Get to know Delovaya Rossiya
All Russia Public Organization “Delovaya Rossiya” – is a union of entrepreneurs from the non-resource sector of the economy. This is the center where national élite of non-resource business interested in steady and long-term development of (their own) country is being shaped.
Delovaya Rossiya combines enterprises of more than 40 fields: construction, light industry, IT and high technologies, mechanical engineering, agriculture, financial sector, etc.
Members of Delovaya Rossiya are heads of fast growing companies with the best productivity indexes and added value per one operating point. They show a great potential in innovation and modernization.
The main objective of Delovaya Rossiya is to promote the development of friendly business environment, to advocate its members’ interests before the government and the society. Delovaya Rossiya offers professional solutions to current economic issues. It helps eliminate administrative and other barriers standing in the way of Russian economy development. Assisting the protection of legal entrepreneur’s interests in case of illegitimate actions of their competitors, governmental and law enforcement bodies is also in Delovaya Rossiya’s competence.
The organization on a regular basis prepares annual reports and elaborates proposals on different aspects of social and economic policies, particularly those on industrial and regional development, tariff and tax regulations of business activity, and initiatives on expanding business, entrepreneurial activity and competition development.
Delovaya Rossiya’s representatives are active participants in the operation of consultative and coordinating bodies, social councils to the President and the Government of the Russian Federation, federal and regional offices, and legislative bodies.
Delovaya Rossiya facilitates the implementation of its members’ projects by creating and expanding mechanisms of interregional cooperation along with business platforms for communication and negotiation both on federal and regional levels. The best examples of such mechanisms are Delovaya Rossiya Annual Business Forum, Investment club, Interregional Business Cooperation Platform, etc.
The organization advocates interests of Russian business on foreign markets and amplifies business-partnership mechanisms, creating new opportunities for Russian entrepreneurs. As a part of its international activity Delovaya Rossiya keeps in touch and carries out joint projects with entrepreneurial and social organizations of the following countries - Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, India, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Thailand, USA, etc. On Delovaya Rossiya’s initiative the Russian-Chinese Business Council (RCBC) and Russian-Japan Business Council were established.
Delovaya Rossiya Structure
Delovaya Rossiya was founded in 2001. Today the organization is represented in 77 Russian federal subjects. It combines 88 branches. The General council is the executive board that consists of more than 80 companies’ executives – leaders in various sectors of national economic activity.
The General Council
The permanent governing body of Delovaya Rossiya is the General Council, which today consists of 81 entrepreneurs. The General Council tackles the issues concerning the development of various branches of non-resource sector of economy, outlines the development perspectives, establishes a dialogue between the state executive bodies and the business community.
All-Russia Public Organization "Delovaya Rossiya" was established in 2001.
October 16, 2001, a meeting between the President of the Russian Federation and the organizing committee of a new business association was held. The Founding Congress was convened October 17, 2001. 243 delegates from 54 regional offices participated in the Congress.
Currently, the Delovaya Rossiya has 77 regional offices and 88 branch offices.
First Chairman of the Organization was State Duma deputy, General Director of the «May» Company Igor Lisinenko.
In 2004 Boris Titov was elected a Chairman, but after receiving his designation as the Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights in 2012 he proposed to the delegates to appoint 5 chairmen.
September 29, 2014 Alexey Repik was elected the president of Delovaya Rossiya.
Business Forums of the Delovaya Rossiya
Since 2005, Delovaya Rossiya holds an annual business forum, which covers the most pressing business questions and trends of business development in the Russian Federation. Traditionally, the forum is attended both by businessmen and by governmental officials.
The first National Business Forum «New business in Russia is our chance in the conditions of the raw materials economy» was held on June 21st 2005. The Forum was attended by the Chairman of the State Duma, the Chairman of the «United Russia» Boris Gryzlov, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov and head of the Presidential Experts' Directorate Arkady Dvorkovich.
On June 26, 2013 the ninth business forum «Lets stake on competition!» was held. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev gave a speech at the plenary session of the forum and has held a meeting with the heads of «Delovaya Rossiya».