16 may 2018 in Moscow will be held a “national gathering of social entrepreneurs: manufacture and sales”.
At the official opening of the gathering with a welcome speech:
A. Y. Vorobyev, Governor of Moscow region;
— N. And. Zvereva, Director, Fund “Our future”;
— D. P. Butsaev, Deputy Chairman of Moscow region government – Minister of investment and innovation of Moscow region;
I. E. Kuimov, President of the CCI of the Moscow region.
The participants expect an extensive business program:
— packing and marking of goods for retail;
— costing and pricing policies;
— organization of own points of sales;
— B2B sales: how to start to sell wholesale;
— marketing and promotion and much more.
The Central event will be the first exhibition of social entrepreneurs-producers. The exhibition will feature products of more than forty social entrepreneurs from all over Russia: food, Souvenirs, and arts and crafts, clothing and footwear, and medical products.
Social entrepreneurs will get the opportunity to show their products at the exhibition stands and to find new clients. Invited to participate the representatives of major retail chains, including X5 Retail Group, Metro Cash & Carry, Leroy Merlin, “Azbuka Vkusa” and others.
Information partners of the event are: “Strategy”, “Time Innovation”, “Boss”, “microfinance +”, “Microfinance in Russia”, Russian microfinance center, “Banking review” (Bosfera.ru), TV “Pro Business”, Agency for social information, “radio Mediametrics” TV “360° Moscow area”, information portal “Moscow today”, information-analytical portal “New business: social entrepreneurship”.
Address of event: Krasnogorsk, b-R Stroiteley, 1 (the Moscow region government).
To view the program and register for the event on the official website: spslet.ru. Registration of participants is open until may 11, 2018 (18:00 Moscow time).
Media accreditation (until 14 may to 18:00):
The Directorate of public relations of Fund “Our future”,
phone: + 7 (495) 780 96 27, e-mail: email@example.com
Background information on the Fund “Our future”
The Fund of regional social programs “Our future” www.nb-fund.ru established in 2007 at the initiative of a large businessman Vagit Alekperov with the aim of social entrepreneurship development in Russia. The Foundation works to find the most promising innovative ideas and projects, their effective implementation in practice. During the eleven years of operation of the Fund in the framework of all-Russian competition “Social entrepreneur” supported 199 projects from 52 regions totaling 499 million rubles. Funding is allocated in the form of interest-free target loans.
For contribution to the development and promotion of social entrepreneurship, the Foundation presents the Award “Impulse good” provides social entrepreneurs with consulting and information support, leads to information-analytical portal “New business: social entrepreneurship” www.nb-forum.ru, develops educational programs and legislative initiatives in the field of social entrepreneurship.
In 2013 the Foundation initiated a project was launched “More than the purchase!”, aims to provide social entrepreneurs access to a wide retail market. Sale of goods of social entrepreneurs in the framework of the project “More than the purchase!” on a competitive basis.
In 2014, the Foundation launched Laboratory for social entrepreneurship, which introduces various forms of learning, social business, including webinars, thematic courses and programs of additional education. The laboratory conducted more than 150 educational webinars with social entrepreneurs, international and Russian experts.