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AEB North-Western Regional Committee Business Cocktail


On 20 September, 2016 the AEB North-Western Regional Committee together with the Consulate General of the Netherlands in St. Petersburg organised an open event and reception launching the new business season. The event was held at the residence of the Consul General in St. Petersburg.

AEB COO Ruslan Kokarev and the Consul General of the Netherlands in St. Petersburg Hans Wesseling made welcome speeches greeting all guests. Ruslan Kokarev made a brief review of AEB activities and future prospects and thanked the main sponsor of the event, SCHNEIDER Group, as well as the partner companies who provided various prizes for the lottery: Sokos Hotel, Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, Novotel Centre St. Petersburg, W St. Petersburg Hotel, Wine Boutique "Caudal". Also, he thanked the Consulate General of the Netherlands in St. Petersburg for hosting the event and for fruitful cooperation with AEB throughout the years.

The official part of the event was devoted to the investment climate development in Leningrad Region. Dmitry Yalov, Vice-Governor of Leningrad region, Chair of the Economic Development of the Leningrad Region has made a thorough presentation on the current and future investment projects in the region and the governmental support measures available for foreign investors. The participants were able to ask their questions to Mr. Yalov. 

After the briefing the Chair of the AEB North-Western Regional Committee Andreas Bitzi gave a brief overview of the upcoming events and activities of the Committee inviting all participants to join.

The official part was followed by informal networking reception in a cosy atmosphere of the residence. 

We wish all members of the AEB North-Western Regional Committee a lively business season full of new contacts and contracts! Welcome to our events in St. Petersburg!

Presentation of Mr. Yalov is available HERE

Презентация для АЕБ 2016_Ялов_eng.pdf View/Open