The space located on the first floor of the ZODIAK pavilion is the business card of Warsaw. It will be the best place for arranging meetings with representatives of scientific units, leading technology transfer centers and business environment institutions as well as hosting domestic and foreign delegations as part of the service provided to investors by the Economic Development Department of the Capital City of Warsaw.

It is a comfortable meeting place situated in the very center of Warsaw dedicated to workshops, seminars and conferences related to the promotion of Warsaw’s potential, innovations within the city management as well as small talks and negotiations requiring a prestigious location. Glazed, bright interiors host important events for Warsaw related to urban economic, social and scientific innovations as a platform for cooperation between representatives of the capital’s science, economy and administration circles.

As part of the business space activities, it is possible to take advantage of:
– multifunction room for max. 75 people, equipped with a video wall, a projector with a screen and a mobile screen
– places for small meetings for max. 10 people, equipped with a screen for conducting presentations and video conferencing equipment



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July, 2019

A round table on e-scooters

On July 19th, a meeting of representatives of the city authorities and companies renting e-scooters took place. Together they discussed how the regulations governing the scooter market should look like and what to do to ensure the safety of their users and pedestrians. It was one of the series of meetings that is to help …


Architecture vs. climate change

We spend most of our lives in buildings. What materials are made of, whether or not we have green outside the window affects not only our well-being, quality of life but even health (physical and mental). How to design a city to heal us, and not to make us sick? The lecture discussed specific ideas …


Tech meeting

On July 10th an open meeting was held on the subject of “Environmental protection and climate”, during which innovative and technological solutions in the field of smart city and sustainable development were presented. The meeting was an opportunity to exchange knowledge, present innovative ideas and discussion about technologies and perspectives of their application in the …


Digital revolution

The Institute of Public Affairs and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Warschau organized a debate about the future of the labor market in the era of the digital revolution in peripheral economies, new opportunities created by new technologies and new forms of organizing work while maintaining solid social protection. The following experts took part in the debate: – dr …

June, 2019

Climate crisis

More and more elderly, more and more heat, or how do we want to live in the times of climate crisis? – lecture by Marta Żakowska (Magazyn Miasta / Cities Magazine) Two facts – aging and a serious climate crisis – are the most important frameworks of our current times and our future. The more so …


Innovative design

Innovative design was the topic of the meeting from the series #ZODIAK_inspiruje. Monika Wróbel and Grzegorz Gądek who represents the Foundation Urban Sports Square talked about their experiences with innovative projects in Warsaw. Among many others, following activities were discussed, those by the Świętokrzyski bridge, the Emilia pavilion, the Aleja Sportów Miejskich, revitalization of Ząbkowska …


Young talents

ZODIAK hosted the meeting of the authorities of the City of Warsaw with representatives of CITI Bank as well as the management and pupils of the Secondary School of Economics No. 1 in Warsaw, aimed at summarizing the tripartite educational program. The purpose of the project was to raise the competencies of future staff by …

„Young Breath – Smog, Climate and Responsibility for the Future”

A discussion between young activists and experts, organised by the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre and UNICEF Poland as part of the “Green Ribbon #ForThePlanet” campaign took place on June 4th in the ZODIAK Warsaw Pavilion of Architecture. Young people discussed reasons for their interest in environmental protection and issues, related to air quality and the global climate. …

European Open Lecture

European volunteering, internships and traineeships in the EU and partner countries, starting work in international institutions are topics that were raised during the European Open Lecture – the initiative of the European Information Centre Europe Direct – Warsaw. The event took place on June 4 in ZODIAK Warszaw’s Pavilion of Architecture and was addressed to …

May, 2019

Circular economy

ZODIAK hosted representatives of government administration, business, NGOs and science during the meeting with the representative of the Finnish Sitra Mr Jyri Arponen on the subject of CIRCULAR ECONOMY In 2015 the European Commission adopted an action plan the so-called CIRCULAR ECONOMY. In other words, it is a regenerative economic system where the use of …


ZODIAK_inspires

#ZODIAK_inspires is a series of lectures organized by the City of Warsaw. As part of eight public meetings, we would like to present how different approaches can influence and shape a modern city in the context of sustainable development. The lectures are involving various participants and stakeholders of the Warsaw’s economic ecosystem, creating a bridge …

Students council empowerment

On the 23rd of May ZODIAK hosted trainings for Warsaw teachers responsible for student councils and school pupils, who participate in the project “Samorządy mają moc” (“Students council empowerment”). The project is carried out by the Civis Polonus Foundation in cooperation with the City of Warsaw. It’s aiming to develop a cooperation between teachers, school …


New York University

Mr Rafał Trzaskowski, Mayor of the City of Warsaw met with representatives of New York University. During the Poland visit, group of 55 graduates of financial and management studies – were presented with Warsaw’s offer in fields of entrepreneurship and innovation development. The moderated discussion focused on few of the city’s crucial topics – its …


Varsiavian of the Year

ZODIAK held a press conference inaugurating this year’s edition of the Varsiavian of the Year is a competition in which we appreciate women who have contributed to the development and promotion of the City of Warsaw in a special way through their social or professional activities. It is important for them to promote openness, tolerance, …


Polonia stadium

We already know what the new Polonia stadium will look like together with the hall and the youth sports center. Architectural and urban competition for the concept of development of the facility at ul. Konwiktorska 6 was settled and its results announced on May 13 at a press conference in ZODIAK. A post-competition exhibition presenting …


Architectural Award of the Warsaw`s Mayor

A press conference inaugurating the 5th edition of the Architectural Award of the Warsaw`s Mayor took place in the ZODIAK Pavilion. Warsaw. The best objects and events of 2018 will be chosen by a jury composed of experts and city authorities as well as residents. Candidates for the prize can be submitted from May 10 …

April, 2019
Metropolis development

In connection with the ongoing work on the new financial perspective for 2021-2027, a meeting of representatives of the Warsaw metropolis was held, during which issues regarding opportunities and risks for the Warsaw Capital Region after 2020 were discussed, including concepts of the draft of the National Strategy for Regional Development 2030 and concept of …

Program for children’s nurseries

We hosted a meeting with entrepreneurs and representatives of the offices of the City of Warsaw, Welfare & Social Projects Department and Economic Development Department who had an opportunity to present the urban development program for children’s nurseries in Warsaw. The niche in the market of service premises is a challenge, therefore the City of …


Warsaw Negotiation Round

The international negotiation tournament Warsaw Negotiation Round 2019, under the patronage of the Mayor of the City of Warsaw, hosted on the first floor of the ZODIAK Pavilion. The event organized by the Negocjator Students Scientific Association of the Warsaw School of Economics is attended by students representing leading law and business schools from around …

Warsaw Academy of Young Leaders

In the ZODIAK Warsaw Pavilion of Architecture took place the inauguration of the 3rd edition of the Warsaw Academy of Young Leaders. Young project participants had opportunity to meet each other for the first time and gain some knowledge about how much impact they can have thanks to being active in students councils, youth councils …

Startup Art. #2019: Startup Shaker

Startup Art. Is a business support program addressed to students and graduates of Warsaw art schools organized by the City of Warsaw Culture Office in cooperation with Startup Academy. As part of the cycle, on the first floor of the Zodiak Pavilion, a meeting and workshops were organized to network startups, Startup Academy trainers, experienced …


Challenge Accepted

The H & M Challenge Accepted event, whose partner was the World Wide Fund for Nature, touched on topics related to the sustainable development of the fashion industry and innovation in the production of eco-friendly fabrics (eg from orange peel and pineapple). During the event, workshops were held for Warsaw startups. Modern fashion and design …

March, 2019

Student Negotiation Tournament

On March 30-31, the Final of the 17th edition of the Student Negotiation Tournament took place. During four negotiation rounds, the best of 16 teams from all over Poland, checked their negotiating skills on the basis of previously received scenarios. It was a two-way “case study” developed by students from SKN Negotiator operating at the …


French-Polish Chamber of Commerce

Members of the French-Polish Chamber of Commerce visited the meeting with representatives of the offices of the Capital City of Warsaw. The purpose of the meeting was the opportunity to discuss and get answers to the questions and problems of local investors, regarding investments in Warsaw and cooperation with the City. The Economic Development Office …

The 17 sustainable development goals

The Danish Embassy Warsaw in cooperation with the City of Warsaw and the Warsaw Branch of the Association of Polish Architects (OW SARP) and the Mazovian Regional Chamber of Polish Architects (MaPIA RP) organized a seminar and workshops on sustainable architecture and urban planning in the context of the implementation of 17 UN sustainable development …

Creative Europe

Warsaw’s Pavilion of Architecture the European Open Lecture called “Creative Europe Program – Your support in the implementation of a cultural project” was held for the second time this year. The Lecture was organized by the Europe Direct Information Centre – Warsaw. The meeting was led by Mrs Ewa Kornacka who is responsible for the …


Warsaw at MIPIM real estate fairs

On the first floor of the ZODIAC press conference was held with the participation of the Mayor of Warsaw Rafał Trzaskowski, inaugurating Warsaw’s attendance at the most prestigious real estate trade show in Europe – MIPIM 2019 which  is taking place in Cannes. During this year’s investment exhibition, Warsaw will present it’s development plans. The …

Entrepreneurship education for Warsaw youth

The first edition of the participatory budget (PB) has recently ended in eight Warsaw schools. It’s main rules were developed by pupils together with their parents, teachers and other school employees. On Wednesday, March 6th, they all met at ZODIAK Warsaw Pavilion of Architecture in order to summarize their projects and develop the guidelines for …

February, 2019

StartUp Jump

The Zodiak Pavilion was held with the participation of the Vice President of the Capital City of Warsaw’s Renata Kaznowska, the inauguration of the 4th edition of the Start-up JUMP project, developing entrepreneurship and creativity of Warsaw’s high and secondary school students. Start-up Jump participants in the first stage (Youth Business Semester) visit municipal institutions …


City of startups

In the space of the first floor there was a workshop meeting “Warsaw city of startups” at which the Deputy President of the Capital City of Michał Olszewski and the Director of the Economic Development Office Piotr Sawicki met with representatives of the startup ecosystem. The purpose of the meeting was to learn about the …

Workshops for municipalities

A training meeting for representatives of Warsaw agglomeration communities was held in the Zodiak Pavilion, aimed at raising awareness of social participation and involving residents in joint urban space planning.

Creative Europe

ZODIAK hosted Open Lecture called “Creative Europe Program – Your support in the implementation of a cultural project” was held for the first time this year. The Lecture was organized by the Europe Direct Information Centre – Warsaw. The meeting was led by Mrs Ewa Kornacka who is responsible for the CULTURA component in the …


January meetings

In January, ZODIAK hosted representatives of local and foreign investors, who had an opportunity not only to present their potential of investing in Warsaw, but also support for Warsaw high schools students in career development. The month of January was filled with the numerous meetings with the scientists with whom we have discussed joint projects …

December, 2018

EUROCITIES Seminar

How to build an effective cooperation among local authorities? How does cohesion policy help this now and in the future? What lessons can be drawn at local level on the benefits and challenges of metropolitan cooperation? Representatives of cities from all over Europe have met in Zodiak to discuss these burning questions during a EUROCITIES …


Development of green areas in the Służewiec area

On December 3, 2018, a meeting regarding the development of green areas in the Służewiec office area was held at the ZODIAK Warsaw Pavilion of Architecture. The meeting was attended by representatives of the city authorities and representatives of development companies, agencies and other entities interested in the discussed areas. Mr. P. Sawicki – director …

November, 2018

Grow with Warsaw workshop

GROW WITH WARSAW is a series of workshop meetings for real estate investors. Its aim is to present the spatial policy of Warsaw and to develop – through an open dialogue – proposals for system solutions that will guide the Study of the conditions and directions of spatial development of the Capital City of Warsaw, …