During the IX edition of this annual event, businessmen from Russia and Europe would share their success or problems of doing business in and with Russia under the current political conditions at the round-table. The outcomes of these deliberations would be brought to the attention of the plenary session with the participation of officials from Europe and Russia.
In addition, bilateral meetings between Russian and European companies, likewise Russian potential investors and European investment promotion institutions will be organised.
The agenda of the event is aimed at fostering and facilitating business contacts and endeavours between Russian and European companies and to assist European regions to attract Russian direct investment.
The eight B2B fora already organised brought together 1,279 Russian and 447 foreign firms which had 3,040 bilateral negotiations.
In 2013 the Forum was selected by the European Commission to hold the first «Mission for Growth to the Russian Federation» leaded by Mr. Antonio Tajani, Vice-President.