MEI well received at Russia event

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Major Events International presented at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry seminar on Raising Your Game in Russia: Sporting Opportunities and Beyond on 16 May 2011 at Pushkin House, London.

The seminar was chaired by Alex Bertolotti, Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP; and the speakers included Damion Potter, Head of the Commercial Team for the British Embassy in Moscow; Daniel Thorniley, President of DT–Global Business Consulting, Natalya Tueva, Key Account Executive, Major Events International, Jeremy Fish, Country Manager for Nordics of Aggreko; Irene Bejenke Walsh, Managing Director of MessageLab and Michael Thompson, Partner of Steptoe & Johnson who also sponsored the event. Major Evens Internationals Natalya Tueva gave a presentation on Opportunities in Connection with Major Sporting Events in Russia. The presentation by Tueva was received as one of the most detailed presentations, which outlined direct and indirect prospects for UK businesses in connection with 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, 2018 FIFA World Cup and the Russian Grand Prix between 2014 and 2020 in Sochi. The delegates were also given a deep background on Russian market and how to start a business there. MEI is hosting its own event on Russia on the 8 June 2011 in London with regard to opportunities for UK companies surrounding Major Events in Russia, including the 2013 Universiade in Kazan, 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and 2018 World Cup. The event will provide members and guests key information, data and opportunities on the Russian marketplace from both government and private sector organisations from within Russia and UK. The event will be held at Pushkin House – a home and dedicated showcase for Russian culture in London. For more information please contact Amy at abrice@majoreventsint. com

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