. has been acting as one of the first foreign entities on the wholesale gas market. In 2006, Shell opened its Shell Business Operations Kraków in Zabierzów which is currently one of the largest business centers in Poland.


Siemens is a strategic partner of the Polish economy offering innovative services, products and solutions strengthens clients to achieve market success and face business challenges in the modern world. Company is a market leader in the field of efficient energy, industrial productivity, and intelligent infrastructure. Siemens supports the automation of manufacturing processes, and with specialized Business Intelligence software and tools provides solutions useful in digital economy.

Sixt Rent a Car Poland

In Poland Sixt has offered top quality services since 2002, when Eurorent Ltd. started operating under the license of Sixt Poland. The offer of the company includes a wide range of cars of diverse class: includes cars from economic groups to the premium – cars and vans. Availability of cars in different parts of the world gives a feeling of mobility, since they can be rented, for example, in Warsaw’s airport, and returned in Berlin. You can make a reservation by phone +48 22 5 111 555 or electronically at

LLC “Orta Media”

Orta Communications Group is a leading communications group in Russia and CIS. It includes agencies across sectors and areas of expertise and provides 360 integrated communications campaigns. Orta works for some of the largest local and international brands, corporations and organizations in various sectors – from manufacturing and industrials, energy and utilities, to technology, finance and insurance, as well as public sector. Orta’s teams and projects are recipients of many prestigious Russian and international awards.

TAURON Polska Energia SA

TAURON Polska Energia SA is the capital group’s holding company that runs its operations in such lines of business as hard coal mining and generation, distribution and supply of electricity and heat. TAURON Group is operating on 18 percent of Poland’s territory and is one of the largest business entities in Poland, including being Poland’s largest electricity distributor as well as Poland’s second largest electricity supplier and generator. TAURON Group includes, among others, such subsidiaries as TAURON Generation, TAURON Distribution, TAURON Supply, TAURON Customer Service, TAURON Mining, TAURON Eco-energy and TAURON Heat. The shares of TAURON Polska Energia SA have been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2010 and they are included, among others, in the WIG20 and WIG30 indices. The company is included in the socially responsible companies’ index – Respect Index.

Think tank Poland, Go Global!

The mission of Think Tank Poland, Go Global! is to promote and spread practical knowledge about the internationalization of enterprises and institutions, and to popularize global expansion as an important factor in the development of Polish companies. Poland, Go Global! supports Polish companies developing in global markets with the best practices and networks.

T-Mobile Polska

T-Mobile Polska is one of the largest mobile operators in Poland, providing a full range of telecommunications services to both private and corporate customers. Thanks to the integration with fixed-line operator GTS Poland, T-Mobile Polska can now offer its business clients a full range of services relating to communication, data transmission and secure data storage. Thanks to advanced network infrastructure and commercial data centers, the company offers its clients the highest standard of services.

The spa Krynica-Żegiestów SA

The spa Krynica-Żegiestów SA is more than 220 years of tradition of spa treatment. We offer a range of accommodation in the heart of Krynica – 600 places in 1, 2, and 3-bed rooms of high standard. We organize: • sanatorium stays • holidays • therapeutic rehabilitation • weekend stays • congresses and business meetings. We are the exclusive manufacturer of mineral waters: Jan, Zuber, Słotwinka and Kryniczanka. Waters and specific climate qualities are conducive to the treatment of many diseases. More information on:

“PGE Narodowy” stadium

“PGE Narodowy” stadium is an important place not only for sport but also for entertainment, business and culture. It hosts major events in Poland like UEFA European Football Championship Euro 2012 or an annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development – to name just a few. Also the NATO Summit at “PGE Narodowy” stadium will go down in history not only thanks to a constructive political debate, but also to the highest level of organisation.


Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. 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. News about Philips can be found at


Reesco is an experienced contractor, providing specialist fit-out and renovation related services to the real-estate industries. Based in Poland, the company has been successfully and consistently completing complex office space arrangements since 2010, concentrating on high quality, comfort and functionality. With over 200 projects in it’s portfolio, Reesco holds a well deserved high position on polish fit-out market.


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, and for 1H2016 is No 1 adviser of the world.


The company RUCH SA was set up in 1918 and It is one of the largest press distributors in Poland. RUCH SA serves over 11 million customers every month. Regularly delivers newspapers to more than 22 000 points, and thanks to the cooperation of more than 120 publishers of the press in the offer of RUCH is over 2.5 thousand. titles. RUCH SA is one of the major players in retail sales in small formats, it has a sales network covering the whole country. In the kiosks can also be implement selected services as payments for household bills, cash loans, insurance OC / AC or courier parcels “Paczka w RUCHu”.

Telemedycyna Silvermedia

Telemedicine Silvermedia Polish is an innovative start-up, which is based on years of experience of companies and experts from the IT industry and medicine and a pharmacy. Telemedicine Silvermedia flagship service is a Medivio Telemedicine Platform. It is a completely innovative service operating in selected therapeutic areas. Medivio Telemedicine Platform is a combination of modern equipment and specialized software, enabling remote communication with the Medical Doctor patient’s. Medivio is a medical device in Class 2A, and it gives the MD and the patient full availability of medical records, also it integrates with external measurement devices and provides MD and patient education. Medivio Telemedicine Platform gives the MD the ability to manage his own cabinets. System operation standard is confirmed by the ISO 13485 certification and CE 2275 certificate.

Unimot S.A.

UNIMOT S.A. is a multiutility company, whose scope of operation includes trading diesel oil (ON), bio-fuels (bio), liquefied gas (LPG), natural gas and electricity. Since the year 2012 the company has been listed on the NewConnect Market of Warsaw Stock Exchange. UNIMOT S.A. has created a strong capital group operating in the fuel & energy sector. The primary role of the other companies of the group is to develop very promising sectors of natural gas and electricity and implementation of new technologies in the fuel industry.


Uber is a technology company that connect users of the app to the on-demand economy via a smartphone application. The Uber platform currently operates in over 480 cities in 75 countries worldwide, helping evolve the way people move and connect with their cities.


IKER has produced high-quality upholstered furniture and chairs, used in housing and public interiors, for over 20 years, which we sell to clients from over 30 countries of the world. It is not everything – we observe changes proceeding in the contemporary world, we talk to people, becoming familiar with their lifestyles, needs and dreams. We try to maintain the best craft traditions and implement cutting edge technologies. We do everything what is necessary to introduce good designs.

UPS Polska

UPS jest globalnym liderem w dziedzinie logistyki, oferującym szeroką gamę rozwiązań w zakresie transportu przesyłek i frachtu, ułatwień w handlu międzynarodowym oraz wykorzystania nowoczesnej technologii do wydajniejszego zarządzania w świecie biznesu. UPS, z siedzibą w Atlancie w USA, świadczy usługi w ponad 220 krajach i terytoriach na całym świecie. Więcej informacji o firmie znaleźć można na stronie


Ursus SA is the biggest Polish producer of the tractors and agricultural machines with the trade mark of 120 years history of mechanizing polish farming. The Group has three production sites: in Dobre Miasto, Opalenica and Lublin with 800 employees and yearly production of 1500 tractors and few thousands of the machines. In its offer the Company has also ecological buses and military vehicles. Ursus products reach thousands of clients in the country and worldwide, like in Africa, where Ursus is one of the main Polish exporters. More info about the company:


In Poland, Veolia Group is one of the leading providers of services in the area of energy, water and wastewater as well as waste management. Veolia is a time-tested and proven partner to cities and industries, offering services tailored to the needs of its customers. The company creates and implements cost-effective and environmentally friendly solutions. It operates in 74 cities, including Warsaw, Lodz, Poznan and Tarnowskie Gory.

Vivus Finance Sp. z o.o.

Vivus Finance Sp. z o.o., the biggest online loan company in Poland, has been operating on the market since 2012. In under 4 years, the company has acquired over 1.2 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 15 markets globally.

Prof. Wierzbowski & Partners 

We have the best specialists in the fields of capital markets, corporate law, M&A, competition law, consumer protection, public aid, public procurement, energy law, real estate, construction and zoning law environmental protection, local government. Currently Wierzbowski and Partners have more than thirty experienced lawyers (among whom former deputy Minister of Justice and a chairman of Board of the Stock Exchange)), who successfully handle number of great transactions and major disputes.

Employers’ Union of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies INFARMA

Employers’ Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies INFARMA represents 28 leading pharmaceutical companies conducting research and development activities and producing innovative medicines. The presence of global pharmaceutical companies means access to modern medicines for patients. The Polish economy also benefits in the form of investments, taxes and the transfer of knowledge. As of 2015, INFARMA member companies have adopted the Disclosure Code in their businesses – a European self-regulation of the innovative pharmaceutical industry defining the ethical principles of cooperation with the health care professionals and the health care organizations.

Google | A Growth Engine for Central and Eastern Europe

The web is at the heart of economic growth. It creates a level-playing field allowing anyone from anywhere to grow their business and to become a global player. This is a chance for CEE companies, entrepreneurs, developers, creators and cultural organisations to go global and Google has been investing in helping them harness the benefits of the digital transformation. Our Growth Engine space during the Forum welcomes partners and all those supporting a booming digital economy in CEE.


PSE S.A. is the power transmission system operator in Poland. The company, owned by the State Treasury, has a crucial importance for Polish economy. The scope of its responsibility is defined in the Energy Law. PSE deals with power transmission to all regions of Poland taking care of balancing as well as maintenance and development of the system. One of the main objectives of PSE is to ensure continuous functioning and reliable operation of the Polish Power System. More info: www.pse.pI

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~27 billion euro in FY2015, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

Vision Group Sp. z o.o. S.K.A. 

Vision Group is a public relations agency offering a full range of communication services, from media relations and public affairs to litigation PR and event management. The agency is a member of THE ECOSYSTEM, an international network of independent public affairs and corporate communication consultancies. Vision Group is also an associate of ZFPR (Public Relations Companies Association). The Agency specialises in providing services to clients in the following sectors: finances and industry, health and pharmaceuticals, new technologies, FMCG.