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Promsvyazbank PJSC


Promsvyazbank is a top-10 Russian bank designated as one of 11 systemically important financial institutions by the Central Bank of Russia. It’s a full-service state bank operating for more than 20 years. Promsvyazbank was chosen as a base bank for implementing the state defense order and servicing large state contracts, it provides a full range of services to retail and corporate customers, small and medium-sized enterprises. The Bank’s regional network has more than 300 offices, more than 10,000 ATMs (including ATMs of partner banks) and more than 200 self-service terminals throughout Russia. The Bank’s products and services are offered in most regions of the country and cover about 88% of Russia’s population.

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Agency for Strategic Initiatives


Autonomous Nonprofit Organization “Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects” ( has been established under the order of the Russian Government dated August 11, 2011. The agency is supporting the commercial, social and educational projects concerning overcoming administrative and regulatory barriers, carrying out a comprehensive examination and raising funds (through financial and development institutions). A separate line involves system projects to improve the investment climate, ensure the industrial growth staffing, further children's education and ensure new quality of life of people with disabilities. According to the instructions of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ASI, and the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin, the Agency also implements the National Technological Initiative and non-oil and gas export support system “Investment Lift for Middle-Size Companies”.

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KOMOS GROUP is one of Russia’s largest agricultural holdings. It includes an integrated milk processing complex (6 production sites), 4 poultry plants, 3 pig farms, 2 meat processing plants, 1 cold storage facility, and 3 feed mills. The enterprises are located in the Udmurt Republic, Perm Territory, Republic of Tatarstan, and Republic of Bashkortostan. The goods produced by the Holding are supplied to 72 Russian regions and neighbouring countries.



Otkritie FC Bank


Otkritie Bank is one of Russia’s top 10 major banks and is a systemically important institution. The Bank has been active in the financial market since 1993. Otkritie is a full-service bank with a sustainable, diversified business structure and a focus on corporate, investment, retail, SME and private banking. Today, Otkritie is a large scale financial group with a great potential for further business growth.



IBM is a global technology and innovation company, the largest technology employer in the world serving clients in 170 countries. We are a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company with one purpose: to be essential to our clients and to the world. IBM’s technology and talent have the power to help transform institutions, communities and the quality of life.

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SCHASTYE sweets have their own philosophy and a unique outlook on life. They bring happiness closer and are a great gift for your nearest and dearest. To create our confections, we select and toast almonds, walnuts and peanuts, then combine them with our favourite chocolate in a praline made to a classic French recipe. Finally, we add natural ingredients to give each chocolate its own special flavour.



Aquanika is premium-quality natural water from the underground relict sea rich with perfectly balanced micro- and macroelements. The Aquanika Company is a large Russian producer of the following brands: Aquanika, drinking water, Aquakids – water for kids 0+, Arji mineral water, sparkling non-alcoholic drinks Mingaz, the Springs of Caucasus, SoyuzSladProduct and others. Their modern plant of a new generation is located in a green Nizhny Novgorod region and fit with state-of-the-art German equipment. Strict control over the processes ensures the highest quality and safety of drinks. Aquanika is the water of good shape!

Official Water of the Forum

BAIKAL430 deep natural Baikal water


BAIKAL430 is natural pure water of great Lake BAIKAL from the depth of 430 meters. Russian scientists have confirmed that Baikal deep water is uniquely pure ultra low mineralization water with mineral content stable for millions of years. Nowadays BAIKALSEA Co have the only deep water extraction technology which meet all drinking water and ecological safety standards. We deliver original BAIKAL water to you. Dissolved oxygen volumes and ultra low mineralization create refreshing taste of BAIKAL430 surpassing all other waters. Human civilization has no affection on delivering us original natural water huge Baikal Lake ecosystem. Four BAIKAL430 labels contain different views of the lake. Chose and taste your BAIKAL water.

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Mars, Incorporated


Mars, Incorporated is a private, family-owned business with more than a century of history, $35 billion in sales, and six diverse business segments producing some of the world's best-loved brands: M&M’S®, PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, ORBIT®, SKITTLES® and UNCLE BEN’S®. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.

Floral Partner



Florellino is a versatile business providing a complex of services in floristry and plant care. We provide services in décor with fresh flowers, artificial materials, textiles, handmade objects, as well as decorative structures specially designed to meet the themes, seasonal nature of events and specific customer requirements. Our company relies on leading worldwide and domestic practices in floristry and design, extensive professional experience and high qualification of its staff. Our priorities at all times are personal approach and maximum consideration of our customers’ demands, as well as creative approach to our work, which allows not only to fulfil our customers’ wishes with precision, but also to offer them unique solutions that become their signature style.

Official Taxi of the Forum



The cultural capital has a culture of service. Official taxi of the Forum: TROIKA CARS – the St. Petersburg taxi with truly high culture. TROIKA CARS is the official taxi of St. Petersburg, with professional personal drivers that meet the highest level of European service and safety standards. The company’s fleet boasts more than 100 vehicles and offers the following impeccably stylish Mercedes-Benz models: Comfort: С-class; Business: E-class; Premium: S-class. All vehicles are 2018 releases. We believe that the standard for impeccable service consists of complete control over all details, guaranteed safety, and a sense of tact. The company’s solid reputation and long-term experience are essential to the Forum being held at an exceptional level. We believe that a taxi driver’s manners are the face of the city. That’s why TROIKA CARS takes responsibility for the culture on our city’s roads.