A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

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 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 133 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 70 countries worldwide.

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05.06.2019

Mercedes-Benz Presents New Electric Vehicle at SPIEF

At St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Mercedes-Benz made a present to all those who admire German cars and green technology. The new EQC — a four-wheel drive electric car — premiered for the Russian public. It is the first model of the EQ series, the automotive giant’s electric brand, where EQ stands for ‘Electric Intelligence’.

Mercedes-Benz EQC was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in autumn 2018. The vehicle is equipped with an innovative high-voltage battery that keeps the engine running for over 450 kilometres. The battery can be charged using an AC circuit, both at home and at public charging stations.

«Mercedes-Benz is a long-standing partner of SPIEF. The participants of the Forum appreciate the comfort of these cars. We are happy that this year they will have a chance to see the Mercedes-Benz’s new innovative car,» emphasized Alexander Stuglev, CEO of the Roscongress Foundation. He also hoped that the next-generation environmentally friendly cars will go into production at the German concern’s factory that was opened in Moscow Region in late May 2019.

«2019 is an anniversary year in the Russian history of Mercedes-Benz: it has been 125 years since the first car — Benz Velo — appeared in Russia. Traditions are of utmost importance for us, and one of those traditions is providing the Forum participants with comfortable and safe transfer, as well as greeting our guests at the S-Lounge,» emphasized Jan K. Madeja, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Russia.


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