SBF workshops held in Banja Luka and Bihac: Representatives from the company ‘Žitopeka' say „We participated last year and are participating again this year“

In cooperation with BBI’s VIP Business Club, the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Srpska and the Federation of BiH, as well as the Cantonal Chambers of Commerce in Banja Luka and Bihac, workshops were held yesterday and today with regards to project preparation and development for the upcoming Sarajevo Business Forum 2017.

Experts from BBI not only announced the upcoming Forum on the 22nd and 23rd of May, but also presented specific methods in project development that are accepted by foreign investors. The workshops were attended by 60 businessmen from the region who expressed great interest in finding investors and new business partners.

“The Chamber of Commerce of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been a partner of the Forum for many years, an event that has grown to be one of the most important business events in the region. SBF is an excellent opportunity for businessmen from BiH and the region to meet with their counterparts and potential international investors to exchange their business ideas. The Forum gives companies the opportunity to present their ideas and create substantial direct contacts. I invite businessmen to take advantage of all the opportunities offered by an event like this.” Said Mirsad Jasarspahic, president of the Federal Chamber of Commerce.

Representatives from the company ‘Zitopeka’ and ‘Zitoprodukt’ from Banja Luka have participated in the Forum for the past two years and intend to come again this year.

“Our company has achieved great success with the help of BBI Bank. We can proudly say that we have 282 employees and our bakeries and baked goods are easily recognizable by their quality. The Sarajevo Business Forum is a well-organized event that brings together eminent figures and businessmen all in one place. You can be sure that we will participate once again in this year’s Forum,” said Vesna Grozdanic from ‘Zitopeka.’

This year’s Forum plans to present projects in the field of energy, agriculture, tourism, infrastructure and IT. BBI Bank, through its VIP Business Club, invites companies and individuals from Bosnia and Herzegovina and all over the region to apply and submit their projects to the Sarajevo Business Forum 2017.

Last year’s Forum was attended by more than 1.600 foreign investors and businessmen from over 30 countries.

Project proposals as well as applications for SBF workshops can be submitted at any BBI branch or through our website at