Between 29th September and 2nd October 2014 the Polagra Food 2014 trade fairs were held in Poznan. Mazowieckie COIE, functioning within the structure of the Mazovia Development Agency Plc had a booth during the event. Participation in trade fairs was held in the framework of the project "The Network of Investors and Exporters” co-funded 6.2.1 Operational Programme Innovative Economy 2007-2013.
Throughout the Fair COIE Experts were providing interested entrepreneurs in information on the activities of the Centre, as well as widely understood export support activities. There were also informational and promotional materials available for the entrepreneurs.
As part of the stand Mazowieckie COIE organized also free consultation for entrepreneurs for widely understood export support activities. The consultation took the form of individual interviews with highly qualified experts from a number of companies and institutions. Experts gave free advice to entrepreneurs in the field of specific topics, for example creating trade agreements, access to selected markets, international debt collection.
The greatest interest of the participants enjoyed the consultation on the German market and certification of products on the market of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
In addition, on September 30th COIE booth was visited by a delegation of businessmen and journalists from Kazakhstan, staying in Poland at the invitation of Polish-Kazakh Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Participants had the opportunity to meet with Polish entrepreneurs. This meetings resulted in the initiation of contacts, which in the future are likely to turn into a long-term cooperation.