The Roscongress Foundation and Rostelecom have signed a long-term cooperation agreement at SPIEF 2018. The aim of the agreement is to facilitate the development of Russia’s economic potential and strengthen the country’s image by organizing conventions, exhibitions, and public events. The signatories were Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Roscongress Foundation Alexander Stuglev and President of Rostelecom Mikhail Oseevsky.
Under the agreement, Rostelecom will act as telecommunications partner for events organized by the Roscongress Foundation. Rostelecom plans to provide Wi-Fi Internet access during events and offer telecommunications services to participants. The company is also intending to sponsor a series of events.
The agreement provides for potential collaboration on projects aimed at preparing the infrastructure of Chelyabinsk to host the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits in 2020.
According to the agreement, when working on joint projects, the two organizations will, to the extent of their capabilities, pool technical, financial, staff, and other resources, share contacts, and offer reciprocal organizational and planning support. A project roadmap will set out the main stages of this future collaboration.