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What Is SPIBA

The St. Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA) is a non-profit, independent organization which unites foreign and Russian companies that share SPIBA's views and principles.

The St. Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA) is here to be a strong voice of business in the North-West region of Russia and to facilitate business development for its members. SPIBA's strategy is to provide a platform for
     •      The exchange of information and knowledge
     •      Open dialogue and collaboration with the authorities
     •      Networking

All in a friendly and informal atmosphere.

The film SPIBA "20 years of success"  is here.

Our members about us

I am fully satisfied that I took part in the event. Middle and senior managers of logistics are taking part as from customer as from 3PL sides with similar objectives and interests. The meeting gave a great opportunity for those who wanted to promote their product and to get ideas for future business. Facilitators are aware of a subject and keep the audience to follow an agenda. >>>>

Nikolay Dymsha, Head of Warehousing, BAT Russia, about the logistics breakfast

News

SPIBA

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0300

SPIBA announces elections results of the candidate for the co-chair of the Finance Committee

Dear SPIBA Members! Please see the attached profile of the candidate who have been nominated for th...

Members' News

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0300

Anna Zabrotskaya has been appointed Counsel of Borenius Russia

Borenius Russia hereby announces the appointment of Anna Zabrotskaya as Counsel of the firm. Anna Zabrotskaya, Head of ...
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0300

VIII Annual Conference Business landscape of St. Petersburg and North-West Federal District

Vedomosti business newspaper and SPIBA invites you to participate in the VIII Annual Conference Business landscape of S...
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0300

"Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus" plant has got honorary award - sign "Investor of the Year"

On December 28 th , 2015 "Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus" plant has got honorary award - sign "Investor of the Year" f...
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0300

Conference “Public Relations in Social Media – 2016”

On 18-19 February 2016 Moscow will host all-Russia practitioner-driven conference “Public Relations in Social Media – 2...
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0300

The Maryino Industrial Park is recognized as one of the the best investment projects

The Maryino Industrial Park is recognized as one of the the best investment projects of industrial parks by the Ministry...
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0300

Alinga Consulting Webinars

January 28, 2016 - Effective Accounting February 4, 2016 - Compliance with the Law on Personal Data http://www.acg.ru/e...
Fri, 25 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0300

New from Rabota-i and Zgroup

Dear colleagues, celebrate the upcoming holiday season in the sparkling clean offices! You can order the cleaning servi...

Regional News

Events Calendar

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:30:00 +0300

Working group to discuss the list of the everyday challenges met by foreign investors - 2/9/2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

We are pleased to invite you to take part in the meeting of the working group to discuss the list of the everyday challenges met by foreign investors in Russia and to formulate orders of the Russian Government in order to eliminate such problems.

Date: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Time: 9:30 -11:30

Venue: Business Center Mertens House, 21 Nevsky pr., office SPIBA #506

For the productiveness of the meeting please send  your suggestions via email office@spiba.ru.

The meeting will be held in Russian. Please, let us know if you need a translation into English.

Please, confirm your participation by February 8th by registering via email office@spiba.ru  or by phone +7(812)3259091  

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:00:00 +0300

Time changed! Labor market review - 2/10/2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SPIBA HR Committee is pleased to invite you to an event on the topic “Labor market review”.

Date: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Time changed: 16:00-18:00

Venue: Nevsky pr., 21, a business center Mertens House, SPIBA office # 506

Speakers:

Anna Ustiyants, Commercial Director, Kelly Services: The candidates market in Saint-Petersburg in the beginning of 2016

Searching terms of a new job.

Changes in employers requirements.

Factors that influence labor market in Saint-Petersburg.

Maria Kotik, Managing Director, Barona Ru – Finnish and Russian labour market, comparative analysis

Irina Fedotova, Head of Recruitment, Barona Ru – The most in-demand specialists in 2015. Forecast for 2016

Natalia Shchegoleva, Operations Manager, ANCOR Professional: «Employees’ mobility as a trend in the labor market"

The meeting will be held in Russian. Please, let us know if you need a translation into English.

Please, confirm your participation by February 9th by registering via email office@spiba.ru , via website registration or by phone +7(812)3259091  

HR COMMITTEE SPONSOR 
Baker & McKenzie

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:30:00 +0300

Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court for reimbursement of legal costs - 2/11/2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

SPIBA Legislation & Lobbying Committee continues the “Legal Debating Club” series of events and are pleased to invite you to take part in the discussion of the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court for reimbursement of legal costs of the proceedings.

Date: Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Time: 9:30 -11:30

Venue: Business Center Mertens House, 21 Nevsky pr., office SPIBA #506

Moderators:

Nina Boer, Managing Partner, Iusland Law Offices

Leida Lukianova, Associate, Baker & McKenzie

Please, confirm your participation by the 10th of February by registering via email  office@spiba.ru , via website registration or by phone +7(812)3259091  

LEGISLATION & LOBBYING COMMITTEE SPONSOR
 Iusland Law Offices

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0300

English Speaking Club with Zoran - 2/12/2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Saint-Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA) is pleased to announce the continuation of its weekly English Speaking Club.

Date: Every Friday, from 19:00 to 20:30 

Venue: 21 Nevsky Prospekt, Mertens House, Office 506 

Leader: Zoran Panjak (please see attached)

5 February – Advertising approaches at home and abroad

  • We will look at some examples of advertisements from different markets and discuss how factors such as humor, culture, and target demographics play out in advertising strategies.

12 February – Leaders and leadership – What inspires us to follow them?

  • Which characteristics can be recognized in good leaders? And in a bad leader? We will discuss these questions and more as we identify how leadership skills in the office and in life can lead us toward common goals.

19 February – Culture shock and reverse culture shock

  • People often consider culture shock as getting used to new customs when visiting new countries. But what happens when you get used to them, and come home to only have to become used to your own culture once again? We will discuss these aspects and others of visiting, living and working abroad.

26 February – Evolving and living with technology

Join us for a cup of tea and speak English in an informal and relaxed environment. The goal of the English Club is to give you an opportunity to practice your English skills and help you feel comfortable with the language.  One or two native English speakers facilitate the conversation for an authentic experience. 

Registration is not needed.

Participation for SPIBA members is free of charge.

If you have any questions, please, contact SPIBA office by email office@spiba.ru or by phone +7 (812) 3259091


Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0300

Breakfast with the Director: Svetlana Svintsova, Toyota Motor - 2/16/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Saint-Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA) continues a series of events “Breakfast with the Director”. 

Date: Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Time: 09:30 – 11:00

(09:00 – 09:30 – coffee break)

Venue: Domina Hotel, Atelier Hall, Moika River Emb., 99

Speaker of the next meeting will be Svetlana Svintsova, General manager, Human Resources and Employees Services Division, Branch of OOO “Toyota Motor” in Saint Petersburg

Topic: «Continuous improvement and respect for people as Toyota philosophy and practical approach in people management»

The meeting will be held in Russian. 

Please, confirm your participation by 15 февраля  by registering via email office@spiba.ru , via website registration or by phone +7(812) 325 90 91  

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:30:00 +0300

Media Meeting: Anti-press conference of the “Vedomosti” newspaper - 2/18/2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The SPIBA Marketing & Communications Committee continues the “Media Meeting” sessions and invites you to take part in the anti-press conference of the “Vedomosti” newspaper.

Date: Thursday, February 18th 2016

Time: 09:30 – 11:30

(Registration: 09:30-09:45)

Venue: Business center Mertens House at 21 Nevsky Prospect

The guests of the session will be:

Anna Scherbakova, editor-in-chief of the “Vedomosti” Saint-Petersburg Office

Gleb Prozorov, CEO, editor

Details are coming soon..

The meeting will be held in Russian. Please, let us know if you need a translation into English. Seating is limited!

Please, confirm your participation by February 17th by registering via email office@spiba.ru, via website registration or by phone +7 (812) 325 90 91

Fri, 19 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0300

English Speaking Club with Zoran - 2/19/2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Saint-Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA) is pleased to announce the continuation of its weekly English Speaking Club.

Date: Every Friday, from 19:00 to 20:30 

Venue: 21 Nevsky Prospekt, Mertens House, Office 506 

Leader: Zoran Panjak (please see attached)

5 February – Advertising approaches at home and abroad

  • We will look at some examples of advertisements from different markets and discuss how factors such as humor, culture, and target demographics play out in advertising strategies.

12 February – Leaders and leadership – What inspires us to follow them?

  • Which characteristics can be recognized in good leaders? And in a bad leader? We will discuss these questions and more as we identify how leadership skills in the office and in life can lead us toward common goals.

19 February – Culture shock and reverse culture shock

  • People often consider culture shock as getting used to new customs when visiting new countries. But what happens when you get used to them, and come home to only have to become used to your own culture once again? We will discuss these aspects and others of visiting, living and working abroad.

26 February – Evolving and living with technology

Join us for a cup of tea and speak English in an informal and relaxed environment. The goal of the English Club is to give you an opportunity to practice your English skills and help you feel comfortable with the language.  One or two native English speakers facilitate the conversation for an authentic experience. 

Registration is not needed.

Participation for SPIBA members is free of charge.

If you have any questions, please, contact SPIBA office by email office@spiba.ru or by phone +7 (812) 3259091


Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:30:00 +0300

Implementation of the system to administer federal highway tolls for vehicles over 12 tonnes - 2/25/2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Logistics group of the SPIBA Industrial and Legislation and Lobbying Committee hold a round table on the topic "Implementation of the system to administer federal highway tolls for vehicles with a maximum permitted weight of over 12 tonnes since November 15, 2015 - how these affected business”.

Date: Thursday, 25 February, 2016

Time: 9:30 - 11:30

Venue: Business Center Mertens House, 21 Nevsky pr., office SPIBA #506

Speakers:

Nina Boer, Managing Partner of Law offices Iusland: The legal nature of road pricing. Platon in the frame of other charges

Olga Nekrasova, Commercial manager, Ahlers Rus: Introduction of Platon, the practical implications for Logistics company

We invite speakers! We invite you to give a presentation on the round table topic listed above. To become a speaker please register before February 19th, 2015.

The meeting will be held in  Russian. 

Please, confirm your participation by February 24th by registering via website registration, via email office@spiba.ru, or by phone +7(812)3259091  

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 19:00:00 +0300

English Speaking Club with Zoran - 2/26/2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Saint-Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA) is pleased to announce the continuation of its weekly English Speaking Club.

Date: Every Friday, from 19:00 to 20:30 

Venue: 21 Nevsky Prospekt, Mertens House, Office 506 

Leader: Zoran Panjak (please see attached)

5 February – Advertising approaches at home and abroad

  • We will look at some examples of advertisements from different markets and discuss how factors such as humor, culture, and target demographics play out in advertising strategies.

12 February – Leaders and leadership – What inspires us to follow them?

  • Which characteristics can be recognized in good leaders? And in a bad leader? We will discuss these questions and more as we identify how leadership skills in the office and in life can lead us toward common goals.

19 February – Culture shock and reverse culture shock

  • People often consider culture shock as getting used to new customs when visiting new countries. But what happens when you get used to them, and come home to only have to become used to your own culture once again? We will discuss these aspects and others of visiting, living and working abroad.

26 February – Evolving and living with technology

Join us for a cup of tea and speak English in an informal and relaxed environment. The goal of the English Club is to give you an opportunity to practice your English skills and help you feel comfortable with the language.  One or two native English speakers facilitate the conversation for an authentic experience. 

Registration is not needed.

Participation for SPIBA members is free of charge.

If you have any questions, please, contact SPIBA office by email office@spiba.ru or by phone +7 (812) 3259091


Thu, 03 Mar 2016 09:30:00 +0300

Round table:"Current issues of pharmaceutical and healthcare industry in Russia" - 3/3/2016 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The SPIBA Marketing & Communications is pleased to invite to take part in the round table dedicated to the topic of current issues of state and development of pharmaceutical and healthcare industry in Russia.

Date: Thursday, March 3rd 2016

Time: 09:30 – 12:00

Registration, coffee-break: 09:00-09:30

Venue: Vlerick Business School, 17 Italianskaya ul.

Questions for discussion:

Registration and turnover of the medicinal agents  and products in Russia;

Cooperation with government;

Production, transfer, import and export, retail sales and storage of the medical products;

Brand promotion and advertising activities;

North-West cluster of Medical, Pharmaceutical industry - what is it and how it works.

Speakers:

Professor Walter Van Dyck: about the main trends of development of pharma-market in Europe and Americal innovations in healthcare, ways of promotion the medical products on the market – how to make expensive medical drugs affordable for the patients in short-term period, etc.

Ekaterina Artemieva, Geropharm: On social projects and policies of social responsibility – how these could impact on the work with the community of patients and helps in the promotion of prescription drugs (tbc)

Vyacheslav Burtsev, Manager for cooperation with the health-care authorities, BIOCAD: topic is discussed

We invite speakers - representatives of phara-companies and medical centers that work in St. Petersburg.

The meeting will be held in English and Russian. 

Please, confirm your participation by March 2nd by registering via email office@spiba.ru or by phone +7 (812) 325 90 91  

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