A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation – a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 2,500 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 122 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 69 countries worldwide.

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Roscongress Blog

8 October 2019
Sergey Khoroshaev
The Law on Social Entrepreneurship to Transfer Social Facilities Ownership to Enterprises

In July, the State Duma adopted the law governing social entrepreneurship. Midterm, it is to transform the social welfare, said Sergey Khoroshaev, Investment Commissioner of the Government of the Kaliningrad Region under the Government of the Russian Federation in Moscow.


21 August 2019
Sergey Khoroshaev
Sergey Khoroshaev on the Social Entrepreneurship Law

Late last month President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law No. 245-FZ ‘On Amendments to the Federal Law ‘On the Development of Small and Medium-sized Entrepreneurship in the Russian Federation’’ dated 26 July 2019. The law defines the terms ‘social entrepreneurship’ and ‘social enterprise,’ which led the media to dub it the ‘Law on Social Entrepreneurship.’