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Braga Networking Group - NOVEMBER EVENT

Friday 24 November 2023

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Started 11:00 AM

Finished 13:00 PM

Organized by Braga Networking Group

Venue: Associação Comercial de Braga

Address: Rua Dom Diogo de Sousa, 91
4700 Braga

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About this event

Join the Braga Networking Group for our in-person November event.A Conversation with Braga Mayor Ricardo Rio

Tickets payable online and at the event via cash or MBWay.

This month, we are honored to have Braga Mayor, Ricardo Rio, as our keynote speaker. During this special meet and greet session, he will be sharing his perspective on Braga as a hub for small business development and growth.

Ricardo Rio has been an alderman at the Braga City Council since 2005. He was a member of the Braga Municipal Assembly, from 2001 to 2005.

He is the Mayor of Braga since 2013.

He is currently Vice-President of the Board of the cross-border association of municipalities “Eixo Atlântico do Noroeste Peninsular”, President of the Executive Council of the Intermunicipal Community of Cávado and chairs the Boards of Directors of Municipal Companies Theatro Circo and InvestBraga.

He is a member of the Committee of the Regions of the EUROCITIES network and a member of the board of ATP (Porto Tourism Association). He is also, since 2016, one of the OECD’s champions of inclusive growth.

In 2022, he was awarded the “World Mayor Sustainability”, given by The City Mayors Foundation.

In 2023 he was elected as the new president of the Executive Committee of the Global Parliament of Mayors, a network that brings together mayors from all over the world.

Read more about Mayor Ricardo Rio here:


Read more about the Global Parliament of Mayors here: https://globalparliamentofmayors.org/steering-committee/

Speaking session will be followed by a brief Q&A. There will also be a group networking activity and plenty of time for open networking to connect with other attendees. This event will be conducted in English.

Special thanks to the Associação Empresarial de Braga (AEB) for being our host venue for this event.

About the Braga Networking Group

JOIN US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/braganetworkinggroup

If you are interested in expanding your business network and live in the Braga area, this is the group for you!

All professionals are welcome: our monthly events are open to anyone who owns a business or works in the Braga area. Each month, the Braga Networking Group meets with the purpose of business development, growth, education and support.

Our strength is in our diversity – with both local and international businesses represented, united as we all live and work in Braga.

We are an international English-speaking business networking group in Braga, Portugal. We are inclusive of all, whether you were born in Portugal, or moved here from another country.

The group is comprised of business owners, entrepreneurs, startups, executives, leaders and other business-minded professionals.

We are committed to meeting in-person on a regular basis to truly get to know each other on a personal and professional level, sharing our experiences, learning from each other, supporting one another in our careers, giving referrals, helping one another succeed, and connecting with the community.

All our events are conducted in English as a common language.

Photos by: Stephen Mick – www.weareskylark.com

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