UPDATE 5: ROMANIA & MOLDOVA POLITICAL RISK QUARTERLY (investor briefing series) — 2021 RISKS, OPPORTUNITIES, TRENDS

Our new “Quarterly Romania & Moldova Investor Briefing on Political Risks and Trends” will take place on 18th of October, 9–10:30, Romanian time.

We are also happy to announce a new event format called “Healthy, Green and Digital: Romania’s Recovery Policies between Bucharest and Brussels”, to take place on the 25th of October, 9–10:30, Romanian time.

The standard price remains 300 euros + VAT per client/ person per event, for each of the two online events further up. A discount of 100 euros (500 euros + VAT) applies for participation to both events. Previous clients of the quarterly get one seat / participant extra for free (example pay for one participant and you get 2, pay 2 get 3 etc). For technical details and invoicing please email quarterlyrisk@thesmartlink.org .

UPDATE 4: ROMANIA & MOLDOVA POLITICAL RISK QUARTERLY (investor briefing series) — COVID19 AUTUMN: RISKS, OPPORTUNITIES, TRENDS

On 11 September 2020, we will be organizing a new investor/ corporate risk briefing, looking into the political, economic and social situation in Romania and Moldova, as well as offer a forecast of trends for the next months. Since we are following the rules on social distancing, the briefing will be online, and we are making a special discount, at 250 euros + VAT per client. For technical details and invoicing please email quarterlyrisk@thesmartlink.org .

UPDATE 3: ROMANIA & MOLDOVA POLITICAL RISK QUARTERLY (investor briefing series) — AN UPDATE AMID COVID19: RISKS, OPPORTUNITIES, TRENDS

On 3 April 2020, we will be organizing a new investor/ corporate political briefing, looking into the political as well as economic and social impact of covid19, as well as evolutions in Romania and Moldova. Since we are following the rules on social distancing, it will be online, and we are making a special discount to 250 euros + VAT per client. For technical details and invoicing please email quarterlyrisk@thesmartlink.org .

Our monthly clients and partners benefit from our bilateral briefs, before April 3rd, they also benefit from our expertise in terms of scenario planning in 2020 and (industrial) impact studies. For interest in scenario planning or impact studies, or how to become a monthly client, please email ceo@thesmartlink.org. We also do:

  • a weekly brief to clients/ partners on impact of covid19-related management/ policies on business — and its continuity (in RO/ MD primarily, but also more widely in the region) — here we will also be providing opportunities/ suggestions of action for each client / partner;
  • a weekly podcast or video meant to inspire people and organisations (hope management amid massive disruption) — it will circulate on a newsletter, most likely, so we need your GDPR consent as reply to this email, if interested;
  • a weekly newsletter on global best practices on covid leadership and management — we see a lot of (sometimes very justified) criticism to political and administrative leadership and management, but we want to be helpful, not just throw another brick in a fragile window; we also need GDPR consent if you are interested;
  • one e-training format for political and administrative stakeholders at home and abroad to help them become better leaders and managers of the situation.
  • one e-training format for local and global players (business, foundations, global ngos etc) on how to better compete and cooperate in the new normal — clients and partners get it for free.

UPDATE 2: ROMANIA BRIEFING POST-PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS + MOLDOVAN POLITICAL UPDATE: RISKS, OPPORTUNITIES, TRENDS

On 27 November 2019, we will be organizing a new investor/ corporate political briefing, looking into the political (Presidential & governmental policies, impact for elections 2020) as well as economic and social consequences of the result of Romanian Presidential elections (2h). For investors who are also interested in the region, there will be an additional, optional, 1h dedicated to the situation in Moldova, we will be looking into the implications at national level of the recent local elections.

Our fees remain the same as for previous events:

500 euros + VAT for 3 people from a specific organisation

400 euros + VAT for 2 persons from a specific organisation

300 euros + VAT for individual attendance

Our event is based on a first come, first served basis, we aim for a small, quality and interested audience, not huge attendance. This is not a mass event or a lecture on risks, but an interactive exercise meant to cope with the issues the private sector is facing. If interested, please contact: radu.magdin@thesmartlink.org for details.

In the meantime, read ourcomments for Financial Times on the recent political changes in Romania — Ludovic Orban installed as Romania’s prime minister https://www.ft.com/content/468d40dc-ff1a-11e9-b7bc-f3fa4e77dd47

UPDATE 1: MOLDOVA BRIEFING ON POLITICAL RISKS AND UPDATES

After the success of our Romania briefing, and feedback / interest from investors, we are now organising on the 5th of April 2019, 13h–15h, in downtown Bucharest, another trends and risks presentation, this time on developments in the Republic of Moldova.

Same terms and conditions as for the previous event apply, please see fees further down, contact email remains: radu.magdin@thesmartlink.org

INITIAL STORY:

SMARTLINK RISK MANAGEMENT QUARTERLY SERIES

Smartlink Communications is starting, this March, its quarterly 2019–2020 investor series: we are offering “Leadership Resilience and Risk Management 101” trainings & briefings for #CEOs and their teams operating in #CEE.

1 MARCH 2019, 10–12 am, in Downtown Bucharest @ a top Hotel, the first event in the series: “Romanian Political Risks and Opportunities: how the Private Sector should cope with Political Risk”. Our top analysts will be interactively presenting to the audience the trends to watch and the best ways to cope with political risks. The event will use English as a working language.

Our CEO, Radu Magdin, a former Prime Ministerial adviser in Romania and Moldova, is the most quoted (geo)political analyst in Central and Eastern Europe by the global media and a former Brussels operator. Radu, a regular commentator for the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Associated Press, New York Times, Agence France Presse, Deutsche Welle, Euronews etc, often briefs investors in the City of London on the region (examples here and here) and is among the global experts consulted in the preparation of WEF’s Global Risk Report 2019 (available here). Since the end of 2018, he has a monthly, bilingual (English/ Romanian) Forbes Romania column on Investor Resilience in Central and Eastern Europe. Useful reads in the context of our event:

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FEES:

500 euros + VAT for 3 people from a specific organisation

400 euros + VAT for 2 persons from a specific organisation

300 euros + VAT for individual attendance

Our event is based on a first come, first served basis, we aim for a small, quality and interested audience, not huge attendance. This is not a mass event or a lecture on risks, but an interactive exercise meant to cope with the issues the private sector is facing. If interested, please contact: radu.magdin@thesmartlink.org for details.

More about the “Leadership Resilience and Risk Management 101” series — we deal with political, geopolitical and increasing communications challenges for CEOs in turbulent times. Amid trade wars, populism, propaganda and demonization of corporates and multinational interests, we are preparing you to cope with reputational attacks, (geo)political stress and minimize business disruption. Our hashtag: #investorresilience

Interested in personalized briefs, at your office or HQ? Contact us: managingrisk@thesmartlink.org . We have do such briefs in Bucharest and London. We can also do them in other capital cities, in English or French.

Interested in being trained by us?

Check out our CEE Leadership Resilience and Risk Management Academy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPiEGlgfpz0&feature=youtu.be

and contact us at radu.magdin@thesmartlink.org

Global analyst, consultant, trainer & think tanker. Former PM adviser in Eastern Europe. Power Strategist -focus: #leadership #competition #communications #risk