Sarajevo Business Forum is the biggest and most significant investment conference in the region which is attracting participants from more than 30 countries worldwide. Last year SBF attracted 1,700 participants, including more than 330 accredited journalists. This year we expect an even larger number of international investors, funds, entrepreneurs and distinguished statesmen.
Bosna Bank International (BBI), in cooperation with its shareholders (Islamic Development Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank) and other international partners, is the organizer of the annual International Business and Investment Conference - Sarajevo Business Forum (SBF). The Conference was initially organized in 2010 and since then, has been held every year. The conference has been positioned as one of the most important business and investment events for Southeastern Europe.
SBF is connecting institutional and private investors and businessmen from all over the world with businessmen and project owners from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. It represents a platform for business networking and exploration of investment and business opportunities in the Southeast Europe region with the sole objective to foster its economic development.
The list of renowned SBF attendees during the previous eight years include H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey; H.E. Dr. Bandar M.H. Hajjar, President of Islamic Development Bank Group; H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia; H.E. Mehmet Simsek, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey; H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group; H.E. Dr. Ahmet Davutoglu, former Prime Minister of Turkey; H.E. Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, State Minister for Financial Affairs of UAE; H.E. James Steinberg, former Deputy Secretary of State of the USA; H.E. Christian Danielsson, European Commission Director-General for NEAR and many more.