Recent events

8th Baltic Energy Summit 2016

The renowned and well anticipated Baltic Energy Summit returned to Vilnius for its 8th edition, which took place on the 28-29 November at the Radisson Blu conference centre.

5th Annual PPP in Turkey Forum 2016

The renowned PPP conference in the World returned for its 5th Annual year and took place in Ankara, Turkey on the 23rd and 24th November 2016.

9th Balkan Energy Finance Forum 2016

The 9th Balkan Energy Finance Forum is the successful conference delivered once again by EEL Events. A great meeting where decision makers within the region and from the rest of Europe, had the chance to discuss the most recent hot topics about finance and energy in South-East Europe.

9th SEE Private Equity and M&A Forum 2016

For the 9th time EEL’s Southeast Europe Private Equity and M&A networking forum has been a great success with over 140 registered participants from Poland, Switzerland, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia.

8th Turkey Energy Forum 2016

The successful 8th edition of our renowned Turkey Energy Forum 2016 sponsored by Turkey's Isbank took place at the Movenpick Hotel in Istanbul. We give special thanks to all participants for making this event a great success.

2nd Turkey Cloud Computing Forum 2016

The 2nd Annual SEE Cloud Computing Forum 2016 took place with great success at the 5* Zagreb Sheraton Hotel in Croatia. With over 80 registered delegates this year’s event built upon the success of the past conference. The sponsors this year include: IBM and CMS.

4th Investing in Turkey Forum 2016

The 4th Annual Investing in Turkey Forum took place in the beautiful surroundings of The Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London. With over 120 registered participants, the majority of them UK and Turkey based industry professionals the event was sponsored by Otoyol A.S (Silver), Isbank (Silver), Bezen & Partners (Bronze) and NKY (Bronze) Sponsors. .

12th Annual SEE Telecom 2016

Our 12th one day networking event which took place in Crowne Plaza Belgrade in Serbia on the 17th of March finished with glorious success and gigantic plans for the 13th edition in 2017.

2nd SEE Cloud Computing Forum 2016

The 2nd Annual SEE Cloud Computing Forum 2016 took place with great success at the 5* Zagreb Sheraton Hotel in Croatia. With over 80 registered delegates this year’s event built upon the success of the past conference. The sponsors this year include: IBM and CMS.

7th Baltic Energy Forum 2015

With the 7th Annual Baltic Energy Summit come to an end, I would like to draw a few conclusions from these two days of intensive discussions and insightful presentations that took place between 25 and 26 November. Due to current LNG situation and The Baltics progressively emancipating themselves from the Russian resources, we decided to host this year's edition in Vilnius, Lithuania. The conference took place at The Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva and gathered over 110 sector specialists, who discussed current energy matters and future prospects for the region, also the challenges of change and ways of strengthening the common energy policy goals.

4th PPP in Turkey Forum 2015

The 4th Annual PPP in Turkey 2015 took place with great success at the 5* Movenpick Hotel in Ankara. With over 180+ registered delegates from around 13 countries, including representatives from many Turkish public intuitions, this year’s event built upon the success of the past three conferences. The sponsors this year include: Garanti Bank (Gold), Mott MacDonald (Silver), Bosch (Silver), MUFG (Silver), TIIC (Bronze), DENTONS (Bronze), CMS (Bronze) and PwC (Lunch Sponsor). 



8th Balkan Energy Finance Forum 2015

From October 20th to October 21st the Metropol Hotel, Belgrade, hosted the 8th Annual Balkan Energy Finance Forum. The conference saw regional and international energy financing experts sharing their experience and knowledge in talks and discussions. The forum, with the help of its gracious sponsors, the law firm Kranovic & Nikolic, the environmental services company Veolia, and the world's largest petrochemical market information provider ICIS as well as Balkan Energy media service, was a great success.

7th Annual Turkey Energy Forum 2015

The two day, 7th annual Turkey Energy Forum was once again a great success and we at EEL Events would like to express our gratitude to our Gold Sponsor, Gün + Partners, our official media partners DEIK , The Business Year and all our other supporters. The 5* Star Elite World Hotel Istanbul, welcomed participants from across Europe, Asia and Turkey for the seventh year running forum. The conference began with an open speech by the chairwoman Assist Prof. Dr. Filiz Katman, President of EPPAM, Istanbul Aydin University. This was followed by an enlightening presentation delivered by leading law firm and Gold Sponsor of the event, Gün + Partner's Senior Associate, Ali Ozan Karaduman on regulatory changes. The morning session was completed with a panel discussion including, Sureyya Yucel Ozden (Chairman, Energy Business Council, DEIK), Martin Ewald (Head of Strategy, Allianz Global Investors), Dr Mesut Avci (Senior Energy Engineer, MWH Global), Nusret Comert (CEO, Damnus Energy & Investment Inc), and Assist. Prof. Dr. Filiz Katman (President EPPAM Istanbul Aydin University).

8th SEE Private Equity and M&A Forum

The 8th annual Southeast Europe Private Equity and M&A forum took place in the Metropol Palace Hotel on September 24th in Belgrade. It was a very successful conference with over 150 registered delegates from all over Europe (Poland, Switzerland, Hungary, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany, France and the Balkan countries). EEL Events would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the sponsors: Top Tier Legal Adriatic (Gold Sponsor) EY, Dentons and EOS Holdings (Silver Sponsors) as well as Karanovic & Nikolic and Eurofast ( Bronze Sponsors) who helped make this event possible.

Turkey Cloud Computing Forum 2015

The inaugural Turkey Cloud Computing Forum took place in the Istanbul Marriott Hotel Sisli on June 17th. A sincere gratitude of thanks goes out to our Silver sponsor Mellanox Technologies and our exhibitor Skyatlas. The forum brought together key players, cloud computing providers and stakeholders in the expanding cloud storage market in Turkey. The conference discussed and tackled key issues with the adoption of cloud in Turkey such as the barriers to cloud adoption as well as its business benefits.

6th Turkey Wind & Solar Forum 2015

The 6th annual Turkey Wind and Solar Forum 2015 (16 June 2015) yet again left an impressive impression on all its participants.

5th Annual Turkey Private Equity and M&A Forum 2015

We are pleased to announce 5th Annual Turkey Private Equity and M&A Forum event materials are now available to download from our website.

4th Poland & CEE PPP, Infrastructure Forum 2015

We are pleased to announce the 4th annual Poland & CEE PPP Forum 2015 event materials are now available to download, thank you to all our speakers, panellists and delegates who took part in the event. Photographs from the conference are available below.

SEE Cloud Computing Forum 2015

The inaugural Southeast Europe Cloud Computing Forum took place in the Sheraton Zagreb Hotel on February 26th. A sincere gratitude of thanks goes out to all of our sponsors: Cisco, Huawei (Gold Sponsors), Hrvatski Telekom (Silver Sponsor), IBM, Hewlett-Packard (Bronze Sponsors) and Altus IT (Exhibitor). With over 100 participants, the event united cloud computing providers; IT partners telecom operators and businesses across the region and beyond. The conference discussed and tackled key issues with the adoption of cloud in SEE such as privacy and data security concerns.

3rd Investing in Turkey Forum 2015

The 3rd Investing in Turkey Forum took place at beautiful surroundings of The Waldorf Hilton London Hotel with over 120 registered participants, the majority of them UK and Turkey based industry professionals.

10th CEE Energy Conference 2014

The 10th Annual CEE Energy Conference took place at the InterContinental Hotel in Warsaw on Thursday 11th December. The event united key players from across the energy sector, covering essential topics and tackling the leading issues currently facing the security of the energy market throughout CEE.

6th Annual Baltic Energy Summit 2014

The 6th annual edition of the Baltic Energy Summit took place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Helsinki (26-27 November). With over 70 international delegates, this year's event united key players from across the energy sector, tackling the current issues facing further energy security in the region.

3rd Annual PPP in Turkey Forum

Thank you to everyone who attended our 3rd PPP in Turkey Forum 2014 in Ankara. A sincere gratitude of thanks goes out to all of our sponsors: Bezen & Partners, Garanti Bank (Gold Sponsors), Mott MacDonald (Silver Sponsor), EGIS (Bronze Sponsor) and Intertoll (Associate Sponsor). This year's event brought on board more than 180 delegates. Delegates and speakers were not only Turkey based but also international companies attended including Canada, USA, Germany, China, Austria, Portugal, UK, Italy, France and Luxembourg.

7th Annual Southeast Europe M&A and Private Equity Forum

The 7th Annual Southeast Private Equity and M&A forum was held in Belgrade, Serbia at the prestigious Metropol Palace. As in 2013, this year’s 2014 edition was exceedingly successful and received positive feedback from all delegates. EEL Events can proudly announced the number of attendees was the highest ever in recent years with almost 140 participants registered for the conference represented from across Europe (Poland, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany, France and the Balkans countries).

7th Annual Balkan Energy Finance Forum (BEFF 2014)

The 7th Annual Balkan Energy Finance Forum was another successful event hosted at the prestigious Sheraton Tirana Hotel in Tirana, Albania. Attracting over 100 local and international representatives, the event provided unique opportunities for industry key players to tackle main issues facing the regional energy security, investigating solutions through stronger regional operation.

6th Annual Turkey Energy Congress & Exhibition

The 6th Annual Turkey Energy Forum was another successful hosted at the prestigious 5* Elite World Hotel in the stunning city of Istanbul. With over 140 from across the globe, were represented from Europe (United Kingdom, Turkey, Italy, France, Germany, Netherlands, Greece), the Middle East UAE, Iran and East Asia (China).

5th Emerging European Investment Products Forum

Our 5th Emerging European Investment Products Forum was hosted at the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The conference enabled delegates to gain a unique insight into the structured products market. It provided review of current products and discussed where future opportunities lie, including the potential of the ETF industry as well as showcased success stories.

4th Turkey Private Equity & Venture Capital Summit

The 4th Turkey Private Equity & Venture Capital Summit was hosted at the prestigious Elite Wolrd Hotel in Istanbul. With up to 100 registered delegates from across the globe attracting about 8 countries from Europe (UK, Luxembourg, Hungary, Netherlands) connecting to Middle East (Azerbaijan, Qatar and of course Turkey) extending to delegates in Asia (Tajikistan) and attracting delegates from the USA. Attendees included Turkish government and financial institutions as representatives such as Mr Ali Arslan (Director) Financial Sector Relations and Exchange and Mr Sertac Fuad Karaagaoglu of Borsa Istanbul. This highly anticipated platform provided the opportunity to discuss the outlook on the Private Equity market, the strategies and lessons that can be learned from previous acquisitions, the value of private equity within specific sectors e.g. infrastructure, energy and retail, along with the role of family businesses and new incentives for angel investors.

Invest in Kosovo Forum 2014

Our Invest in Kosovo Forum took place in the prestigious Swiss Diamond Hotel in Prishtina on the 28th May 2014. Attracting over 60 local and international representatives, this ground breaking event raised awareness of the investment opportunities in Kosovo, highlighting significant challenges and obstacles facing investors.

2nd Investing in Turkey Forum

The 2nd Investing in Turkey Forum was hosted at the prestigious Ashurst LLP Headquarters in the great City of London. With over 120 registered delegates attending from across the globe, about 14 countries were represented from Europe (United Kingdom, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Turkey, Italy, France, Germany, Netherlands, Greece), the Middle East UAE, East Asia (Japan, China) and the USA.

11th Annual SEE Telecoms 2014 Forum

The 11th Annual SEE Telecoms Forum took place at the Metropol Palace Hotel in Belgrade, Serbia on 5 and 6 March 2014. With around 100 registered participants from 17 different countries, our 2014 conference built upon the success of last year’s event and provided experts a platform to discuss the developments and potential of the Telecoms industry in the Balkan region.

Poland  Renewable Energy Forum 2014

Our Poland Renewable Energy Forum 2014 took place in the prestigious InterContinental Hotel in Warsaw on the 27th March 2014. Attracting over 60 local and international representatives, the event provided unique opportunities for industry key players to tackle main issues facing the development of the renewable energy market in Poland and adoption of cleaner energy sources.

2nd Annual PPP in Turkey Forum

The 2nd Annual PPP in Turkey Forum took place with great success at the 5* Mӧvenpick Hotel in Ankara. With over 234 registered delegates from around 13 countries, including representatives from many Turkish public institutions, our 2013 event built upon the success of our 212 forum and provided a platform for discussing the future potential of Turkey’s PPP ambitions. The event was kindly supported by our sponsors Garanti Bank, WYG International, Mott MacDonald, Yilmaz & Ciner Law Firm, MC2 Modern Construction Consulting, CMS Cameron McKenna, DenizBank, Hill International, Ecorys and Navigant, in addition to a range of media and other partners. It also featured a presentation by Mehmet Simsek, the Turkish Minister of Finance.

5th Turkey Renewables Congress & Exhibition

The 5th Annual Turkey Renewables Congress & Exhibition took place in the prestigious 5* Movenpick Hotel, in Ankara on the 26th November 2013. It brought together over 110 local and international representatives from around the globe and included high profile officials such as Taner Yildiz (Turkish Minister of Energy) and Nihat Zeybekci (Chairman of the Energy Commission of the Parliament). E.E.L. Events would like to thank our Gold Sponsors Herdem Attorneys at Law, our Bronze Sponsors Ernst & Young and Mehmet Gun & Partners, Associate Sponsors T-Dinamik. We would also like to thank all our event partners, media associates and our chairmen, Mr Atila Gurbuz of Ministry of Energy & National Resources and Mr Servet Akgun of Statkraft Trading.

5th Annual Baltic Energy Summit (BES)

The 5th edition of EEL Event's Baltic Energy Summit took place in Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Helsinki (13-14 November 2013). With over 100 delegates registered from 15 countries, this year’s summit provided a unique opportunity to discuss in depth regional issues and thoughts through focused key-note speeches, dynamic panel discussions and during networking sessions.

6th Balkan Energy Finance Forum (BEFF)

The 6th edition of EEL Events’ Balkan Energy Finance Forum took place in the Westin hotel in Zagreb, Croatia (16 – 17 October 2013). With over 180 delegates registered from 29 countries, this year’s forum united again key players from across the energy sector, tackling key issues facing the further development of the Balkan Energy market.

6th Annual SEE Private Equity & Venture Capital Forum

Our 6th Edition of our annual Private Equity and Venture Capital Forum took place on the 26th September 2013 at the prestigious Westin Hotel in Zagreb, Croatia. The conference brought together leading international experts and regional stakeholders, addressing current issues and opportunities within the private equity and venture capital markets within the Southeast European region.

3rd edition Turkey Private Equity & Venture Capital Summit

The 3rd edition of Turkey Private Equity and Venture Capital Forum took place in the prestigious 5* Elite World Hotel Taksim, in Istanbul on the 21 June 2013. It brought together over 100 international representatives from around the globe. E.E.L. Events would like to thank our Official Legal Partner Bezen & Partners. We would also like to thank all our event partners, media associates and our chairman, Mr Christopher Gaunt from the British Chamber of Commerce of Turkey.

4th Annual Emerging European Investment Products

EEL Events' 4th Emerging European Investment Product Forum took place in the superb 5* InterContinental Hotel, 23 May 2013. Attracting over 70 attendees from 13 countries, this year's event provided unique opportunities for industry key players to share their expertise and experiences in the region with each during feature presentations, dynamic panel discussions and extensive networking sessions.

4th Annual Turkey Energy Forum 2013

The 4th Annual Turkey Energy Forum took place in the prestigious 5* Elite World Hotel Taksim, in Istanbul on the 21 and 22 March 2013. It brought together over 100 international representatives from around the globe. E.E.L. Events would like to thank our Official Legal Partner Bezen & Partners, our Wind Energy Partner ATS and our Associate Sponsors TUV Rheinland. We would also like to thank all our event partners, media associates and our chairman, Mr Peter Grimsditch of Oxford Business Group.

9th CEE Energy Conference: Financing Future Energy

The 9th edition of EEL Events’ CEE Energy took place in the fantastic 5* InterContinental Hotel, Warsaw (19-20 March 2013). With over 140 delegates registered from 20 countries, this year’s forum provided a unique opportunity to discuss in depth regional issues and thoughts through focused key-note speeches, dynamic panel discussions and during many a networking session.

Investing in Turkey Forum: Opportunities in Infrastructure and Private Equity

The Investing in Turkey Forum took place at our Official Host Hogan Lovells’ Auditorium in London with over 150 registered delegates, the majority of them UK based investors.

10th SEE Telecoms Forum: Strategies and Solutions: Meeting consumer demand and market trends

The 10th Annual SEE Telecoms Forum took place in Belgrade’s superb 5* Metropol Palace Hotel on 24th January 2013, and brought together over 75 international representatives from 19 countries. E.E.L. Events Limited gives special thanks to our Gold Sponsor: SES Astra and Silver Sponsor: Eutelsat, as well as all event partners and media associates.

PPP in Turkey: Financing future infrastructure

The inaugural PPP in Turkey international forum took place to great applaud at the 5* Crowne Plaza Hotel Ankara. With over 150 registered delegates from more than 15 countries, including representatives from over 15 public institutions, our 2012 event provided a platform for discussing the future potential of Turkey’s PPP ambitions. The event was kindly supported by our sponsors DK Infrastructure and Corporate Finance, Ernst & Young, Hill International, DenizBank and Hitachi, in addition to a range of media and other partners.

5th Annual Balkan Energy Finance Forum - BEFF 2012

Our 5th Annual Balkan Energy Finance Forum took place in the popular surroundings of the 5-star Continental Hotel in Belgrade (19-20 June 2012) and brought together over 200 delegates and expert speakers from over 25 countries.

3rd Annual Poland & CEE Structured Products Forum

Our 3rd Annual Poland & CEE Structured Products Forum, Warsaw (16 May 2012) brought together over 90 leading financial experts from all across Europe, as well as America and Israel.

3rd Annual Wind & Solar in Turkey

Our 3rd Annual Wind & Solar in Turkey Forum took place at the Point Hotel Taksim, Istanbul (28-29 March 2012). We would like to thank our event sponsors Bezen & Partners and Mehmet Gun & Partners, as well as our exhibitors Tensar and Naturel, and our supporting associations Eurosolar and the Turkish Wind Energy Association.

PPP in CEE Forum

Our inaugural PPP in CEE conference in the UK, and the 4th in our PPP series, took place on 13 March 2012 at the Brewery, London. We would like to thank our event sponsors Saritor Group and CMS Cameron McKenna, the event chairman Mr Geoff Haley (IPFA) and all our speakers, panellists and media partners for their support. The event proved to be a great success, with heated debate on the future of PPPs in CEE, offering case study examples from Poland, Romania, Lithuania, Turkey and Ukraine, as well as comparisons with the UK, Hungary and Czech Republic.

9th Annual SEE Telecoms

Our 9th Annual SEE Telecoms conference took place in the luxurious surroundings of the Sheraton Zagreb Hotel on 06 December 2011 and attracted over 70 leading representatives interested in the development of FTTx in Southeast Europe, notably financing projects and future market development, including regulation.

3rd Annual Baltic Energy

The 3rd Annual Baltic Energy Conference took place on 8-9 November 2011 in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Vilnius, Lithuania. Bringing together over 100 national and international representatives from leading organisations in the Energy sector, the event addressed key issues regarding the future energy market in the Baltic region. Particular emphasis was placed on the future of Gas and Offshore Wind, with additional discussions on Grid Development, the impact of the 3rd Energy Package and the Bankability of Renewable Energy projects.

Poland & CEE Municipal Projects 2011

Our 2011 event united over 150 leading Ministries, Financial Institutions, Developers, Construction Companies, Law Firms, Municipalities, Advisors and more, in a dynamic 3-day event focusing on the development of the PPP market in Poland and the financing mechanisms available for municipal projects.

CCS 2011

Moving away from generic discussions on technology, our 2011 event offered a unique insight into the bankability of CCS for financiers and industry stakeholders, with contributions from DECC, The Crown Estate, Shell, Societe Generale, Lloyds and many more. Attracting over 70 international CCS experts, it was one of the leading CCS forums of 2011 receiving excellent feedback from industry leaders, hosted in the excellent surroundings of The Brewery, Chiswell St.

Balkan Energy and Infrastructure Finance Forum 2011

We are pleased to announce the Balkans Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum 2011 event materials are now available to download from our website, thank you to all our speakers, panellists and delegates who took part. A special thanks goes out to our sponsors Jinko Solar, Konrad & Justich, Attica Ventures and Kirka Suri.

CEE Structured Products 2011

Our 2nd annual CEE Structured Products 2011 event brought together over 70 leading financial experts; investment banks, retail banks, legal and financial advisors, product structurers and manufacturers, technology and indices providers, and many more from all across Europe.

SEE Invest 2011

The SEE Invest 2011 conference took place in a beautiful City of Istanbul in Ramada Plaza Hotel with more than 70 participants from all around the Europe. The event endorsed the development opportunities for Private Equity sector in SEE Region with sessions surrounding the economic & regional overview, fundraising climate, portfolio development opportunities, value creations as well as interactive master class workshops concerning consumer/retail and renewable energy opportunities.

CEE Insurance & Pension Funds 2011

This year’s event brought together over 40 leading experts from all across Europe, to network and share ideas over the future of the CEE Insurance and Pension Funds Market.

CEE Investment & PPP 2011

We are pleased to announce the CEE Investment & PPP 2011 event materials are now available to download from our website, thank you to all our speakers, panellists and delegates who took part. A special thanks goes out to our sponsors CMS, Deloitte and Bulboaca & Asociatii, our partners Centrum PPP and also the Polish Ministry of Infrastructure and Ministry of Regional Development.

European Telecoms Investment Forum 2011

Our 8th annual European Telecoms Investment Forum event brought together government officials, local, regional and international fixed and mobile operators, cable companies, software and telecoms equipment vendors, legal and financial advisors, project management consultants, investment banks, from all across Europe. Taking place in the excellent facilities of the NH City Danube Hotel in Vienna, the event promoted debate surrounding the future of FTTx connectivity and M & A in CSEE telecoms sector. With detailed review of Market Trends & Overview, Future Networks, Digital Roadmap, Investment & Regulation, Next Generation Solutions & CSEE Potential and Future Growth Sectors, as well as a regional analysis of Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Ukraine.