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VTB Capital wins Corporate & Financial Awards for "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forum

19 June 2013

VTB Capital’s “RUSSIA CALLING!” Investment Forums have been awarded ‘Best Analyst / Investor / Press Meeting’ and ‘Best ongoing communication with overseas investors and / or media’ in the annual Corporate & Financial Awards – one of the most prominent international media industry awards.

VTB Capital received the award for its sustained campaign to promote Russian investment opportunities through the “RUSSIA CALLING!” Investment Forums. The award, judged by a panel of leading communications professionals, was announced at the awards ceremony in London on 
18 June.

VTB Capital has hosted its annual flagship Investment Forum "RUSSIA CALLING!" since 2009. The Forums have become landmark events in the global investment calendar, helping shift perceptions of Russia and making a significant contribution to the country's direct dialogue with the international business community. Each Forum attracts over several hundred representatives of investment funds and corporate executives in which various investor meetings take place. The "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forums are conducted in Moscow, London and New York.

The Forums encourage direct dialogue between Russian and international businesses and investors, enabling Russian companies to achieve great results in global markets. They help to develop relations between Russia and international investors and have strengthened Russia’s image as one of the most important financial centres of the international economy. 

Olga Podoinitsyna, Member of the Board at VTB Capital, said: “The Corporate & Financial Awards are one of the most prestigious awards in the communications and media relations sector. We are delighted that VTB Capital’s work in promoting Russian investment opportunities has received this valuable recognition from the industry. The main objective of the VTB Capital Investment Forums "RUSSIA CALLING!" is to show international investors the full range of possibilities in Russia today, and to boost their interest in the Russian market. The VTB Capital events not only help position the company on the global stage, but they also drive and strengthen the economic potential and attractiveness of the country."

The Corporate & Financial Awards are an annual event established by the renowned international Communicate magazine, a monthly trade magazine for the UK corporate communications community. The Corporate & Financial Awards are judged by experienced in-house public relations practitioners, professionals from leading communication agencies, analysts and financial journalists.

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