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• Arrival of international delegates
• Welcome cocktail for International delegates and netwotking with local stakeholders

08:30 - 09:15         


09:15 - 09:25       

Introduction by the Chairperson of the Summit
Marios Tannousis, CEO, Invest Cyprus

09:25 - 09:35       

Cyprus: A dynamic and Vibrant Business Centre. The Investment  Climate and Investment Sectors.
Evgenios Evgeniou, Chairperson, Invest Cyprus

09:35 - 09:45     

The Outlook for the Cyprus Economy
Tassos J. Yiasemides, Board Member, Head of Global Compliance Management Services, KPMG Limited (Cyprus)

09:45 - 09:55     

The Cyprus R&I Ecosystem
Theodoros Loukaidis, Director General, Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF)

09:55 - 10:55     

Panel Discussion
Digital Cyprus: The Government’s vision and policies for making

Cyprus a dynamic and competitive economy, driven by research, scientific excellence, innovation, technological development, and entrepreneurship.


• Niki Ioannou Chandriotou, Head of Business Solutions, Cyta Business
• Kyriacos Kokkinos, Former Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Republic of Cyprus

• Valentinos Polykarpou, Chairperson, Techisland
• Kyriacos Stylianides, Managing Director, Supernova Consulting

• Vasilis Zertalis, CEO, Prospectacy

Panel Coordinator:

• Marios Tannousis, CEO, Invest Cyprus

10:55 -  11:25     

Networking Coffee Break


When it comes to choosing the right location to establish international and regional headquarters, Cyprus is increasingly gaining momentum as a prime contender in the minds of decision-makers of multinational companies. This segment will highlight the reasons why Cyprus is one of the leading business and headquartering locations in the EU.                           

11:35 - 11:45     

Taxation in Cyprus for Corporations and Individuals: Key Benefits
Costas Markides, Board Member, International Tax Services, KPMG Limited (Cyprus)

11:45 - 11:55     

Cyprus - a great place to live and work
• Relocating employees and families
• A snapshot into employee related legislation
• An outlook on human capital in Cyprus

• More on living in Cyprus
 Phryni Yiakoumetti Mina, Director - Relocation and Private Wealth Services, PwC Cyprus

Alkis Simopoulos, Senior Manager, Tax and Legal Services, PwC Cyprus

11:55 - 12:05       

The Legal and Regulatory Framework

Melina Pyrgou, Managing Director, Pyrgou Vakis Law Firm

12:05 - 12:15       

The Banking and Financial Services Sector: An Overview
Haris Pistos, Director, International Banking, Bank of Cyprus

12:15 - 12:25     

The Cyprus IP landscape: Taxation aspects
George Constantinides, Director-Tax Advisory, PwC Cyprus

12:25 - 13:05     

Case studies from Tech-related companies who relocated in Cyprus

Ugne Buraciene, Group CEO, payabl.
Hiko Rajczyk, Founder, Yomora4Media
Patrik Wilkens, Vice President Operations, TheSoul Publishing

Panel Coordinator:
Yanna Raevskaya, Head of Legal Department, Prospectacy

13:05 -  13:55      

Questions & Answers: Roundtable with the protagonists

Marios Giorgoudis, General Manager, TechIsland

13:55 - 14:00     

Closing Remarks by the Chairperson of the Summit
Marios Tannousis, CEO, Invest Cyprus

14:00 - 15:00      

Networking Cocktail


End of Summit


18:30 - 19.30   

A panoramic view of Limassol on Catamaran (for international delegates)

20:00 - 22.00   

Dinner at Karatello Tavern, Carob Mill Restaurants, in Limassol

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