The Roscongress Foundation and Jugra Bank have signed a cooperation agreement, under which Jugra Bank will become a partner of the sporting programmes at the economic forums organized by Roscongress.
The main area of cooperation will be the Roscongress Sport Awards ceremony, held for the first time at the Sochi International Investment Forum 2016. The awards acknowledged the highlights and recognized those participants who were most active in the sporting programmes at this year’s forums.
“We are pleased with the results of this ceremony”, said Alexander Stuglev, Chief Executive Officer of the Roscongress Foundation. “The event attracted a great deal of interest from participants. We certainly plan to continue to hold events of this kind at other business forums, in cooperation with Jugra Bank, our strategic partner for promoting cultural and sporting events.”
“The sporting programmes at the economic forums are not only a way of boosting energy and raising spirits, but also a platform for informal networking and a tool for promoting sport. Sport has earned well-deserved recognition, so the story of this ceremony will be continued”, said Jugra Bank President Alexey Nefedov.
The Roscongress Sport Awards 2016 winners were:
Best Event – Sochi Autodrom Director of Marketing Dmitry Yerofeyev, for the international sport wheelchair race held on the Sochi Formula 1 track on September 28
Best Gala Match – Night Hockey League Deputy General Director Yevgeny Rychkov, for an ice hockey series
Best Match – Vostochny Bank Chairman of the Management Board Alexey Kordichev, for a table tennis match at the Eastern Economic Forum
Best Tournament – KSK Group President Nikolai Shalimov, for a series of tennis tournaments
Best Athlete – Rossiysky Capital Bank Chairman of the Management Board Mikhail Kuzovlev
For Support of the Corporate Games – Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Crimea Vladimir Konstantinov, for the corporate games at the Yalta International Economic Forum
Best Panel Session on Sport – Sovetsky Sport General Director Zoya Sinitsyna
For Services to Sport – the outstanding saxophonist Igor Butman