Prime Minister, Opposition leader to attend EY conference on foreign investment

The conference, focusing on foreign investment, will feature over 60 speakers – Malta’s top decision makers in the public and private sectors as well as high-profile international keynote speakers

Joseph Muscat and Simon Busuttil will each give keynote speeches at the EY conference on foreign investment
Joseph Muscat and Simon Busuttil will each give keynote speeches at the EY conference on foreign investment

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Opposition leader Simon Busuttil have confirmed the delivery of keynote speeches for ‘The Future is Today, EY’s annual national conference to launch the Malta Attractiveness Survey’ on 7 October.

The conference, focusing on foreign investment, will feature over 60 speakers – Malta’s top decision makers in the public and private sectors as well as high-profile international keynote speakers. Last year over 500 delegates took part.

This year’s international keynote speaker is the world-renowned BBC journalist and programme presenter, Jeremy Paxman.

A number of other foreign and local speakers have also confirmed their participation and will also be contributing to the various sectoral discussion panels.

The support and participation of various top level private sector, regulatory and government representatives, as well as members of the diplomatic corps is also testament of the importance of this event.

During the event, the results of a survey carried out amongst existing FDI companies in Malta is unveiled and discussed in a series of plenary sessions and sectoral break-out sessions. The delegates also benefit from significant networking opportunities with their local and foreign counterparts.

The survey results and post-event report are subsequently widely distributed globally and showcase Malta as a forward looking investment destination. This survey has become the benchmark consulted by prospective investors around the world.

The event is supported by The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise & Industry, GO plc, HSBC Bank Malta plc, Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), ICON Studios Ltd, FinanceMalta, Konnekt Search & Selection Ltd, The Westin Dragonara Resort, Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, Malta Freeport Corporation, Malta Stock Exchange plc, Valletta Cruise Port plc, Mizzi Motors Ltd, Malta Investment Management Co Ltd (Mimcol), Studio Seven Co. Ltd, Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government, Malta Industrial Parks Ltd, Bank of Valletta plc and Malta Enterprise.

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