More than 150 companies from 18 countries have applied for participation in “Rail Baltica Global Forum 2017”

Already more than 150 potential suppliers of the Rail Baltica project from 18 countries have applied for participation in the “Industry Suppliers’ Day” held on April 25, 2017, which is part of “RB Rail AS” organized international event dedicated to project’s implementation “Rail Baltica Global Forum 2017 – Building A New Economic Corridor”. 

The “Industry Suppliers’ Day” will be specially dedicated to the topics related to the project’s procurement giving detailed information about the more than 40 forthcoming procurement of this year and their time schedule.

Not only companies from the three Baltic states have applied for participation in the “Industry Suppliers’ Day”, but also companies from Poland, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Austria, France, Schwitzerland, Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Russia, Netherlands, Belarus, Spain, Japan and China will be represented at the event. Among the participants will be representatives of the construction industry, energetics, architecture and design, IT and communications, transport, logistics and storage, finances, insurance, real estate, consulting, manufacturing and production, wholesale and retail trade as well as other industries interested in the Rail Baltica project development seeing a potential growth opportunities for their businesses.

The aim of the Industry Suppliers’ Day is to gather in one place the potential project’s suppliers not only from all three Baltic States, but also other European countries and to introduce them with the project’s procurement procedures as well as other necessary practical information. The aim of the event is also to facilitate formation of partnerships between national and foreign companies in order to strengthen competition in the procurement of the Rail Baltica Global[1] Project.

The official event website www.railbaltica.org/forum contains full list of local and foreign companies that will be attending the event. The list will be supplemented. To apply for participation in the second day of the event – “Industry Suppliers’ Day” – as well as to get more information, please visit the official event’s website. The working language of the event is English.

To apply for a Media Pass, please fill in the media accreditation form at the official events’ website www.railbaltica.org/forum. Together with an email confirming media representative accreditation request a practical information for them will also be sent out.

Live video stream from both Forum days will be accessible via events’ website as soon as the event starts.

“RB Rail AS”
“RB Rail AS” is a joint venture between the three Baltic States established in October 2014. Holding equal shares in “RB Rail AS” are SIA “Eiropas dzelzceļa līnijas” in Latvia, UAB “Rail Baltica statyba” in Lithuania and OU “Rail Baltic Estonia” in Estonia.

“RB Rail AS” is the central coordinator for the Rail Baltica project. The project involves the construction of a high speed rail line infrastructure from Tallinn to the Lithuanian/Polish border. Rail Baltica will be an electrified public use rail line, an environmentally friendly and modern form of transportation.

For more information:
Ilze Rassa
Communications and Government Affairs Manager
+ 371 27 337 767
Ilze.rassa@railbaltica.org

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[1] Implementation of the Rail Baltica project in the Baltic States

07.04.2017