Forum partners


Sberbank of Russia is the largest Bank in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, with approximately 30% of the total national banking assets and about 240,000 employees. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and the majority shareholder of Sberbank (over 60% of voting shares), with the rest of the shares dispersed among more than 245,000 individuals and legal entities. Sberbank has the most widespread branch network in Russia which includes 17 regional head offices, over 20,000 branches and outlets, as well as subsidiaries in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Belarus, a branch in India and representative offices in Germany and China. 

Sberbank holds General License No.1481, issued by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. Sberbank’s website is


General Partner

OJSC “RTI” is the largest industry holding company and integrator of high-tech as well as research & production companies.

OJSC “RTI”  enterprises have their own R&D infrastructure and undertake uniquely challenging and large-scale projects in the radio and space technology, navigation, and microelectronic product industries.

OJSC “RTI” product portfolio is replete with turnkey solutions for integrated communication and security systems, systems integration, microelectronics, telecommunications, geoinformatics & radio navigation, as well as large-scale projects crucial to national defense.


Telecommunication Partner

Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) is the leading telecommunication operator in Russia and the CIS countries. MTS, together with its subsidiaries, expanded its total customers database to over 103 million. The population of all Russian regions, and also Armenia, Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, where MTS and its associates and subsidiaries are licensed to provide GSM and 3G services, constitutes the total of more than 230 million people. Since June 2000, the shares of MTS are quoted at the New York Stock Exchange. In 2011, the fourth year successively, MTS became the most expansive Russian brand to be named among the top 100 most powerful brands in BRANDZ™ (a ranking published by the Financial Times and Millward Brown).


Car Partner

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.1 million vehicles in 2010, generating revenue of 8.77 trillion yen ($102.37 billion US). In Russia the company has been operating since January 1, 2004, delivering a comprehensive range of models under Nissan and Infiniti brands. In June 2009 Nissan Plant in St.Petersburg was opened. Presently the plant produces Nissan Teana, Nissan X-Trail and Nissan Murano. In 2010 sales of Nissan and Infiniti in Russia reached 84 288 units.


Section sponsor

Lafarge has been operating in Russia since 1996. The company currently owns two plants: in Voskresensk, Moscow region and Korkino, Chelyabinsk region. Besides operating 2 cement plants, Lafarge Russia has also acquired limestone licenses at Federal auctions in the Kaluga, Rostov and Krasnodar regions. In 2011 Lafarge Cement Russia and RUSNANO signed a Memorandum of understanding. This Memorandum signifies the intention of the two parties to begin working together in the development of innovative and sustainable construction materials.


Section sponsor

OJSC Promsvyazbank, founded in 1995, is one of the leading privately-owned Russian banks, with total assets of RUB 485 bn and total capital of RUB 59.7 bn under IFRS as of 1 July 2011. Holding company Promsvyaz Capital B. V. owns 72.93% of the Bank; Commerzbank Auslandsbanken Holding AG, a subsidiary of the second-largest German bank Commerzbank AG, has a 15.32% stake; and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development owns the remaining 11.75%. PSB has the following international credit ratings: “Ba2” from Moody’s Investors Service; “BB-” from Fitch Ratings. As at 1 July 2011, PSB had a network of about 250 points of sale in Russia, as well as an overseas branch in Cyprus, and representative offices in China, India and Ukraine.


Forum informational partners


General informational partner

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