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Austrian Investors' Round Table

18. October 2013
9 am - 2 pm

Ms. Edith Predorf
+11 442 71 00

Event details

18. October 2013B.00Austrian Investors' Round Table

On October 18, 2013 Advantage Austria and the Austrian Embassy Pretoria jointly organized a Round Table on financing opportunities for investors in Southern Africa.

The Round Table with more than 50 participants was officially openend by H.E. Ambassador Brigitte Öppinger-Walchshofer and Mr. Richard Schenz, Vice-President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.
Thereafter a presentation on "go-international" followed, given by Deputy Director General of Advantage Austria Mr. Karl Hartleb. Mr. Mzwakhe Lubisi, Director Investment Services of the dti provided the participants with an overview of investment incentives from the Department of Trade and Industry South Africa and Mr. Alwyn Coetzee, Manager of Project Preparation of the Development Bank of Southern Africa gave insights into the Bank's current activities in the region.

High-level speakers from Austrian institutions followed with a panel on further financing opportunities:

Mr. Gunter Schall, ADA - Austrian Development Agency
Mr. Kurt Leutgeb, aws - Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH
Ms. Andrea Hagmann, OeEB - Development Bank of Austria
Mr. Gerhard Kinzelberger, OeKB - Austrian Export Credit Agency

Finally a brief presentation on visa for business trips to Austria was given by Mr. Hartwig Bock, Assistant Attaché Consular Affairs at the Austrian Embassy Pretoria.

All presentations can be downloaded here: 

01_Advantage_Austria_go-international_IV.pdf [pdf, 795.9kb]
02_DTI_Incentive_Programmes.pdf [pdf, 2,953.1kb]
03_DBSA_Presentation.pdf [pdf, 1,189.4kb]
04_ADA_Business_Partnerships.pdf [pdf, 509.9kb]
05_AWS.pdf [pdf, 550.9kb]
06_OeEB.pdf [pdf, 872.5kb]
07 OeKB.pdf [pdf, 372.3kb]
08 OeB Visa Regulations.pdf [pdf, 379.1kb]

For further details please contact us via E or T +11 442 71 00