During the Business Delegation, the companies had the opportunity to present their companies, as well as meet potential business partners or clients. During the whole journey, we had the opportunity to meet more than 40 businesses from the region of Cologne, Darmstadt and Frankfurt.
The purpose of the journey was to build the brand of the Kosovo IT industry, business development and B2B export promotion (nearshoring), exchange of experience and joint learning on IT entrepreneurship & innovation, establishing strategic partnerships and cooperation with incubators & accelerators, establishing strategic partnerships with IT associations and institutions, and visiting IT events: market intelligence and networking.
The methodology used in most of the meetings was: Presentation of the meeting partner, Presentation of the Kosovo IT Industry & companies, Discussion of joint business opportunities, Informal match-making & networking with companies/startups, Tours through the premises. On the 8th of December, we organized a follow-up meeting with all the participants of the B2B Delegation where we collected some of the results from the delegation as well as some of the Pros/Cons and the follow-ups from this delegation.
Up to now, to summarize all the potential contracts/inquiries the companies received there are more than 10, while 2 are long-term partnerships. In total, the value of the contracts currently in negotiation with the partners from this B2B will be more than 80,000 EUR.