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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 view 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
     •      Exchange of information and knowledge
     •      Open dialog and collaboration with the authorities
     •      Networking

All in a friendly and informal atmosphere.

Our members about us

For one thing, I would like to express appreciation to the event facilitators. As for me personally, the workshop was quite informative, useful and applicable in everyday practice. I got an opportunity to take a new look at customer centricity regarding current market environment.>>>>

Olga Nekrasova, Commercial manager, Ahlers, about "Customer centricity" workshop

News

SPIBA

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces candidates for the co-chairs positions of HR Committee

Please see the attached profile of the candidates who have been nominated for the elections of one C...
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA White Nights Boat Cruise sponsorship opportunities

The St. Petersburg International Business Association (SPIBA) will hold its traditional White Night...
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces the results of the elections of 3 co-chairs of Legislation and Lobbying Committee!

On April 3rd 2015 SPIBA concluded the results on the election of three members for the SPIBA Legisl...
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces the elections of 2 co-chairpersons of the HR Committee!

SPIBA announces the elections of 2 co-chairpersons of the HR Committee! Candidates can nominate the...
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces candidates for the co-chairs positions of Legislation and Lobbying Committee

Dear SPIBA Members! Please see the attached profile of the candidates who have been nominated for t...
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces elections of the co-chairpersons of the Legislation & Lobbying Committee

We would like to announce the upcoming election of co-chairperson to the SPIBA Legislation and Lobb...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces the results of SPIBA Executive Committee elections

On February 27th 2015 SPIBA concluded the results on the election of three members for the SPIBA Ex...
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces candidates for the election of 3 co-chairpersons of SPIBA Executive Committee

Please see profiles for the four candidates who have been nominated for the SPIBA Executive Committ...

Members' News

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

The Official State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel continues the series of public chamber concerts

С hamber concert in Rossi ballroom The Official State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel continues the series of public ch...
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

“Baltika Breweries”, part of the Carlsberg Group, has won the first prize in “HR-brand 2014” award.

“Baltika Breweries”, part of the Carlsberg Group, has been granted the first prize in “HR-brand 2014” award for its pro...
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

CEB SHL news

In 2015 for the third time CEB SHL conducts a research of local trends in personnel assessment in Russia, Ukraine and K...
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

Borenius Russia highly ranked by The Legal 500

The Legal 500, an international ranking institution, has released the results of annual research on legal services in th...
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

April 16th 2015 - VIII Annual Conference Finance Directors Club

The Vedomosti business daily and SPIBA invite you to take part in the VIII Annual Conference Finance Directors Club. Da...
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0400

13/04/15 - Seminar "Russian de-offshoring law in action "

Seminar DLA Piper - Russian de-offshoring law in action. Expectations and first outcome. Anticipated changes. 13 April 2...
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0400

KGallery wine gastronomic evening

We are delighted to invite you to the first wine gastronomic evening in KGallery on http://kgallery.ru/ April, 15th, wh...

Regional News

Events Calendar

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:00:00 +0400

Meeting with the management of the St.Petersburg Federal Antimonopoly Service - 4/23/2015 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The SPIBA Legislation & Lobbying Committee UFAS Working Group will organize a meeting with the management of the St.Petersburg Federal Antimonopoly Service.

Date: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Time: 11:00 -12:30

Venue: 13 lit.A , 4th Line of Vasilievsky Island, St.Petersburg Federal Antimonopoly Service

Confirmed participation:

Vadim V. Vladimirov, Head of St. Petersburg Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia

Questions to discuss:

The implementation of the internal appeal of the FAS Russia territorial authorities’ decisions.

Private claims – perspectives and problems of implementation.

Antimonopoly compliance as a way of antimonopoly risks reduction.

If you have questions concerning the topic of the meeting please send them to us no later than April 17th, 2015 to our e-mail: office@spiba.ru.

The meeting will be held in Russian. 

Please, confirm your participation by April 21st  by registering via email office@spiba.ru , via website registration or by phone +7(812)3259091  

LEGISLATION & LOBBYING COMMITTEE SPONSOR
Attorneys at law Borenius Russia

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0400

English Speaking Club with Zoran - 4/24/2015 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 (except March 6)

Venue: 
21 Nevsky Prospekt, Mertens House, Office 506

Leader: Zoran Panjak (please see attached)

3 April – Educational systems in different countries

  •  To which degree do our universities prepare us for our careers? How do Western and Eastern systems differ from Russian universities? We will discuss pluses and minuses from across the world.

10 April – Training development across careers

  •           In a world where professionals often cross over from one career path to another, and usually, not only once, which skills are most valuable? What makes us versatile in our abilities to adapt to new work environments and sets of business protocol?

17 April – International standards in business compensation

  •          Which factors determine the income levels of different professions in different countries? How are holiday and compensation packages determined in different cultures? We will consider regional and international manufacturing supplies and demands, living standards, and economic factors that answer these questions.

24 April – Cultural influences in marketing and advertising campaigns

  •         We will view commercials from different countries and discuss the ways that cultural and historical values regulate marketing styles and strategies from across the globe.

 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