Kharkiv: Development and Investment International Conference 2021 - how it was

Kharkiv: Development and Investment International Conference 2021 - how it was

Kharkiv: Development and Investment International Conference took place at Kharkiv Palace Hotel in Kharkiv on October 6 co-organized by Kharkiv City Council and MINTRANS Media. Let’s see how it was.

The Conference became a platform for cooperation between the state and local authorities and international partners and business representatives with an eye on implementation of joint projects and successful development of Ukraine.

  • 10

    Ukrainian Cities

  • 35


  • 250

    Business Executives

  • 80

    Municipal officials

Among the Conference attendees and participants were Jean-Erik de Zagon, Head of the EIB Representation to Ukraine, Olena Voloshyna, Head of IFC Operations in Ukraine, Mark Magaletsky, Deputy Head at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Ukraine, Nathaniel Rothschild, Executive Chairman at Volex PLC, Giovanni Salvetti, Managing Director, Head of CIS at Rothschild, Claude Wild Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland to Ukraine, Anna Yurchenko, Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Alexander Yaroslavsky, owner and president of DCH Group, Alexander Luft, CEO at Stadler CIS AG, Igor Terekhov, Acting Mayor of Kharkiv, Andriy Ivko, Ukravtodor Deputy Director, Sergiy Tsivkach, UkraineInvest Executive Director, representatives of municipalities, heads of leading companies, line ministries and the media.

  • 30

    Media representatives

  • 25

    Deputies of different levels

  • 15

    Representatives of embassies and IFIs

  • 40

    Senior government officials

The conference resulted in several agreements entered into and signed. In particular, Kharkiv joined the EBRD’s Green Cities program, which provides for electric transport development, environmental protection and improving of urban environment quality.

Kharkiv signed a memorandum with FL Technics on construction of a maintenance base for airliners. The company, which is a family member of Avia Solutions Group, is to invest about 24 million euros to create a repair service for Boeing-737/Airbus-320 at Kharkiv International Airport.

A memorandum was also signed with Stadler, a Swiss company, on tram fleet renewal.

For the conference guests and representatives of more than ten Ukrainian cities, Stadler held a presentation of the new generation three-section tram with enhanced conditions for comfortable transportation of passengers.

  • Expert discussions and professional networking were made possible with the support of conference partners, including DCH, Stadler, Techno Train, ABRS Group, Trust Zhitlobud-1, Altcom, Egis, Avtek, Alfatek, JCB, Metinvest, Sayenko Kharenko, UPT, Ukreximbank, Robinson Patman.

    We would like to thank Windrose, Brocard, Dewar’s and Shivas Regal for providing useful gifts to the participants and creating a special atmosphere. Special thanks for ensuring safety at the event is to Synevo.

OConference Partners

We would like to thank all our national and international partners for cooperation and experience exchange. If you would like to join us or provide assistance, we are looking forward to see you under the Partnership Opportunities.

  • DCH
  • ABRS
  • Techno Train
  • Житлобуд-1
  • Egis
  • Avtek
  • Otokar
  • АльфаТех
  • Метінвест
  • Sayenko Kharenko
  • Укрэксимбанк
  • Ukrainian Public Transport
  • Robinson Patman
  • Chivas Regal
  • Dewar's