An Investment Forum Astana Bastau was held in Astana

Economic scaling, building sales, attracting investments and digitizing business – all this was discussed at an investment forum Astana Bastau in Astana on Monday. This is the first forum of its kind offering entrepreneurs and investors an opportunity to discuss modern trends in doing business. An international business platform has gathered more than 16 thousand participants.

NURLAN ZHAKUPOV, FORUM ORGANIZER:

 - This forum is a motivational training where local Kazakhs and international specialists share their success stories.  The forum inspires the entrepreneurs to exchange their know-how and innovations in business. Networking, digital transformation, marketing, online promotion of products and other topics are included in the agenda.

The free of charge forum brought together regional business leaders and best headliners from Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States.  One of the forum participants, leading networking expert Gil Petersil says that the forum allows seeing the main business tendencies and interests of the local entrepreneurs.

GIL PETERSIL, NETWORKING EXPERT IN COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES:

 - In Kazakhstan right now there is an explosion of entrepreneurship and business. They want to grow up and explore opportunities. They want to partner up which is why I do so much business here because people want to learn how you create these partnerships and collaboration opportunities.

During the two-day forum, the participants and novice were able to network, gain knowledge and skills in building business strategies, receive insight into doing business.  The organizers say the forum will find its logical continuation and become an annual event.