On Monday, 2th of April, the press conference was held in the Federation Council announcing the First Russian-Asian Forum – rASiA.com which is going to become one of the largest business and culture events of international importance held in Moscow. The Forum Supervisory Board was joined by state institutions and largest public and business organizations such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federation Council, Association of Russian Banks, Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and Moscow government.
On Monday, 2th of April, the press conference was held in the Federation Council announcing the First Russian-Asian Forum – rASiA.com which is going to become one of the largest business and culture events of international importance held in Moscow. The Forum Supervisory Board was joined by state institutions and largest public and business organizations such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federation Council, Association of Russian Banks, Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and Moscow government.
Thursday 17 May 14:00

Session: “New media. Actual advertisement and marketing solutions”

place:Digital October

The advertisement is the mover of commerce and for all digital sphere. The advertisement advances together with media. New media advance in many sectors and countries getting ahead traditional media. The quantity of the advertisement in Internet and mobile sphere is often bigger than traditional sectors of advertisement but there are new opportunities and new instruments for marketing and for advertisement campaigns. New media and advertisement synergism gives great forecasts for the future and some of them have already given record results. The speakers from Asia will share their experience in new media.

Thursday 17 May 10:00

Session “Innovative banking technologies of 2012. Modern solutions. Financial and investment partnership of Russian and Asian banks”

place:Digital October

Banks play their part in new digital sphere development. The representatives of world banking system will present new innovative solutions , payment systems and business models in parallel with e-commerce sales volume increasing, monetization of many services, stream of e-money.

Wednesday 16 May 14:00

Session: “Internet and wireless mobile technologies”

place:Digital October

Digital sphere grows everyday. There are practically no companies who did not place part of their business in this digital sphere and some of them placed the whole business into digital sphere and settled down there. The weight of such fact either it's perspectives which are making known not only for social communications but also for wide business aspects is incontestable. And there are even more perspectives in the wireless technologies sphere now. The new generation networks LTE will intercharge fixed connection including Internet. What will it be? How it will be? What benefits you can get knowing and using new services? Answers for all these questions you will be able to know at “Internet and wireless mobile technologies” session.

Wednesday 16 May 10:00

Session: “Entertainment indusrty and the content”

place:Digital October

It is not a secret that content of big size such as audio, music videos, animation, films, games are the main driving force in the digital space. Every day hundreds of millions of people look for such content in the Internet, listen to it, watch, load, share and also create it. For many sectors of big and serious business which is growing in the digital sphere the user's acting with entertainment models, models of preference, recommendations are the base for analytics researches and serious questions decisions making.

Annelies van den Belt
SUP Media

Annelies van den Belt has been the chief executive of SUP Media since 2008. 

Annelies came to SUP Media with an extensive experience in managing commercial online ventures. 

Previously she was the managing director of the broadband division of Britain’s leading commercial broadcaster, ITV. Before that she ran the online divisions of online newspapers, the Times and the Daily Telegraph. 

Prior to these high profile British media positions she worked as the publisher of The Moscow Times and a number of other major Independent Media titles in Russia.

Jean Hsiao Wernheim
a-Peer Holding Group

International Chief Executive, Shanghai Synergy Culture and Entertainment Group; Co-Founder of a-Peer Holding Group.

Alexander Shulgin
Author and Composer, Founder of Gruppa Kompaniy Familia, Founder of rASiA.com

Alexander Shulgin is a famous Russian composer and businessman.

As a composer Shulgin has had more than 400 published writings: 250 songs (52 of which were Number 1 in music charts and 7 were awarded for “Song of the Year”) and about 200 instrumental pieces, 20 hit albums, 5 of which were Number 1. He has also had 10 Number 1 albums as co-producer. Shulgin also has worked with a lot of Russian and foreign artists.

Shulgin also was the producer and judge of such popular TV music contests as "Star Factory" (the Russian version of American "Star Academy") on the first national TV-channel and "Become a Star" (the Russian version of "Pop Idol") on the second national TV-channel.
The first international large-scale event rASiA.com was held in May 2012 in Moscow. There were no events of such a level in Moscow before. rASiA.com 2012 consisted of two parts - Forum and Festival. 
The second day of rASiA.com Forum was more lively. While Sessions were continuing in main conference hall there were also seminars and lectures in additional rooms. 
About the first day read here.

rASiA.com team attended welcome day of Berlin School of Creative Leadership taking place on 6th September in "BBDO Kitchen". Berlin School of Creative Leadership was opened in 2006, but success is already huge – one in ten graduates wins international contests. 16% awards of the most upmarket event in advertising – Cannes Lions 2011 – were taken by its graduates.

Berlin School of Creative Leadership gives great attention to creative approach in any sphere and prepares leaders in advertising, media, entertainment and close fields. 

Clark Parsons, Managing Director of Berlin School of Creative Leadership came to Moscow and told about the school, problems of modern educational system, and why it is so important to educate for creative leadership.

rASiA.com is going to work closely with Berlin School of Creative Leadership. A number of sessions orginized by rASiA.com together with III Baikal Venture Fair and XXII Russian Venture Fair and Berlin School of Creative Leadership will be held during the next rASiA.com event - rASiA.com Visiting Session taking part on 20-21 September in Irkutsk. 

There is a stand for awards in "BBDO Kitchen". The awards was taken by BBDO Moscow on international contents. rASiA.com team was happy to find two awards from USA, which are directly relevant to rASiA.com. This is AdVision Awards, where Alexander Shulgin (rASiA.com Founder) is judge from Russia. Alexander was directly involved in BBDO awarding. The awards became a symbol that collaborations between rASiA.com and BBDO will make creative progress.

We are glad to inform you that rASiA.com took part in meeting with the biggest Chinese private business structures on 12th September in Moscow. 

Russian and Chinese collaboration has its progress. Large delegation of representatives of the biggest private business structures in China came to Moscow after APEC summit in Vladivostok. The meeting was opened by Li Hui, Ambassador in China to Russia. Mr. Hui was very delighted and warmly speaking about strengthening collaboration.

Boris Titov, Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights, and Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, took floor from Russian side. 

Chen Feng, Chairman of HNA Group Co., the biggest Chinese private corporation with more than 100 thousand employees, more than 100 hotels, 460 private airports, 400 planes, and real estate and industrial facilities. Mr. Feng was very kindly talking about prospectives of collaboration between Russian and Chinese businessmen, and about common interest of two countries and nations. 

Russian speakers toke the floor in turns with Chinese ones. Oleg Deripaska, Chief executive officer of Basic Element company, Igor Emelyanov, Head of Aviazapchasti, Vladimir Lepin, Vice-president of Machinery & Industrial Group, Galina Fomina, Vice-president of ALFA BANK and Vice-president of Association of Russian Banks, and of course Igor Putin, representative of banking sphere and cousin of Russian President.

rASiA.com was presented by three participants – Alexander Shulgin, Head of rASiA.com, Galina Fomina, member of Supervisory board of rASiA.com, and Igor Putin, representative of partner company of rASiA.com 2012. 

rASiA.com was highly estimated by participants of the meeting. There was number of initiatives planned out during the meeting together with representatives of Russian and Chinese business structures (in particular with Delong Holding Limited, which is the main share holder of the biggest cinema production company in China besides its core activity), and with Embassy of China.

Александр Шульгин, основатель rASiA.com, Чрезвычайный и Полномочный Посол Китайской Народной Республики в Российской Федерации Ли Хуэй и Галина Фомина, Вице-президент Альфа Банка и член Попечительского совета rASiA.com
Alexander Shulgin, Founder of rASiA.com, Li Hui, Ambassador in China to Russia, and Galina Fomina, Vice-president of ALFA BANK, Vice-president of Association of Russian Banks and member of Supervisory board of rASiA.com

For additional information find News at www.rasia.com, and also our weekly digest.

China delegates:

- Mr. Gan Lianfang - Chairman and President of Beijing Xing Pai Group
- Mr. Chen Feng - Chairman of HNA Group Co.,Ltd
- Mr. Guo Zhanchun - Chairman of Inner Mongolia Nailun Group
- Mr. Fu Jun - Board Chairman and President of MACROLINK Group
- Mr. Zhang Zhengyu - Chairman of Beijing Hi-tech Wealth Investment Developing Co.,Ltd
- Mr. Sun Hengchao - Board Chairman of Baota Petrochemical Group
- Mr. Hu Chengzhong - Board Chairman and CEO of China Delixi Holding Group Co.,Ltd
- Mr. Zheng Yuewen - Board Chairman of CREAT Group
- Mr. Deng Wei - Chairman of Bright Oceans Corporation
- Mr. Liu Zhiqiang - Chairman of Heung Kong Group
- Mr. Zhao Yiwu - Board Chairman and President of Beijing Naton Techology Group Co.,Ltd
- Mr. Liu Jianguo - Chairman of Shanghai Povos Enterprise(Group)Co.,Ltd
- Mr. Ding Liguo - Board Chairman of Delong Holdings Co.,Ltd
- Mr. Dang Yanbao - President of Baofeng Energy Co.,Ltd

Russian delegates:

一、 俄总统企业家权益全权代表、俄中实业家理事会主席季托夫(致辞)
Boris Titov - Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights, Chairman of Russian-Chinese Business Council 
二、 俄工业企业家联盟主席、俄前副总理绍欣(致辞)
Alexander Shokhin - President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
三、 俄罗斯铝业集团总裁、俄“基础元素”集团公司总经理、全球十大首富杰里帕斯卡
Oleg Deripaska – Chief executive officer of Basic Element company
四、 俄储蓄银行行长格列佛
German Gref - President, Chairman of the Board of Sberbank Russia 
五、 俄Viholding国际投资集团总裁马希斯基
Vitaliy Maschitskiy - President of Viholding Group 
六、 俄CИСТЕМА集团公司总经理沙莫林
Mikhail Shamolin - President of AFK "Sistema"
七、 俄远东发展部部长助理、俄中机电创新产品贸易促进会责任秘书、俄中经贸合作中心主席萨纳科耶夫
Sergey Sanakoev – Deputy Minister of Russia for Far East Developing
八、 俄EN+集团公司总经理沃雷涅茨
A. Volnets - CEO of En+ Group
九、 俄基础元素集团公司国际事务部部长佛金
E. Fokin – Director for international cooreration
十、 俄Метрополь集团国际事务部部长维利克列德查宁
Oleg Velikoredchanin - Head of Department for international activity of IFK Metropol
十一、 俄Viholding投资集团公司中国和亚太项目部总经理阿科皮扬
Aram Akopyan - Director for China and A/P region of Viholding Group 
十二、 俄Vimetco铝业集团副总经理马西斯基
P. Maschitsky - Deputy Financial Director of Vimetko
十三、 俄Viholding投资集团公司副总裁阿卡普金
V. Agapkin - Vice-president of Viholding Group

Monday, October 1, - XVI World Russian People's Council was opened in Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. rASiA.com and its Supervisory board were among the guests.

This is really valuable event for state and social life, and its effect will be seen in the nearest future. Meanwhile we are glad to show you some photos from the event:

Opening speech of Kirill I, the Head of World Russian People's Council, Patriarch of Moscow and all the Rus' and Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church

Speech of Sergey Ivanov, Chief of Staff Presidential Administration of Russia

Speech of Valentina Matvyienko, Chairman of the Federation Council

Speech of Talgat Tadzhuddin, Chief Mufti of Russia, and Head of the Central Muslim Spiritual Directorate

Speech of Vladimir Medinsky, Minister of Culture

Speech of Gennady Zyuganov, First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation

The Council was opened by choir and the hymn of Russian Federation

thousands of delegates all over the world came to the Council

Moscow, October 31 –  November 2, - Moscow International Forum for Innovative Development "Open Innovations". More than 10 thousands people, including about 4 thousands foreigners, visited Moscow Expocenter.

More than 600 media were accredited at the Forum. Among guests and speakers: Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia, Vladislav Surkov, Deputy Chairman of Government of Russian Federation, Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation, Oleg Fomichev, State Secretary, Deputy Minister and Chairman of Program Committee of the Forum, Anatoly Chubais, First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Viktor Vekselberg, Andrey Sharonov, Alexey Komissarov and many others high-ranking persons, businessmen, governors and mayors. A lot of world leading companies, founds, universities and social organizations wew represented at the Forum. 

The first day started with key-note speech of Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia. He mentioned priorities of development of Russia, its place in the world economics and role of innovations in its development.

Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia

Interview with Sir Richard Branson was held by Alexandra Johnson, Managing Director of DFJ VTB Aurora

Interview with Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson promised to collaborate with Russian businessmen and governmental structures and informed about opening of Virgin Green Found together with Rusnano. He also said that he is working on opening of virtual operator Virgin Mobile and и opening flights to Russia for his company Virgin Airlines. He also met younf innovators and told him about his succees, how he begun, and answered to their questions. 

After interview with Sie Richard Branson

There were a lot of interesting sessions about innovations in every sphere during the Forum. One ot the sessions was dedicated to outer industry. Mikhail Kokorich, Founder and head of Dauria - the first biggest project in outer space - presented his speech. 

There was also 3D guitar presented during the Forum. In the nearest future we will print a lot of useful things with 3D printer. Music specialist high appreciated sound of the 3D guitar and its ergonomic design. 

Ralph Simon and Alexander Shulgin with 3D guitar

There are also business breakfast during the Forum. The most interesting of them was business breakfast orginized by Moscow Government. A range of world leading specialists were invited to the breakfast to find solutions for reforming of Moscow ecosystem. 

rASiA.com supported the Forum and co-orginized a range of round tables and sessions. rASiA.com invited world-wide speakers, a good friend of rASiA.com, and helped with the Forum programming. 

Working moments - Ralph Simon discusses a necesity of creative unit

One of the most interesting sessions was “Innovations in media”. Media development and its transfer to digital were discussed. Speakers considered that media is changing its system of managment and now it bacames more emotional. 

Session "Innovations in Media". Among speakers:
Vasiliy Gatov, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, RIA Novosti,
Alexander Shulgin, Founder, President, rASiA.com (Familia),
Ralph Simon, Chairman Emeritus & Founder, Mobile Entertainment Forum; CEO, Mobilium Global Group companies,
Annelies Van Den Belt, Chief Executive Officer , SUP Media,
Maxim Kashulinskiy, Chief Executive Officer, Slon.ru,
Demyan Kudryavtsev, Former Chief Executive Officer, Kommersant,
Givi Topchishvili, Chief Executive Officer, Global Advertising Strategies,
Evgeny Kuznetsov, Director of the Innovation Support and Social Programs, RVC;
Kathleen Kennedy, Chief Strategy Officer, Technology Review, Massachusetts Institute of Technology