Small and middle-sized enterprises discussed export strategies and integration on Thursday. They were following an invitation from Leitbetriebe Austria to the BMEIA (Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs). Austria’s embassies are enablers and networkers for Austrian companies.
Vienna (LCG) – “Leading companies are growth-oriented ones that are dependent on becoming international and then have to assert themselves on the international market”, explained Monica Rintersbacher, Managing Director of Leitbetriebe Austria on Thursday morning in the Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Together with the Ministry the network of Austrian SMEs intends to create a milestone over the next months to support the domestic economy and strengthen Austria as a business location. “Successful integration will become a crucial factor for the attractiveness of a location”, said Ms Rintersbacher.
Employees of immigrant families can help open doors and are valuable assets when expanding into new markets agreed all the business people. Many SMEs prefer qualified staff with good knowledge of the particular market to merge or acquire strategies when operating internationally.