CEC took part, as an associated partner, in the National Fair for financing projects and business ideas for ecological agriculture and food industry - Profinn 2007. The event was hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the City of Bucharest during 17-18 September 2007.
This third edition of the Fair focused on the access of stakeholders from ecological agriculture, food industry and related fields to reimbursable/non-reimbursable financing and combinations thereof.
To this end, several events were organised simultaneously: conference, introducing financing and insurance products, workshop focusing on topics of interest in the financial and banking fields, debating issues of utmost concern for target group stakeholders: micro-enterprises, SMEs, farmers and farmers’ associations in agriculture and food industry. During the conference, there were distinct modules dedicated to accessing post-accession European funds and topics related to compliance with European norms, implementing quality management systems and enhancing the competitiveness of Romanian products.
Representatives of various ministries involved in related financing programmes also attended the event, as well as guests from FNGCIMM (SME Loans National Guarantee Fund), FGCR (Rural Credit Guarantee Fund), CSA (Insurance Supervisory Commission), UNSICAR (National Union of Insurance Brokerage and Consultancy Societies from Romania), UNSAR (National Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies from Romania), banks and insurance companies, brokers, representatives of the EC Delegation in Bucharest, of the major EU Member States’ embassies, NGOs, media representatives.