About the Forum
The 5th Russian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Forum (SME Forum) was held on 5 June 2019 to coincide with the start of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The SME Forum is annual event for the discussion of the current climate for small and medium-sized business and the measures which need to be taken in order to strengthen its role in the Russian economy.
- To facilitate the unlocking of potential among small and medium-sized businesses in Russia
- To broaden dialogue with state bodies, while reducing administrative barriers, increasing the effectiveness of infrastructure
- To assist in the provision of financial and institutional support for MSEs.
We invite to participate in the SME Forum representatives of federal and regional legislative and executive bodies, directors of small and medium-sized companies, directors of state and public organizations providing support to SMEs, and representatives of the banking sector, consultancy firms and legal services organizations.