The President of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Luka Burilović, met with businessmen from the investment company Square One Business Initiatives (SOBI) from Saudi Arabia led by executive partner Koussay Hammoudeh.Square One Business Initiatives has a wide range of business activities from real estate investments to the development of IT software solutions for individual specialized areas. As they pointed out from SOBI, they see the most potential in doing business with Croatia in the tourism sector, ie the arrival of tourists from Saudi Arabia, investing in tourist facilities, catering, buying Croatian food products and franchising business expansion. President Burilović emphasized that Croatia is a safe country for all foreign tourists and that we are recognized as halal-friendly destination. “Many Croatian food products carry the halal quality label and an increasing number of hotels are adapting their services to the requirements of tourists from the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, ” Burilovic pointed out.The first step has been taken, now it remains to be proactive and speed up all processes in order to start concrete cooperation as soon as possible.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Twenty-one marketing partners will be recognized with well-deserved special awards during the national IMCA banquet on Saturday, Nov. 25 in Lincoln, Neb.Performance Bodies will receive a 35-year sponsor award while Sunoco Race Fuels receives a 25-year plaque.Twenty-year sponsors are Edelbrock, Hypercoils, Jet Racing and KRC.Axle Exchange and Brinn Transmissions are 15-year recipients while Classic Trophy, Dakota Track Side, Flow Design and Larry Shaw Race Cars all get 10-year awards.Casey’s General Store, Champ Pans, EMI, Kupper Chevrolet, Leary Racing Products, Penske Shocks, QuickCar Products, RAM Clutches and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center all will be recognized for five years of support for IMCA drivers.The awards banquet will be held at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in downtown Lincoln. Drivers winning championships and rookie of the year awards will also be honored and track sanction awards will be presented during the evening.Cocktails are at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony to follow. Tickets are $35 each and available by calling the IMCA home office at 319 472-2201.An order form is published on page A3 of the October newsletter and a list of names of those attending should accompany each ticket order.Banquet goers should call 866 706-7706 and request the IMCA group rate regarding overnight accommodations. RSVPs are also requested from those planning to attend the Friday, Nov. 24 open house at the Smith Collection of American Speed, on the Speedway Motors campus in Lincoln.