Investment briefing in Chungcheongnam-do, Germany...More than 200 people, including representatives of companies from around the world, attended
"Chungnam is a safe and dynamic investment destination that can solve global uncertainty"
South Chungcheong Province is the first local government in South Korea to hold an investment briefing for global companies in Europe to expand its reach to attract foreign capital.
On the 31st (local time), the province held a "Chungnam Investment Briefing" at the Steigenberger Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany.
Governor Kim Tae-heum, who is visiting Europe to attract foreign capital and expand exchanges and cooperation, attended the briefing session under the theme of "Searching for New Alternatives Amid Global Economic Uncertainty: Exploring Korean Industrial Trends."
In addition, more than 200 representatives from Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Belgium and the Netherlands attended, showing their interest in investing in Chungnam.
Starting with Governor Kim's welcome speech, the briefing session was held in the order of appointment as an ambassador for investment attraction, keynote speech, panel discussion, and presentation of Korean business trends and investment cases.
Paul Spock, director of Yumicoa in Belgium, Laszlo Savas, president of BASF in Germany, and Tobias Butner, global manufacturing director of Piperbecum in Germany, were appointed as ambassadors for the province's investment attraction.
Na Seung-yeon, a former spokesman for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Promotion Committee, held the keynote speech under the theme of "South Chungcheong Province's Role in the U.S.-China Conflict and the Global Economic Crisis."
The panel discussion was attended by Governor Kim Tae-heum, Tobias Butner, Bernhard Geisler, head of technology at BASF, and Dr. Johan Schwenk of Bevatos, Germany.