The Caspian European Club has
organized a regular CEO Brunch Baku event where Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Azerbaijan Republic Mr. Zurab Pataradze and
the mayor of Batumi city Lasha Komakhidze participated as honorable guests.
Ambassador of Georgia has welcomed the CEO Brunch Baku participants and told
about numerous joint projects which Georgia and Azerbaijan are implementing.
"We are very pleased that it is Azerbaijan which acts as a major investor in
Georgia. There are very many Azerbaijani companies operating in Georgia and we
would like Georgian companies to be also represented on the Azerbaijani
market”, he said.
about Batumi, the Ambassador noted very attractive conditions aimed at tourism
development and provided in Ajara. The Ambassador also emphasized historical
ties between Baku and Batumi, and reminded the CEO Brunch Baku participants
that the first oil produced by the Nobel brothers had been transported via Batumi
The mayor of Batumi held a detailed
presentation about investment opportunities and spoke about a new development
strategy of Batumi. The event participants were informed about opportunities of
winter tourism in Ajara, which makes Batumi a year around resort. It was noted
that this is the first ski resort in the region, built on basis of the general
layout, which lets tourists take a full dip into the holiday atmosphere without
any concern over an imperfect infrastructure.
At CEO Brunch Baku, top managers and
representatives of the member companies of the Caspian European Club had an
opportunity to ask questions which were of interest to them, and discuss
possibilities of implementation of business projects in Georgia, including
Batumi. After CEO Brunch Baku was over, the companies had an opportunity to
associate with the mayor of Batumi in the bilateral format”, Telman Aliyev
The CEO Brunch format lets companies
communicate with one another in an informal setting and establish much closer
contacts with partners. In addition to Baku, CEO Brunch is held on monthly
basis in Tbilisi and Almaty.
Bringing together over 5,000
companies and organizations from 50 countries, the Caspian European Club was
established in June 2002. The head office of the Caspian European Club is in
Baku (Azerbaijan). The Caspian European Club has official representative
offices in Georgia and Kazakhstan, and also authorized representatives in the
USA, Germany, Poland, Czechia, Uzbekistan and Latvia.