The first Business Platform in Turkmenistan
On 3rd May 2017, the first Business Platform was held at Yyldyz Hotel in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It is a special format event, which gives an opportunity of communication between entrepreneurs and managers on the one hand and consultants on the other. The event was prepared and conducted by the Consultants Department of the Union of Economists of Turkmenistan. Organizational and financial support of the Business Platform was provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Union.
Founders and managers of companies from small and medium-sized businesses, representatives of consulting companies and individual consultants of Turkmenistan were invited to participate in the Business Platform. Actually, 49 visitors participated in the event.
The program of the Business Platform included presentations on topical issues from leading consultants, and a special time for communication among the participants was organized as well. Presentation on the topic "Repair of business: is it necessary and when required?" was introduced by the Director of MCT Agency, Daniil Maykovskiy. The Managing Partner of Turkmen Expert Economic Society Sergey Mineyev made a presentation "Managers' mistakes in crisis time". Microsoft's Business Development Manager Farhat Artykov presented his vision of the benefits for entrepreneurs in specialized software. Participants of the event also received information about the activities of the Union of Economists of Turkmenistan and the EBRD's Small Business Advisory Program.
Materials of the Business Platform are available on website of the Union of Economists of Turkmenistan at: www.unecontm.org.