First LEADER Regional Business Pitching Competition at Reconnect2018

First LEADER Regional Business Pitching Competition at Reconnect2018

Within the RECONNECT2018 event, the second round of the first LEADER Regional Business Pitching Competition will take place as one of the three parallel panels, lasting from 19:40 to 21:00. This Leader panel is made possible thanks to the financial support provided by the Western Balkans Fund. The representatives of Restart’s partner organizations in the Regional Business Pitching Competition, i.e. CANSEE Belgrade and Macedonia2025 Skopje will also join us throughout the programme.

The purpose of the event is to enhance networking and business cooperation between the companies abroad, including the diaspora-owned ones, and current or potential suppliers of ITES and manufacturing products and services from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Guests from reputable local and foreign companies, institutions and organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina and diaspora will participate in the event.

Restart, Macedonia2025 and CANSEE board members respectively will participate as guests.

The event will be attended by a number of representatives of the relevant Bosnian institutions in charge of economic diplomacy, foreign trade, foreign investment promotion, local and regional development, taxation.

As part of the Leader Regional Business Pitching Competition, nine winners of the LEADER project from Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina will present their business ideas in front of a three-member BiH jury.

We cordially invite you to our upcoming third annual Reconnect B2B diaspora networking event in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday, 9 August 2018, starting at 18:00 hours at Vijećnica.

The event is organized by Restart in partnership with USAID Diaspora Invest project. The programme and details on registration are available from

The media representatives are welcome to take statements from the organizers and partners at Vijećnica on 9 Aug between 18:00 and 18:30. For any additional information please contact us via phone +387 33 10 10 77 or


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