Ufa will host All-Russian Business Tourism Forum - "Opora Russia" leader
UFA, 18 May 2018. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
In early December, the project "Leaders' Congress of Opora Russia" will be held in the capital of Bashkiria. This was told following the results of the visit to Ufa by the president of the "Opora Russia" Alexander Kalinin.
"Opora Russia" would like to gather representatives of small business from all 85 regions in December. This is a huge event, this is a business tourism popularizing the region, and a sports festival," Alexander Kalinin told reporters. "We will discuss the specifics of the strategy of the region, where some venues are offered to investors, tourism features. The forum will culminate with the "Opora Russia" ski cup, which will be held at a resort in Bashkortostan".
The leader of entrepreneurs of Russia marked that the small and medium-sized business in the republic was quite developed.
Alexander Kalinin assessed the experience of the Republican Leasing Company.
"We have only six such companies all over the country, and Bashkortostan was among the first which created it. In the republic, any entrepreneur can take equipment for leasing at 6% annual rate and create a modern production on this basis. Applications for more than 600 million rubles have been received already. The republic invested 500 million rubles, and 1.5 billion was received through the SME corporation".
As part of his working trip to Bashkortostan, Alexander Kalinin took part in a conference of a regional organization. In Bashkiria today, the council of the regional office has been defined, and Lyaysan Nikolaeva has been unanimously elected the chairman of the regional branch.