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IFI Day: Doing Business with International Finance Institutions

INFRA Day: Doing Business with International Finance Institutions

International Finance Institutions (IFI) develop and finance projects in emerging countries. Join us for insightful panel discussions and sector breakout sessions, featuring representatives from the World Bank Group and five regional development banks. Learn about where to find business opportunities, infrastructure financing, and tips on how to win tenders for large infrastructure projects abroad and other sectors.

Multilateral institutions finance more than $190 billion in development projects and require supply of goods, works, and consulting services. 

This events aims to provide Swiss companies with greater access to business opportunities in large infrastructure projects abroad financed by International Finance Institutions, as well as addressing the private sector engagement in infrastructure finance. The event will promote interest and capacity building among Swiss consultants, contractors, suppliers, financiers, and business associations in pursuing business opportunities with Multilateral Development Banks and understanding their processes, including:

  • Brief introduction of the Swiss infrastructure mandate and IFI Competence Center
  • Understanding IFIs activities and processes
  • Private sector’s role in infrastructure finance
  • Networking with IFI representatives
  • Showcasing Swiss infrastructure solutions
  • Learning from Swiss companies working with IFIs
  • Establishing relationships with Team Switzerland (SECO, Swiss business associations)
  • Presenting database with infrastructure projects GoGlobal Cockpit

You will have a unique chance to engage with the experts and representatives from the following development banks:

  • The World Bank
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Interamerican Development Bank (IDB)
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)


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Target audience Swiss consultants, contractors, suppliers, financiers, and business associations in the infrastructure sector.
Organizer Switzerland Global Enterprise
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Zollstrasse 17 FFHS Gleisarena
8005 Zürich

Registration deadline


Check in and arrival of participants

Welcome remarks and infrastructure mandate

Panel discussion 1: Seizing opportunities with international institutions

Panel discussion 2: Private sector engagement in infrastructure finance

Coffee break

Sector breakout sessions

a) Smart mobility: connectivity and puncuatlity along the transport system 
b) Engineering and technology: project delivery on time and on budget

Networking apéro


Team Switzerland Infrastructure



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