VTB Capital’s "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forum named as the best business event of 2015

3 December 2015

VTB Capital’s "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forum was named as the best business event of the year by the Moscow Times Awards 2015.

The awards ceremony took place on December 2, 2015 in Moscow.

The seventh VTB Capital "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forum was held in Moscow in October 2015. The Forum was attended by over 2,000 guests from more than 60 countries.

Since 2009, the Forum is one of the highlights of the year and attracts many portfolio and strategic investments to the Russian economy. The Forum has gathered a high calibre of audience members from key regions from around the world, promoting the effective cooperation between Russian and international businesses, as well as the development of intercultural relations and the strengthening the country’s business reputation.

"RUSSIA CALLING!" allows Forum delegates to communicate directly with decision-makers and to get first-hand information to effectively manage investment decisions.
Topics discussed during the Forum included how to build long-term cooperation and create conditions for economic development, macroeconomic stability, and identify competitive advantages as well as the use of new opportunities.

Olga Podoinitsyna, Member of the Board at VTB Capital, said: "The "RUSSIA CALLING!" Forum reaffirmed its importance for the Russian and global investment communities. The Forum being recognized as the best business event of the year, endorses our development strategy, expertise, effectiveness of investor relations, quality of organization and communication support of the project."

In July 2015, VTB Capital’s “RUSSIA CALLING!” Investment Forum was awarded “best management of investor and analyst relations”, in 2014 VTB Capital won the prize for the best in-house Corporate and Financial Communications Team, in 2013 for the “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.

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