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The Russian Investment Forum is a traditional platform for presenting Russia’s investment and economic potential..

The Forum is held with the participation of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.


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The Russian Investment Forum is being operated by the Roscongress Foundation.

Members of the Russian Investment Forum Organizing Committee


Dmitry Kozak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation (Chair of the Organizing Committee)


Anton Kobyakov, Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation (Deputy Chair and Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee)


Mikhail Abyzov, Minister of the Russian Federation


Oleg Budargin, Director General, Rosseti


Yuri Valyaev, Chief of the General Administration for Protection of Public Order and Interaction with Executive Authorities of the Russian Federation Constituent Territories, Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs


Stanislav Voskresensky, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Herman Gref, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank Russia


Herman Gref, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank Russia


Marina Yentaltseva, Chief of the Prime Minister’s Protocol and Deputy Chief of the Government Staff


Sergey Zakharikhin, First Deputy Director and Sochi Service Chief, FSB Directorate for Krasnodar Territory


Alexander Kalinin, President, OPORA RUSSIA, Russian Non-Governmental Organization for Small and Medium Business


Sergey Katyrin, President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation


Veniamin Kondratyev, Head of Administration (Governor) of Krasnodar Territory


Alla Manilova, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation


Vasily Nebenzya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation


Pavel Novikov, Deputy Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation


Anatoly Pakhomov, Mayor of Sochi


Liana Pepelyaeva, Director, Department for Regional Development of the Government of the Russian Federation


Alexey Repik, President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)


Alexander Stuglev, CEO, The Roscongress Foundation


Natalia Timakova, Press Secretary of the Prime Minster and Deputy Chief of the Government Staff


Viktor Tulupov, Deputy Director, Federal Protective Service of the Russian Federation


Elena Shmeleva, Head, Talent and Success Educational Foundation


Alexander Shokhin, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs



Росконгресс

ROSCONGRESS FOUNDATION is a major organizer of convention and exhibition events.

The Roscongress Foundation was founded in 2007 with the aim of helping to develop Russia’s economic potential and strengthen the country’s image by organizing congresses and exhibitions with an economic and social focus. The Foundation develops the substantive content for these events, and provides companies with advice, information, and expert guidance, as well as offering comprehensive evaluation, analysis, and coverage of the Russian and global economic agenda.

Today, its annual agenda includes events held in locations ranging from Montevideo to Vladivostok, which bring together global business leaders, experts, the media, and government officials to create favourable conditions for dialogue and the promotion of new ideas and projects, and to assist in the creation of social enterprises and charity projects.

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About the forum

What is the Russian Investment Forum?

The Russian Investment Forum is a respected discussion platform covering issues such as global economic development and contemporary trends in the world economy, showcasing Russia’s investment and economic potential, building cooperation, and strengthening ties between the Russian and international business, political, expert, and media communities.
 
The business programme and exhibition together afford participants the opportunity to discuss business activities and how to attract investment to the regions, identify effective economic solutions for specific industries, companies, and projects, and establish mutually beneficial commercial and scientific contacts.

Where do Forum events take place?

The main events of the Russian Investment Forum will take place from February 27 to 28, 2017 at the Olympic Park’s Main Media Centre
 
Address: 1 Olimpiysky Prospekt, Adler, Sochi, Krasnodar Territory

The Olympic Park’s Main Media Centre is located around 10–15 minutes from Sochi International Airport, and about an hour from Sochi city centre.

Personal web office

What is the Personal web office and how can I access it?

The Personal web office is a personal section of the Forum’s official website for participants, where it is possible to edit personal information, upload a badge photograph, submit requests for various services (including hotel accommodation, transport, excursions, and photography services), fill out a contract, and pay the Forum participation fee.
 
In order to access the Personal web office, you will need to enter your personal login and password, which were provided in the letter you received along with your invitation to the Forum.

How is the confidentiality of data entered into the Personal web office protected?

The Russian Investment Forum strictly adheres to legal requirements for the protection of every participant’s personal data.
 
The Personal web office has been developed using SSL data encryption to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal information.

Participationg in the forum

How can I take part in the Russian Investment Forum?

To participate in the Forum, you must be in receipt of a written invitation issued by the Organizing Committee.
 
If you would like to take part in the Forum, please complete the registration form in the Registration section of the website.
 
Applications will be reviewed by the Organizing Committee and, if approved, a written invitation will be sent to the applicant, with details of their login and password for access to the Personal web office.

Can I be denied participation?

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to refuse an invitation to an applicant without explanation.

What participation formats are available for the Russian Investment Forum?
You can find out about available participation formats in the Participants section of the website.
How much does it cost to participate in the Russian Investment Forum?
You can find out about participation fees in the Participants section of the website.
What is included in the Premium and Standard participation packages?
You can find descriptions of the participation packages in the Participants section of the website.
What is included in the Forum Partner package?
Forum participants representing partner companies have the same status as Premium Package and Standard Package participants. However, Forum Partner status includes a number of other benefits for your company.
Is there a limit on the number of participants from any one company at the Russian Investment Forum?
In order to maintain a high level of representation and to accommodate growing interest in participating in the Forum, the organizers have been obliged to impose limits on the number of participants from any one company.

Please note that if the quota for the number of participants from a given company is exceeded, the participation fee will increase.

You can familiarize yourself with the terms of the quota system (maximum number of participants from any one company) in the Participants section of the website.
Who can participate in the plenary session, which will include a speech by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev?
All Premium Package participants may attend the plenary session.
If, for personal reasons, a participant cannot attend the Forum, can a colleague from the same organization take his or her place?
A participant can only be replaced with the approval of the Forum’s Organizing Committee. In the event that a participant who has received an invitation from the Organizing Committee cannot attend the Forum for any reason, please contact the Delegate Management Department.

Delegate Management Department
Tel.: +7 (495) 640 6547
Email: info@rusinvestforum.org

Payment of participation fees

How can I pay the participation fee?

Once participation in the Forum has been confirmed, please, go to the ‘Payment’ section in the Personal web office to create an agreement. As soon as the organizers receive your signed copy of the contract, payment options will appear in your Personal web office: you may print the invoice for payment by bank transfer or pay by bank card. You must pay the participation fee within five business days of signing your contract.

If you were unable to pay the Forum participation fee in advance, you will be able to pay in person at the payment offices at the main venue, in cash or with your bank card.

Please note that for payments made by cash or bank card during the Forum, the payment currency will be Russian roubles, and a 5.5% commission fee will be applied.

Is a discount offered for several participants from the same organization?

No discounts will be offered for participation in the Russian Investment Forum. Within the quotas, the number of registered participants does not affect the registration fee.

Please note that if the quota for the number of participants from a given company is exceeded, the participation fee will increase. You can familiarize yourself with the terms of the quota system (maximum number of participants from any one company) and the participation fee in the Participants section of the website.

Conditions for participating in the Russian Investment Forum as a partner

How can my organization become a Forum Partner?

To become a Forum Partner, companies must be in receipt of an invitation. If your company would like to be a partner (sponsor) of the Russian Investment Forum, please contact Nadezhda Sinitsyna, Head of the Roscongress Foundation Partner Relations Department.

Nadezhda Sinitsyna

Head of Partner Relations Department

Tel.: +7 (812) 406 7579 ext. 464

Fax: +7 (812) 680 0034

Email: ns@roscongress.org

Accreditation

What is accreditation, and what are participant badges?
Due to security measures in place at the Forum central venue and at cultural programme event locations, all participants must be issued with an accreditation badge.

The badge is a pre-programmed proximity card, a unique key linked to the participant’s information in the Forum’s database. The badge contains the following data about the holder: name and surname (in Latin characters), organization, category, level of access, Forum logo, photograph, and universal attributes.

Accreditation badges are issued to specific individuals and are not transferable. You should keep your badge and ID with you at all times during the Forum. Your badge is the only document confirming your accreditation which can be used at event venues.
How do I collect my badge?
Participants can collect their badge by visiting one of the accreditation points.

In order to be issued with their badge, a participant must present the same document used to register on the Forum website (usually a passport).
What do I need to check before collecting my badge?

Before collecting your badge, please ensure that:

  1. you have registered as a Forum participant;
  2. your participation has been approved by the Forum Organizing Committee, and that this fact is reflected in the organizers’ data system;
  3. you have accurately provided all required information about yourself;
  4. you have uploaded a badge photo to your Personal web office or have already submitted a photo to the organizers in the required format (a colour photograph on a white background, in JPEG format, 480×640 pixels in size, 300 dpi resolution (image quality), including a frontal view of your entire face, with your head uncovered, and with your face making up at least 70% of the photograph);
  5. you have paid the registration fee, and that this fact is reflected in the organizers’ data system;
  6. your participation has been approved by the Forum’s Security Service, and that this fact is reflected in the organizers’ data system.

 
You must present your passport in order to collect your accreditation badge.

Can somebody collect my badge on my behalf?
A third party collecting your badge on your behalf must present an original copy of the official power of attorney form together with their own ID (passport). They must also present a copy of your passport.

The power of attorney form and a completed example is available for download from the Accreditation section of the official website.
What should I do if I have lost my badge?
Accreditation badges are issued to specific individuals and are not transferable. If your badge has been lost, stolen, or damaged, please immediately inform an administrator at any information and services point, accreditation point, or the Help Desk, or call +7 (495) 640 6547. The lost badge will then be blocked, and a duplicate badge issued to the holder from the Help Desk upon written request.

Russian Investment Forum exhibition

What kind of exhibition will take place as part of The Russian Investment Forum?
The Russian Investment Forum will feature an exhibition aimed at promoting and developing projects at reached the investment and operational stages of implementation.

The exhibition will run throughout the Forum, and is open to all accredited participants.

You will find more detailed information about the exhibition in the Exhibition section of the website.