Conference Program
Monday, May, 14
12.00-14.00
12.00-14.00
Meeting of the Working Group of Cyprus-India Cooperation (with participation of officials from High Commission of India, Indian businessmen living in Cyprus and members of the Cyprus-India Business Association).
This event participation is free, by invitation only.
16.00-18.00
16.00-18.00
An exhibition of the biggest Cyprus developers. 5 minute presentations of 10 Cypriot projects to invest.
Participation during this hour is free to public.
19.00-21.00
19.00-21.00
Official Welcome Reception for the participants of BEST INVEST event and selected guests from Cyprus. The reception is held in the premises of the Exhibition in order to promote investment opportunities in Cyprus.
Event participation is by invitation only.
Tuesday, May, 15
8.00-8.45
8.00-8.45
Registration. Morning coffee. Exchange of contacts. Introductions.
9.00-10.40
9.00-10.40
Official Opening Ceremony.
Welcome Note from Organisers.
Welcome Remarks from Nicos Nicolaides, the Mayor of Limassol.
Welcome Remarks from Costas Galatariotis, President, Limassol Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Welcome Remarks from Mikhail Kuzovlev, Chairman, Russian Council for Cooperation with Cyprus; Chairman of the Board, PJSC Rossiysky Capital.
First Plenary Session.
Economic Climate in Cyprus and Prospects of Further Development of Cypriot Economy.

Latest developments in the Cyprus Funds industry
Angelos Gregoriades, President of the Cyprus Investment Fund Association (CIFA)

Opportunities, Challenges and Risks of the Cyprus Economy
Dr. Theodore Panayiotou, Director of the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM)

‣ Panel Discussion: What to expect from Cyprus in the nearest future?
What can be done to promote new industries? What is it required to make Cyprus attractive for large International business to move their regional Head Quarters to the island? How do we see the prospects of the Cyprus Economy in 2018?

Moderator: Anna Homenko, Managing Director of Fiduciana Trust Limited

Pursuit of Prosperity: 5 Secrets of Success
Ajay Goyal, Entrepreneur & Venture Investor in Hi-Tech & Internet Startups


‣ Panel Discussion: Investments in Real Business.
What can be attractive in tourist sector? What are the opportunities in traditional industries? How does Cyprus business need to change to become attractive for foreign investors? Why IT companies may consider Cyprus as a place to be? Is Cyprus ready to become a centre for innovations?


Moderator: Ajay Goyal, Entrepreneur & Venture Investor in Hi-Tech & Internet Startups
10.40-11.00
10.40-11.00
Coffee Break.
11.00-13.00
11.00-13.00
Second Plenary Session. Shaping the Future for Investments in Commercial and Residential Property Worldwide.
‣ Compliance and Transparency in Modern Investment Management.
Dmitry Khenkin, Investor Relations Director, Consulco

‣ Handling Real Estate Transactions with Confidence
Constantinos Aristidou, Partner, Democritos Aristidou LLC

Successful Strategies in Elite Property Investments
Sergey Sander, Director, The Leading Properties of The World, Monaco


Panel Discussion 3: Property in an elite segment for foreign buyers. Investments and residence or citizenship.

Moderator: Yiannis Misirlis, Founding Director of the Imperio Group



‣ Overview on property markets of Austria, Portugal, Monaco, Czech Republic, Israel, Ireland, Lebanon.
Experts from different countries known as competitors of Cyprus on attraction of foreign investments will have 5-minute presentations and answer the questions.


‣ Panel Discussion with all speakers: Future of International Property Investments.

‣ Q&A session with all speakers.
Participants of this session will be able to ask questions to the speakers after the main presentations are over and share opinions on diversity of offers and opportunities. For local experts and foreign guests, this session is a perfect opportunity to compare all options that are on the market.

13.15-15.00

13.15-15.00

Networking Business Lunch.
16.00-19.00
16.00-19.00
Seminars and Practical Workshops.
16.00-19.00 – in English
Workshop by Justin Devonshire.
"Attract, Nurture, Convert: The New Rules of Getting Clients Online"
• How consumer behavior online has changed, and how your website must too
• The 3-Step Buyers' Journey and how to create a magnetic marketing strategy
• How to Use Social Media for ANY Business - how to find and attract a customer

16.00-19.00 – in Russian
Workshop by Timur Yadgarov
Tribal Leadership. Gathering to become great.

16.00-19.00 – in Russian
Workshop for property experts by Ekaterina Stepanova.
Personal Charisma and Sales Skills. How to be efficient and sell with using emotions and personal approach? How to increase sales by 30% using social media? How to plan and successfully execute e-mail campaigns?

Wednesday, May, 16
09.00-13.00
09.00-13.00
Seminars and Practical Workshops.
9.00-12.00 – in English
Workshop by Timur Yadgarov
Tribal Leadership. Gathering to become great.
Would you like to double your team's effectiveness? If you already noticed, that people around you:
  • Feed their ego instead of creating value;
  • Hope for a miracle instead of following Kaizen;
  • Keep using old methods and grow up immunity to change;
  • Refuse to acknowledge bad signs.
You will get great value from participation in the master-class by:
  • Learning from the latest knowledge in leadership.
  • Discovering how words can lead to success or downfall.
  • Acquiring new communication tools.
  • Preparing for initial steps towards team excellency.
It is going to be radical shift for your company's culture to create sustainable, effective leadership that gives your company a true competitive edge.

9.00-12.00 – in Russian
Workshop by Ekaterina Stepanova
Isosceles Triangle — Sales, Marketing, PR