St. Raphael Hotel
Congress, Seminars and Workshops
Real Estate Projects Exhibition
BEST INVEST Congress Unites
International Real Estate Experts
The 5th BEST INVEST CONGRESS wil take place in Limassol on May 13-14th. It will gather investors and business owners who are ready to engage in fruitful cooperation.

The event is organised by the Successful Business Magazine.
Best Invest Congress is a traditional platform for presenting investment and economic potential of Cyprus and other countries collaborating and having a business and politic relationship with Cyprus.

This is a platform for discussing current issues in socioeconomic development. State officials, the business community, and leading experts work together to seek solutions to the main problems that are facing Cyprus today. Anyone can share their views on the current situation, and offer their solutions and specific proposals.

Participants will hear about innovations and new opportunities, understand how developers and investors structure their deals, and learn about the market's future. There will also be a detailed market update foreign countries that are neighbors of Cyprus or may be considered competitors of Cyprus in attracting foreign investors. The panels will also review current investment trends, looking at who is involved and how the market is therefore evolving, as well as examining in detail how to design, deliver and manage successful investment operations.
Saturday-Sunday, May 11-12
Arrival of foreign participants and guests of honor, free time
for guests from abroad, pre-arranged business meetings.
17:00 Cultural program. Departure from St. Raphael Hotel
Monday, May 13
8:00–8:45 Registration. Morning coffee.
9:00–10:30 Official Opening Ceremony. Official Guests' Welcome Addresses.
Plenary Session I
"Lessons from world crises and preparation for a new turning point in 2019-2020". - The world in an era of constant crisis. How to prepare for new imbalances in the global economy? - Anti-crisis strategies in an era of economic uncertainty.

Key Note Speech: Assessing the Cyprus Investment Strategy Results and Key Risks Going Forward
This presentation will review the results of efforts to promote Cyprus as a national investment destination. It will identify some key risks by companies based here going forward, and how to address them. These include:
• Cyprus Substance and OECD Common Reporting Standards
• National Banking Operations
• Tax Incentives and the Tax System
• High Input Prices and Costs
• Regional Geopolitical Issues
• Global Economic Issues

10:30–11:00 Networking Coffee Break
11:00–12:15 Plenary Session II
"Investments in real business: Production, Services, Education, Medical Tourism, Film Production, Hospitality Industry, Aviation, Agriculture, Energy."

12:15–12:30 Networking Coffee Break
12.30−13.30 BEST INVEST Exhibition and presentations. Free access to public. Events and presentations by companies-exhibitors.
13:30–15:00 Networking Business Lunch
15:00−17:00 Thematic Session:
Insurance brokerage in Cyprus for business and individuals

Financial Risk Insurance and Surety Bond Coverage.
Cyprus Government Medical and Health Plan: known and unknown details.
What is the role of private insurances like Bupa in the new Health Plan?
Why it is preferred to use a broker?
How a broker can tailor-made an insurance contract and create substantial saving on insurance premium?
What are the impacts of Cyprus being an European country on insurance legislations? What are the consequences?
The role of the Insurance supervisory in Insurance Market.
Speaker: Homi Motamedi, CEO, CISRM Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers Ltd

International Seminar:
Actual problems and opportunities of doing business in Cyprus: tax risks, currency regulations, mandatory requirements, obligations, amnesty.

Speaker: Mr. Artem Paleev, Managing Partner, Koprus Prava.

The session will be held in Russian language with simultaneous translation into English

19:00−21:00 VIP Cocktail Reception (400 invitees). 250 participants of the event and selected prominent investors and investment specialists from Cyprus and abroad, 100 CEOs and directors of International and local financial institutions and 50 VIP guests (political and business leaders of Cyprus).
Tuesday, May 14
8:00–8:45 Registration for the first session. Morning coffee.
9:00−10:30 Working Business Meeting: "CYPRUS-INDIA: Prospects of mutually beneficial cooperation".
10:15−10:45 Coffee Break. Registration for the second session.
11:00−12:30 CYPRUS-RUSSIA. "Working Together under Difficult Circumstances"
12:30 −13:30 BEST INVEST Exhibition and presentations of International Projects. Free access to public. Events and presentations by Congress Participants.
13:30−15:00 Networking Business Lunch
14:15−14:45 Registration for the third session.
15:00−16:30 CYPRUS-ASIA-FAR EAST "Investment and business cooperation in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative"
16:15−16:45 Coffee Break. Registration for the last session.
17:00−18:30 CYPRUS-MIDDLE EAST: «Business and Centuries-tested Friendship»
"Arab Investment Projects in Cyprus: Best Practices and New Perspectives"

Conference Packages
1-day Participation Fee
  • Included: participation in all activities of one of the Congress Day (Monday or Tuesday)
  • Incl. VAT
2-days Participation Fee
  • Included: full event program. All plenary sessions, panel discussions, presentations, workshops, seminars, VIP Cocktail Reception, 8 coffee breaks, 2 days networking lunches, VIP Cocktail Reception, exhibition, all conference materials in digital and printed form.
  • Incl. VAT
With participation of Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism; Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transfer, Communication and Works; Association of Russian Businessmen in Cyprus, Cyprus-Russian Association, Cyprus-India Business Association, Cyprus-Russia Business Association.
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Event Coordinator
participation, exhibition and sponsorship opportunities

Irina Patsalidou
Tel.: +357 97 745594
Sponsorship and exhibiting

Sean Alimov
Tel.: +357 97 754126
President of the Organising Committee

Natalia Kardash
Tel.: +357 25 590530