The Moldovan Business People Association and the Sales Zone Platform have organised on Thursday at the Tekwill Centre in Chisinau an E-Commerce Forum, an area that has been witnessing a rapid growth both around the world, as well as in the Republic of Moldova.
The event took place in the presence of 400 participants, the majority of which were young and very young people, who came to listen to professionals in the field – Iulian Alexa and Vadim Jeleascov from Moldova, and Alex Huditan and Vlad Dragomir from Romania.
The speakers let them in on the secrets of online commerce explaining how to make sales on the Amazon platform – the biggest platform of this type in the world.
The guests from Romania surprised everyone and brought 3 friends from Argentina, England and Israel, all people who had achieved success as etailers. They also shared their online sales experience.
High level officials attended the forum, namely Prime Minister Pavel Filip and Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Octavian Calmic. Prime Minister Pavel Filip underlined that he is close to everything that relates to IT, since he had been the Minister of Information Technology and Communications for 5 years. He said that the Government supports e-commerce, reminding everyone that, last year, the Government amended and improved year the Law on electronic commerce, and introduced the bill on virtual IT parks. “We have all the prerequisites for the development of e-commerce in Moldova. I congratulate you for this event and assure you that the Government will support you”, said the Prime Minister.
The General Director of MBPA Alexandru Baltag considered that the event was very interesting.
“Online commerce is experiencing spectacular growth in the world and is increasingly present in Moldova. I am glad that we can help develop this field, and develop the entrepreneurial spirit of Moldovan youth in the e-commerce area. We will certainly continue to support this sector”, said Alexandru Baltag.
The forum enjoyed a very broad online audience. Tens of thousands of people watched the live webcast.