About our sponsors
HNA Group is a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics, and financial services. Since its founding in 1993, HNA Group has evolved from a regional airline based on Hainan Island in southern China into a global company with approximately $145 billion of assets, more than $90 billion in annual revenues, and an international workforce of 410,000 employees, primarily across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. HNA’s tourism business is a fast-growing, vertically-integrated global player with market-leading positions in aviation, hotels, and travel services. HNA operates and invests in nearly 3,200 hotels with over 380,000 rooms across major markets, and has 1,250 aircraft carrying nearly 100 million passengers to 270 cities worldwide. HNA’s logistics business is a leader in logistics and supply chain management with capabilities in shipping and equipment manufacturing, maritime transportation, third-party payment platforms, and project finance. In financial services, HNA is China’s largest non-bank leasing company, and a leading provider of a diverse set of businesses in equipment leasing, insurance, asset management, investment banking, and credit services.
LOTOS is a Polish capital group whose activities are of strategic importance for domestic and European energy security. LOTOS produces crude oil and natural gas in Poland, Norway, and Lithuania. It owns one of Europe’s most advanced refineries in Gdańsk, where crude oil is mostly processed into high-quality fuels. LOTOS is also a chain that comprises 480 petrol stations located in close proximity to highways and expressways in many municipalities countrywide. LOTOS has a stake of close to 33 percent in Poland’s retail market. The group is also a leading producer of bitumens, motor oils, and lubricants for cars, aircraft, rolling stock, vessels, as well as military vehicles.
The PGE Capital Group is Poland’s largest energy sector company with respect to sales revenues and net profit. Thanks to the combination of its own fuel resources, power generation and distribution networks, PGE guarantees a safe and reliable power supply to over 5 million households, businesses and institutions.
Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA is the leader in the Polish natural gas market. It is a listed company operating in exploration for and production of natural gas and crude oil. Through its key companies, PGNiG is also active in the area of import, storage, sale, and distribution of gas and liquid fuels, as well as heat and electricity generation.
PGNiG SA holds equity interests in some thirty subsidiaries, including providers of specialist geophysical, drilling, and well services, highly valued on international markets.
The PGNiG Group plays a key role on the Polish gas market and, as its leader, is responsible for preserving Poland’s energy security. To this end, it takes measures necessary to satisfy the steadily growing demand for gas fuel. The PGNiGGroup ensures supply diversification by developing domestic deposits and sourcing gas from abroad, as the largest importer and supplier of natural gas in Poland. The fuel is transported into Poland via an extensive transmission network and the LNG terminal in Świnoujście. The Company delivers gas to end users through the distribution networks. The national gas system is complete with gas fuel storage facilities, used to cover seasonal and daily shortages of gas fuel.
The Company has branches and representative offices in Russia, Pakistan, Belarus, and Ukraine. It is the sole owner of PGNiG Upstream Norway AS, engaged in upstream activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and the Norwegian Sea; POGC – Libya BV, conducting hydrocarbon exploration operations in the Murzuq Basin in Libya; PGNiG Supply & Trading GmbH in Munich, which trades in gas; and PGNiG Finance AB in Stockholm, incorporated for the purpose of issuing eurobonds on the European market.
PKN ORLEN is an international oil and energy group, the largest company in Central and Eastern Europe, and the only Polish name in the prestigious ‘Fortune 500’ list of the world’s largest companies. It owns integrated infrastructure capable of processing more than 30 million tonnes per year of various crude oils, marketing its products through the CEE region’s largest retail network of nearly 2,700 service stations. Having consistently expanded its power and heat generation capacity, PKN ORLEN now has generation assets in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania. In the upstream segment, it has its own oil and gas (2P) reserves in Poland and Canada, estimated at close to 114 million boe as of the end of 2016.
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government, and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning ninety-five years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than eighty countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services, and solutions from military defence to civil security. With operations on every continent, Saab continuously develops, adapts, and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
Saab has around 15,000 employees. Annual sales amount to around SEK 28 billion, of which we re-invest about 25 percent in research and development.
Our involvement in Poland, which began began in the early 90s, is focused on developing a strategic partnership and collaborating with government agencies, the Armed Forces, and the country’s industry. Dialogue with our partners is key to developing the best suited solutions to help face national and international challenges.
Through long-term cooperation with Polish partners, we have helped to implement programs which substantially enhanced Poland’s defense capabilities and enable the interoperability of Polish defense assets and personnel within international allied structures. Already, Saab’s solutions are fielded by the Polish Navy and Special Forces operators. Saab has also tasked Polish industry with building a SIGINT ship for the Swedish Navy.
Importantly Saab supports know-how and technology transfer projects to expand its collaborative network and include local partners in export markets.
Scripps Networks Interactive (Nasdaq: SNI) is the leading developer of engaging lifestyle content in the home,
food, and travel categories for television, digital, mobile, and publishing. Our lifestyle media portfolio is comprised
of popular television and internet brands HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel, and
Great American Country, which collectively reach more than 210 million US consumers each month.
In 2015, Scripps Networks acquired TVN Group, one of the leading broadcasters in Poland operating fifteen
entertainment, lifestyle, and news channels on the Polish market.
Tellurian was founded by Charif Souki and Martin Houston and is led by President and CEO Meg Gentle. Tellurian plans to build a natural gas business that includes development of Driftwood LNG, a twenty-six mtpa LNG export facility, and an associated pipeline. Tellurian intends to create value for shareholders by developing low-cost natural gas-related infrastructure, profitably delivering natural gas to customers worldwide and pursuing value-enhancing, complementary business lines in the energy industry. Tellurian is based in Houston, Texas and its common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “TELL.”
For more information, please visit www.tellurianinc.com.
Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, heavy construction equipment, and drive systems for motor boats and industrial machinery, has been present in Poland since the 1970s, when the company strengthened its position in the sales of trucks. Currently Volvo Group operations in Poland consist of:
- Volvo Buses factory in Wroclaw opened in 1996
- Organizations for sales of buses, trucks, and heavy construction equipment
- Global centres providing business services for branches such as IT, finances, and HR
Volvo Polska hires over 3, 800 professionals and is the Wrocław region’s leading company in terms of employment, awarded with numerous titles for the best employer.
The company is now fully dedicated to sustainable urban transport and starting from 2010 produces only electrified city buses: hybrid buses, electric-hybrid buses, and fully electric buses.
Thanks to its versatile offer of electrified buses, Volvo is the leader in making the public transport more clean, quiet, and energy-effective. Up till now Volvo delivered from Wroclaw over 3,000 electrified buses to public transport operators. www.volvogroup.pl
We specialize in providing you with the appropriate number of employees – with best qualifications – on time.
Our dedicated consultants have earned the trust of 3,000 companies that continuously select Work Service S.A. as their long-term HR partner. Work Service supplies and services an average of 50,000 workers daily to our preeminent partners. This solid partnership secures meaningful employment for more than 300,000 people annually. We are the biggest employment agency in the CEE region, and this allows us to provide safety and the highest level of services. Close contact with the client and an individual approach always have been and will be the most important for us. Let us find employees for you and your company!