14 August 2015, Friday, 17:09
UFA, 14 August 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. A Small Business Festival was held in Ufa on August 13. It was organized by the regional branch of Sberbank.
The festival was attended by businessmen of the capital of the republic. During the day they took part in various workshops, trainings. In addition, the round table on the issues of state support of small business in the region was held.
According to the Head of Small Business Sales Department of Bashkir Branch of Sberbank RF Arthur Vagizov, the objective of the bank in the short and long term is development of small and medium entrepreneurship in the republic.
"Our task is to create adequate infrastructure in banking. In this part the Sberbank has already done a lot. In particular, we have three Centres for Business Development in Ufa. In the future, we will develop this segment. These centres are designed to ensure that individual entrepreneurs, legal bodies can feel totally comfortable in this environment, can carry out any banking operations, hold meetings, seminars. The Sberbank has ambitious goals for the development of new businesses. It is worth noting that over the past year in terms of small businesses lending in the republic, Sberbank has issued more than 7 billion rubles ", Arthur Vagizov said.
In addition, he said that much work would be carried out by the bank in terms of the online services and remote service channels development.
During the festival, all participants could get individual advice from experts and visit "Interactive Networking". It was spent by a famous business coach from Moscow Andrey Zakharov. The event ended with franchises fair.