Toanis, Svitanok, Kuchmajda Atelier, Romkar, Buk-Holding, Styl Zhyttya (Lviv region), ENRAN-ZLK, Nika, Elite-Wood, Perspektyva (Zakarpattya region), Krasnoilsky DOK, Bukovyna Timber, Techno-Plus (Chernivtsy region), Khita, Studio of Stairs, Rodon (Ivano-Frankivsk region) – these are some of the companies visited by the Swiss Import Promotion Program SIPPO (www.sippo.ch) during their regular mission to the Carpathian region in November 2011.
To enter the markets of the European Union and Switzerland with the domestic wood processing and furniture products SIPPO offers their main tool – which is participation, with SIPPO financial support, in the biggest international fairs in Europe like Swissbau, Interzum, IMM.
This time SIPPO mission had several objectives:
- Provide technical and consultancy support to the exhibiting companies at Swissbau 2012 in selecting the exhibition samples, preparation of promotion materials (Khita, Studio of Stairs, Ivano-Frankivsk region)
- Discuss and evaluate the benefits from participation in the previous exhibitions with SIPPO (Styl Zhyttya, Buk-Holding, Lviv region; ENRAN-ZLK, Elite-Wood, Zakarpattya region)
- Meet and select companies to participate in the coming 2012 and 2013 fairs (Interzum, IMM).
In total, in 2007 – 2011, with financing from SIPPO and support of FORZA NGO 8 wood processing and furniture companies of Zakarpattya, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk regions participated in 10 major European industry fairs and brought back new useful contacts and contracts (for more information contact Radmila Ustych at email@example.com)