Networking Events


The Business Forum will provide multiple networking events and networking tools for participants to interact. Meet new people, develop your business contacts, and increase your own network by attending the following events:


Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Mozart Restaurant, Level 1, EBRD Headquarters


No Borders Orchestra Concert and Reception for All Participants

18:30 – onwards
The Guildhall, Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7HH

To mark the 25th Anniversary of the EBRD, this year’s traditional Reception for All Participants will feature a special performance by the No Borders Orchestra.

The Concert will start at 18:30 (doors open at 18:10), and will be followed by the reception for all Annual Meeting participants. Please note that due to the limited capacity of the concert hall, seats will be available on a first come, first served basis. Programme of the performance.

The No Borders Orchestra (NBO) is a symphony orchestra comprised of professional musicians from all countries, religious and ethnic groups from across the Western Balkans region. Founded in 2011 by Artistic Director Premil Petrović, the orchestra has a dual social and artistic mission. NBO released its debut album "The Opening" with Universal Music/Deutsche Grammophon in May 2015.


Learn more about the No Borders Orchestra.



Listen to NBO’s debut album ‘The Opening', released by Universal Music / Deutsche Gramophon in May 2015.


The Concert will be followed by a Reception for all Annual Meeting Participants. Both events are open to all Annual Meeting participants providing they are in possession of an Annual Meeting security badge.

Annual Meeting participants will be given the privilege to enter and experience the Guildhall, a rare and magnificent medieval Grade I listed landmark, acts as a grand setting for glittering banquets in honour of visiting Heads of State and other dignitaries, royal occasions, and receptions for major historical anniversaries.

The Guildhall is approximately ten minutes walking distance or a short taxi ride from the EBRD Headquarters.



Networking Breakfast
08:30 - 09:00
Event Room 2, Level 2, EBRD Headquarters

Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Mozart Restaurant, Level 1, EBRD Headquarters

Networking Breakfasts and Lunches are complimentary and open to all Annual Meeting participants. A number of other events may be organised by third parties in the margins of the Annual Meeting.

Law in transition Journal: Natural Resources and Sustainable Development
Launch and Networking Reception
16:00 - 16:30
EDR Event Room, Level 1, EBRD Headquarters

Join us to celebrate the launch of the Banks’ journal Law in transition! The new issue, released during the EBRD Annual Meeting, focuses on natural resources and that sector’s contribution to sustainable development.  It considers issues such as the importance of clear policy-making for the natural resources sector, the role of international financial institutions, the impact of global initiatives, and some case studies from EBRD countries of operations. You will have the opportunity to discover the new publication over a glass of wine and some nibbles.

EBRD Alumni Reception
17:30 - 19:00
Event Room 1, Level 2, EBRD Headquarters

The EBRD Alumni Association will hold a reception for former employees of the EBRD. This will be a chance to network, to re-connect with old friends and colleagues, and to meet members of senior management.

By invitation only (restricted to EBRD alumni and staff).  

Send enquiries to:
The Alumni Relations Team