Advantage Austria Almaty organized a business mission from 21 to 24 September 2021 to Almaty, Nur-Sultan and Karaganda with a participation of over 12 companies with almost 30 business representatives. Austrian companies were welcomed with great interest and enthusiasm by local authorities and businesses. The program also included a visit to the most important trade fair in the Kazakh mechanical engineering sector, the Kazakhstan Machinery Fair and the Machine Building Forum in Nur-Sultan.
The aim of the economic mission was to network with potential business partners, authorities and industry specialists. Advantage Austria Almaty organized over 200 personal B2B meetings with Kazakh companies to present the business potential of Austrian enterprises. During the networking events, the participating Austrian companies were able to get an idea of the trends and current market developments in their industry sectors. During the evening reception on 23 September at St. Regis Hotel Astana, Austrian companies MASTERCONSULT and GEBRÜDER WEISS were awarded with the Silk Road Biz Award 2021.