Banca Intesa has prepared an extensive program for the VI Eastern Economic Forum

September 1, 2021, Vladivostok. Banca Intesa and the Italian non-profit Association Conoscere Eurasia, a regional partner of the Roscongress Foundation, will actively participate in the VI Eastern Economic Forum (EEF-2021) in order to promote Italian-Russian trade and economic cooperation. A business dialogue “Russia-Italy: Opportunities for cooperation between Italy and Russia in the Far East” is planned, as well as an art exhibition as part of the cultural program of the Forum.

The business dialogue, which will be attended by high-ranking representatives of companies and banks from Italy and Russia, heads of business organizations of both countries, as well as authorities and development institutions of the Far East, will take place on September 2, at 12.30. It will be held for the first time at the EEF, reflecting the growing interest of entrepreneurs from Europe in the opportunities of this region of Russia. The participants of the event will consider some specific areas of cooperation that are opening up between Italy and the Far Eastern region.

“The development of trade and economic cooperation is becoming especially relevant in the current difficult period, when the global economy starts to overcome the crisis linked with the pandemic. Right now, every direction, every opportunity is important in order to return, together, to a stable and sustainable growth, creating jobs and conditions for social and economic prosperity for all,” said Antonio Fallico, President of Banca Intesa.

As part of the cultural program of the Forum, on September 2, a unique exhibition “Under the Sky of Venice. Vedute of the XVIII Century from Intesa Sanpaolo Collections” will open for residents and guests of Vladivostok, as well as for participants of the EEF-2021. A special online broadcast of its opening will be held.

The exhibition is organized by the Primorye State Art Gallery together with Banca Intesa and the Intesa Sanpaolo Group. The exhibition consists of four paintings by such outstanding masters as Canaletto, Francesco Guardi, Michele Marieschi and Hendrik Frans van Lint. These works, which are the property of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, are among the most significant in its collection of Venetian paintings, exposed in one of the Group's museums – the Leoni Montanari Palace in Vicenza.

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