Opening ceremony and a speech delivered by Minister of Economy Richard Sulík.
Modern industry must perform the supportive role to the society with long-term as well as the acute or emergency issues. Top industrial players can turn ideas into market success with their own innovations and ability to collaborate with technology providers, scientists, universities and other stakeholders.
Jana Kiššová, Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic
Marek Rešovský, Managing Director, Deutsche Telekom Services Europe Slovakia
Martin Kele, Director, Matador Holding
Martin Jančo, CEO, M2M Solutions
Juraj Habovštiak, Founder, MTS
Juraj Sinay, Technical University of Košice
Panel chaired by: Martin Jesný, Analyst Revue priemyslu
The COVID-19 pandemic brought many challenges that have also affected Slovak entrepreneurs. Our panelists come from companies that thanks to their ingenuity, even in these difficult times, managed to adjust their product portfolio to the current circumstances.
Jan Kráľ, Technical University of Košice
Ingrid Brocková, State Secretary, Ministry od Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
Juraj Habovštiak, CEO, MTS, spol. s r.o.
Norbert Brath, Deputy Managing Director, ŠVEC a SPOL
Panel chaired by: Oto Pisoň, Deputy of the Investment Project Department & Innovation Manager SARIO
The 21st century is an era of dynamic growth and disruptive trends in the space sector. Together with invited Slovak companies, we will discuss possibilities that the space sector brings to the Slovak businesses both in the area of hardware fated to leave the Earth and in the area of space applications which, on the contrary, find a wide practical use on our planet.
Matej Poliaček, Robotics Engineer, RoboTech Vision
Ján Baláž, Scientist, Space Engineer, Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Astronautics
Matúš Bakoň, CEO, Founder, insar.sk
Peter Barančík, Masam
Panel chaired by: Michal Brichta, Teamleader for Diversification Services & Senior Consultant of the Investment Project Department SARIO
Bilateral business negotiations based on pre-planned schedule participants receive beforehand.
Choose the companies you want to negotiate with and create an individual schedule of participants. You have 20 minutes reserved for one meeting.
TIP: Don't forget your materials, business cards, etc.
TIP: HOW TO PLAN A B2B NEGOTIATION (see below)
OPEN TILL OCTOBER 7, 2020
ONLINE THROUGH YOUR PROFILE OCTOBER 8 - 13, 2020
OCTOBER 21, 2020
New business partners and opportunities are waiting for you
The Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic considers the Slovak Matchmaking Fair to be a strategic activity in supporting pro-export activities. We perceive this event as one of the forms of support for Slovak companies in their efforts to penetrate and succeed in foreign trade markets. I am extremely pleased that this successful event every year intensifies its importance among the business community and brings a number of challenges and opportunities for the Slovak economy.Vojtech Ferencz: State Secretary ME SR
I am very pleased that the Slovak Matchmaking Fair also includes discussion panels that present the success stories of Slovak companies that, thanks to SARIO, have established cooperation with global companies, reflect on current trends and company requirements or outline the future development of our economy.Róbert Šimončič: CEO SARIO
SKB has raised and opened topics that relate not only to the traditional manufacturing industry, but also to the issue of modern technologies and trends, and has aroused lively responses.Association of industrial alliances
Thanks to the SARIO Agency and the SMF event, Japanese companies had the opportunity to meet many Slovak companies.JETRO
As partners, we wanted to exhibit our products and gather as many contacts as possible, which we succeeded in and the responses were positive.Din Technik
I will be happy to participate in SMF again and will also recommend my customers to participate, as this is a great opportunity to explore a new market.Byzzpro
We are pleased to be able to negotiate directly with JLR (sourcing workshop). Years ago, when KIA entered the market, we also used the SARIO services to establish cooperation, which works till today.PPO Dema
Our company is a regular participant at the SMF and I would like to highlight the very good organization and effectiveness of this event.Gnotec