The 5th Convention of International Business Linkage Forum (IBLF) was held on April 4th & 5th 2008 in Zug, Switzerland. It met with an overwhelming response.

Over 80 businessmen from Argentina, Australia, Bulgaria, India, Latvia, New Zealand, Russia, Switzerland, South Africa, Sri lanka, Tunisia, UAE, UK & USA attended. The forum had its inaugural ceremony at the parliament of Canton of Zug where HE Mr. Rajitha Senaratne – Minister of Sri Lanka for Construction & Engineering Services and Honorable Ms. Monica Ruehl – Ambassador, Head of Bilateral Economic Relation, and Member of the Executive Board State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) were chief guests.

It was for the first time a private function was held the kantonsratssaal-Local Parliament of Canton of Zug. A rare honor and importance given to the forum. The forum had special presentations from the governments of South Africa, Canton of Zug & Moscow city.

Zug is the Swiss canton famous for its business-friendly environment. It is not only one of Switzerland’s most beautiful residential regions – it also enjoys international renown as an attractive business location. The canton’s many advantages include its geographic location in the heart of Europe, its internationality, low taxes plus political stability. And, of course, its business-friendly mentality.

Over a period of many years, Zug has developed a service structure of unrivalled excellence. The Economic Promotion Office is an important part of this structure, and is staffed by a small but skilled team of specialists. Due to close contacts with top decision-makers in both the private and public sectors throughout the canton, this professional team is able to offer business partners a competent and efficient service. To know more, please visit

About Event

Partner: Government of Canton of Zug

Venue: Zug, Switzerland

Date: 04 April – 05 April  2008