STA, 31 March 2022 - Enter Štajerska, an information office organised by the regional chamber of commerce to support domestic as well as foreign companies interested in doing business in this north-eastern region, opened in Maribor today.
Štajerska Chamber of Commerce director Aleksandra Podgornik described the office as an entry point for the launch of a company, for legal assistance, networking and support.
She noted the region's long entrepreneurial tradition as well as the export-oriented nature and strong presence of many of it's companies in the European and global business arena.
There are over 16,000 firms in the region, employing almost 80,000 people, mostly in manufacturing.
While located at the crossroads of two European transport corridors, Štajerska also has the Maribor University and other educational institutions, which, combined with a long industrial tradition, provides for a diversity of knowledge, the Chamber of Commerce said.
Enter Štajerska will be the source of information on matters like company launch red tape, residence and work permits, real estate purchases and trademark registration. Advice will also be given to those wishing to establish companies abroad.