Berlin Economic Forum 2017

"Innovative Nation Branding: Sustainable Economies, Tourism & Responsible Foreign Investments"

Held Parallel to the Berlin International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB)
(International Conference, Berlin; March 9th - 12th, 2017)

Forum Speakers & Delegates

Speakers & Delegates during the conference will include among others leading politicians and economists, senior diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, and representatives from the private sector. These speakers will include individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

Speakers & Delegates for the Summit include:

President Emil Constantinescu
President of the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy; Former President of Romania
Hon. Edmund Stoiber
Former Minister President of Bavaria
Hon. Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi
Former Director General of the WTO
Hon. Jürgen Trittin
Former German Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation & Nuclear Safety
Hon. Erkki Tuomioja
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland
Hon. Dirk Niebel
Former German Minister for Economic Cooperation
The Hon. Minister Fernando Vaz
Minister of Tourism and Crafts of Guinea-Bissau
Dirk Glaesser
(Director, Program for Sustainable Development of Tourism, UNWTO)
Minister Ephraim Kamuntu
Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities of Uganda
Hon. Markus Meckel
Former Foreign Minister of the German Democratic Republic
Philipp Lengsfeld (MdB)
Member of the German Parliament
Hon. Rupert Scholz
Former German Minister for Defence
Bernhard Schwager
Head Sustainability Office, Robert Bosch GmbH
Hon. Gert Weisskirchen
Former Senior Member of the German Parliament
Chairman Nondas Cl. Metaxas
CEO, Cyprus Stock Exchange
Amb. Ali Ahmad Jalali
Ambassador of Afghanistan to Germany
CEO Tiaan Bazuin
Chief Executive Officer, Namibian Stock Exchange
Amb. Ramón Custodio Espinoza
Ambassador of Honduras to Germany
Amb. Jauhar Saleem
Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany
Amb. Alberto Guani
Ambassador of Uruguay to Germany
Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor Khan
Managing Director, Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC)
Jovo Rabrenovic
Director General in the Directorate for Development of Nation Brand, Ministry of Economy of Montenegro
Marija Cvorovic
Head of the Department for Development of Nation Brand, Ministry of Economy of Montenegro
Maria Stylianou Michaelidou
Manager, Limassol Tourism Board