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June 2017
16:00—18:00
Basketball match. ‘VTB Arena Open: Showdown between the Two Capitals’ for the Roscongress Cup
Nova Arena Sports Complex 100, Grazhdansky Pr., St. Petersburg
Basketball match. ‘VTB Arena Open: Showdown between the Two Capitals’ for the Roscongress Cup

The ‘VTB Arena Open: Showdown between the Two Capitals’ gala basketball match is set to be one of the biggest draws of the SPIEF 2017 sporting programme. Teams from St. Petersburg and Moscow – made up of well-known Russian politicians, business executives, artists, and athletes – will fight it out for the Roscongress Cup.

Participants may attend as spectators by invitation. You can find detailed information in your personal web office.

10:00—18:00
VI International Mini-Football Tournament for St. Petersburg consular missions and people’s diplomacy representatives
Dubki Park 44, Dubkovskoye Shosse, Sestroretsk, St. Petersburg
VI International Mini-Football Tournament for St. Petersburg consular missions and people’s diplomacy representatives

The tournament will feature national teams, consisting of business and cultural figures as well as consular staff, who will fight for victory on the football fields of Dubki Park in Sestroretsk. All players will be outfitted in national team uniforms. The event programme will include sporting contests for participants and spectators, an equestrian show, a concert programme and, for the first time, a tennis tournament.

The events will be taking place with the support of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s offices in St. Petersburg and the Government of St. Petersburg.

Participants may attend as spectators by showing their participant badge.

09:00—17:00
St. Petersburg Corporate Games
Alexeyev Sports Centre 16, Pr. Rayevsogo, St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg Corporate Games

Competitions will take place among the employees of government agencies and various commercial businesses from St. Petersburg, Leningrad Region, and other regions of the Russian Federation. Approximately 1,000 people are expected to take part.

Tournaments are being organized for 15 sporting events, including in team sports such as mini football, volleyball, and basketball, and in more intellectual pursuits such as draughts, chess, and backgammon. Some athletes will also have the chance to prove themselves in table tennis, darts, and badminton tournaments, while others can show off their strength in arm-wrestling and weightlifting contests.
09:00—21:00
White Nights. Roscongress Cup Tennis Tournament
Yelagin Island Tennis Club 6, 3-y Yelagin Most, St. Petersburg
White Nights. Roscongress Cup Tennis Tournament

The matches will take place in one of St. Petersburg’s most beautiful locations, Yelagin Island, on the six clay courts of the Yelagin Island Tennis Club. The tournament awards ceremony will be held in the stable wing of Yelagin Palace, with guests treated to an entertainment programme, a cocktail reception, and prize giveaways from our partners.

Premium Package participants may attend this event by invitation. You can find detailed information in your personal web office.

09:00—21:00
Roscongress Cup Billiards Tournament
Yelagin Island Tennis Club 6, 3-y Yelagin Most, St. Petersburg
Roscongress Cup Billiards Tournament

SPIEF participants can take part in this Russian billiards tournament alongside representatives from St. Petersburg’s political, business, cultural, and sporting communities who are not attending the Forum.

Premium Package participants may attend this event by prior registration in the personal web office.

Participants may attend this event by prior registration in the personal web office.

11:00—16:00
Roscongress Cup Chess Tournament
Yelagin Island Tennis Club 6, 3-y Yelagin Most, St. Petersburg
Roscongress Cup Chess Tournament

The chess tournament is supported by the Russian Chess Federation.

Not only will the picturesque backdrop help you focus on the game, but the aesthetic pleasures of the park can bring enjoyment in and of themselves.

This is where Forum participants will be able to build on the results they have achieved at the Forum’s business venue in an informal setting.

Premium Package participants may attend this event by prior registration in the personal web office.

10:00—22:00
Gazprombank Private Banking Golf Tournament 2017
Peterhof Lakes Course 1, Gofmeisterskaya Ulitsa, Peterhof
Gazprombank Private Banking Golf Tournament 2017

This year’s tournament will be held as part of the Gazprombank Private Banking Golf Championship, now under the auspices of the Roscongress Foundation with support from the Russian Golf Association.
The tournament will take place at the Peterhof Lakes Course, which is set to open in June. Participants will enjoy a unique opportunity to be the first to sample the beauty and challenge of this new 18-hole course designed by celebrated golfer and course designer Greg Norman.

Peterhof Lakes Course is located within Peterhof itself, next to Alexandria Park and Mikhailovka, the royal summer residence.

Premium Package participants may attend this event by invitation. You can find detailed information in your personal web office.

12:00—14:00
Opening ceremony for the Ladoga Trophy Raid
Isaakievskaya Ploshchad
Opening ceremony for the Ladoga Trophy Raid

On May 31, 2017, the Ladoga Trophy Raid Foundation for the Organization and Development of Sports and Sport Tourism, with support from the Roscongress Foundation Sports Department, will hold a Ladoga Trophy Raid presentation for participants and guests of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

The Ladoga Trophy Raid is a unique sporting event which will be taking place for the twenty-first time in St. Petersburg, the Republic of Karelia, and Leningrad Region from June 4–11, 2017. Ladoga is one of the most difficult off-road routes in the world, and both recognized professionals and keen beginners in the world of experimental off-road vehicles of all types will be taking part. The route around Lake Ladoga stretches about 1,200 kilometres, of which more than 200 are classified as special stages.

Premium Package participants may attend this event by invitation. You can find detailed information in your personal web office.