Source Pravda.Ru

Nizhny Novgorod to host International Business Summit in September

Nizhny Novgorod is preparing to welcome business missions of Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, China, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany, South Korea, the UAE, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other countries. On September 11-12, Nizhny Novgorod will host the second International Business Summit "Investing in the Future: Russia."

The event to exchange experiences in the field of investment and innovation will bring together representatives of science, economics and business from all over the world. "Without a doubt - the subjects for discussion proposed at the forum are relevant today for all economies in the world. I am pleased that our forum attracts international attention," governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev said.

One of the major goals of the summit is an opportunity for communication for representatives of authorities and business community among other regions of Russia, the promotion of Nizhny Novgorod products on the foreign market, the presentation of investment potential for larger audiences. The forum is also held to attract more investment to the region. 

The experience of such events has demonstrated their importance and necessity. For example, 17 agreements were signed as a result of the summit in 2012, and the region's economy received the extra 13 billion rubles. As a result of these agreements, German companies invested in the construction of Boryshev factory. The factory will produce plastic automotive components; it is to be launched in the third quarter of the current year. Another company - Matador (Slovakia) -  for the production of dashboard frames is expected to open in the region as well.

"We offer Russia and the world to discuss the investment climate in Russia, the cluster policy in the implementation of our strategic objectives, as well as the program of preparations for the 2018 World Cup," said Governor. Shantsev.

The congress part of the International Business Forum will consist of activities covering the full range of innovative economy. B2B and face-to-face communication platforms will be held as part of the summit. For participating companies, presentation area will be organized.

As Valery Shantsev noted, foreign investors, such as Volkswagen, Skoda, Liebherr, Danieli, Yunilin, Onduline and many others have already appreciated the openness of the Nizhny Novgorod region for business cooperation and favorable working conditions in the region.