Capitalizing on the long-established track record of organizing highly successful large-scale investment conferences in major industry centers around the world, the “2nd Capital Link Invest in Cyprus” forum was held on September 28th 2018, at The Metropolitan Club in New York City.
The forum was organized at the initiative and active support of the Cyprus Union of ship-owners and in cooperation with the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency.
Hellenic Bank was the Lead Sponsor, while Deloitte and EY were the grand sponsors.
The conference aimed to raise awareness about Cyprus as a global business and investment destination to a wider investor audience through a prestigious, high-caliber, high impact event in New York City.
It featured the developments and reforms in the Cypriot economy and the Cypriot government’s program for the economy and investments.
It also featured political and business leaders and decision makers from both public and private sectors, including the CEOs of major Cypriot organizations, senior executives of US and international companies active in the region, and:
• H.E. Nicos Anastasiades, President – Republic of Cyprus, delivered the Keynote address of the Forum.
• Ηon. Harris Georgiades, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus, delivered Keynote remarks on “The Economy of Cyprus – Developments & Outlook”.
• Hon. George Lakkotrypis, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus, delivered Keynote remarks on “Cyprus as a Regional Energy Hub”.
• Hon. Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping of the Republic of Cyprus, delivered keynote remarks on “Cyprus as a Regional Maritime & Logistics Industry Hub”.
The event provided a high level informative platform for the US investment, financial and business communities on the investment and business opportunities, including opportunities arising out of the oil and gas exploitation at the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone, with Cyprus enhancing its position as an energy, shipping and logistics hub.