International Business Day 2023




The Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) in cooperation with Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bratislava is pleased to invite you to the INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DAY 2023, held on 10th May 2023, in NH Bratislava Gate One Hotel.

The main objective of the event is to held the bilateral negotiations of individual companies, which will provide the opportunity for Slovak and foreign entrepreneurs to establish personal contact and develop mutual business relations.


10th May 2023 



NH Bratislava Gate One hotel, Ambrušova 7, 821 04 Bratislava



For SMEs* and foreign companies:


For Slovak non-SMEs companies:




Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency together with Czech Embassy in Bratislava


Number of participants:

Each registered company: max. 2 persons



8:00 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 11:00 Opening remarks and Panel discussion: Success stories of Slovak companies

11:00 - 12:00 B2B meetings

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break

13:00 – 17:00 B2B meetings



The main focus of the event is on the following sectors:

  • engineering
  • electrical engineering
  • energy
  • construction
  • ecology
  • food industry
  • information technology

Participation of the Slovak SMEs, located outside of the Bratislava region, is funded within the framework of the National Project “Support of internationalization of SMEs” is realized within the Operational Programme Integrated Infrastructure, priority axis 11. investment priority 3b, specific goal 11.2 targeting the increase of internationalization of SMEs and the use of the opportunities provided by the EU´s common market.  

*Information for Slovak SMEs only:

 only small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from Slovakia that meet the following criteria may participate in the event for free:

  1. Entities meeting the definition of SMEs defined in Annex no. I Commission Regulation (EU) 651/2014 of 17 June 2014 declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the internal market.
  2. Slovak SMEs located outside the Bratislava Region.
  3. Entities meeting the criteria set out in the de minimis scheme (companies that employ less than 250 people and whose annual turnover does not exceed EUR 50 million and/or the total annual balance sheet does not exceed EUR 43 million. The criteria for the number of employees must be met and at least one from the listed financial criteria)

All the necessary information for participations of the Slovak SMEs is available on the SARIO website:  (Applicant's Manual, Scheme for Support of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Slovak Republic, Guide to Defining SMEs). 

SARIO reserves the right to change the program during the preparation of the event.

Event is organized in cooperation with below mentioned entities:




 Under the auspices of:


General Partner:





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Registration end in


Registration1st March – 25th April 2023
Booking of B2B meetings26th April – 3rd May 2023
Event10th May 2023
Costs Slovak company non-SME 60€
Slovak company SME 0€
Foreign company/institution 0€
VenueNH Bratislava Gate One Hotel, Bratislava
Bilateral Meetings
sk Slovakia 34
at Austria 5
cz Czech Republic 3
hu Hungary 1
ch Switzerland 1
ke Kenya 1
si Slovenia 1