IBM in cooperation with the City Hall of Katowice has finished the second stage of the Executive Service Corps initiative. Final recommendations were presented today during a press conference. The group of six top IBM managers from the United States, Singapore and India were living and working in the City for three weeks to analyze strategic growth areas. They were carrying on the work of Team 1 which had visited Katowice in May.
The City Hall of Katowice prepares for promotion of the City’s attractivity among foreign investors. A tender for companies which would be interested in organizing and conducting the promotional campaign was announced last days. Motions can be filed until 3rd of August 2010.
The campaign will include three areas:
intensification of the City’s investment attractivity
Several weeks ago a concrete structure of the Scientific Information Center and University Library was finished and the building was officially topped out. Nowadays workers are fitting hundreds of small, narrow windows and are preparing walls for elements of elevation. According to the project of architects from the HS99 studio, which are responsible for the design, the facade will be covered by slabs of red Indian sandstone.
The Polish Architects Associations (SARP) in cooperation with the University of Silesia and the City Hall of Katowice invites architectural studios to submit proposals for a design of a new seat of the Krzysztof Kieślowski Radio and Television Faculty (WRiTV).
A chosen studio will prepare a detailed project’s specification based on a winning architectural design. The second and third prize are amounted respectively at PLN 30 000 and PLN 15 000.
The City Hall of Katowice and KZK GOP (the Municipal Transport Union of the Upper Silesian Industrial District) launched today a social campaign to inform about traffic changes in Katowice during the construction works at Szewczyka Sq.
About 260 000 leaflets, advertisements in TV, radio, Internet, local press and info boards on bus and tram stops are prepared to inform passengers about the reorganization of public transport in the City Center.