Honorary Patrons

Piotr Uszok
Mayor of the City of Katowice
Prof. dr hab. Leszek Żabiński
Rector UE Katowice


IBM IBM Polska Sp. z o.o. operates in Poland since 1991. The headquarters are located in Warsaw, with branches in Gdańsk, Kraków, Katowice and Poznań. They provide a full offer of consulting services and products to build infrastructure for large enterprises, public administration and medium-sized companies and help them solve some of their most-challenging problems. IBM (International Business Machines) is a United States multinational technology and consulting firm. Founded in 1911, IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and it offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. In 2010, IBM was ranked the 20th largest firm in the U.S. by Fortune and the 33rd largest globally by Forbes.
 IAB-Polska-2011_maly IAB Polska – Interactive Advertising Bureau is on the Polish interactive technology and advertising market since 2000. Since 2007, the Association operates as the IAB Polska (IAB Poland). The members are: largest Internet portals, advertiising networks, media houses and interactive agencies.
 logo os3group OS3 – a strategic consulting agency. They carry our research and development projects, using the experience of research centers, using this knowledge in our daily work. All our actions have the effect into sales and attract new users and customers.
Their clients: BMW Polska, Enea, Hasbro, Hoop Polska, ING Bank Śląski, Intel, Orange, Danone, PKO Bank Polski, PZU.
 incuvo_big Incuvo is an innovative mobile gaming startup. They are working on Createrria, quick and easy to use platform for creating, sharing and playing games that turns making games into a game. It is targeted at gamers, not developers. Their users can create games with just a few taps without any programming skills, share them with friends or simply play other people creations. Createrria was released on iOS on 5th December 2013.
SP_logo_kolor_rgb Silver Predict – the company programmed for success – the success of its clients. They are on the market since 2011. They project mobile applications, create and implement information systems. They are building web applications, creating the image and providing comprehensive marketing care. All their previously implemented solutions touch many different thematic areas (including EU funding , training , fishing ). Currently, they focus their energy on creating solutions in the areas of medicine and tourism.
Silesian Universities Network – Consortium of nine public Silesian Universities. The participating institutions are: University of Economics in Katowice, University of Silesia in Katowice, Silesian University of Technology, Medical University of Silesia, Academy of Music in Katowice, Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Czestochowa University of Technology, University of Bielsko-Biala.
 katowice Katowice is one of the most rapidly developing Polish metropolises. The former capital of the Polish heavy industry has been transformed into a modern municipal organism throughout the last decade. Katowice is reputed to be one of the most attractive investment areas in Eastern Europe.

Media Patrons

 radio-katowice-2009-rgb-300x178 Polskie Radio Katowice is one of the largest regional channels of the Polskie Radio Spółka Akcyjna (PR S.A., „Polish Radio”) Poland’s public radio network broadcasting corporation. Modern technology and 80 years of tradition contribute to the popularity of the radio station, which broadcasts in Silesia region as well as Czech Republic, Slovakia, part of the Małopolska, Opole and Łódź regions. Its reporters form an outstanding team of professionals, frequently distinguished with prestigious awards in Poland and abroad, e.g. Złoty Mikrofon (Golden Microphone) or Prix Italia. Polskie Radio Katowice organizes and grants patronage to the major and most significant events in the Silesia region.


Dziennik Zachodni belongs to the Polskapresse Publishing Group, the largest publishers in Poland and a leader on regional and local markets. Socially engaged media of the Group complete their mission – they are close to the problems of their readers and resolve significant social issues. Daily press and free press, Internet and printing are the key two business areas of Polskapresse. The Group actively develops its internet activity. Our information services: the civic journalism service Wiadomoś, the on-line edition, a network of 196 city services and the Internet TV service generate over 3 million unique users. Following the mission of the Group Dziennik Zachodni is close to the social issues related to Silesia and the local society, whom they provide with useful, high quality media and services.

 Katowice Telewizja Polska Spółka Akcyjna (TVP S.A., often abbreviated to only TVP, Polish Television) is Poland’s public broadcasting corporation.
Marketer_logo Marketer+ is a magazine which is designed for marketers, proprietors and also for people who are responsible for formation and management of brands and products in the companies. The aim of the magazine is to improve the level of the knowledge of all areas of marketing, to present available marketing tools and to give the examples of their practical application. A cooperation with the experts and marketers guarantees a valuable and actual knowledge. Each issue of the magazine is the inspiration for the marketers and it supports them effectively in action aims at the development of the brands and products.
 dlastudentapl-logo – with more than 1 000 000 unique users is the biggest Polish website for students and graduates. Its story started in 2003 when at first the website was created only for students from Wroclaw – big academic city in Southwestern Poland. Today it has 22 local branches. provides students with all the information they need – universities and language schools offers, job offers as well as some ads with house for rent. It also contains some life style columns and unique articles written by the editorial office.
 insilesia is the first regional newswire, in example – a platform where press materials, news and information from all the region of Silesia are gathered, categorised and published after having been verified.