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 – 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 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 131 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 70 countries worldwide.

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Sergey  Mikhaylov

Sergey Mikhaylov

General Director, Russian News Agency TASS
Quotes
23.10.2019
Russia- Africa Economic Forum 2019
The Role of Media in Russian–African Relations
TASS today is dedicated to developing our relationship with the African colleagues. We are going to provide the residents of the continent with a chance to receive an interpretation of both global and African events, that will differ from that of the majority of Western media. TASS plans to significantly expand the number of offices in the tropical Africa. <…> This, we hope, is going to improve the mutual understanding between the peoples of Russia and of the African countries, and improve the relations across a variety of fields
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
Digitalization Unlocking New Opportunities in Agro-Industry
We applied the Industry 4.0 philosophy during the implementation of our project. <...> It uses artificial intelligence, robotics, but their work is synchronized. In fact, we bring raw meat to the factory, and afterwards we receive the finished product. We increase performance, efficiency, reduce risks, and increase constant quality
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
The Future of Journalism
Develop and implement technologies for tracking and rapid verification, is the key in today's media environment. <...> It's important to build communication mechanisms with users to use them as a network of civil journalists anywhere in the world
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
The Future of Journalism
If the machine can ultimately automate processing and production of content that takes up 80% of our traditional media, then journalists will have much more time for exclusive materials: working with sources, searching for unusual topics and twists. And in the end it will lead to an increase, not to a drop in the quality of journalism
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
The Future of Journalism
And only by changing every minute, every second by modern standards, you can resist, respond and face the challenges that I indicated above
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
The Future of Journalism
Traditional business models based on advertising are failing. The price of advertising contact with an audience that is at a high level in traditional television consistently grows cheaper. With the transition of content online it gets even cheaper when the content is transferred to mobile platforms and social networks. At the same time, customer contact in the digital environment is more qualitative, it is easy to analyse and focus on the right audience
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
The Future of Journalism
In fact, the media business today is completely taken over by the social networks. The world knows several high-profile stories about the opposition of the largest traditional media: the New York Times, the Guardian and their dispute with Facebook
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
The Future of Journalism
News agencies, influenced by the development of new technologies and changes in the media economy, began to lose their monopoly on information, finding themselves in a rather tough competitive environment of new media - both the media and social platforms
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
The Future of Journalism
The name to this challenge is the ‘automation of content production’. <...>So far, none of the world's media has been able to automate the production of actual news
24.05.2018
SPIEF 2018
The Future of Journalism
Journalism faces new challenges with the development of information technology. For example, when delivering photos to customers we’re talking minutes, and sometimes even seconds