Sponsors and partners

Official partners

URALCHEM is one of the leaders in mineral fertilizers production in Russia, CIS states
and Eastern European countries. The company is the largest ammonium nitrate producer
in Russia and second in gross ammonia and nitrogen fertilizers production.
URALCHEM's product range of fertilizers is one of the most versatile and well balanced.
It includes both commodity products and innovative solutions tailored specifically to meet
the requirements of modern agricultural business.
URALCHEM operates production capacities of over 2.9 million tonnes of ammonium nitrate,
2.9 million tonnes of ammonia, 0.8 million tonnes of phosphate and complex fertilizers and
1.2 million tonnes of urea a year.

Uralkali is a world's leading producer of potash – a vital element necessary for plant nutrition. The company successfully operates in more than 60 countries worldwide. Uralkali employs ca.11,000 people in the main production unit. Company's shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange.

Business program official partners

Tatarstan ranks first in Russian Federation in economics, industry, sports and culture.
Shortly about advantages of the region:
- 68 000 sq.m is the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan;
- 3,8 million people population;
- 1 944,1 bln rubles - Gross Regional Product of the Republic of Tatarstan;
- 41 % of products manufactured in Tatarstan are exported;
- Tatarstan ranks first in the National Investment Climate Rating;
- Tatarstan attracts more than $ 2 mln. FDI per day;
- Tatarstan has 155 trade and economic countries -partners.

The Tatarstan Investment Development Agency (TIDA) is a special executive body of the Government of Tatarstan to carry out investment promotion and facilitation. TIDA is responsible for all international investment and business projects in the Republic of Tatarstan, reporting directly to the President of Tatarstan.Our agency operates as a one-stop center to qualified investors exploring investment opportunities in Tatarstan.

«Nornickel» is the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium, and one of the world's leading producers of platinum and copper.
«Nornickel»is involved inprospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals,production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals.
The main Russian production units of «Nornickel»are vertically integrated and include: the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel and Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company.
Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta belonging to the Group is the only nickel refining plant in Finland.
«Nornickel»also includes:Gipronickel Institute, a research and development facility located in Saint Petersburg, and Norilsk Process Technology, a research and development facility in Australia.
«Nornickel» has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.
When determining the strategy for its global operations and future development, «Nornickel» is focused on compliance with all social and environmental responsibility principles, which is essential for ensuring sustainable and efficient business development.

ROSATOM is the Russian Federation national nuclear corporation bringing together circa 300 nuclear companies and R&D institutions that operate in the civilian and defense sectors. With 70 years' expertise in the nuclear field, ROSATOM is a global leader in technologies and competencies offering cutting-edge industry solutions. ROSATOM  works on a global scale to provide comprehensive nuclear services that range from uranium enrichment to nuclear waste treatment.
ROSATOM highlights:
No. 1 globally in number of nuclear reactors under simultaneous construction in Russia and abroad (42 units); 
No. 2 globally in uranium reserves and No.4 globally in annual uranium extraction;
No. 3 globally and No. 1 in Russia in terms of nuclear power generation (about 18% of total power generated in Russia);
- 36% of the global uranium enrichment market;
- 17% of the global nuclear fuel market; 
- the world's only nuclear icebreaker fleet.

Chelyabinsk region
Chelyabinsk region is a large, rich, and prolific territory spread over 88 500 000 km2. Due to its unique geographical features it owns a well-developed transportation network. The mountain part of the region is rich of mineral deposits. The region is one of the most economically developed areas of Russia, it holds leading positions in agricultural, industrial, and economic spheres. The leader in the economy of the region is the metallurgical complex which produces over 60% of industrial output.

Saint-Petersburg – is a maritime capital of Russia, the biggest industrial center, possessing a huge scientific and fundamental research, educational and human resource potential. The core of St. Petersburg’s industry comprises 740 large and medium enterprises,  and also 24 thousand small-sized enterprises and micro-sized businesses. By the end of 2016, the Industrial Production index in St. Petersburg compared to last year amounted to 103.9% (average in Russia – 101,1%).
St. Petersburg has made a great contribution to the study and exploration of the Arctic and the Northern sea route. Today the city is a major scientific and industrial center of Russia in the study and development of offshore territories. Up to 80% of the scientific and engineering facilities and up to 30% of the production volume in the shipbuilding industry across Russia are concentrated in St. Petersburg.
In Saint-Petersburg there is a high concentration of leading enterprises in the field of engineering. In 2010, the city created the "Cluster of innovation in energy and industry", which specializes on the development and implementation of innovations, import substitution in the energy sector, energy efficient technologies.

Transneft, PJSC
Transneftis a state-owned trunk pipeline operator and one of the largest oil pipeline companies in the world. It is among ten largest Russian companies in terms of sales.
Transneft is operating over 70 thousand kilometers of trunk pipelines. It transports about 90% of oil and 25% of oil products produced in Russia.
The company's strategy is aimed at the development and modernization of Russia's trunk pipeline system.
Transneft is currently conducting a number of large-scale investment projects designed to increase the capacity of trunk oil and oil products pipelines in order to comply with the planned volumes of production and processing.

Sverdlovsk region
The Sverdlovsk region is located 2000 kilometers to the East from Moscow on the geographical border between Europe and Asia. With the area of 194 000 km2 the Sverdlovsk region is one of the largest Russian territories.
The Sverdlovsk region makes the top three in the rating of investment potential. Industrial output in the region is four times higher than the national average. The basic industries of the Sverdlovsk region are metallurgy, machine building and electric power industry.
The Sverdlovsk region is Russia's third-largest transportation hub. There are 6 federal motorways, 7 main railway lines including the Trans-Siberian Railway converging in the Ural. The Koltsovo international airport located in Ekaterinburg has been designated as the country's largest regional airport. All these favorable conditions enable the Sverdlovsk region to maintain trade relations with more than 140 partner countries and receive a great number of diplomatic missions every year.

PJSC "Rosseti"
Public joint stock company "Rosseti" (PJSC "Rosseti") – the operator of energy networks in Russia – is one of the largest power companies in the world. The company manages 2,3 million kilometers of power lines and 496 thousand substations with the total transformer capacity of more than 773 thousand MVA.
In 2016 the supply of electric power to consumers was up to 742,7 billion kW∙h. The number of employees of the "Rosseti" Group of companies is 216 thousand people.
Consolidated revenue of the group in 2016 reached 904 billion rubles, which was 17.9% more than in 2015.  A record net profit of 98.3 billion rubles has been achieved: it is 20.5% higher than a year earlier.
The complex assets of PJSC «Rosseti» are represented by 36 affiliated and dependent companies including 14 interregional and a regional distribution grid company. The controlling shareholder is the State represented by the Federal Agency of the State Property Administering of the Russian Federation, that owns 87.9 % of the share capital.


Moscow government

Moscow is one of the largest cultural and tourist centers in the world, a  political, business and financial center of Russia. It is home to the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the Russian Federation as well as leading economic and financial structures, more than half of commercial and specialized banks of the country, representative offices of the largest Russian companies and the world's leading corporations.
More than 80% of the country's financial flows, more than half of Russian bank capital, 90% of the headquarters of foreign banks and financial institutions operating in Russia, more than 90% of the Russian stock exchange trading in securities are concentrated in Moscow.
The Government of Moscow heads the system of executive authorities of Moscow, which includes branch and functional bodies of executive power (departments, committees, central administrations, administrations and inspections). The efforts of the Moscow Government are aimed at ensuring the reliable functioning and dynamic development of all sectors of the city's economy, allowing to form a safe and comfortable environment with minimal energy and resources costs, and at improving the quality of life of the population and reducing the cost of payment.
The Department for External Economic and International Relations of Moscow is an executive body responsible for implementing policies to attract foreign investment, for developing international and foreign economic relations, international congress and exhibition activities, for developing Moscow as an international financial center, and for the support of compatriots abroad.

The Russian Export Center
The Russian Export Center is a joint-stock company established as part of Vnesheconombank . It offers a specialised one-stop-shop for exporters, providing financial and non-financial support, and interacting with relevant ministries and agencies.
The establishment of the center was mandated by the Russian government, with the decision to institute the company taken by Vnesheconombank’s Supervisory Board on 13 April 2015.
The center was officially registered as a fully owned subsidiary of Vnesheconombank 21 April 2015.
With due consideration given to the strategic significance of the center, the Russian government designated the legal status of the center as a state export support institution in Federal Law No. 82-FZ dated 17 May 2007, “On the Bank for Development”.
On 29 June 2015, President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law implementing the corresponding amendments to the legislation.

Special partners

Beluga vodka
Beluga is the number one vodka in the super-premium and ultra-premium segments in Russia. The entire Beluga Vodka range is produced at the historical Mariinsk Distillery, established in 1900 in one of the most tranquil areas of Russia, in the heart of Siberia some 300 kilometers from the nearest town. Beluga combines industry-leading, cutting-edge equipment and traditional techniques to create a truly exclusive product symbolizing nobility and craftsmanship. Made with a special malt spirit and natural Siberian ingredients, including the purest water from artesian wells, all Beluga vodkas undergo a unique resting period lasting from 30 and 90 days. The result is an exquisite, velvety and luxurious taste, with each bottle having a distinct character.

ABRAU-DURSO – the Russian legend of Sparkling Wines and one of the oldest Russian brands with 145 years history. The company is №1 in sales of sparkling wines in Russia, have more than 250 awards at international tasting competitions, export to 15 countries including Germany, China, Israel, Kazakhstan, Croatia, Hungary and Duty Free shops. The company is the owner of Chateau d’Avize in Champagne, France.
A special international achievement is the presence of the Cuvee Alexander II sparkling wine in London Michelin-starred restaurants. Every year Abrau-Durso sparkling wines are awarded prizes at prestigious international exhibitions, including the International Wine & Spirit Competition, Decanter World Wine Awards and International Wine Challenge. It has sold more than 27 million bottles of sparkling wine in 2016.

Coffee Project
Coffee Project - the first and largest production of freshly roasted coffee in the Urals region, Russia.
For more than 5 years, a team of leading specialists has been working on making excellent quality coffee, our goal and main task is to deliver availability of delicious coffee to everyone in our region.
Lots of experience and deep knowledge of coffee helped us to get to the best quality of our product, which resulted in an interest from lots of coffee shops in Russia and Kazakhstan, which leaded to business partnerships and strong friendships.
Our Slogan: «Good coffee is for a good person»

"King Water"
The company "King Water" is one of the largest leading Russian companies in the production and sale of bottled water in Russia since 1994.
Huge experience, high quality product, perfect service and individual approach to each client, highlight the company "King water" among all others.
The company has an extensive dealer network of over 30 branches and regional offices in Russia, as well as its own fleet, which has more than 200 cars. The main advantages of the company "King water" are the artesian wells of 200-meters and a modern automated factory, located in the village of Logki, Solnechnogorsk district in Moscow region.
Taste and quality of "King water" water are recognized as unique by Russian and international specialists in nutrition and balneology.