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  INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS:

 BBC World, Warsaw


BBC World


BBC World is the BBC’s international news and information channel, providing comprehensive hourly bulletins with outstanding journalism and analysis of the stories behind the headlines.  With a weekly global audience of 76 million viewers, it also shows the best of the BBC’s award-winning current affairs, documentary and lifestyle programming. 
 
 
Website: www.bbcworld.com

 

   
 Belvedere Gallery, Warsaw


Belvedere Gallery

Founded in 2000 by Valdemar R. Plusa, Belvedere Gallery Inc. is dedicated to the presentation and sale of international Art with a particular interest in Polish contemporary painters, sculptors, and photographers whose work is gaining increasing recognition amongst the International Art community. Their inventory includes works of many internationally recognized Artists from Poland, Canada, the United States and Europe.

The gallery is currently offering its collection of Art online, but they are working diligently to establish a physical presence in Toronto, Canada in the near future. Their long-term plans include the opening of galleries in several locations throughout the world.

Website: www.belvederegallery.com


   

The International Herald Tribune, Warsaw


The International Herald Tribune


The International Herald Tribune creates, collects and distributes world news, information, entertainment and opinion of the highest journalistic integrity. Its balanced perspective addresses all areas of human interest and is trusted and enjoyed by people in all corners of the globe.

Established in Paris in 1887, today the IHT is owned by The New York Times Company.

Website: www.iht.com

 

   

  ASSOCIATIONS:

 

Central European Countries Travel Association, Warsaw

CECTA - Central European Countries Travel Association.

It is an umbrella organisation, at the heart of New Europe, bringing together the collective interests of Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland and the travel industry servicing them. 
 
The objective is to encourage people to visit www.visitcentraleurope.com , build sustainable traffic and help grow the global business and leisure travel market.


   

Stowarzyszenie Konferencje i Kongresy w Polsce, Warsaw


Stowarzyszenie Konferencje i Kongresy w Polsce


Established in 1998 by a group of companies (almost 100) specialized in business tourism, deals with conferences, congresses, incentive programs, business meetings and incentive travel . The association is also responsible for lobbying in agencies responsible for business tourism developments in Poland.


Website: www.kongresy.waw.pl


   
The Europe 2004 Foundation, Warsaw

The Europe 2004 Foundation

Feceing the new challenges, on the 1st of  May 2004, we have appointed The EUROPE 2004 Foundation. The principal aims of the funadtion are: promotion of Polish cultural heritage and traditions in the European Union, as well as  the promotion of Polish tourism through the cooperation with foreigon journalists, associations, World and European institutions.

Website:www.tourfilmfestival.pl www.tourismbase.eu

 

   

  MEDIA:

 
Biznespolska.pl, Warsaw retail market, Warsaw

Biznespolska.pl

Is an Internet portal about business in main Polish cities. Here you will find information from Real Estate market, service for companies, new technologies, Warsaw retail market, infrastructure and law.

Website: www.biznespolska.pl

 

Biznes Warszawski, Warsaw retail market, Warsaw

Biznes Warszawski

Is the only one informational weekly newspaper about Capital business. Biznes Waszawski provides information from Real Estate market, services for companies, new technologies, Warsaw retail market, infrastructure and law. These are also information helpful to make business decisions, creative ideas and contacts.


Website: www.biznespolska.pl/gazeta

 

   

Brief, Warsaw

Brief

Brief magazine was created in 1999. It is the first trade magazine about marketing and sales, directed at those involved professionally in marketing and sales, media, advertising companies, media houses, and testing companies with circulation of 8.000 copies a month. Its readers are also economics students and all those who want to learn about marketing tools for success in sales.

Website: www.brief.pl

Brief for Poland

Brief for Poland is a cooperation plane for self-governing and central authorities with the professional marketing environment. The goal of Brief for Poland is to support the expansion of regions and "places" in Poland by rendering knowledge and modern marketing tools accessible and using it for promotion and building an image.

Website: www.brief4poland.pl 

 

Europaproperty.com, Warsaw


Europaproperty.com


Europaproperty.com provides comprehensive and up-to-date news, information and analysis on commercial real estate markets and related businesses. Through our printed and electronic publications, conferences and awards events we cover the whole of post-Communist Europe and Russia. Our magazines are published four times a year and cover the office, logistics, retail and  hospitality sectors and all aspects of investment in real estate. Each issue is focused on a particular aspect of commercial real estate.

Website www.europaproperty.com

 

 GOwarsaw.eu, Warsaw Business Tourism, general information about Warsaw, Warsaw

GOwarsaw.eu

Is a Warsaw Business Tourism Web site serving foreigners coming or staying in Warsaw for business. It has been designed and programmed so that it enables you to easily and quickly find all information and contacts you may need – business news, accommodation, business partners and services providers, conferences & fairs listings, dining, culture & nightlife events, sightseeings, general information about Warsaw and different possibilities for spending your free time.

Website www.GOwarsaw.eu

 Hotel Polska, Warsaw Hotel Polska

Hotel Polska is a magazine directed at hotel owners, directors, chefs, marketing branch employees in hotels as well as those in charge of their upkeep. Coinciding with joining the European Union, ‘’Hotel Polska” intends to advertise Polish hospitality past Poland’s boarders in countries such as the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, and Hungary. The magazine covers newest hotel facilities and equipment, food, and chemicals. There are interviews, articles on hotels abroad, as well as on hotel services. Hotel Polska is published by Laminex.

Website www.hotelpolska.pl



 
get Media, Warsaw Polish Radio External Service

Polish Radio External Service (Radio Polonia) started operations in 1936 and is a part of Polish public radio. The mission of Polish Radio External Service is to actively present Poland abroad, promote it as a democratic, modern, dynamic and fully fledged member of the European Union. In its programs External Service conveys a multi-dimensional picture of Poland as a modern country which has a rich culture, dynamic economy and an attractive cultural attractions and business offer.

Polish Radio External Service is a source of news and information about Poland and Central and Eastern Europe. The station broadcasts news covering business and foreign investment. It is a source of knowledge about Poland.

Polish Radio External Service broadcasts its programmes in Polish and 6 foreign languages: English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian and Hebrew. Each of the sections addresses its offer to a different audience, taking into consideration its country of origin and its characteristics. The programmes of all sections of Polish Radio External Service respond to listeners’ interests.

Website: www.polskieradio.pl/zagranica

Warsaw Business Journal, Warsaw

Warsaw Business Journal

Warsaw Business Journal is the leading English language business publication in Poland. Since 1994 WBJ has been a reliable and important source of news and information for international opinion leaders, investors, foreign visitors and businesspeople in every industry. Distributed in all major cities, each week WBJ offers a comprehensive review of the week's news, including business and economy, politics, law as well as culture and entertainment, and it carries a weekly real estate section and commentary from leading opinion shapers. Daily news updates, stock market and company information and much more can be found at WBJ Online.

Website: www.wbj.pl

 

Warsaw Insider, Warsaw

Warsaw Insider

Warsaw Insider is a comprehensive monthly guide to good living and fast times in Poland's capital. Entertainment, information, culture, travel, food and drink in a compact glossy magazine.


Website: www.warsawinsider.pl

 


  COMPANIES:

 
 BSC Congress Rental Poland, Warsaw

BSC Congress Rental Poland

It is one of the few companies In Poland specializing In audio Visual equipment rental and sales. BSC Congress Rental Poland is the one companies In Poland  which is a member of BOSCH Congress Rental Network. We provide 17 years of experience In congress market, the latest state-of-art  congress rental equipment, setting the global standards for reliability and service.

Website: www.bscav.com


Chajec Don-Siemion, Warsaw

CDN Chajec Don-Siemion legal advisors

Polish law firm which represents both Polish and foreign clients. Their commitment is to provide the highest quality legal representation and advice in order to address the clients' unique needs and provide them with tailor-made solutions.


Website: www.cdz.com.pl


 FiltaFry, Warsaw  
FiltaFry Polska
FRYER MANAGEMENT SERVICE & ENVIRONMENT CARE


FiltaFry is an international company with its own unique category of mobile franchises specializing in the micro-filtration of cooking oil and vacuum-based cleaning of deep fryers in restaurants, hotels, airports, in fact, wherever food is fried.

Our pro-ecological company is extremely proud to provide this service to many household names in the restaurant/catering industry, in many countries throughout the world, as of 2008 also in Poland.

By reducing frying oil consumption we help save our planet.

Website: www.filtafry.pl
Get it, Warsaw

Get it!

The fact that the world is multilingual does not mean that you cannot navigate through it comfortably. All you need is a good translator who knows many languages, specialist terms from various industries, is able to work with both, the spoken and the written word, knows how to place the translated text on a website or put it in a leaflet ...etc. Nobody like that exists? Right! But you have us! We can perform all types of translations for you, so that you will really feel as though you knew all the languages of the world.


Website: www.getit.pl

 

StayPoland.com, Warsaw

StayPoland.com

StayPoland is a travel agency specialising in incoming tourism to Poland. The company makes individual and group reservations at discounted Internet prices, organises tours around Poland, city trips and tailor-made travel packages, and helps tourists to hire a car in Polish cities. StayPoland's Incentive Department prepares unique motivational and team-building programmes for business clients. StayPoland's services also cover coach rental, limousine service, train and tickets, genealogical research, translations and even private flights. Since 2003, the main goal of the company has been to provide its clients with a full range of services combined with a personal approach and friendly support with all travel arrangements.

Website: www.staypoland.com

 


 
TBWA/PR, Warsaw

TBWA/PR

The agency has been operating on the Polish market since 2004, as one of the company units of TBWA/COMMUNICATION GROUP. Calling the Public Relations unit to life posed an answer to the markets demands as well as the rising expectations of clients. The creed of our activity is effective partnership. Our clients receive experience and responsibility of a business partner from us- and not just subcontracting services. We support enterprises in realization of their business goals, advising them in ways to utilize maximum communication potential- one of the most important keys of modern marketing.

Website: www.tbwa-pr.pl

 

 Brill AV Media Ltd., Warsaw

Brill AV Media Ltd.

The company specializes in providing Audio Visual services for all kind of meetings. Simultaneous translation, voting systems, projections, sound technology or lighting are only few of all the services we can deliver. Professionalism, experience and a wide range of the cutting edge technical equipment, these are the features that Brill AV Media offers for its Partners. Sustainable adaptation of the latest techniques allowed us to become a partner of finest conference centers in Warsaw like Hilton Hotel and Intercontinental Hotel in providing service for events and conferences.

Website: www.brill.pl  

 



  ART & CULTURE INSTITUTIONS:

 
Awangarda, Warsaw

Awangarda

Awangarda is a foundation with a business sense that promotes the integration of people with learnind disabilities into main stream society. In marketing the talents and products made by challenged adults, AWANGARDA acts as a bridge between them and Poland's private sector.

Website: www.awangarda.org.pl


Fundacja Nowa Orkiestra Kameralna, Warsaw

Fundacja Nowa Orkiestra Kameralna

The Foundation has a world-class chamber orchestra at its centre. Its activities include concerts, interactive school and hospital concerts, music for business training and musical entertainments. The latter include the prestigious “Tasty Classics” dinner concerts popular with individuals, embassies and businesses. These entertaining events are held in public and private locations including the Hotel Bristol, the Sheraton, the Polonia, the Belvedere, the Marriott and various embassies.

Website: www.nok.org.pl

The Fryderyk Chopin Institute, Warsaw

The Fryderyk Chopin Institute

The Institute was brought into being in 2001 by a resolution of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland. Its mission includes scholarly research and the popularising of knowledge concerning Fryderyk Chopin and his music, publishing activities, the organising of concerts, festivals, musicological conferences and master-class courses, and also the gathering of archive materials, memorabilia and copies of the great composer’s works. It manages the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw and Żelazowa Wola, collaborates with Chopin institutes and organisations around the world, supervises the utilization of the image and name of Fryderyk Chopin, and runs the internet Chopin Information Centre.

Website: www.nifc.pl


 Królikarnia Museum, Warsaw Królikarnia Museum

Królikarnia Museum, the department of National Museum is a unique venue where exhibitions, concerts, spectacles, meetings, conferences, film showings and plenary meetings take place. In a surrounding there is a Park of Sculptures, in which very rich collection of the Warsaw National Museum is presented.

Website: www.krolikarnia.mnw.art.pl


Sabat, Warsaw  
   
 The Ludwig van Beethoven Association, Warsaw
The Ludwig van Beethoven Association

The Ludwig van Beethoven Association was founded on 24 September 2003 in Cracow. The primal activity of the Association is to organize Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival and to promote classical music. The Association cooperates with Polish, foreign and international organizations and institutions of the same or similar type and can be a member of these organizations based on the principle of full autonomy.

Website: www.beethoven.org.pl


 Polish National Opera, Warsaw


Polish National Opera


The Opera is the biggest theatre in the world and most prestigious stage in Poland. Opera hosted the greatest operas and ballet performances from the country and abroad. It is also a perfect venue for holding special events.

Website: www.teatrwielki.pl


   
 The Warsaw Chamber Opera, Warsaw

The Warsaw Chamber Opera

It was founded by Stefan Sutkowski and since October 15th 1986 the Warsaw Chamber Opera has performed in its own Theatre at Solidarnosci Avenue 76 B  It is an ancient building from 1775 having a small lovely audience with excellent acoustic. The Warsaw Chamber Opera is famous for it’s annual Mozart Festival that was first held in 1991.

Website: www.operakameralna.pl



 The Warsaw Philharmonic, Warsaw The Warsaw Philharmonic

The National Orchestra and Choir of Poland is the leading musical institution, founded in 1901. The venue soon became a place to admire the most outstanding Polish and foreign artists. Each season brings about 130 concerts take place in stylish and air-conditioned Concert and Chamber Halls. As a national institution Warsaw Philharmonic puts particular emphasis on popularizing Polish music, which is one of main principles of an excellent conductor Antoni Wit – its Managing and Artistic Director since 2002.

Website: www.filharmonia.pl


Yours Gallery, Warsaw

Yours Gallery

The gallery is owned by one of Poland's star photographers Tomasz Gudzowaty,  a four time winner of the World Press Photo Award. It's located inside the Metropolitan building on the Pilsudski Square. The Gallery exhibits not only works of the owner himself but also of other world's best photographers. The concept of the gallery is to hold three or four exhibitions of Tomasz Gudzowaty's works a year and a similar number of exhibitions of other photographers' works. Among the foreign guests of the Gallery were Salgado and Pascal Maitre. The galley also publishes an exclusive magazine "Yours Gallery Portfolio".

Website: www.gallery.yours.pl  

 

   
Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

Zachęta National Gallery of Art

It is the oldest exhibition site in Warsaw, with a tradition stretching back to the mid 19th Century. It is located in the heart of Warsaw, next to the Saski Park, and in the immediate vicinity of the University of Warsaw and the Academy of the Fine Arts.


Website: www.zacheta.art.pl

   

  MICE VENUES:

 
   
The Palace of Culture and Science (PKiN), Warsaw

The Palace of Culture and Science (PKiN)

PKiN was build in 1955. With its 42 floors, it is the highest bulding in Poland. PKiN is also the largest congress center in Warsaw. The Palace halls can accommodate over 4500 participants. Several dozens of congresses and training sessions are being held annually in the Palace conference halls.


Website: www.pkin.pl  

   
   


CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & EMBASSIES:

 


American Chambers of Commerce

American Chamber of Commerce in Poland strives to serve and promote its member companies as well as to be the leading voice of business in Poland, while fostenng a positive relationship with the government and people of Poland to promote the free market spirit for the benefit of the business environment.

Website: www.amcham.com.pl

British Polish Chamber of Commerce


British Chamber of the Year: 2005, 2006 & 2007 (COBCOE). Essential information on doing business in Poland and Britain. Trade and investment networking and matchmaking. Contact International Business Voice magazine; annual Membership Directory Conferences, seminars, workshops and business mixers across Poland and Britain Export and investment roadshows and sector-focused events. The BPCC: part of your business development programme.

Website: www.bpcc.org.pl

Portugese Chambers of Commerce

PPCC was established in 2007, in Warsaw. PPCC is a non-profit and non­governmental organization dedicated to serve, promote its members and to improve the economic and business relations between Poland and Portugal.

Website: www.ppcc.pl



The Walloon Export and Foreign Investment Agency

AWEX Is the body of the Walloon Region of Belgium in charge of promoting, foreign trade and attracting foreign investment.
The agency has a twofold mission: to help businesses to export more and better and to attract foreign investors to Wallonia (Belgium). It counts 105 offices all around the world.

website: http://www.awex.be/awex/EN/

PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

 
National Sports Center Ltd.

The National Sports Center Ltd. was established on October 4, 2007 on the basis of Act of September 7, 2007 on Preparing the Final Tournament of the Euro 2012 UEFA European Soccer Championships. The company operates in the name of and to the account of the State Treasury as represented by the Minister of Sport and Tourism.
The mam goal of the company is building and setting up the management of the National Sport Center—pnmarily involving the National Stadium, seating 55,000-on the site of the 10th Anniversary Stadium in Warsaw, by mld-2011. Moreover, the following projects are planned in collaboration with the Government, the authorities of the City of Warsaw, PKP Polish State Railways, and private investors:
By the year 2012:
A recreational park with pavilions and small-scale architectural elements
A local traffic network with roads, pedestrian paths, and bicycle paths
By the year 2015:
A hall for organizing events, seating 20,000,
A congress and exhibition center
A hotel, offices, and a local retail-service center

Website: www.stadioncity.pl

PART

Leading consulting company in Polish tourism industry. The experts of PART drafted about 200 different tourism and product strategies for private and public organizations. PART organizes various educational conferences and trainings for the tourism professionals.

Website: www.part.com.pl



Polish Chamber of Tourism (PIT)

The biggest Polish chamber of tourism founded 70 years ago. Member of European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Association. The PIT membership include: the touroperators, tourism schools, hoteliers, fair organisers and other representatives of tourism industry.

Website: www.pit.org.pl

Polish Tourist Organization POT

POT is a governmental agency in charge of promoting and marketing Poland as a travel destination. Its thirteen travel offices, active on the most important tourist markets worldwide, make the best source of information about travels to Poland and provide supplies of promotional materials for both trade and consumers.
POT represents Polish travel and MICE industry and major Polish tourist and business attractions on international travel shows; arranges for media tours and study tours for tour operators and Professional Ccngress Organizers to Poland; and advocates for sustainable development of tourism in Poland.

Website: www.pot.gov.pl

City of Warsaw Promotion Department

Department is a part of the Warsaw City Hall in charge of promoting Warsaw. We are responsible for creation and realization of city's promotion strategy. Our main aim is to make Warsaw the most interesting place to live, to visit and to do business. We focus on a couple of different areas: general image of the city, participation in international fairs, organization of city events and preparation of special publications. We run the official website of Warsaw.

Website: www.um.warszawa.pl

Warsaw Convention Bureau

The public institution responsible for bringing to Warsaw new conference and events, supporting the meeting organizers and providing impartial information on meeting facilities in the city.

Website: www.warsawtour.pl

 


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