The Organizing Committee of the Yalta International Economic Forum presented the potential of YIEF to participants in the biggest annual business event in Russia, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Information about the capacity of YIEF was provided at the pavilion of the Republic of Crimea, which is located at the exhibition held as part of the St. Petersburg Forum. SPIEF guests learned about the results of YIEF 2017 and familiarized themselves with the terms and conditions for taking part in the next Forum, which is scheduled for April 2018.
The second day of SPIEF featured the YIEF 2017 presentation, hosted by Sergey Aksyonov, Head of the Republic of Crimea and Chairman of the Forum Organizing Committee, Andrey Nazarov, Co-chairman of the All-Russia Public Organization “Delovaya Rossiya” and Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee, and Sergey Lazutkin, Director of the YIEF Foundation.
Sergey Aksyonov pointed out the increasing number of YIEF participants, as well as the growing practical results of the Forum. The head of the Republic of Crimea shared his insight that the Yalta International Economic Forum was evolving as one of the country’s major investment platforms.
The Chairman of the Organizing Committee said he was grateful to the organizers of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum for the opportunity to present Crimea’s investment potential. The head of the Republic of Crimea noted that the region had gathered positive experience of playing host to such a significant international event.
For his part, Andrey Nazarov said that YIEF welcomed more than 2,000 participants from 46 countries. “This implies that the Yalta platform has been recognized as a global venue for holding serious business discussions. The Fourth YIEF edition will be held from 19 through 21 April 2018. The quota for participation has been increased to 3,000 and guests are expected from more than 60 countries. Russia will be represented at the top level”, Mr. Nazarov said.
The presentation book on YIEF 2017, prepared by the YIEF Foundation, was officially presented on the sidelines of SPIEF. Director of the YIEF Foundation Sergey Lazutkin presented Head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov with the first copy of the illustrated edition containing comprehensive data on the results of this year’s Forum, the discussions it featured, and major contracts and agreements signed at the Forum.
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