Final networking conference: “Women entrepreneurship and EU integration challenges”

National Council for Women Entrepreneurship (NCWE) celebrating the Women’s entrepreneurship day WED 2018

Date:  19.11.2018 (Monday) || Location: Holiday Inn Hotel, Skopje

09:30 – 10:00 Registration of participants and welcome coffee
10:00 – 10:15
Opening of the conference
  • Welcome note and opening speeches
    Ms. Gabriela Kostovska Bogoeska, Foundation for management and industrial research
    Ms. Valentina Disoska, Association of business women
    Ms. Mary Ann Rukovina Cipetic, GTF initiative for sustainable growth, Croatia
  • Presentation of the project WE – Contribute
    Ms. Emilija Andonova, Foundation for management and industrial research
10:15 – 10:30 Presentation of the video “Women entrepreneurs asking”
10:30 – 10:45
Opening speeches: “EU integration challenges and role of the governmental institutions in supporting 
women entrepreneurship development”
  • Ms. Zorica Apostolska, Ministry without portfolio in the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, in charge of foreign investments
  • Mr. Nikola Bertolini, Delegation of European Union
10:45 – 11:15
Conference session 1: “The involvement of government institutions in opportunities for support
development of women entrepreneurship”
  • Ms. Sanja Sazdovska, Ministry of Health
  • Representative of the Ministry of Economy (tbc)
  • Ms. Gjulten Mustafova, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
  • Representative of the Employment Service Agency of the Republic of Macedonia
11:15 – 11:30  Award ceremony - appreciation of the supporters of the successful implementation of the project
11:30 – 11:40 Coffee break
11:40 – 12:25
Conference session 2: “The importance of the civil society organisations for the EU integration  processes
the field of women entrepreneurship”
  • Ms. Dragica Jerkov, Association of business women Krug, Croatia
  • Ms. Danela Arsovska, Macedonian chambers of commerce
  • Mr. Radmil Polenakovik, National center for development of innovation and entrepreneurial learning
  • Mr. Mile Boskov, Business confederation Macedonia
  • Mr. Gjoko Vulkanovski, Organisation of employers of Macedonia
12:25 – 13:00 Lunch break & networking
13:00 – 14:30 B2B meetings among women entrepreneurs from the region


Date:  20.11.2018 (Tuesday) || Location: Holiday Inn Hotel, Skopje

11:00 – 11:30 Registration of participants
11:30 – 12:00

Presentation of the activities and results achieved within the project “Enhancing contribution and efficiency of women’s entrepreneurship CSOs related to the EU integration reforms in the area of economic policy” - WE – CONTRIBUTE

  • Ms. Emilija Andonova, Foundation for management and industrial research
12:00 – 13:00
Conference session 3: “The benefits & challenges faced by the women entrepreneurs”
  • Ms. Penka Mukaetova – Konsalting inter grup Kavadarci
  • Ms. Suzana Naumoska – Izida Ohrid
  • Ms. Tanja Dejanoska – Dental international Dejanoski
  • Ms. Biljana Indova – Pharma Link B&GP
  • Ms. Vesna Apostolovska – Mali nesta Skopje
13:00 – 13:15 Coffee break
13:15 – 14:00
Conference session 4: “Experiences and success stories in supporting women entrepreneurship”
  • Ms. Mary Ann Rukovina Cipetic – GTF initiative for sustainable growth, Croatia
  • Ms. Maja Lukarova –Youth Entrepreneurial Service Foundation
  • Ms. Elena Mishevska – Association of Business women
  • Ms. Emilija Mitevska –Foundation for management and industrial research
14:00 – 15:00  Lunch break & networking
15:00 – 15:40
Presentation of the resources created by the project
  • On line resources: web portal and on-line courses
  • CSO guide for policy development
15:40 – 16:00 Conclusions and closing key note


Bilateral Talks

  • Participants52
  • Meetings Requested149
  • Meetings Accepted46


Profile views

  • Before Event853
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This project is funded by European Union

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Celebrating Women entrepreneurship day

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