General Information

St. Petersburg International Automotive Forum AutoInvest is an opportunity to sum up the results of the turbulent year in the Russian automotive industry.

The aim of the Forum is to establish a constructive dialogue between automotive components manufacturers, OEMs, and authorities in the areas of consolidating efforts to develop the automotive industry of Russia.

Saint Petersburg as a centre of the automobile cluster of North-West Russia is not accidentally chosen as a meeting place for key players in the automotive industry. Manufacture of leading world automobile concerns such as Hyundai, MAN, Nissan, Scania, Toyota is located in Saint Petersburg.

The International Forum AutoInvest has become a specialized event in the automotive industry. For the eleven-year history of the Conference, it gathered annually up to 500 representatives of the business of Russia and foreign countries, bodies of the public authority, financial organizations from 15 Russia’s regions, and 20 foreign countries.

St. Petersburg International Automotive Forum AutoInvest is an effective site to work out practical decisions on topical directions of the automotive industry development and enlargement of business cooperation in the automotive sector.

Taking into account the strategic importance of the automotive industry development the AutoInvest Forum is supported by the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Northwestern Federal District, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Government of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

" ...every year your forum is confidently asserting itself as an authoritative platform for discussing actual issues of domestic production of automotive components and automotive industry as a whole".

Vladimir Putin, Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation
2011, in honor of the fifth anniversary event

" 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 ".

Lee Iacocca, Former Ford’s President and Former Chrysler’s Chairman

Paying special attention to the format of the event as Russia’s largest business site for practical decisions in the area of the automotive business, organizers hold discussions of the topical issues of the industry development and specialized events. Among such events is B2B Meetings that are direct negotiations with potential partners, in which heads and representatives of purchasing departments, local suppliers, materials, and services participate.

Advantages of participation in AutoInvest:

  • Government, automotive components manufacturers, and OEMs are gathered in one place
  • Practical results for each participant
  • Topical agenda and a wide range of discussed issues
  • Highly competent speakers

The organizer of the Forum is the Limited Liability Company Event Management Group / Exhibitions Simposiums Business (EMG/ESB LLC).

The Forum is traditionally held under support of the industrial unions and associations such as NAMI, Association of Russian Automakers, and also the largest automobile companies such as MAN Truck & Bus Production RUS, Nissan Manufacturing RUS, Scania-Peter, and others.

We kindly invite you to take part in the AutoInvest Forum.

Let it be for you a good professional tradition - to sum up the past year and determine the development strategy at the AutoInvest Forum!