The First International Caucasus Banking & Finance Conference - 2006 exhibition started in Baku on 13 June. Approximately 100 participants from 15 world countries, including Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia, UK, Austria, India, and Uzbekistan, participation the event.
27 companies will join the exhibition, 24 of which are Azerbaijani firms. Around 250 delegates are expected to participate in the conference. Organized with official support by the National Bank of Azerbaijan, the Association of Azerbaijani Banks and the Ministry of Finances the conference and exhibition will be held at the Grand Hotel Europe of Baku from 13 to 14 June.
Many representatives from the financial sector of Azerbaijan, including Elman Rustamov, Chairman, the National Bank of Azerbaijan, Heydar Babayev, Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan Samir Sharifov, Minister of Finance of Azerbaijan, Zurab Gvasalia, President, Association of Banks of Georgia, Kurt Geiger, the Business Group Director, Financial Institutions, EBRD, will deliver keynotes to the conference..