Vienna Economic Forum organizes several conferences throughout the year in order to promote its aims. The annual Vienna Economic Forum – Vienna Future Dialogue takes place each November in Vienna. The 16th Vienna Economic Forum – Vienna Future Dialogue 2019: “From Planned Economy to Market Economy – 30 years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain” took place on 18 November at Novomatic Forum. The diverse audience featured high-ranking decision makers from the areas of economy and politics from 34 countries in the region, Europe and worldwide.

We proudly announce that as part of the event program, the Chief Executive Officer of Macedonia2025, Prof. Dr. Nikica Mojsoska Blazhevski and the Secretary General of Vienna Economic Forum, Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva had the honour and pleasure to formally establish an official partnership between Macedonia2025 and the Vienna Economic Forum by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)expressing a convergence of the will of the two parties to establish cooperation and good relations, in order to support the economic development for the members of both organisations and the activities of both sides.

Founding Members of Vienna Economic Forum are, next to Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, some of the most reputable companies and entrepreneurs in Austria. The Committee of Patrons of Vienna Economic Forum consists of the Prime Ministers from all the states from the region plus the Austrian Federal Chancellor. Next to that, the Ambassadors of the Western Balkan countries are taking part in the work of Vienna Economic Forum as Honorary Members of the Ambassadors Committee.

Vienna Economic Forum promotes economic cooperation between the countries and territories from the Adriatic to the Black Sea, namely in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine from its headquarters in Vienna.

The official program of the Vienna Economic Forum can be found here.