Danish State Visit to Croatia

Zagreb, 21 - 24 October 2014

Overview of full Program for business delegation (all sectors)

Official welcome

Her Majesty the Queen Margrethe II and His Royal Highness the Prince Consort Henrik will be in Croatia for four days from 21 till 24 October.


During their stay in Croatia, the royal couple will visit Zagreb, Koprivnica and Split where they will take part in a number of activities, including meeting Croatian officials and visiting Danish companies in Croatia.


Program for business delegation (all sectors)

Tuesday, 21 October 2014


16:30-18:00

Welcome Briefing (only for the Danish delegation)

Location: Room Istanbul, Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, Mihanovićeva 1, 10000 Zagreb

  • Welcome by organizers
    • Thomas Bustrup, Deputy Director General, Confederation of Danish Industry, DI
    • Lars Hvidtfeldt, Vice Chairman, Danish Agriculture & Foods Council
  • Welcome and short market introduction by Mr. Zarko Masanovic, The Royal Danish Embassy in Zagreb
  • Doing business in Croatia from a Danish perspective by Mr. Jørn Pedersen, Pedersen Consulting and H.E. Poul Erik Dam Kristensen, The Royal Danish Embassy in Zagreb
  • Financing possibilities by Mr. Morten Sørensen, Senior Director in Large Corporates, EKF
  • Short presentation of Danish companies participating in the State Visit and parting up in sectors

19:30-22:00

Networking Dinner (only for the Danish delegation)

Location: Restaurant Boban, Ljudevita Gaja 9, 10000, Zagreb

Not included in the price


Wednesday, 22 October 2014


9:30-10:00

Grand Opening Ceremony

Location: Crystal Ballroom, The Westin Zagreb, Izidora Kršnjavog 1, 10000, Zagreb

Moderator: Mr. Kim Jørgensen, State Secretary for Foreign Policy, The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Welcome by Mr. Lars Mikkelgaard-Jensen, Chairman, Confederation of Danish Industry, DI
  • Welcome by Mr. Branko Grčić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds
  • Welcome by Mr. Dan Jørgensen, minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries in Denmark
  • Welcome by Mr. Ivo Josipović, President of the Republic of Croatia
  • Welcome by H.R.H. the Prince Consort
  • Closing remarks by the moderator

10:00-12:15

Agro-Industry, Food & Food Processing Seminar

Location: Room B, The Westin Zagreb, Izidora Kršnjavog 1, 10000, Zagreb

Please see separate program: Agro & Food program


10:00-12:15

Energy & Environment Seminar

Location: Room A, The Westin Zagreb, Izidora Kršnjavog 1, 10000, Zagreb

Please see separate program: Energy & Environment program


10:00-12:00

Healthcare Seminar

Location: Room C, The Westin Zagreb, Izidora Kršnjavog 1, 10000, Zagreb

Please see separate program: Healthcare program


10:00-12:00

Business Lounge (parallel to sector seminars)

Location: Business Lounge, The Westin Zagreb, Izidora Kršnjavog 1, 10000, Zagreb

  • Possibility for informal networking among participating Danish and Croatian business people
  • Possibility for pre-arranged B2B meetings arranged by the Danish Embassy
  • Possibility for product display, pre-printed banner and a cocktail table

12:30-14:00

Seated Business Luncheon

Location: Crystal Ballroom, The Westin Zagreb, Izidora Kršnjavog 1, 10000, Zagreb

Business luncheon together with the business delegation.

At the lucheon the Royal Couple and the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries will participate.


14:15-17:30

Healthcare activities

Please see separate program: Healthcare program


14:30-17:00

Energy & Environmental activities

Please see separate program: Energy & Environment program


14:30-17:00

Agro-Industry, Food & Food Processing activites

Please see separate program: Agro & Food program


19:30

Gala Dinner

Location: Emerald Ballroom, Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, Mihanovićeva 1, 10000 Zagreb

Seated dinner at Esplanade Hotel Zagreb with the possibility for the companies to invite business guests. At the dinner the Royal Couple and the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries will participate.


Thursday, 23 October 2014


Morning flight for the Business Delegation

 

or


Add-on activities arranged by the Danish Embassy at an additional price and another flight home