GREEN BATIMED is a two-day roadshow featuring the Forum, economic conferences and B2B meetings bringing together Polish construction and public works firms and Moroccan, Algerian and Latvian contractors.
The GREEN BATIMED roadshow took place in Casablanca on 24-26 November 2016, as part of the EURO-MED Invest project. It was organised by the National Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with its Moroccan partner, the Casablanca-Settat Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services, the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and the Dahra Mostaganem Chamber of Commerce, in Algeria.
GREEN BATIMED is a two-day ROADSHOW featuring the Forum, economic conferences and B2B meetings bringing together Polish construction and public works firms and Moroccan, Algerian and Latvian contractors. The Trade and Investment Promotion Section of the Polish Embassy in Rabat co-organised the event.
The Forum programme included group discussions on exchange of experience in the construction sector between countries of the Mediterranean region and Central Europe. It also focused on the business climate in the construction sector in the region of Casablanca-Settat and dealt with energy efficiency in developing renewable energies. Moroccan, Polish, Latvian and Algerian experts described the construction sector in their countries and presented the industry’s strengths and opportunities, where potential cooperation was possible. The construction and public works sector is one of the key segments of the Moroccan economy, accounting for 6.6% of GDP.
The EUROMED Invest project seeks to strengthen economic ties in the Euro-Mediterranean zone and its assumptions and achievements were presented at the Forum by ANIMA Investment Network Project Manager Monica Airoldi. In addition to taking part in the Forum, devoted to cooperation opportunities in the construction and public works sector in the partner countries (with special emphasis on the Moroccan market), the programme also included conferences and B2B consultations with professional bodies from all project partner countries, i.e. Poland, Morocco, Algeria and Latvia. Day 2 of the Roadshow was held at the Casablanca Chamber, with workshops on the situation and opportunities for cooperation in Moroccan construction sector. Contacts were also made at the Polish information booth during the SIB international exhibition of building in Casablanca, where participants had the opportunity to present their export offers and hold a series of B2B meetings with potential cooperation partners, organised at the offices of the Trade and Investment Promotion Section.
150 participants took part in the GREEN BATIMED Roadshow over the two days in Casablanca, including contractors as well as representatives from business institutions, clusters and embassies.