3-5 October 2019
Samara, Hotel «Lotte»
A unique platform for interaction between Russian and foreign investors, experts, representatives of government and business, including companies operating in the field of Islamic finance.

Early Bird prices in action until September, 1st.
Prices are 30% off!

Business program

3-5 October 2019
Samara, Hotel «LOTTE»

In 2019 for the first time VOLGA INVESTMENT SUMMIT and WORLD HALAL DAY will be held in Russia.

The business agenda will include such key topics as exports, development of trade and economic relations, investments and entrepreneurship, Islamic finance and the Halal industry, medical industry and tourism. During these 3 days plenary discussion panels and round tables with the participation of Russian and international investors and experts will be held.

Samara region has stable trade and economic relations with more than 100 countries of the world.

More than 400 companies supplying certified Halal products are involved in the Russian economy.


Volga Investment Summit

  • 500
    participants from 20 countries
  • 30
    speakers — experts in their field

Five delegations - special conditions

Write a letter to org@volgasummit.com with the subject «Corporate participation» and we will contact you to discuss the procedure for payment of tickets at a discount.

Targets and goals

  • Export development. Exchange of expert opinions on the latest trends in the financial and investment sectors
  • Establishing contacts between investors and project founders
  • Expanding and supporting the community of entrepreneurs, professional investors and experts in the field of Islamic finance


  • Gala opening ceremony for 400 guests from 20 countries
  • A rich program dedicated to both global economic issues and specialized issues of Islamic finance
  • Coverage in regional and international media


The final composition of the speakers can be supplemented and changed.
Dmitry Azarov
Governor of the Samara region
Marat Kabaev
President of International Association of Islamic Business
Mohamed Jinna
Founding Chairman
of World Halal Day
Madina Kalimullina
Managing partner of Alif Consult, Executive Secretary of Russian Association of Experts in Islamic Finance
Victor Kudryashov
Acting First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Samara Region
Dmitry Bogdanov
Minister of Economic Development and Investment of the Samara Region
Sergey Nikitin
CEO of Investment Promotion Agency of the Samara Region
Ihsan Ovut
Secretary General, The Standards and Metrology Institute for the Islamic Countries (SMIIC)
Dr. Ayaz Akber
Chairman, Oxymed Hospital & Research Center
Prof. Dr Faridah HJ Hassan
Director, iHalal Management and Science (iHALALMAS), Universiti Teknologi MARA
Samir Taghiyev
Senior Regional Manager for CIS Region at ICD
Zafer Soylu
Director General of Product Safety and Inspection, Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Turkey/Representative of Halal Accreditation Council (HAK)
Aydar Gazizov
Head of the International Center for Standardization and Certification "Halal" of the Council of Muftis of the Russian Federation
Talip Yarullin
Mufti of the Samara region, chairman of the regional spiritual administration of Muslims of the Samara region
Elena Moiseeva
Certified expert in the field of documentary letters of credit and the Bank Payment Obligation, Head of the Currency Control Centre at PJSC Promsvyazbank
Hawazi Daipi
Singapore Ambassador to Palestine
Dmitry Samigullin
Managing partner at RBL law firm
Sergey Bogdanov
Managing partner of the Samara Region Venture Fund
Mikhail Aleksandrov
Lawyer, Partner at A2 Law Firm
Anna Voitsekhovich
Partner, Head of Intellectual Property and Competition Practice at Grebneva & Partners Law Firm LLC
Aleksandr Golosarskiy
Head of the Samara Region Export Support Centre
Kirill Lapin
Managing Partner of Seitenberg Capital
Dzhannat Mingazova
Founder of “Modest Covered”, official representative of Russia Modest Fashion Week in Tatarstan
Gulnara Mikheeva
Director of Marina Rinaldi Kazan


Tickets and prices

Early Bird prices in action until September, 1st. Prices listed below are 30% off.



- participation in the business program;

- participation in the culture program;

- accommodation (in the hotel recommended by the organizers);

- meals (breakfasts, lunches, coffee breaks);

- Gala dinner;

- simultaneous translation;

- access to he official app;

- transfer from the airport and back.



- participation in the business program;

- participation in the culture program;

- accommodation (in the hotel recommended by the organizers);

- meals (breakfasts, lunches, coffee breaks);

- Gala dinner;

- simultaneous translation;

- participation in a closed plenary session with top officials of the Government and Administration of the Samara Region;

- ability to book one-to-one meetings;

- historical city tour;

- access to he official app;

- personal transfer from the airport and back;

- personal interpreter service at the time of negotiation (on individual request, only during working hours).


3-5 October 2019
Samara, Kuibyshev Square

The traditional part of the WORLD HALAL DAY is an international exhibition that brings together dozens of companies that supply certified Halal products and services. Participants will be able to present their products to investors and the general public.

The exhibition will be held on the largest square in Europe - Kuibyshev Square in the city of Samara.

There are more than 20 million Muslims in Russia

Russia will host the 6th WORLD HALAL DAY. Prior to that, Singapore, India, Croatia, Great Britain and Korea became the host countries.


Targets and goals

  • Opportunity for manufacturers to present their products to potential partners and investors, as well as to enter into agreements with Russian retail chains
  • Introducing buyers with new unique halal products from around the world
  • Exchange of expert opinions on halal industry trends


  • Separate exhibition areas B2B and B2C for effective display of goods and services
  • Participation of the main players in the Russian retail market
  • Possibility to choose a standard stand or individual building of any complexity

World Halal Day

  • 200
    exhibitors from 20 countries
  • 5 000
More about the exhibition
Hotel LOTTE | Kuibyshev Square

Samara Region

In the Samara region, consistent purposeful work is being carried out to create the most comfortable regional investment environment. Regional investment legislation guarantees equal conditions for all investors, helps to eliminate administrative barriers, establishes a favorable tax regime and preferences.


Infrastructure partners

Strategic partner

Official airline

Communication partners

With the industrial support

Legal partners

IT-events calendar


Media partners

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