30th anniversary of Employers of Poland

Honorary Patronage

of the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda

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Event program

Opening Ceremony - Speeches by Honorary Guests.

10:00 - 10:30

Development of market economy, development of entrepreneurship and establishment of independent employer organizations.

10:30 - 11:30


  • Economic transformation of the region
  • Development and functioning of a market economy – the importance of democratization, legislation and representation of employers
  • The role of social dialogue in creating conditions for business development

It began in Central and Eastern Europe – the path to success.

11:35 - 12:35


  • The activity of Central and Eastern European countries on the European and global market
  • How, in 30 years, newcomers have transformed into important partners in order to achieve mutual success

Entrepreneurs as ambassadors of the economy – regional and European expansion.

11:35 - 12:35


  • Thirty years of building economic ties in the region: successes, questions, failures
  • Free movement of capital, goods and persons – is it at risk?
  • Economic expansion into foreign markets - what makes it easier and who makes it difficult?


Thirty years in the Polish and European markets – experience and perspectives.


12:40 - 13:40


  • The beginnings of business, and the twists and turns of functioning and development
  • Entrepreneurs and companies in the face of future challenges
  • Recommendations for successors and ways of improving competitiveness

Successful women. Challenges in the near future.

12:40 - 13:40


  • Professional activity of women – education and professional adaptation

  • Female leadership – breaking stereotypes and equalizing opportunities

  • Women in business – strategies of action

  • Women’s professional success - case study


Innovations and new technologies at work and in business.

14:40 - 15:40


  • Digitization in public spaces – challenges and benefits
  • Changes in the nature of work

  • Innovations saving lives and health

  • Silver economy – how innovations will support the aging societies of Europe

Smart City – a synergy of entrepreneurs and residents.

14:40 - 15:40


  • What kind of cities do residents want – innovations in city life and public services
  • Construction and Smart City – a challenge for the future or a current necessity?
  • Intelligent technical infrastructure of the city – where are we heading?
  • Driving around the city of the future – traffic management systems, electromobility, new means of transportation - urban sharing economy, electromobility, new means of communication


Climate neutrality – a business purpose for the 21st century. 

15:45 - 16:45


  • Coal industry: the roads to a low-emission economy

  • Renewable energy technologies in Poland: common business aspirations and prosumers

  • The struggle for clean air: prospects for joint action by all stakeholders

SUMMARY SPEECH - Employers and future

President of Employers of Poland Mr Andrzej Malinowski, PhD

16:45 - 17:00


Vectors: About the award

Awards presented by Employers of Poland – formerly known as the Confederation of Polish Employers (KPP) – since 2002. Awarded to exceptional personalities from the world of economy, politics, culture and media. Statuettes are presented at the annual Employers’ Ball.

Vectors are awarded to trailblazers and those who set examples to follow in numerous areas of the economy, to those who create innovative solutions of particular value to Polish economy and society. Vectors are also presented in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the Polish economy and for creating a friendly climate for entrepreneurship.

Super Vectors are awarded for extraordinary achievements, the consequences of which reach far into the future. Laureates of Super Vectors distinguish themselves with hard work, creative thinking, outstanding contributions to the common good, ability to rise above conflicts and openness to the views of others.