London, 27 August 2018 — The 4thRussian-British Business Forum (RBBF, www.rbbf2018.ru), the largest annual Russian business event in London, will be held on 26−27 November at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. In 2018, the RBBF will act as a platform for dialogue on foreign trade policy issues between Russia and the UK under the slogan “Partnership in Innovation”. More than 800 delegates representing government bodies, business, public organisations and development institutions from the two countries are expected to attend the forum.
On 26 November, the main day of RBBF 2018, a series of panel sessions, talks by international experts, presentations of new developments and an exhibition devoted to cooperation with Russian regions and companies will be held. The programme of speeches is focused on promoting high-tech exports, the digital economy, trade expansion in services and other topics. On 27 November, there will be business negotiations, signing of agreements and visits to the production sites and headquarters of international companies.
The RBBF is organised by the Russian Trade Delegation in the United Kingdom with the support of Russian agencies involved in foreign trade, the Russian Embassy in the UK, the Roscongress Foundation, and over 30 Russian and international partners. The Forum is held every year as part of Eastern Seasons week of business and cultural events.
About the RBBF
The forum’s purpose is to develop Russian-British economic relations and trade and investment cooperation between Russia and international business circles. At the forum, representatives of the political and business establishment cover practical issues related to the development of markets and trade relations, export policy, investor relations, and ways of expanding bilateral and multilateral cooperation in different industries. The forum is held annually in late November in London.