The II International Business Forum of the new generation of Koreans 2018 will be held in St. Petersburg.


The international business forum of the new generation of Koreans 2018 will be held on April 20-21 on the venue of Leningrad Center.

The II International Business Forum of the new generation of Koreans 2018 is a unique communication platform for getting acquainted with leading businessmen at an international level. You will have an opportunity to learn about business development trends in your area, interesting projects, to find business partners, to expand and develop new directions for international business, and to get connections with interesting people.

Forum missions:

  • Uniting Korean businessmen from around the world.
  • Implementing international projects, international cooperation agreements, international and foreign economic relations, attracting investment for project implementation on the territory of the CIS.
  • Rising the CIS economic image among Korean businessmen around the world due to the first class level of forum organization in the economic, scientific, and cultural center of Russia – Saint Petersburg.

Forum capacities:

  • 300 delegates, successful businessmen from all regions of Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, South Korea, China, and Europe;
  • The North-West region Governor’s corps, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, representatives of executive authorities;
  • Heads of Russian representative offices of the largest Korean companies, representatives of Korean investment funds, and representatives of Korean banks;
  • Professional speakers and experts in their fields at a federal and international level;
  • A Korean exhibition of high technologies and innovations organized with the support by Kotra, the Trade Department of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in St. Petersburg;
  • Demo Room – a platform for presenting business projects and searching for investors;
  • Forum coverage in the main Russian and South Korean business media.

In 2018 the II International Business Forum of the new generation of Koreans is organized by the Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Kimchi Business Club. The forum will become a unique European level discussion platform for discussing the following topical issues:

  • economic cooperation and development of the Russia-Korea-CIS relationship;
  • investment attractiveness of the CIS Korean Business Clubs Association (OKBK CIS) as a platform for business development;
  • sustainable business development strategies in terms of a new technological wave;
  • state support and benefits of St. Petersburg, Leningrad region and the entire North-West region for investors;
  • Korean goods market development prospects;
  • modern information technologies and industry automation in St. Petersburg, Leningrad region and the CIS;
  • agricultural innovations;
  • alternative energy sources as energy of the future;
  • banking products as international business instruments;
  • attractiveness factors of the CIS, St. Petersburg, Leningrad region, the Republic of Karelia, and the entire North-West region as international tourism facilities;
  • socio-cultural features of doing business in Asia and Europe;
  • risk management and economic stability in international trade;
  • export potential and a strategy of Russian goods exit to foreign markets;
  • blockchain technologies;
  • Korean goods market development prospects;
  • car market growth problems and prospects, production localization;
  • and many other topics inextricably connected with the global development of investment, trade and foreign economic relations between Korean businessmen in Russia, the CIS, the Republic of Korea, as well as with the business development, and personal growth of each forum participant.

A wide-format program of the forum also includes a visit to UNESCO world heritage sights in the historical center of the city on the Neva River, an excursion program to country museums and palaces, a festive dinner with honorary guests speaking and an enchanting show program.

Applications for participation in the Business Forum are accepted by e-mail until April 6, 2018.