Prizes and Awards

Prizes and Awards
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Krakow promoted in "Tholons Services Globalization City Index 2017"
Krakow advanced to eighth place among cities best for international services in the prestigious Tholons Services Globalization City Index- rose one position in the ranking. Krakow has been recognized as an excellent location for international services due to the availability of well educated professionals, attractive business conditions, cost effectiveness and a high quality of life.

Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations 2016 Tholons - Krakow - the best location for modern services in Europe - 9th place among the top 100 destinations for outsourcing in the world.

The Tholons 2015 ranking "Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations 2015" among the 100 best destinations for outsourcing in the world Krakow held its 9th place. Thus, the capital of the Malopolska Region remains continuously the best place in Europe for this kind of investment. The biggest competition for Krakow are Asian cities. Warsaw was in 30th place of the ranking, and Wroclaw in position 62. Great place of Krakow is a confirmation of the pro-investment policy pursued for years and business promotion standards.

Kraków - Best City of the Year

CEE Outsourcing and Shared Services Awards Gala 2014

In a tough competition among cities, Krakow was distinguished for its exceptional performance for outsourcing sector in 2013. About 5,000 new jobs created in the sector in 2013. New investors: RWE, Zycko, XTRF, Samsung, Accenture, Deutsche Telekom, Anachron Technology, Amada Group, Lundbeck. Major expansions: ACC Lufthansa, Capita, Heineken, State Street, HSBC, and Motorola. Krakow is actively cooperating with universities, being a kind of intermediary between investors and the academic and scientific units. Krakow Advisory Board, the Agreement with Universities, Science-Business-Residents-Local Government Krakow Forum are examples of the opening of Krakow to initiatives related to the knowledge and technology transfer. It is also worth highlighting the Krakow Scientific Center, which seeks to identify skills demanded by companies operating in the BPO and IT industry and its secondary priority for such branches as energy, passive and energy-efficient buildings, life sciences, the pharmaceutical industry, and creative industries.

Krakow - the best location for outsourcing in Europe

In the Tholons 2014 ranking among the top 100 destinations for outsourcing in the world Kraków ranked 9th, advancing by 1 position. Thus, the capital of Malopolska outclassed Dublin and at the same time has become the best place in Europe for this kind of investment. The largest competition for Krakow are the Asian cities. Warsaw was in the fourth ten of the ranking, and the capital of Lower Silesia in the 65th position. Great position of Krakow is a confirmation of pursued for years pro-investment policies and standards of business promotion.

Krakow - business-friendly municipality 2013

Another award for Krakow: our city was awarded the title "Business-Friendly Municipality 2013" by Business Forum. The project was held under the patronage of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development. Awards receive municipalities friendly to investors, residents, and tourists.

The project selected the best municipalities, which indicate the directions of development in the Polish local government, as well as excel in economic, social, ecological, tourist and nature and historical-cultural fields.

2013 ABSL Recognition Award For the City of Krakow

For outstanding performance in growth of the Sector which in the analysed period (2012) was more than 30% and resulted in over 6000 new work places.

Krakow - the BestCity of the Decade

A token of appreciation for the city of Kraków for its long-term endeavours in making the city a particularly business-friendly venue, highly appreciative of innovation and forward-looking business ventures, especially with regard to activities aimed at developing a diversity of up-to-date services.

Krakow - a top notch municipality!

Of the 877 gminas (communes) within the country, the city of Kraków has proved the most attractive for potential investors. In a blind survey conducted with the aid of the “Mystery Client” method, the municipal Investor Support Center scored almost the maximum score.

Krakow - business-friendly municipality!

The Business-friendly Municipality Programme is designed to name the most business-friendly municipalities within the country, as well as map out the key development directions for local government agencies.

Krakow in business rankings

2017

Tholons Services Globalization City Index 2017

Krakow rises to 8th in the global rankings of the top 100 Super Cities

2016

Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations 2016 – Tholons

Krakow - the best location for modern services in Europe - 9th place among the top 100 destinations for outsourcing in the world

European Cities & Regions of the Future 2016/2017 - Financial Times fDi

Top 10 Large European Cities – Business Friendliness

2015

Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations – Tholons

  • Krakow - the best location for modern services in Europe - 9th place among the top 100 destinations for outsourcing in the world

2014

European Cities & Regions of the Future 2014/2015 - Financial Times fDi

  • Top 10 Eastern European Cities - FDI Strategy
  • Top 10 Large European Cities - Cost Effectiveness

Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations – Tholons

  • Krakow - the best location for modern services in Europe - 9th place among the top 100 destinations for outsourcing in the world

2013

Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations – Tholons

  •  Krakow - the best location for modern services in Central and Eastern Europe

2012

European Cities & Regions of the Future 2012/2013 - Financial Times fDi

  • Krakow - one of the most attractive cities in Eastern Europe
  • Krakow - one of the cities with the best pro-investment strategy
  • Krakow - one of the Eastern European cities in with the best pro-investment strategy

 Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations – Tholons

  • Krakow - the best location for modern services in Central and Eastern Europe

2011

European Cities & Regions of the Future 2010/2011 - Financial Times fDi

  • Krakow - one of the most attractive cities in Eastern Europe

World Investment Report - UNCTAD

  • Krakow - the best venue for developing BPO projects

Top 10 Emerging Outsourcing Cities 2010 – Global Services & Tholons

  • Krakow – 1st place in the ranking of emergent locations for outsourcing

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News author: DAGMARA BOBROWSKA-DZIDUSZKO
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