of the IX International Economic Forum
“Innovation. Investment. Prospects.”
December 2-3, 2021
On December 2-3, 2021, the Vitebsk region welcomes guests of the IX International Economic Forum “Innovations. Investment. Prospects.” The Forum will be held at the Vitebsk Regional Executive Committee (Vitebsk, ulitsa Gogolya, 6).
The use of new digital technologies, the formation of infrastructure and legal environment for the digital economy are the main ideas of the IX Forum with the thematic direction “Digital economy as the driver of innovative development of the region”.
The Vitebsk Investment Forum is a place where business ideas and desires meet with the opportunities and state support. It’s a place where we track the achievements of the Vitebsk region, identify new prospects for growth, development and partnership annually. Discussion topics are multiplying, geography is expanding, new promising areas of cooperation, experience exchange in the use of high technologies in all major areas (industrial, educational, tourism and others) are being sought.
This year a number of Forum events are held in an online format for the first time within the framework of the Forum. It’s made in order to increase the number of events participants, as well as taking into account the current epidemiological situation. The virtual exhibition of economic entities of the Vitebsk region and foreign partners will carry out its work throughout the year until the next Forum. According to the results of visiting virtual and internal exhibitions, the Forum participants and guests were given the opportunity to communicate in virtual b2b rooms on various topics. Following the results of the panel discussions, the forum participants will hold talks in five offices in the following areas of activity: Industry. Construction. Agricultural industry. Tourism. Education.
The IX International Economic Forum is attended by more than 30 business delegations, representatives of the diplomatic corps from 15 countries.
The Forum is attended by:
Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Belarus Angelica Alexandrovna Nikitina (offline).
Deputy Minister of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus Anna Nikolaevna Ryabova (online).
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus Alla Leonovna Lomakina (online).
First Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus Boleslav Kazimirovich Pirshtuk (online).
First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus Andrey Arkadyevich Kosovsky (online).
Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Kazakhstan Pavel Vladimirovich Utyupin (online).
Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Poland and Belarus Kazimierz Zdunowski (online).
Committee of the Chinese Council for the Promotion of International Trade Heilongjiang First Secretary Li Haihong.
Honored Consul of the Kingdom of Thailand in Minsk, Mr. Ivan Chura (offline).
Consul General of the Republic of Belarus in Daugavpils Ilya Viktorovich Laput (online).
Head of the Trade and Economic Affairs Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Republic of Belarus
Deputy Governor of Kaluga Region Dmitry Olegovich Razumovsky
Acting Governor of the Vladimir Region of the Russian Federation Alexander Alexandrovich Avdeev (online).
The forum is attended by 11 business delegations and representatives of the Russian Federation state authorities: Volgograd, Pskov, Moscow, Kursk, Vladimir, Astrakhan regions; the leadership of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Volgograd, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Smolensk, Astrakhan, Ivanovo, Kaliningrad.
The forum is attended by business representatives of the state authorities of the People’s Republic of China of Shandong Province.
Business delegations: Republic of India, Republic of Latvia, Serbia, Georgia, Tajikistan.
Republican Unitary Enterprise ” Vitebsk Zonal Institute of Agriculture of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus”, state scientific institution “Institute of Microbiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus”, Educational institution “Vitebsk State University of Technology”, Educational Institution “Polotsk State University”, Educational Institution “Vitebsk State University named after P.M. Masherov”, Educational Institution “Vitebsk state order of peoples’ friendship medical university” will present their developments.
The Forum key topics are “Smart Cities of Belarus” and “Prospects for digital development of regions”.
The Forum lasts for two days. Besides attending presentations, exhibitions, discussions the Forum guests will also get acquainted with the cultural heritage of the Vitebsk region.
Participants of the IX Forum in Vitebsk will present their regions and companies offline/online, discuss problematic issues, exchange views within panel discussions “Smart Region”, “Innovations and Industry”, “The model of the interregional cooperation between Belarus and Russia regions on the example of the development of the Pskov and Vitebsk regions sustainable development concept, the construction of the “green economy” model.
Vitebsk region is ready to share its results and plans.
We are glad to welcome you at the Vitebsk Investment Forum “Innovations. Investment. The prospects.“!
Information about the Forum is available on the official website: www.iipvit.by
The Forum Organizing Committee: +375 (212) 42-58-50, 24-63-16, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.