Serbian PM Ana Brnabić will officially open the 26th Kopaonik Business Forum that will take place from 3rd to 6th March. The event will be held under the title: Serbia Ten Years after the Great Recession: The Imperative of the Robust Growth. This year’s forum will discuss most important current topics, from business and geopolitics to technology and economic challenges that countries of the region are facing.
The forum will take place at the Kopaonik Convention Center and will hold 26 panels, six special events and three plenary sessions, with many renowned and prominent special guests as participants. The headlining topic in this year’s Forum will be Serbia Ten Years after a Major Recession: Strong Growth As an Imperative. Special guests will include Gary Jacobs, General Director of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Christian Danielsson, Director-General for Enlargement at the European Commission.
Forum brings many interesting and contemporary topics, including EU accession processes, macroeconomic and fiscal issues in the region, infrastructure and regional connectivity agenda, region’s growth perspective, innovations, capital scarcity, e-mobility, and digital economy. Other discussions will tackle ideas about regional economic area, challenges connected with achieving sustainable growth, gender equality, and many more.
The Kopaonik Business Forum is organised by the Serbian Association of Economists. Over the recent years, the patron of the concept of the Forum has been the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia. It presents an opportunity offered once a year to discuss the most pressing economic and social issues in Serbia and the region, and gathers over 1,200 participants, including eminent professors, government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, businessmen, domestic and foreign investors, and representatives of international financial organisations.
Owing to its tradition and excellent reputation, the Kopaonik Business Forum has become the most important event of its kind in Serbia and the region. Being relevant and impactful, the Forum has been recognised as »Serbian Davos«, regularly attracting plenty of media attention.