A meeting between Governor of the Murmansk Region Mikhail Kovtun and local employers was held
On September 14, 2016 a meeting between the Governor of the Murmansk Region Mikhail Kovtun and new and existing entrepreneurs of the Murmansk region took place.
The official part of the event included presenting awards to the winners of the contest "Entrepreneur of the Year".
In the category "Start" the award was taken by an individual entrepreneur from Apatity Natalia Archakova, Marina Melnikova, a resident of Polyarny, was named best woman entrepreneur, the catering company of the Cherempey family received the award for best family business, in the" Path to Success " nomination the winner was Vladimir Yudkin from Monchegorsk, in the nomination "For a Useful Contribution" the prize was taken by Tatyana Ulanova - the head of the company "Medtech".
Along with the successful operating projects during the meeting awards were given to the winners in the second stage of the business plans competition for grants aimed at starting a business. During the competition 104 applications from 13 municipalities were received. The winners were 16 business start-ups from 8 municipalities.
In addition, the meeting discussed the prospects of development of state support for small and medium-sized enterprises in the Murmansk region. Besides, the official start of the Federal Program for youth entrepreneurship development "You are an entrepreneur- 2016” was announced.
For a third consecutive year the federal youth business development program is being implemented in the Murmansk region. During this time, almost 2.5 thousand young people were involved in entrepreneurial activity.
The event was organized by the Ministry of Industry and Enterprise Development of the Murmansk region in cooperation with the Northern Chamber of Commerce of the Murmansk region.
Along with the newcomers in the business and existing entrepreneurs of the Murmansk region, the meeting was attended by Deputy Governor of the Murmansk region Grigory I Stratiy, the president of the Northern Chamber of Commerce of the Murmansk region A.M. Glushkov, as well as representatives of organizations forming the infrastructure supporting small and medium enterprises of the Murmansk region.