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

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, 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, 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 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.

The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 173 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 78 countries worldwide, and 188 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, Spanish – t.me/RoscongressEsp and Arabic t.me/RosCongressArabic. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation:roscongress.org.

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25.01.2023

Volunteers recruited for St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2023

Roscongress, together with the Association of Volunteer Centres, announced the start of recruitment of out-of-town volunteers for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2023. The recruitment will take place as part of the Mobility Programme. Volunteer applications can be submitted until the end of February.

The 60 volunteers selected under the Mobility Programme will be helping organize the Forum from 7 to 18 June 2023. They will prepare the venue for the event, accompany Forum delegates and media representatives, work at the thematic stands, and more.

Volunteers must meet the following requirements:

- the candidate must be at least 18 years old (at the time of application);

- must be citizens of the Russian Federation;

- possess English language proficiency at the upper-intermediate (B2) level or higher;

- register an application for the event as a volunteer at congress.ru;

- have volunteer experience, confirmed by the DOBRO.RU platform or revealed during the interview;

- complete the online course: Event Volunteering. Basic Level.

Volunteer applications that do not meet the above requirements will not participate in the next stages of the selection process. Eligible candidates will undergo an online personality test, as well as English language skills test. Additionally, there will be a personal interview, held partly in English, and an interview with the Forum Organizing Committee.

Candidates who successfully pass all stages of the selection process will be provided with meals, accommodation and travel to and from the event venue.

Applications will be accepted until 28 February. You may fill in the application form here: vk.cc/cl0jVi.

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is one of the largest business events in the world. SPIEF has been held for 26 years, and since 2006 it has been held under the auspices and with the participation of the President of the Russian Federation. The Forum brings the business community together to discuss Russian and global economic issues. In 2022, more than 14,000 people from 130 countries took part in SPIEF, including heads of state, CEOs of major companies and key industry experts.

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