The SME Forum

Small Businesses in Municipalities

02 Jun , 14:30–16:00
Russian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Forum
Congress Centre, conference hall D1

Small enterprises can serve as a source of urban socioeconomic development. Small businesses are in a position to help local authorities address the issues of unemployment and increase tax revenue. Small businesses can help reduce out migration from small territories, preserving small territories as they are.
• Incentivizing municipalities to develop SMEs
• The digital transformation of municipalities (Smart Cities)
• Implementing and developing private-municipal partnerships: effects and rationale
• Can experienced entrepreneurs that are successfully running their own businesses scale their experiences in smaller cities, for example, through franchising?

Vladislav Korochkin, Member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation

Artem Artemiev, President, TITAN Non-profit Partnership of industrialists
Alexander Glazkov, Head of the Satkinsky Municipal District
Alexander Moor, Head, All-Russian Center for National Building Policy
Svetlana Tananova, General Director, Capital-PROK
Stanislav Cherdantsev, Head of the Guryevsky Municipal District

Front row participants
Vitaliy Gumenyuk, Founder and Vice President, Far Eastern Centre for the Study of Security Problems Autonomous Non-profit Vocational Education Organization (online) (online)
Sergei Lapenko, Member, Crimean Regional Headquarters, All-Russia People’s Front (online)