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Foundation of the Polish-Russian capital, the launch of the Russian market, commencement of cooperation with the largest exhibition center in Moscow - ExpoCenter. The first successes in the field of machinery for the food industry-organizing participation in trade fairs in Moscow AGROPRODMASZ for 10 Polish companies.
Development of cooperation in the sectors - machinery for the agro food, furnishing articles, textiles, telecommunications. The acquisition of 70 companies grants under the PHARE 2000 program for export development (participation in fairs, market research). Gaining accreditation for advisory from PARP (more on http://www.parp.gov.pl/index/more/50)
- Planning the development of exports and export products: an assessment of the competitive position of companies and business development of export strategy
- Development of skills related to export marketing: a market study and mating partners
- Development of skills related to export marketing: participation in trade fairs and exhibitions
- Initiating actions Export
Establishing collaboration with the Messe Frankfurt in Poland, an organization of trade fair Messe Frankfurt for the agency in Moscow and Samara (more than 30 companies from glass, ceramics, china, Christmas decorations.) Acquisition of 100 businesses export subsidy under the PHARE 2001. Studying the Russian automotive market. The development of commercial brokerage services in Russia.
First steps in the U.S. market, organization of trade fairs in Chicago, seeking contractors for the furniture business, organization of meetings at the fair High Point, Las Vegas, the continuation of the Russian market-organization of fairs, exhibits forwarding, brokerage and the establishment of Polish Export Development Foundation.
Transformation of the company into Oppen Expo Global, the change of the owner. Indigenous representation in Poland and Russia's largest food trade fair in the U.S. - Fancy Ford and textile – Magic; organizing of participant in this fair for Polish companies. Establishing cooperation with the Moscow Chamber of Industry, organization of trade fairs, meetings with business partners in Russia, Ukraine, United States, cooperation with institutions of the Polish embassy, study HoReCa market in Russia, the sector of machinery for the agricultural industry in the east. Start of cooperation in the telecommunications industry in Russia, seeking partners and organization of meetings, acting as an intermediary in the sale of telecommunications.
2006 - 2007
Development of the consultancy and training:
- Participation in PARP's training and advisory national projects: Introduction to export - markets outside the EU, and Preparing for Export - EU markets. Conducting training in marketing and export strategies and advice on the "Export Development Plans", marketing plans, negotiating and obtaining contractors
- Organization of a three-day conference in Moscow for twenty Polish companies: “sales in the Russian commercial networks” in cooperation with the Russian consulting company B2BPG; attended by over 600 representatives of Russian merchants and retail chains, organization of meetings and trade talks.
2008 - 2009
Development of the consultancy and market analysis department, launching the project "Passport to Export”, conduct three training courses for PARP and RIF in the field of preparation "Export Development Plans "and the settlement of “Qualified costs” in the" Passport to export ". Helena Cieśluk - President of Oppen Expo Global becomes an external expert in the Ministry of Economy POIG 6.5 “Promotion of the Polish economy abroad. "
2010 - 2013
Is a period of further work with "Passport to Export". During this time we develop the Department of Deployment and Analysis so we can fully meet the demands of our clients, which the number of already exceeds 400. The analysis created by the Oppen Expo include practically every sector of the economy. Our clients with our active support are deciding to start their operations in countries such as: Kazakhstan, Peru, Chile, Brasil, Africa, Saudi Arabia, Yemen or China.
The dynamic grow of the demand for concise analysis for chosen economic sectors prompts Oppen Expo to start writing and selling dedicated analysis reports, which help our clients with taking strategic decisions concenring the further development of their businesses. The sectors thoroughly analyze are: medical field, petrochemical, electrical, IT, cosmetics, construction and many, many more.
Knowing well the business situation on the Russian market we organize a business mission to Petersburg. The mission participants, enterpreneurs from Greater Poland and the voivodship authorities (with the Deputy Speaker Mr. Leszek Wojtasiak on the front), meet with the potential business partners from the Russian market. The mission is a success, there are signed export contracts.
Oppen Expo also actively supports the students entrepreneurship initiative, through establishing cooperation with Polish Business Development Assosiation. Thanks to the experience of the Oppen Expo team, the students get a chance of getting to know the feel of doing business in the condition of a dunamically changing environment.
Oppen Expo proceeds with the new project, that is creating an innovative B2B portal and the modernization of its services. Meeting the needs of polish exporters Oppen Expo wishes to create a platform, that allows the companies to effectively search for new business partners, get the newest market analysis, and even do a simulation of the export operations before taking on decisive action.