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Partners

Roscongress Foundation

А major organizer of congress and exhibition events.

The Roscongress Foundation was founded in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential and strengthening the country’s image by organizing conventions, exhibitions, and public events. The Foundation develops substantive content for such events, providing companies and organizations with advice, information, and expert guidance, and offering comprehensive evaluation, analysis, and coverage of the Russian and global economic agendas. It offers administrative services and promotional support for business projects and helps to attract investment, including in the form of public-private partnerships.

Today, its annual programme includes events held from Montevideo to Vladivostok, offering an opportunity to bring together global business leaders, experts, the media, and government officials in one place, creating favourable conditions for dialogue and the promotion of new ideas and projects, and assisting in the creation of social enterprise and charity projects.

General Partner

Unified Development Institution in the Housing Sector AHML

Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending JSC (AHML) was established in 1997 by the Government of the Russian Federation to implement the state policy in the housing sector. AHML is in charge of developing the housing market in Russia, expanding the availability of modern comfortable housing, and altering the face of the urban environment.

As part of its activities, the AHML supports the development of mortgage lending at the state level and develops the secondary mortgage lending market by introducing mortgage-backed securities with AHML guarantees (‘MBS Factory’), which will help to attract funding to the mortgage market and generate lower rates for borrowers.

The AHML puts federal land plots into circulation, including for the purpose of resolving social issues such as the provision of housing for large families and assistance to co-investors who have been deceived. A total of 1,596 residential buildings with total area of more than 8.5 million square metres have been put into operation on land plots provided for housing construction by the AHML.

Based on instructions from the President and the Government of the Russian Federation, the AHML develops the institutional rental housing market. In 2017, the AHML launched a pilot project – the ‘Liner’ rental building, which was completely commissioned in less than 2 months.

The AHML works to create and introduce new standards for the development of a comfortable urban environment by optimizing and improving the quality and efficiency of area improvement and development processes. Pilot projects were launched in Saratov, Kaliningrad, and Vladivostok. The standards will form the basis for the transformation of all 1,112 cities of Russia.

ER-Telecom Holding

The national information and communication services provider in Russia, founded in 2001. The holding owns such brands as Dom.ru, Dom.ru InterZet, Dom.ru Business, WestCall, and Enforta.

ER-Telecom provides quadruple play services: broadband Internet, analogue and digital TV, fixed-line telephony, and mobile telephony. The following services are available to corporate customers: cloud PBX, Wi-Fi hotspot installation, lease of telecom channels, and video surveillance.

The company operates in 566 Russian towns and cities via the company’s own FTTH telecom network built from scratch and via radio-access technology. It is one of the two largest Internet providers and cable TV operators in Russia.

The company has won many national awards, including the Runet Award (2014) and Big Digit (2016). According to RBC magazine’s rating of the 500 biggest companies in 2015, ER-Telecom posted the fastest profit growth rate among Russian telecom operators.

V-Tell

An International Mobile Operator providing mobile services to customers all over the world. Through consistent expansion, V-Tell covers an ever-increasing number of locations, using the latest technologies and equipment to support its customer offerings. 
Subscribers can forget about multiple devices and multiple SIM cards. A single V-Tell SIM card provides V-Tell customers with the ability to have an almost unlimited number of permanently active personal phone numbers from any country on one device. 
Our Service makes communication limitless by dissolving borders between countries and continents: the roaming-free network allows V-Tell customers to forget about huge roaming rates, limited communication and unpredictable bills. The Network combines high-speed communication channels and switching systems in one high-tech solution based on a unique multi-IMSI platform controlled by a state-of-the-art global billing system. This innovative technology provides V-Tell customers with a global “home“ network, allowing them to access voice, High Speed Internet and SMS services in any part of the world.

Business Programme Partner

Moscow

One of the world’s largest cultural and tourist centers, and also Russia’s political, business and financial center being home to the executive, legislative and judicial bodies of the Russian Federation, its leading economic and financial institutions, more than half of the country’s commercial and specialized banks, and representative offices of major Russian companies and leading international corporations.
More than 80 percent of the country’s financial flows are concentrated in Moscow, as well as over half of Russia’s banking capital, and 90 percent of the headquarters of foreign banks and financial institutions operating in Russia. Over 90 percent of Russia’s stock market trading also takes place in Moscow.
The Moscow Government heads Moscow’s executive body system, which includes industry-specific and functional executive bodies, such as departments, committees, main directorates, administrations and inspectorates. The Moscow Government’s efforts seek to ensure proper functioning and dynamic development of all sectors of the municipal economy which makes it possible to form a safe and comfortable living environment with modern amenities and minimized energy and resource consumption, to improve the quality of life, and to reduce the utility bills.

Moscow Government

An executive body responsible for developing and implementing policies in the sphere of drawing foreign investment, promoting international and external economic relations, conducting international convention and exhibition activities, developing Moscow as an international financial center, and providing support to our compatriots abroad.

Business Programme Partner

EY

A global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY works together with companies across the CIS and assists them in realizing their business goals. 4,500 professionals work at 20 CIS offices (in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Togliatti, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Bishkek, Baku, Kyiv, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Yerevan, and Minsk).

EY Russia works to the highest international standards. The company is owned by Russian citizens and in total 96% of employees hold Russian citizenship. The corporate governance bodies responsible for key decisions in respect of the company’s development and operating activities also mainly consist of Russian citizens.

EY Russia ranked first by RAEX (Expert RA) among the top Russian audit groups and networks, and audit firms for year 2016.

General media partner

TASS

Russia’s state news agency and an integral part of the world media system since 1904.
A staff of more than 1,500 and more than 60 foreign bureaus and 70 regional centers in Russia maintain a steady news flow 24/7.
TASS generates a diversified newsfeed and audio-visual products and services in Russian and English, covering a very broad variety of topics.
With a database covering more than a century of facts and a unique photo archive, TASS provides illustrations and reference information to accompany any news item within seconds.
Every year TASS holds hundreds of events featuring Russian and foreign political leaders, representatives of the biggest Russian and foreign companies, artists, scientists and athletes.
TASS is part of regional and global media organizations, maintaining partnership relations with more than 60 news agencies around the world.
TASS: We know!

Media partner

Sputnik International News Agency and Radio

An international news agency and radio broadcaster with multimedia information hubs in over 20 countries.
Sputnik operates through:
News websites available in 30+ languages, including English, Arabic, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Turkish and French
Newswires run 24/7 in English, Arabic, Spanish and Chinese
Analog and digital radio broadcasting in over 20 countries
Sputnik News and Sputnik Trending mobile apps
Sputnik.Polls – an international public opinion project
Sputnik websites provide various multimedia content including infographics, photo and video reports, live streaming, podcasts and online polls. In addition to prompt news release, Sputnik also publishes analytics and exclusive interviews. Sputnik mobile apps provide fast access to the global news content.
The Sputnik. Polls project, carried in partnership with leading research companies such as Populus, IFOP, and forsa, runs regular surveys on the most sensitive social and political issues in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Media partner

Interfax Information Services Group

Interfax is the leading information group in the CIS and the recognized leader in the B2B segment of Russia’s information market.
Interfax dates back to 1989, the founding of the Interfax News Agency, which became the country’s first nongovernmental outlet for up-to-the-minute political and economic news.
Interfax is the most frequently cited source for information on Russia and the CIS in the world media and the most popular newswire service on the Russian financial market.
Interfax develops professional information solutions that help companies operate in the financial and commodity markets, enabling them to make investment decisions, manage risk, organize external communications and fulfill regulatory requirements.
Interfax’s best-known IT services include SPARK (counterparty risk management), SCAN (media analysis and monitoring), ASTRA (analytical solution for compliance with Russian law on transfer pricing), X-Compliance (Know Your Customer solution to comply with anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing legislation), SPARK-Marketing (analysis of commodity markets), Regulatory news disclosure center (e-DISCLOSURE.RU), RU DATA (reference data and analytics).
Interfax develops partnerships with the leading world brands.
Working with Sberbank of Russia and Experian, Interfax created the United Credit Bureau, Russia’s market leader for consumer credit information. Interfax’s joint venture with Dun & Bradstreet, another international information market leader, provides business information.

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.