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More than 430 thousand votes were received during the week. The first meeting of the council will take place in mid-March.

Voting for candidates to the Council of Entrepreneurs has ended. The expert community will operate at the city Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Developmentand the headquarters for the protection of Moscow’s business.

Each voter could choose several candidates from different business areas at once. The department carefully monitored cases of unfair competition and took them into account when summing up the results.

“We see significant interest in the new structure. Voting lasted for a week, and during this time over 430 thousand votes were received. It is important to note that entrepreneurs and representatives of the expert community will not only form decisions on key business issues, whether it is a discussion of support measures, the inclusion of new exhibitions in the main list, participation in which is compensated by the Moscow Government, or participation in the discussion of the entrepreneurial award “Breakthrough of the Year ”. But most importantly, they will represent the interests of their industries and become retranslators of decisions made by the council to their business communities, “said the head of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of the city of Moscow. Alexey Fursin

He added that the council included the most experienced entrepreneurs. Within the framework of the Business Update youth club, they will be able to become mentors for those who are just taking their first steps in this direction.

The final composition of the council, formed from the winners of the vote and representatives of key business associations in Moscow, will gather for the first meeting in mid-March. At the same time, rotation in the structure is provided, based on the activity of its participants. Candidates not included in the council will be able to continue to interact with the department as part of industry working groups.

In total, 21 working groups will be created in the field of trade and services, industry, creative industries, the financial sector, social business and other areas.

Acceptance of candidates for voting on the website from entrepreneurs of the capital, including through self-nomination, took place in January in the Department’s social networks and via e-mail. More than 500 applications were received in total.

A Council of Entrepreneurs will be created under the Moscow GovernmentMore than 158 thousand votes were received for candidates to the Moscow Council of Entrepreneurs

The Business Defense Headquarters, headed by Sergei Sobyanin, is a collegial working body of the Moscow Government. Its activities are supported by the City Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development. The headquarters includes representatives of 16 metropolitan executive bodies, as well as seven territorial branches of federal authorities, including the Federal Antimonopoly Service, the Federal Tax Service, Rosreestr, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Rospotrebnadzor, Rostrud and Rosselkhoznadzor. The main tasks of the headquarters are to create favorable conditions for doing business, improve legislation and promote competition.

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