BUSINESSMED, launched on the 15 of September 2022 in Malta, the Business Country desk (BCD) a digital platform that aims to promote, foster and support synergies and opportunities for partnerships and B2B as well as stimulate investment and exchanges between the main actors of the Euro-Mediterranean business ecosystem. The official launch toke place on the sidelines of the “Med business days 2022” event.
BUSINESSMED, one of the main representative of the private sector of the Euromed region organized a panel with experts and press representatives from 8 countries to officially launch the Business Country Desk (BCD) a business tool that the organization has conceived and developed over the last few years.
With the BDC, BUSINESSMED is offering the Euro-Mediterranean business ecosystem, an accessible and intuitive digital platform, providing companies, entrepreneurs and investors with human and technical support for the realisation of high value-added partnerships.
This tool will be one of a kind counter assisting in the internationalization of companies, encouraging business networking and advocating for the improvement of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Europe, the Mediterranean, and Africa.
The event has brought together 10 journalists and representatives of around 80 organization BSOs and companies from all the Med region. The panel started with the opening remarks of Mrs Jihen Boutiba , General director of BUSINESSMED, and was followed by interventions of experts and moderators and a technical demonstration of the platform to present the three main services: the business Helpdesk area, the partnership area, and the Euromed Business matching Tool.
The participating SMEs then went on a B2B session organized through the platform . companies from northern and southern countries met during 15min session each in order to look for possible collaborations. Those meetings were already initiated through the BCD platform several days before the event itself. The BCD platform was developed through the EBSOMED , a project funded by the European Union.
The Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises (BUSINESSMED) is a regional organization, which gathers 22 Confederations of Employers’ Organizations from 20 countries of the Northern and Southern shore of the Mediterranean. Created in 2002, BUSINESSMED has become the main representative of the private sector of the Euromed region and a privileged platform for multilateral cooperation for the benefit of the employers’ confederations and more than 600,000 public and private affiliated companies, by promoting foreign direct investments and socio-economic integration in the Region.