AFI Annual conference

Targeted investments as the best vaccine for the Czech economy

September 21, 2021

2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Targeted investments as the best vaccine for the Czech economy

AFI Annual conference

Basic information

  • September 21, 2021
  • 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The congress centre of the Czech national bank

About conference

The AFI Annual Conference is one of the key events aimed at supporting the investment environment in the Czech Republic. This year, the second edition of the event will take place on 21 September 2021 at the Czech National Bank in Prague. Program includes two parts - conference part and evening gala.

The conference part of the event will comprise four moderated panel discussions in which experts will talk about current trends and the latest issues in the economic and investment environment. Last year’s speakers included, for example, Miroslav Singer, former governor of the Czech National Bank; Luděk Niedermayer, MEP and former deputy governor; Deputy Minister of the Environment Vladislav Smrž, and David Navrátil, chief economist at Česká spořitelna.

The main aspect of the evening gala will be the presentation of:

  1. the Award for Long-Term Personal Contribution to the Investment Environment;
  2. the Award for Significant Achievement in the Field of Investment.

After the awards ceremony, there will be time and space for networking with top representatives of the private and public sectors.


1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Registration
2:00 pm – 2:10 pm Opening
2:10 pm – 3:10 pm 1st panel - Investment outlook of the Czech Republic after the election
3:10 pm – 4:10 pm 2nd panel - How can the government support companies' reinvestment during the economic recovery?
4:10 pm – 4:45 pm Coffee break and networking
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm 3rd panel - Fortress Europe – Decarbonisation – Green Deal: Are we ready?
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm 4th panel - New trends: Investment and the online environment
6:45 pm – 7:30 pm Welcome drink and opening of the evening gala
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Award ceremony and evening gala

The moderator of the event is Michala Hergetová.



AFI Awards

As part of the gala evening, two prizes will be awarded: the AFI AWARD FOR LONG-TERM CONTRIBUTION TO THE CZECH INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT and the AFI AWARD FOR SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES IN THE FIELD OF INVESTMENT with the aim of recognizing organizations, personalities, activities or projects that have positively contributed to investment and business development in the Czech Republic.

Anyone can nominate for prizes.

You can find the award rules here.

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Lenka Kociánová
Project Manager
+420 725 379 969

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