General Information

Annual International Conference on Investment Attraction to Automotive Component Industry AutoInvest® is the first event of the year in the Russian automotive industry.

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

Saint Petersburg as a centre of automobile cluster of the 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 Ford, Hyundai, MAN, Nissan, Scania, Toyota is located in Saint Petersburg.

The International Conference AutoInvest® has become a specialized event in the automotive industry. For the ten-year history of the Conference it has gathered more 2000 representatives of business of Russia and foreign countries, bodies of the public authority, financial organizations from 15 Russia’s regions and 20 foreign countries.

The International Conference 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® Conference 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 conference


" 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 the 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 are the Suppliers Development School is a complex of specialized training seminars and consultations in the sphere of business development, exchange of experience and expansion of cooperation in the field of automotive components manufacturing for employees - Conference delegates, and B2B Meetings are direct negotiations with potential partners, in which heads and representatives of OEM's purchasing departments, local suppliers of automotive components, materials and services participate .

To fully present a potential of the Russian automotive industry and opportunities for business cooperation the AutoInvest® Conference is accompanied by the specialized exhibition for professionals of the automotive industry.

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

Organizers of the Conference are North-West development and Investment Promotion Agency and National Association of Automotive Components Manufacturers.

The Conference is traditionally held under support of the industrial unions and associations such as NAMI, Association of Russian Automakers (OAR) 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® Conference.

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