The Holmes Report
Regional Partner

Leadership Dialogue Conference – a meeting point for media and communications experts to share experiences and their vision of leadership as well as building industry future agenda.

This year, the first two days of the conference will be dedicated to public defenсe of Eventiada Awards 2017 finalists represented by youth, school and college students, companies, state organizations and public institutions of the respective region.

Both second and third conference days will include plenary discussions and roundtables aimed at outlining influential trends and disruptive factors transforming media, communications and leadership.

The Conference will be concluded with Eventiada Awards, IPRA GWA Regional Partner in Russia and CIS, Gala ceremony to celebrate best communication projects in 25 categories.

To register for the conference



Public defenсe of healthy lifestyle projects

Public defenсe of school and college students projects

Public defenсe of corporate and public projects


Public defenсe of youth projects

Public defenсe of Eventiada IPRA GWA projects

Russian Association of Communication Directors and Corporate Publishing (AKMR) round table


Leadership Dialogue Conference

Eventiada Awards, IPRA GWA Regional Partner in Russia and CIS, Gala ceremony


Kirill Alyavdin

Corporate Communications Director, Tele2 Russia

Maxim Behar

ICCO President, CEO and Chairman of the Board at M3 Communications Group, Inc.

Rainer Bock

Head of Corporate PR and Strategic Projects, Kaspersky Lab

Andrey Braginskiy

Managing Director for Communications, Moscow Exchange

Vadim Kovalev

First Deputy Executive Director, Russian Managers Association

Pavol Dobrocky

General Director, Boehringer Ingelheim Russia

Bart de Vries

President of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA)

Elena Fadeeva

General Director of FleishmanHillard Vanguard, President at Orta Communications Group

Nikolay Gudkov

Head of Press Service, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Russian Federation  

Leonid Ignat

Director of information policy and PR, Alfa-Bank

Igor Ignatiev

President, AKMR; Deputy Chairman, Shell in Russia

Andrey Kirpichnikov

Head of PR Department, Norilsk Nickel

Evgeny Kozlov

Deputy Chief of Staff to the Moscow Mayor and Moscow Government

Dmitry Manevich

Marketing Director, Russian Olympic Committee

Elena Martynova

Deputy CEO, USM Advisors; Head of Communications Department, USM Holdings

Stanislav Naumov

Government Relations Director, X5 Retail Group

Natalya Pochinok

Rector of the Russian State Social University (RSSU)

Mikhael Ryumin

Vice-President for Marketing & PR, Rosgosstrakh

Arina Sharapova

TV presenter, President of Arts and media technologies school, Channel One Russia

Arun Sudhaman

President and Editor-in-Chief at the Holmes Report

Anrey Svintsov

Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications

Alexander Tsypkin

Expert in Strategic PR, Writer

Aleksey Venedictov

Russian journalist, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief at the ‘EchoMoskvy’ radio station, President of the Echo TV Russia

Sergey Vodopetov

Managing partner, Polity International Institute of Strategic Management  

Alexey Zharich

State Secretary, Deputy General Director, Uralvagonzavod Corporation; Vice-president, Russian Public Relations Association (RASO)

Sergey Zverev

General director, CROS