Forum & Award "Investment Leaders"

Forum & Award "Investment Leaders" is an annual event that demonstrates the best investment projects and achievements that have had a qualitative impact on changes in the investment climate in the Nizhny Novgorod region. The event is a continuation of the regional competition "Investment Project of the Year", which has been held since 2006.


A new approach to the event allows you to identify leaders in effective investment in business projects and discuss the hottest topics in the field of investment.


The main innovation of 2023 is the new format and updated architecture of the event:

  • Business forum - a platform for communication between representatives of authorities and business circles
  • Award - presentation of the best investment projects in the region
The goal of the project is to identify, support and encourage the most significant investment projects for the region in all sectors of the economy that have been launched or implemented during the calendar year, as well as to promote the dissemination of best practices.
The award is held in the following categories:

  • Investor of the year

  • Municipality-leader of investments

  • The best ESG-oriented investment project

  • Best HR strategy

  • Innovative project
Requirements for participation in the award:

  • Having business activities and being taxpayers on the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod region

  • Implementing investment projects in the Nizhny Novgorod region with an investment of more than 10 million rubles
The main parameters of the project: the total amount of investments, the number of jobs created, social responsibility, etc.

The organizers of the event are the Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, Nizhny Novgorod Region Development Corporation JSC, the ministry of economic development and investments of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

Regulation on the award
Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 83 of February 12, 2014 "On the approval of the Regulation on the conduct of the annual regional award "Investment Leaders""

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