III CONFERENCE «FOREIGN ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES AS FACTOR FOR EFFICIENT DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION REGIONS»
December 10 – 11, 2015, Vologda, 25-A, Pushkinskaya Str.,
Exhibition Centre “Russian House”
On December 10 – 11, 2015 the III Conference «Foreign Economic Activities as Factor for Efficient Development of Small and Medium Enterprises in the Russian Federation Regions» will be conducted in the city of Vologda ( Programme of the Conference ).
Development of foreign economic activities (export) by the Russian small and medium enterprises as well as support of improvement of the SME sector competitiveness level on the global markets of innovative products and technologies, involvement into the world-wide supply and production chains, attraction of investments, improvement of SME support infrastructure organizations – all these aspects are the main priorities – especially under the WTO conditions and requirements - of the state programme for SME support carried out by the Ministry for Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
Participants of the Conference will be the Russian SMEs having competitive products; representatives of the federal and regional authorities, municipal bodies; leading development institutions and relevant support infrastructure organizations (centres for coordination of support to export-oriented SMEs, Regional Integrated Centres, cluster development centres, etc.); Russian and international public organizations and unions of entrepreneurs; representatives of the embassies and of the international institutions that support SMEs, trade representatives of Russian in the foreign states; international experts and entrepreneurs having specific proposals for business cooperation or developed investment projects and interested to find potential partners; big Russian and international companies interested in developing cooperation with SMEs; financial institutions and organizations ready to invest into the Russian SMEs.
The topics of the Conference and its tasks fully correspond to the priorities set by the National Entrepreneurial Initiative implemented by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives for Promotion of New Projects.
Organizers of the Conference:
- Ministry for Economic Development of the Russian Federation;
- Government of the Vologda region;
- Agency for Strategic Initiatives for promotion of new projects;
- Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance;
- Development Corporation of the Vologda region;
- Regional Centre for Entrepreneurship Support;
- Russian Agency for Support of Small & Medium Business;
- Russian Union of Innovation and Technology Centres;
- Association of Agencies for SME Support «Razvitie».
The Conference is organized with support and participation of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia, Russo – British Chamber of Commerce, Deutsch – Russische Auslandshandelskammer, UbiFrance, JETRO, Embassies of international states to Russia, Consortium Enterprise Europe Network – Russia.
The Conference participants will elaborate Recommendations aimed at stimulation of efficient integration of the Russian SME sector into the global economic environment and improvement of the SME‘s competitiveness on internal and international markets of hi-tech innovative products under the WTO as well as development of foreign economic activities by the regions of the Russian Federation.
Apart from that it is planned to organize within the Conference framework a special investment session for the SMEs to present their investment projects. Another special session will be devoted to B2B meetings of small and medium enterprises from Russia and foreign states (including internet conferences).
The Conference will take place on December 10 - 11, 2015 in the city of Vologda.
On the issues related to participation in the Conference please refer to the Management Board:
Russian Agency for Small and Medium Business Support – Mr. Alexander Ermoshin,
phone +7 (499) 783 49 03, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
To participate in the Conference please fill in the Registration form and e-mail it to email@example.com or send by fax to +7 (495) 143 73 21 to Mr. Konstantin Andrusik, phone +7 495 780 19 26 before December 04, 2015. All the registered participants will receive then official confirmation of their registration for participation in the Conference.
Official Partner of the Conference
General Information Partner of the Conference
- Moskauer Deutsche Zeitung.
Partners of the Conference
- Department for Economic Development of the Vologda Region;
- International experts network «Souzconsult» / NIE Journal;
- Information Portal “Exporters of Russia”;
- PAO “Rostelecom”, Vologda Branch;
- The Russian Asian union of industrialists and enterepreneurs.
Documents of the Conference
- Press release of the Conference (download);
- Concept of the Conference (download);
- Framework Programme of the Conference (download);
- Registration form of the Conference (download);
- Information for Investment session participants (download);
- How to get to Vologda (download);
- Vologda Hotels (download).
Information on the Vologda region
В2В meetings and negotiations
A special B2B session will be organized under the framework of the Conference for business meetings and negotiations.
The list of the Vologda region companies interested in setting business contacts and developing international and interregional cooperation is presented in Russian and English here (SME, Exporter Register).
In case you are interested and ready to meet and to negotiate with one of the indicated companies, please get in touch with Ms. Anna Pavlova, manager of the Regional Integrated Centre – the Vologda region, phone +7 8172 73-01-41, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also you should contact Ms. Anna Pavlova in case the company you’d like to meet with is not indicated in the list – based on the provided information it would be possible to select a company for you and to arrange a meeting within the Conference.