KIGNET project has been run from January 2005
until September 2007 nationwide as part of Operational Programme: Increase in
Competitiveness of Enterprises – Sub-activity 1.1.2: Supporting institutions
included in business environment and business environment network. 80
institutions participate in the project, mainly small and medium businesses.
The main aim of the project is creating network of business environment
institutions which will support multifunctional development of small and medium
businesses. As part of the project, new services will be developed.
Subsequently, after the project has come to an end, the subjects running the
project will provide the services for the benefit of their members. The project
consists of 13 trade related sub-networks and 3 functional sub-networks. Each
member of KIGNET could choose between different sub-networks according to their
respective areas of interest and activity. The association decided to join 2
trade related sub-networks and 3 functional sub-networks.
The conference of which the subject was “The
Influence of Policy of Uniformity In the Years 2004-2006 on Stimulation of
Regional Development Through Business Development – Experiences and Conclusions
For the Future” was held on 14th September 2007 at the seat of
Domestic Chamber of Commerce in Warsaw.
The conference was attended by the following persons (among others):Andrzej
Arendarski – President of Domestic Chamber of Commerce, Barbara Kosicka –KIGNET
KIG Office Director, Danuta Hübner – EC Commissioner for Regional Development, Grażyna
Gęsicka – Minister of Regional Development, Danuta Jabłońska – President of
Polish Agency for Business Development, Pierre Simon – President of European
Chambers Association and participants from all over Poland.
The conference was also an opportunity for
summing up the project KIGNET – chamber system supporting competitiveness of
Polish enterprises, which was coming towards an end, as well as presenting
selected services developed as part of this project. Soon, on finishing the
project, we will include in our website a new bookmark with information for
enterprises about new services offered by member chambers KIG.