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Welcome To AutoInvest!

The 9th International Conference AutoInvest®2015 is anti-crisis platform for automotive business

February the 18th-20th, 2015
Crowne Plaza St.Petersburg Airport

On the February 2015 there will be the 9th Annual International Conference on Investment Attraction to Automotive Component Industry AutoInvest®2015 in Saint Petersburg. The conference is supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg and the Government of the Leningrad Region.

Lee Iacocca welcomed participants of the conference:: «…it pleases me personally to have the opportunity to encourage your goals ensuring Russia’s place in the automotive world. Your scheduled program for the conference is an ambitious one. Your speakers and delegates are an excellent mix representing a number of different influential companies. It is with the spirit of harmony I wish you all the best of luck for a successful meeting».

In the focus of the AutoInvest®2015 Conference - practical strategies for the automotive industry in crisis such as development instruments of automotive and automotive components business: mechanisms of state support, using of the crisis as a push to increase the competitiveness of the Russian automotive industry, localization and cluster development, economic benefit of the whole automotive sector. Alternative fuels - the status and future of gas fuel, eco-friendly vehicles in urban infrastructure, Russian experience in production of electric vehicles.

Why you should
attend the conference

Mr Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko is taking personal part in a business breakfast with representatives of the leading automotive companies. The participants of the business breakfast will be able to informally discuss issues the automotive industry to find effective measures to support and create joint solutions for the automotive industry development.

The traditional three-day conference program includes visiting industrial sites, business events and B2B meetings.

The conference starts on the 18th of February 2015 from visiting the largest automotive industrial sites in Saint Petersburg:

  • Scania Peter
  • General Motors Auto
  • MAN Truck & Bus Production RUS
  • Hyundai Motor Manufacturing RUS
On the 19th of February there will be the business conference program, which consists of a series of plenary sessions, discussions and round tables aimed on current topics.

Among the participants of AutoInvest®2015:

  • Georgy Poltavchenko, Governor of Saint Petersburg,
  • Аlfia Kogogina, Member of the State Duma Committee on Industry,
  • Dmitry Yalov, Vice-Governor of the Leningrad Region,
  • Aleksey Gogenko, Deputy General Director, FSUE "NAMI",
  • Stephan Maurer, Director, the Boston Consulting Group, Moscow,
  • Dmitry Mikhailov, General Director, Nissan Manufacturing RUS
  • Romuald Rytwinsky, General Director, General Motors Auto,
  • Ino Moberg, General Director, Scania-Peter,
  • Choi Dong El, General Director, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus,
  • Мikhail Likhachev, Director General, Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo,
  • Farid Verdyev, Adviser to General Director, Special Economic Zones,
  • Wang Peng, General Director, Dongfeng Motor Rus,
  • Junxue Zhang, General Director, the Great Wall Motor subsidiary
Key topics of the conference:
  • The analyze of the current status of the Automotive industry in Russia.
  • Anti-crisis tools and effective arragements of increasing Automotive industry competitiveness.
  • Government support of the industry: current status, plans and resources.
  • Law in the industrial policy and automotive industry in Russia.
  • Investments attraction on the automotive industry: effective tools and regional experience.
  • Localizational expension, cluster development of the automotive industry, industrial parks, supplier parks.
  • Automotive component production development.
  • International collaboration in the automotive industry.
  • Alternative fuels: gas fuel, electric vehicles.
On the 20th of February there will be the largest business event of the Conference — B2B Meetings. Participation in the B2B Meetings allows you to form your own schedule and guarantees face-to-face dialogue with your potential partners.
During 8 years more than 900 companies have held meetings at the AutoInvest® platform.
The specialized professional exhibition for representatives of automotive industry will take place in the frameworks of the AutoInvest® 2015 Conference. Suppliers of automotive components, engineering centers, industrial parks, leading legal and consulting companies from Russia and other countries will present their engineering results, research, technologies, goods and services.


Project coordinator
Anna Starodubtseva 
tel.: +7 960 239 98 95 

Delegate manager
Aleksei Budarin
tel.: +7 960 2400 277 

Kseniya Saveleva
tel.: +7 960 240 02 50

Ekaterina Orlova
tel.: +7 967 513 79 95

Lilith Faramarzyan 
tel.: +7 960 240 00 38



North-West Development and Investment Promotion Agency National Association of Automotive Component Manufactures


Government of Saint - Petersburg Government of the Leningrad Region


пусто NAMI


Nissan OIB Turkish Национальная газомоторная ассоциация
SPbAPAC Saint-Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Russian Marketing Magazine «Autobusiness» the marketing agency Russian Automotive Market Research


Analytic Agency Autostat


Business newspaper "Kommersant"




Alternative fuels transport Auto Business Review
Finam New Horizons Magazine
Russo-British Chamber of Commerce AVG PROGECT INFO-PARTS