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

SPIBA's mission is to facilitate business development for its members in Northwest Russia, providing

  • A platform for open dialog, lobbying and collaboration with the government
  • Networking opportunities and the exchange of information with other organizations
  • Promotion and public relations for our members and partners
SPIBA Half-Year Report

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



Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces the candidates for the election of SPIBA Marketing Committee co-chairpersons

SPIBA announces candidates for the co-chair position of the Marketing & Communications Committee De...
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces elections of co-chairpersons of the Marketing and Communications Committee!

At the moment the co-chairperson of the Committee is Veronika Voinovyan, Borenius. The positions of...
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0400

Amendments to the Resolution #272 of Saint-Petersburg Government

October 29th 2014 The Governor of Saint-Petersburg G.S. Poltavchenko signed the amendments to the 27...
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces the results of SPIBA Finance Committee elections

The election of the Co-Chairs of SPIBA Finance Committee was completed on November 14th, 2014. We c...
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA sponsorship opportunities 2015

SPIBA Executive Committee is pleased to introduce an opportunity for SPIBA members to become SPIBA ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0400

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

Please see the attached profile of the candidates who have been nominated for the elections of two C...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0400

SPIBA announces candidates for SPIBA elections

Please see profiles for the two candidates who have been nominated for the SPIBA Executive Committe...

Members' News

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0400

Dentons advises Avielen on the sale of two office towers in St.Petersburg

Avielen, a joint venture between the Austrian real estate developer Warimpex, CA Immo Group, and UBM, successfully comp...
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0400

Petro Removes Odor with Cold Plasma Technology

Saint Petersburg, November 27, 2014 – JTI’s Petro Factory completed installation of the Neotechnik’s Aerox system, whic...
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0400

Business breakfast Inspiration with Talent Q for HR directors and managers

09:30-11:30 December, 16 Sokos Vasilievsky Hotel, V.O. 8 Liniya, 11-13 On the program: · Motivation and dedication: Att...
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0400

Special offer from Nissan Manufacturing RUS

A special offer for the purchase of Nissan and Datsun vehicles Only for the members of SPIBA Nissan Manufacturing Rus m...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0400

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Corinthia Hotel St-Petersburg

A sumptuous 6-course dinner in the Imperial restaurant with a spectacular view on Nevsky prospect accompained by live ja...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0400

New Year 2015 #AT Home With Domina

New Year 2015 #AT Home With Domina — Sparkling and cozy New Year’s Eve! When the clock strikes twelve - minutes, hours,...
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0400

Intercomp Direct - new integrated service and Intercomp and Knopka partnership

Intercomp Group has developed an integrated service package – Intercomp Direct – that brings together services for payro...

Regional News

Events Calendar

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:30:00 +0400

Lively presentations—the whole route from the presentation concept to public speaking - 12/18/2014 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

SPIBA Marketing & Communications Committee is pleased to invite you to take part in a seminar on the topic “Lively presentations — the whole route from the presentation concept to public speaking”.

Date: Thursday, December 18th 2014

Time: 09:30 – 12:00

Venue: VENUE CHANGED! 17, Italiyanskaya street, Saint-Petersburg, Vlerick Business School campus.

The main aim of this seminar is show you how to make your presentation conceptual, how to structure any kind of information in order to make audience interested in the subject. You will also find out how to speak publicly with slides or without, what arethe latest presentation trends. 


Andrei Kolesnikov - a successful entrepreneur, manager with an impressive experience, business trainer and an acknowledged expert in presentations and public speaking. He is an author of 10 training programs in presentations skills and a co-creator of unique online learning game improving those skills. Detailed resume is in the attachment.

Topic: Lively presentations — the whole route from the presentation concept to public speaking”.

Kermеn Mandzhieva, since March 2014r PR-director of MegaFon of the North-West Branch of OJSC "MegaFon" in St. Petersburg. In her spare time Kermen conducts master classes for students and managers on topics: "Corporate PR», «Crisis PR», «Narrow target audience. Segmentation PR», «Public Speaking. Methods of training speakers" and others.

Detailed resume is in Russian in the attachment.

Topic: "How to manage emotions and energy in public speeches"

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

Please, confirm your participation by December 16th by registering via email office@spiba.ru or by phone +7(812)3259091  

Media Partner

Magazine "Press Sluzhba"

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0400

Eco-social project “Arctic expedition” - 12/23/2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dear colleagues!

SPIBA and Capital Legal Services invite you to participate in the event on the topic of eco-social project “Arctic expedition”.

Date: Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Time: 10:00 – 11:30

Venue: Business center Mertens House at 21 Nevsky Prospect

Expedition of Fedor Konukhov and Viktor Simonov around Arctic (2013 - 2017) is the unique eco-social project that has no analogues, is supported by Russian Geographic Society, Government of Karelia Republic, broadly represented in federal and regional media. Supporting of the expedition is a unique marketing opportunity for the companies, especially large-scale ones that are looking for the new opportunities of the corporate strategy and corporate social responsibility implementation, sponsorship of the big projects with the widespread media coverage, search for the new heroes of the advertising campaigns, product testing in the extreme environment, etc. Find out more about the project.

Speakers of the event:

Viktor Simonov – organizer and participant of the Expedition: Unique features of the project, support options;
Representative of Capital Legal Services company: Expedition support experience; 2015 sponsorship opportunities.

The event will be held in Russian.

Please, confirm your participation by December 22nd by registering via email office@spiba.ru , via website registration or by phone +7(812)3259091