Iryna Zelenina
Iryna Zelenina

More than over 20 years of experience in tourism and exhibition industries, including more than 10 years of export promotion Ukrainian products abroad.

For many years, she has held the positions of Executive Director of the Kyiv Sputnik Tourism Company, Director of the Export Promotion Center, and became the head of the Ukrainian Export Alliance. Using her excellent understanding of the importance of the Ukrainian exports, she co-founded the Ukrainian HoReCa Cluster.

“The Ukrainian HoReCa Cluster is an initiative founded to jointly solve problems and increase competitiveness in international markets.

Our experience in promoting Ukrainian products and developing export relations will allow us to focus the cluster's activities on the entry of Ukrainian companies into new markets and the development of innovative approaches, promoting industry growth and attracting investment.”

Dmytro Bespalov
Dmytro Bespalov

Over 20 years of experience in the field of international relations and development of export markets. While holding the position of Vice-President of the Kyiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he initiated the creation of the Export Promotion Center.

Being aware of the importance of representing Ukrainian manufacturers in foreign markets, he initiated the organization of collective stands at leading global exhibitions& He has  also participated in numerous trade missions and forums in Ukraine and abroad. The experience gained was used in the create of the Ukrainian HoReCa Cluster.

“Today, it is more important than ever to work on the presence of Ukrainian products in foreign markets, create innovative and competitive supply chains, and enhance the image of Ukrainian exporters.”

Oleksiy Akimov
Oleksii Akimov

Strategic marketing specialist with 25 years of experience.

CEO Founder of Idealsecrets marketing agency.

Since 2011. The agency has implemented more than 500 marketing projects. Among the agency's clients: Google, Bayer, Mercedes, KIA, Porsche, Lexus, Hugo Boss, Herbalife, Pizza Hut, KLM, Amstar, AVIS, Hewlett Packard, Nathans Famous, Lafarge, UFuture, National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" and many other Ukrainian and foreign companies.

Board member at Satori Group, Board member at Win Win Club, Development Director at Svichado Charitable Foundation.

“The Ukrainian HoReCa market needs to unite and quickly enter and promote itself in international markets. Having many years of experience in marketing promotion of Ukrainian and foreign companies, we strive to support and raise the Ukrainian economy through unification and collective experience.”