FIT4SMEs II - Training in Tirana (Albania) on 15-16 March 2012



  1. Opening Session: Mrs. Sandra Sodini, Director of Economic Cooperation Dept, Informest
    HE Mr. Massimo Gaiani, Ambassador, Embassy of Italy to Albania
    Mr. Bashkim Sykja, Director of the Department on Business and Investments. Promotions, Ministry of Economy Trade and Energy of Albania
    Mr. Visho Ajazi Lika, Deputy Minister, Ministry for Innovation and for Information and Communication Technology of Albania Representative
    Ms. Daniela Biadene, Junior Executive Officer, Office for the CEI Fund at the EBRD, Central European Initiative.
  2. BSO partners
  3. BSO partners
  4. BSO partners
  5. Government TPO experience with IFI, BSO and SME:
    Ms. Marinella Loddo, Head of the Industrial Cooperation and Relations with International Organizations Division – International Promotion Department, National Institute for Foreign Trade
    Ms. Laura Granara, Head of the Industrial Collaboration Office, National Institute for Foreign Trade
  6. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development SME Financing Facilities, Local Enterprise Facility (LEF), Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Direct Financing Facility (WEBSEDEFF):
    Mr. Andrea Maccanico, Informest
    Mr. Donald Mishaxhi, Principal Banker, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Tirana Resident Office
  7. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Advisory Services: Small Business Support Team, Enterprise Growth Programme (EGP)/ Business Advisory Services (BAS)
    Mr. Andrea Maccanico, Informest
    Ms. Neritan Mullaj, Business Advisory Services (BAS), Program Director for Albania, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Tirana Resident Office
    Ms. Miha Svent, Head of Regional Programme, Western Balkans
  8. Local IFIs’ partner commercial Bank from Macedonia:
    Mr. Goran Tomovski, Head of SME Department, TTK Bank AD Skopje
    Ms. Violeta Spasovska, Senior Bank Officer, NLB Tutunska Banka Skopje
    Presentation of products, services dedicated to SMEs and case studies