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

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 160 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 75 countries worldwide.

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

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Government and Business in the Social Sector: Identifying New Sources of Growth
6 June 2019
09:00—10:15

Involving business in the efforts to achieve government objectives in the social sector can bring numerous benefits ranging from balancing resources and increasing speed and efficiency to facilitating the growth of related industries. Increasing the contribution made by the private sector in this area can be compared to attracting investment to the industry and the economy. To ensure the success of and a constant flow of investment into social projects new forms of collaboration need to be introduced, an effective regulatory framework should be established and a balance struck between individual interests and responsibility. The development of a roadmap for such partnership will lay transparent foundations to implement projects in the social sphere. What can be done to encourage businesses to become involved in long-term social projects, investments, and PPPs? What barriers are currently making it harder to attract private investment in social projects? How can an effective dialogue be established between government and business? Is current state support for investors sufficient?

Date
06.06.2019
Forum
SPIEF
Started at
09:00—10:15
Conference hall
Pavilion G, conference hall G2
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