Innovative partner of large companies


An innovative approach of doing business for small and medium-sized enterprises, which is based on the support of large companies and the system is the basis of recovery and growth of Serbian economy, was said at the panel discussion “Small and medium-sized enterprises – partner in development of the organizations” which was held at the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and attended by a large number of entrepreneurs.

What does it take to implement good business ideas? What is the interest of the large companies to support SMEs? What are the most effective ways of financing? What models of development and implementation of business ideas are there? In what way the state can and should support cooperation of domestic and foreign companies as well as small and large business systems?  Those are only some of the questions that the panel discussion participants Mr. Miroslav Miletic, Vice President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Fabian Gems, Commercial Attaché at the Embassy of Austria, Ms. Silvana Tričković, General Manager – NBG Leasing, Mr. Kristof Cetl, General Manager – GRAWE Insurance and Mr. Thomas Gabriel, Director of International Sales – AUTONOM TALENT® answered to entrepreneurs and media representatives.

“Leasing is the most efficient and most economical solution for the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises through the acquisition of equipment necessary for the implementation or enhancement of the business and it is an example of good cooperation between large and small companies,” said Ms. Silvana Tričković, President of the Executive Board at NBG Leasing, and added “if someone has a good business idea and strategy, but they need financial support for financing the equipment, leasing is the right option to acquire necessary tools for their business. In the past few years, we have financed the equipment for different purposes, from fitness centers, production equipment to agricultural mechanization in which we see great opportunities for the future. ”

The panel discussion was organized with the support of the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia and Advantage Austria.