21st Austria: Investor & Business Conference in New York, July 11

bridges vol. 37, May 2013 / Noteworthy Information

On Thursday, July 11, 2013, a one-day conference in New York City, organized by 21st Austria and Advantage Austria, will explore growth opportunities in Europe with a special focus on the Austrian as well as Central Eastern European economies, where Austria has traditionally had strong ties.


Claus J. Raidl, president of the Austrian Central Bank, and Christian Kesberg, trade commissioner for Austria in New York, will be making luncheon presentations at the conference.

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The conference will start with investor meetings in the morning. During the afternoon, US businesses, academics, and media entities will have the opportunity to discuss the current situation in Europe and the region's growth potential, with a special focus on emerging Central Eastern European economies.

Some of Austria's most influential CEOs, market analysts, representatives from the Austrian Central Bank and the Vienna Stock Exchange, and innovative start-ups will be available for one-on-one sessions.


  • Wolfgang Anzengruber, CEO of Verbund
  • Christian Kesberg, Trade Commissioner for Austria in New York
  • Birgit Kuras, CEO of the Vienna Stock Exchange
  • Günter Leonhartsberger, Director of the Austrian Privatization Agency (ÖIAG)
  • Ali Mahlodji, CEO of WhatchaDo
  • Claus J. Raidl, President of the Austrian Central Bank
  • Herbert Stepic, CEO of Raiffeisen Bank International
  • Andreas Tschas, CEO of STARTEurope
  • Eduard Zehetner, CEO of Immofinanz

For further information, please download the invitation at: http://jule-nyc.com/21st_austria/july_11_conference_invitation.pdf or contact: austria[at]jule-nyc.com.