London, UK - April 20, 2011 -- BusinessVibes, the B2B networking platform, hosted a webinar for its members in the renewable energy industry on Friday, April 15. The webinar archive is available on BusinessVibes (brief registration required.)
The webinar featured presentations from the Finnish Wind Energy Association and the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association, each discussing their respective market from an informed industry perspective. The speakers, Anni Mikkonen from FWEA and M Jayasuriya from IWTMA, discussed issues relevant to potential investors and companies looking to enter or purchase from the markets, including:
- The regulatory environment, and any obstacles to wind growth
- Government incentives such as tax breaks and investment subsidies
- The skills and training environment in each region
- Specific case studies and opportunities
Attendees were able to submit questions to the speakers over a live chat, and also communicate with each other about business opportunities. BusinessVibes’ mission is to make it simple for businesses to find international buyers, suppliers, joint venture partners and more. There are over 200,000 members worldwide, interacting via profiles, messaging, and participation in live and virtual events.
BusinessVibes also works with event planners, providing a platform for promotion, registration, and payment for industry conferences, trade shows, and webinars. The event management features complement the online connections possible on the service, by encouraging members to interact in person or in real time.
More webinars are planned for 2011, including more in the Renewable Energy series, focusing on other technologies such as solar energy. BusinessVibes has also hosted a webinar covering the Gems & Jewellery industry, and are planning to cover Textiles, Apparel, Oil & Gas and more in the coming months.
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