Ing. Juraj Šumichrast
Foreign Trade Section
Bratislava, Slovakia, 17 August 2009
The Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency “SARIO” organizes “The Third Slovak Matchmaking Fair
2009” held on 10th – 11th November 2009 in the DUKLA Hotel in Prešov – the city in the east Slovakia.
“The Third Match Making Fair 2009” is organized under the auspices of Mr. Ľubomír Jahnátek, the
Slovak Minister of Economy. This event presents a great opportunity to search and find the Slovak business
partners for cooperation in the following sectors: engineering, automobile industry, electrotechnics, wood
and plastic processing, and IT technology.
The two previous editions of the Matchmaking Fair noted excellent results. The first fair of 2007 in Trenčín
welcomed 300 visitors and the second fair of 2008 in Banská Bystrica, 600 visitors. The companies which came
to the events positively evaluated the meetings based on which they acquired new contracts with international
partners and discovered new ways how to penetrate the foreign markets.
The main goal of the upcoming fair is the presentation of Slovak producers and service suppliers in the areas
mentioned above and giving an opportunity to foreign entrepreneurs to get to know better the Slovak platform
and potential for future cooperation, development of subcontracting, new partnerships, joint-ventures, tender
conclusions and experience exchange within important fields.
A private space will be reserved for conducting the meetings between Slovak and foreign
entrepreneurs – the current list of participants is displayed online, go to http://www.sario.sk/?list-
of-participants-1.The bilateral negotiations will be coordinated according to a prepared schedule.
The charge is 50,- €.
An integral part of the Third Slovak Matchmaking Fair 2009 is “the Day of Russian Federation - the partner
country” focused on the presentation of matchmaking business environment and significant industry segments
for international cooperation development and presentation of possible contracting activities. At the end of the
first day of the fair all visitors are welcomed to enjoy the magnificent show with an interesting cultural program.
Deadline for registration of foreign companies has been extended to Friday, 30 October 2009!
If you are looking for a cooperation partner and you have interest in promoting your company at our
international event, we kindly ask you to register your company on-line on our website www.sario.sk, or fill in
the registration form and send it back to us via e-mail to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dear entrepreneur, we believe that our invitation to attend „The Third Matchmaking Fair 2009“ will catch your
attention and you will use the opportunity to present progressively your company.
821 01 Bratislava
tel.: +421 2 58 260 110
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