Konya, Turkey. From 10-11 October 2017 WAIPA organized together with the colleagues from MEVKA/Invest in Konya a Knowledge Forum on FDI under the theme Effective Investment Attraction and Facilitation in Konya.
In the two days the audience was able to listen to interactive presentations of Andreas Dressler, FDI Advisor, Dr. Henry Loewendahl, CEO of WAVTEQ and Chris Knight, Global Commercial Director, fDi Intelligence . Furthermore there were presentations from EY and best practice input by Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, Director of Sharjah FDI office. Business input came from the Austrian company Hamburger Containerboard Turkey. These sessions were followed by a visit to Organized Industrial Zone and MEVKA’s realized project InnoPark Technology Development Zone in Konya.
The participants from Romania, Oman, Egypt, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, UAE, Cabo Verde, Mauritania and Turkey were able to listen to presentation around the topics such as Providing True Value to investors, Fundamental Investment Promotion Principles, FDI Trends and Innovation in Investment Promotion as well as a workshop exercise on organizing trade shows and road shows conducting strategic meetings with investors.