Media Accreditation for SPIEF Begins on March 15, 2011

By St Petersburg Economic Forum, PRNE
Sunday, March 13, 2011

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, March 14, 2011 - We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2011 St. Petersburg
International Economic Forum.

This year's Forum will take place under the slogan "Emerging
Leadership for a New Era". Discussions during the SPIEF sessions will be
structured around three central topics. "Building Russia's Creative Capital"
will focus on opportunities for balanced growth, potential threats to the
world economy, the development of the world monetary system, and the future
of energy. "Securing Global Growth" will look at issues concerning the
Russian economy, encouraging innovation, the creation of an international
financial centre in Moscow, developing entrepreneurship and raising a new
generation of leaders. "Expanding Technology Horizons" will examine what
kinds of technology will come to shape our lives in the near future.

We would like to inform you that accreditation for media
representatives at SPIEF 2011 will take place from March 15 to May 20, 2011.

Before completing the registration application form, please
carefully read through the rules regarding accreditation of media
representatives ( for SPIEF
2011 under the Media section of the official SPIEF website.

The number of media representatives allowed to participate in
the Forum will be LIMITED in order to ensure comfortable working conditions
and prompt access to all necessary resources.

The following steps are necessary to obtain accreditation:

1. Complete the registration application form (
on the official SPIEF website.

(Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste
this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field. Remove the
space if one exists.)

Please complete all fields in the form, especially those
marked with an "*". Take care to ensure that your personal details are
entered correctly, as this information will appear on your badge.

2. Supply a covering letter from your media organization to
the Media Accreditation Centre within two weeks of submitting your
application. This can be done either by email, or fax,

The letter must be on company-headed paper and signed by
either the head of organization, their deputy, or a person performing their
duties (if under power of attorney, with a copy of the power of attorney
document attached).

PLEASE NOTE that it is sufficient for foreign media representatives to
provide a copy of the accreditation card from the Russian Ministry of Foreign
Affairs press centre, instead of a covering letter.

Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

We look forward to seeing you in St. Petersburg on June 16-18!

Should you have any additional questions, please contact the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum's Media Accreditation Centre. Tel./ Fax: +7(812)635-8018; E-mail: media at

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