A cocktail party and meet & greet with readers of the Serbian Monitor website, clients and partners of eastCOM Consulting (a company that founded the website) and get to know each other accompanied by high-quality wines from small Serbian wineries selected by the Naše Vino restaurant was held yesterday evening. The representatives of the diplomatic corps, banking, finance and others attended the event.
Over the years, Serbian Monitor has become one of the main sources of information for the international community residing in Serbia, as well as for people from abroad who wish to stay updated on the latest events in the country. In terms of readership, after Serbia, most of the readers come from the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany. The Italian version of the website, which was the first to be launched in 2013, remains the only completely free Italian-language news source that provides daily coverage of events in Serbia.
eastCOM Consulting, which founded the website, is a boutique consulting firm that helps companies to operate at their best in Serbia, both in the start-up phase of their business project and in the consolidation phase, providing them with services tailored to their needs, from support for their managerial choices to access to various types of financing.
The wines offered to guests were selected from small Serbian wineries. The surprising and fresh sparkling wine Dina from Vinum of Sremski Karlovci is made through the natural fermentation of the indigenous Grasac grape. The white Delena Jazz with controlled and guaranteed origin from Sumadija went well with the buffet mainly based on vegetarian offerings while the full-bodied and fragrant Ralevic cabernet sauvignon gave a good balance to the local and international cheeses served.
The guests included the officials from the Italian Embassy in Belgrade, Fabiana Urbani, the First Secretary of the Economic Trade Office, and Gabriele Ingrosso, the First Secretary of the Press Office and Head of Consular Chancery, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development director for the Western Balkans, Matteo Colangeli, director of the Cassa Depositi e Prestiti office in Belgrade, Lucia Bonelli, head of the SIMEST office in Belgrade, Jelena Cukanovic, head of the Bank of Serbia’s Foreign Transactions Regulatory Division, Sandra Dukic, NALED Director General, Violeta Jovanovic, State Secretary for Agriculture, Dusanka Golubovic, and co-owner of the investment bank Hefestos Capital, Milutin Nikolic.
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