Lviv as business destination

Lviv welcomes you to cooperation.

A bit of a history

Lviv is known to be the cultural capital of Ukraine. The city center is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It features some of the world’s best examples of historic architecture. The city experiences a 40% increase in tourism flows annually, which is among the highest growth rates in the world. More than 1.7 million tourists visited Lviv in 2014. This number exceeds the population of Lviv by more than 2.5 times and there is more room for growth.

“It is a beginning of good collaboration, that will be long-term as I hope, since our strategy is to be reliable and long-term partners for a client, for Lviv in this case. As an Austrian I see Lviv as a peculiar gate to Ukraine, to the Ukrainian market."

Aleksandr Swarovski,
"SWARCO" company

Due to its strategy on fostering technological development, Lviv now is a booming international hub for the IT industry. There are about 140 IT companies currently operating in Lviv and over 18,000 specialists in engineering and IT who annually graduate from Lviv universities. In general, Lviv is a large educational center with around 170,000 students in 38 higher education institutions. The economy of Lviv is based on the dynamic development of a large number of small and medium businesses. There are about 10000 SMEs in Lviv, which cover more than 65% of the total city production. There are competitive opportunities in any sector, including logistics, food processing, equipment and machine building, financial sector, textile, pharmaceutical, wood and paper industry, metal and plastic production, tourism and hospitality, etc. Lviv invites foreign investors to work with our small and medium businesses, offering competitive and high quality goods and services together with a high level of entrepreneurial spirit, creativity and new ideas.

Lviv welcomes you

The largest city in Western Ukraine

750 000 citizens (2.5 mln. live in the Lviv region)

Focus industries

IT Outsourcing, BPO, R&D, Tourism, MICE, Manufacturing, Food Processing, Logistics

Smart City

Powerful initiative of enhancing quality and performance of urban services. Innovation hubs

Talent Pool

Qualitative transportation service is quite important detail while planning business event.


30 000 graduates annually (including 30% engineers), the European mentality of people

Easy Access to Markets

Up to 32 airline routes, International transport corridors, 60 km to EU border


WServices for the participants and speakers from business event lasting two or more days.

Strong IT community

100+ IT companies, 15 000 engineers, 3 000 IT graduates annually

Lviv welcomes you to cooperation.

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