Does GTAI host business delegations from abroad? How have you adapted to the new reality?
Conferences, events and business trips have been cancelled or postponed until further notice. Under normal circumstances, we would now welcome multiple delegations from different countries and industries on a weekly basis. Typically, these are groups of business managers, representatives of industry associations or governmental institutions. With the current Covid-19 situation, and in line with the prevailing regulations and recommendations, we temporarily halted these activities. Despite being a public agency, GTAI has proven to be a flexible and tech-savvy organization and was able to adjust, adapt to the new reality and shift to the digital sphere rather quickly. From a technological standpoint and in terms of skills and training, we are well equipped for such an unprecedented crisis. Now, digital lead generation to proactively reaching out has become even more relevant in order to foster new and existing relationships with clients, partners, counterparts and other multipliers. In conclusion, we are preparing the ground for when things go back to normal. We look forward to this “new normal” and will be happy to receiving physical visits to our headquarters, once this will be declared safe and possible.
What do you like most about your work?
Being the first contact for foreign direct investment in Germany at GTAI, we receive thematically diverse investment inquiries from all over the world at a very early stage. This enables us to spot new trends and developments across a variety of industries. We enjoy answering inquiries in a timely and flexible manner, thereby contributing to promoting Germany as an attractive business location. Also, our position allows us to interact on an international level and be constant and lifelong learners due to the variety of topics we are exposed to.
Any last words?
Despite Covid-19, Germany works. And so do we. GTAI as the foreign trade and inward investment promotion agency of the Federal Republic of Germany remains open for your expansion projects. You can reach our request team via the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you and assisting you soon. Germany still works for you!