On May 12th, 2015, in the big hall of the Municipality of Stip was held the third information event with the private sector of East Planning Region as part of the activities under the project “Forming a business center for support and consultation services for small and medium enterprises in East Planning region. “
The event was opened by Mrs. Dragica Zdraveva, Director of the Centre for Development of East Planning Region.
Topics at the event were:
- Presentation of the programme and products, the way the Macedonian Bank for Development works, and the products it offers to small and medium Enterprises – representative from MBSD – (Mr. Alexander Stanojkovski, Director of sector lending and guarantees of MBSD);
- Presentation of the program for small businesses, the ability and access to finance, and program consultation of small businesses -pretstavnik by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development – (Ms. Maja Antevska, representative of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Macedonia);
- Presentation of European funds and programs for financing small and medium enterprises in Macedonia – Representative from Knowledge Center- (Mrs. Andriana Bogdanovska).
During the event, in the hall before the big hall in the building of the Municipality of Stip was held an Mini Fair of Commercial Banks, where Capital Bank, TTK Bank, Stopanska banka and Sparkasse banka took apart. Companies take information about products and services that are offered by commercial banks in Macedonia. Banks present at the fair also had the opportunity to present their products for small and medium enterprises for all interested companies.
After completion of all presentations, there were B2G meetings between interested representatives from the private sector and representatives of EBRD and MBSD and commercial banks.
The project is implemented with technical and financial support of the Ministry of Local Government and Development Programme of the United Nations (UNDP).