The meeting, which was attended by the employees of companies, and members of the Alliance, specifically focused on defining the development objectives for the Alliance for 2018. The Annual Report for 2017 was adopted, as well as Amendments to the Statute and membership fees for 2018. In addition, an overview was provided of planned events for 2018.
Rajko Bujković, Ph.D, participated in the meeting on behalf of Adriatic Fair, a fullyfledged member of the Alliance. He presented the action plan for the Budva-based Adriatic Fair, as well as the Events Calendar for 2018, pointing out that Adriatic Fair is marking its 50th anniversary next year and the prime celebration ceremony will be organised during the jubilee of the 40th Civil Engineering Fair. Moreover, a proposal was put forward to hold a CEFA event during that period.
24th Tirana International Fair
The bringing together of CEFA members this autumn was hosted by Mr Luan Muhametaj, President and Elona Agoli, Director of Klik Ekspo Group, organisers of the 24th Tirana International Fair, the largest trade fair in Albania. This event brings together companies involved in all branches of the economy and provides opportunities for meetings between manufacturers, retail chains, importers and distributors from Albania.
The members of the CEFA Board of Directors attended the opening ceremony of the 24th International Fair, which was ceremonially opened by the Prime Minister of Albania, Mr Edi Rama.
During the opening ceremony and the reception held at the Presidential Palace (formerly the Royal Palace), the Executive Director of Adriatic Fair, Rajko Bujković, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, met and talked with the Albanian Minister of Tourism and Environment, Mr Blendi Klosi, the Minister for Entrepreneurship Protection, Sonila Qato and the President of the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Albania, Ines Mucostepa. Hence, an overview of the activities performed by the Adriatic Fair was provided, highlighting the important jubilee that will be marked next year, as well as opportunities for cooperation.