The Sochi International Forum has long been the "calling card" of Kuban. The work on the organization of the forum is personally supervised by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Government Dmitry Kozak. All federal ministries are involved in the preparation of the business program of the forum.
"The plan of preparation for the Sochi-2015 forum was approved by the head of the region. All the measures provided for in it should be carried out on time and with the best result," said Ivan Peronko, Vice-Governor, Minister of Finance of the Krasnodar Territory. "We need to preserve the best traditions, organize and hold this investment forum at the highest level," Peronko said.
The Vice-Governor noted in this regard that almost all subjects of the Russian Federation will participate in the work of Sochi-2015, and together we must ensure that the business part of the forum becomes as rich and productive as possible.
As already reported, by the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation, the time of the Sochi Forum has been postponed from mid-September to early October. In 2015, it will be held on October 1-4.
The coordinator of the preparation of the forum is the Department of Business Support and Foreign Economic Relations of the Krasnodar Territory. The technical operator - by the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation - was determined by the Union "Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Krasnodar Krai".
As last year, the forum will be held at the site of the Main Media Center in the Olympic Park. The total area of the exhibition halls will also remain unchanged and will exceed 5 thousand square meters.
For the business program of the forum in 2015, a plenary session hall with a capacity of up to 1.9 thousand people, 12 round table halls with a total capacity of more than 2.2 thousand seats are provided. 4 halls are allocated in the conference area of the media center, 8 additional halls are being built up. The main topics of discussion of Sochi-2015 will be the implementation of export potential and import substitution programs in Russia, the development of the country's financial market, changes in the structure of the Russian economy.
According to the press service of the Krasnodar Territory administration, the region will present at the forum about 1800 ready-made investment projects of various industry orientation, including import substitution projects. Participants and guests of the forum will see the investment potential of the region in the form of leaflets, architectural layouts and multimedia 3D presentations. The best investment offers will be included in the "Investor's Guide", which will be presented at the central stand of the Krasnodar Territory.
It is planned to use hotels of the Imereti Lowland with a total number of more than 14 thousand rooms to accommodate the forum participants. The concept of transport services for the forum participants and the temporary scheme of the organization of transport traffic in the Imereti lowland during the Sochi-2015 was approved.
The cultural program today includes an evening reception on behalf of the organizing committee, an evening gala concert at Medals Plaza for forum participants and residents of the city, as well as open regional hockey competitions, skating and tennis tournaments.