Ministry of Sport and Tourism
The Ministry of Sport and Tourism promotes sports and tourism in Poland. It supports physical activity, invests in sports infrastructure, organizes programs for children, and supports the national teams. It promotes Polish tourist attractions and takes care of environmental protection. The ministry also provides education for coaches and guides, creates favorable conditions for development, and promotes a healthy lifestyle and the beauty of the country as a tourist attraction.
Małopolska is a picturesque province in Poland with stunning mountains, including the Tatra Mountains. Its treasure is Krakow, featuring the historic Old Town. Zakopane attracts enthusiasts of the local highland tradition and winter sports. Małopolska is also home to castles, palaces, and festivals that showcase the richness of the region’s culture and traditions. It is a place that captivates visitors with its diversity and remains popular among tourists.
Krakow is the capital of the Malopolska voivodeship, a city with thousands of years of tradition, which has been considered a “model of Polish culture” for centuries. It is one of the oldest cities in Poland, having served as the capital of the country and the residence of kings in the past. It is inhabited by some 800,000 people, placing it second in the ranking of cities with the largest population in the country. It covers an area of 326.85 square kilometers. Jacek Majchrowski has been the mayor of Krakow since 2002.
Grupa ORLEN is an integrated multi-utility concern listed in the prestigious global Fortune Global 500 or Platts TOP250 lists. It was the first company in the region to declare the achievement of total carbon neutrality in 2050. With acquisitions (Grupa Energa, Grupa LOTOS, PGNiG), the company entered the circle of 150 largest companies in the world. PKN ORLEN operates in 9 home markets: Poland, Czechia, Germany, Lithuania, Slovakia, Hungary, Canada, Norway, and Pakistan.
The ORLEN Benzina is part of the ORLEN Unipetrol Group, which belongs to the multinational ORLEN Group and operates the largest network of filling stations in the Czech Republic with 436 filling stations. In addition to EFECTA fuels with a purifying effect, ORLEN Benzina offers top-quality VERVA fuels and a wide range of refreshments within the STOP CAFE concept. ORLEN Benzina has also launched the first self-service hydrogen filling station in Prague and plans to open more. Consumer confidence was confirmed by the fact that ORLEN Benzina was awarded the title of the Most Trusted Brand in the Czech Republic for the fifth time in a row.
Totalizator Sportowy is the operator of LOTTO games and lotteries. It has more than 23,500 points of sale, as well as the online LOTTO platform. In addition, the company owns a chain of slot machine parlors outside casinos and the only legal online casino in Poland, Total Casino. The company pursues a social mission of supporting Polish sports and culture by allocating hundreds of millions of zlotys to these two causes. In 1994-2022, the total sum of surcharges exceeded PLN 19 billion. By playing LOTTO, “We Win Together”, as the company slogan says: the players, sports, culture and society.
realme is a global consumer technology company disrupting the smartphone and AIoT market by making cutting-edge technology more accessible. In just 3 years, realme has become one of the top 5 smartphone manufacturers in the world. The brand listens to the expectations and needs of young consumers. Premium technology, top quality, trend-setting design of numerous devices at an affordable price is realme’s DNA.
The TAURON Group supplies over 51 TWh of electricity per year to 5.6 million end customers, making it the largest distributor of electricity in Poland. It is also the second largest producer and seller of electricity in the country and the largest supplier of heat in Upper Silesia.
The TAURON Group is involved in a number of projects for the benefit of the environment, such as educational and charitable activities. It sponsors important cultural and sporting events
For the last for 30 years Małopolska Regional Development Agency (MARR) has been developing and increasing the competitiveness of entrepreneurs from the Małopolska Region. The company aims at creating favourable conditions and space for doing business as well as supporting regional companies at every stage of their development. MARR, as a key regional institution, specializes in:
- comprehensive know-how and modern financial solutions to business,
- investment, consulting, and training assistance,
- export support by offering professional advice and access to an international network of contacts,
- economic regional promotion abroad.
MARR strengths include experience, credibility, consistency, ambition, and creativity. It is one of the most important partners of national institutions and regional self-government in shaping the policy of innovative regional development. MARR is the only official partner of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency in the region.