Russian Small &
Enterprises Forum

Participation    Accreditation    Transport    Taxis



Conditions of participation

You are invited to take part in the third Russian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Forum (SME Forum), which will take place at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (June 1–3, 2017).

Date: May 31, 2017

Address: ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre (64/1,Peterburgskoye Shosse, St. Petersburg).

Cost of participation

Participation in the Russian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Forum is on a paid basis.   



83.05 (ex. VAT)

88.98 (ex. VAT)

98.00 (inc. VAT) 

105.00 (inc. VAT)


If you are interested in attending the Forum, please complete an application on the website in the ‘Registration’ section.

The registration application must be completed by May 24, 2017. All fields marked with an asterisk in the application must be completed.

The applications for participation will be reviewed by the Forum organizers and, if approved, a written invitation will be sent to the individual who submitted the application. The Forum organizers may deny an invitation to the individual who submitted the application without explanation.

If approved, you must sign a contract, which will serve as confirmation and a guarantee for participation in the Forum.

After signing the contract, you will need to print an invoice from the participant’s Personal Web Office with the bank transfer payment details. Payment for participation must be made within 5 business days after signing the contract. The payment date shall be regarded as the date on which the funds are deposited in the contractor’s account. The registration fee may be paid prior to May 29, 2017.

Please note that the number of participants is restricted due to the limited capabilities of the venue, so please plan your participation in the Forum in advance.

We look forward to seeing you among the participants of the Russian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Forum!


Shuttle buses to and from Forum event venues


During the SME Forum, regular free shuttle buses will run on the following routes:

● Between Pulkovo Airport and the Forum venue*

● Between Moskovsky Rail Terminal and the Forum venue*

● Between the St. Petersburg hotels and the Forum venue*

● Between Accreditation Centres 1 and 2 and the Forum venue*

● Between parkings A1, A2, A4, A5 on Pulkovskoye Shosse and the Forum venue*

* Shuttle stops are located at the access control points E, F, and G.

For any information concerning transport you can also refer to transport services stands in the Passage (stands 31, 58 and 90).

* Please note: The free shuttle bus timetable and intervals might be changed. You should enquire about exact shuttle departure times and places from Forum personnel at Pulkovo Airport, Moskovsky Rail Terminal, hotels and Forum event sites. Please allow plenty of time for your journey.



To order a taxi, please contact a city taxi company of your choice.

Accredited taxi companies





+7 (812) 333 0000 


+7 (812) 326 0000

Accredited taxis drop off and pick up passengers on Peterburgskoye shosse near the entry checkpoint to the Forum venue.

For the convenience of Forum participants, parking lots for accredited taxis are located at dedicated parking lots on Pulkovskoye shosse, near the Moskovsky Rail Terminal, Pulkovo Airport, next to the city’s hotels and at locations where Forum cultural and sporting programme events are held.

Fixed rates have been set for Accredited taxis, covering the main transport routes.


Dining at the Forum venue

Participants of SME Forum do not need to leave the Forum venue for lunch or to have a cup of coffee during breaks between business programme events. The venue has its own restaurants and coffee and light refreshments will be available throughout the day.






Networking area

Congress Centre, ground floor 
(near D3 and D4 conference halls)

May 31 

Coffee break

Greenfield lounge

Tea-inspired beverages

Jardin coffee bar

Coffee-inspired beverages


FORUM Restaurant

Location: Congress Centre, ground floor (entrance from the Passage)

Cuisine: Russian, Italian, Pan-Asian

Number of seats: 550

Tel.: +7 (931) 320 5212, +7 (931) 300 2171

Hours: 11:30–16:00

PARC Restaurant

Location: Hilton Hotel, ground floor

Cuisine: European

Number of seats: 170

Tel.: +7 (812) 647 7484

Hours: 10:30–21:00

GRIL’ Restaurant

Location: Hilton Hotel, ground floor

Cuisine: Modern European

Number of seats: 80

Tel.: +7 (812) 647 7484

Hours: from 12:00 until the last guest

Rappoport’s Restaurant Group

Blok Meat Restaurant

Location: Courtyard 1

Cuisine: Meat, Russian, signature, local

Number of seats: 158

The restaurant has a summer terrace.

Contact info:

Tel.: +7 (931) 320 5455

Hours: 09:00–20:00

Grand Café Dr.Zhivago

Location: Courtyard 1

Cuisine: Russian

Number of seats: 210

The restaurant has a summer terrace.

Contact info:

Tel.: +7 (931) 320 6616

Hours: 09:00–20:00

China Gramota Restaurant

Location: Congress Centre, sixth floor

Cuisine: Chinese

Number of seats: 256

Contact info:

Tel.: +7 (931) 320 5191

Hours: 09:00–20:00