Silesia – the power of diversity
The Silesian Voivodeship is one of the most interesting regions of the Central Europe. It is a place where the beauty of nature and the spirit of big cities mix in perfect proportions, where in harmony different traditions and human fates interweave.
Our roots reach out the industrial history of the region, which for many years was the main element of changes. Industrial traditions have strongly fitted into the Silesian identity, which is reminded by the unique monuments of the old industry that create highly unusual touristic product – the Industrial Monuments Route. The Historic Silver Mine in Tarnowskie Góry is a part of it- the object that in 2017 was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Route is the most interesting trail of industrial tourism in Poland and one of the most interesting one in Europe.
The Silesian Voivodeship despite its high level of urbanisation is a very green region. In the heart of the agglomeration the Silesian Park is situated which is the biggest park in Europe. This green island located in the centre of the biggest Metropolis in Poland, is a place of recreation and leisure activities, but also it is a place of cultural, entertainment and sports events that are organized on the legendary Silesian Stadium.
Therefore, we invite You to Silesia, a place with a positive energy!
Katowice is one of the most dynamically developing cities in Poland. The capital of the Silesian province, inhabited by nearly 5 million people, and the first Polish Metropolis is very well-connected to Europe and the world. The young over 150-year-old city combines two images: the traditional one with its industrial heritage and the modern one-a creative and economically strong. Its central pillar is a high-tech sector, which is also visible in the entertainment industry (e.g. Intel Extreme Masters or competitive programming). Thanks to the realized and commenced investments, nowadays Katowice is the centre of an innovative region, frequently chosen to host such prestigious events as the UN Climate Summit, the World Urban Forum or the World Anti-Doping Conference.
Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Our people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow’s digital opportunity today.
Building trust in our products and services is a top priority for Samsung. We do this by integrating the most advanced cybersecurity technologies into our products and processes and we are committed to working with our European partners to develop new knowledge and build new global standards in order to support this goal.
T Mobile is one of the largest mobile networks in Poland providing a range of telecommunication services to individual and business customers. It offers both mobile and fixed-line telephony and Internet access in pre-paid, post-paid and mix systems.
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. It was founded on the belief that everything Google does should always respect the user. As the Internet evolves, this means continuously advancing security technologies and privacy tools to help keep users and families safe online. Find out more: safety.google
Cloudflare is a leading security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 18 million Internet properties, with nearly 10 percent of the Fortune 1,000 companies and approximately 19 percent of the top 10,000 websites using at least one Cloudflare product.
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world. The Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on Nasdaq New York.
PKN ORLEN is a leading-edge player on the fuels and energy markets, and the largest company in Central and Eastern Europe, listed in prestigious global rankings such as Fortune Global 500, Platts TOP250 and Thompson Reuters TOP100. The Group owns state-of-the-art integrated infrastructure capable of processing more than 35 million tonnes of various crude oil types per annum, marketing its products through the CEE region’s largest network of nearly 2,800 modern service stations. PKN ORLEN’s offering includes over 50 top-quality petrochemical and refining products sold in more than 90 countries. The Group’s upstream assets include 2P oil and gas reserves estimated at close to 153 mboe at the end of 2017. ORLEN has long occupied the top spot among Poland’s most valuable brands, with its value estimated at PLN 4.7bn. This year PKN ORLEN has also received − for the fifth consecutive time and as the only company in the region − the coveted title of ‘The Most Ethical Company’ from the US-based Ethisphere Institute.
UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. UBS's strategy is centered on our leading global wealth management business and our premier universal bank in Switzerland, enhanced by Asset Management and the Investment Bank. The bank focuses on businesses that have a strong competitive position in their targeted markets, are capital efficient, and have an attractive long-term structural growth or profitability outlook.
UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide; it has offices in 50 countries and employs over 60,000 people around the world. In Poland, UBS Business Solutions Centers are located in Krakow and Wroclaw.
Asseco Poland is the largest Polish IT company listed on the WSE and the 6th largest software developer in Europe. It has been providing companies and institutions with advanced products and services for over 25 years. It leads international Asseco Group, which operates in 54 countries and employs over 24,000 people. Asseco is a recognized provider of solutions for Polish uniformed services and has been increasingly active in the defense sector. The Company has gained its experience in carrying out projects for various clients, including the Ministry of the National Defense, NATO (eg. NATO Compiter Incident Response Capability) and Frontex. It uses the experience gained in projects implemented for international institutions in tenders resulting from the program of modernization of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland, such as: command system, image analysis system, micro and mini unmanned systems and information security systems.
With more than 430,000 customers - including 100 of the Fortune 100 and with deployments across a wide variety of industries, Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. The Oracle Cloud offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. The company employs over 138 thousand experts, with annual revenue of $39,8 billion (in FY2018). It offers its database servers, middleware, business tools and applications, computer systems and IT services in 175 countries worldwide, cooperating with over 25 thousand partners. The corporation’s headquarters is located in Redwood Shores in California. More on oracle.com/ Oracle Polska was established in 1992. Currently, the company employs 500 people and cooperates with 300 partners creating software for enterprises. In order to provide its customers with comprehensive, cutting-edge solutions, Oracle closely cooperates with major national and global IT system integrators.
Enea is the vice-leader of the Polish electricity market in the field of electricity production. Manages the full value chain on the electricity market: from fuel, through electricity production, distribution, sales and customer service. Responsible for secure energy supplies to 2.6 million customers.
EXATEL is a leading Polish operator as well as a cyber and ICT services provider. The company was founded in 2004 through a merger of Telbank with Tel-Energo. EXATEL operates one of the largest fiber-optic networks in Poland (20 000 km) and develops solutions for business, numerous operators and public sector. The company provides transmission data in all Polish commercial banks and 83 energy-sector companies. EXATEL builds and develops the OST network for general government and is responsible for management of connections with 265 national operators and 135 foreign ones. The company is present in international traffic exchange points in London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Moscow and Kiev. EXATEL became state-owned since 2017 and is supervised by the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Poland.
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