About Adam Smith Conferences

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Since 1992 Adam Smith Conferences have been developing a range of high-caliber industry forums, which attract thousands of key decision makers from governments and industry each year. Many of these events are now the established annual gatherings for industry players, which offer unrivalled insights into market trends and developments, investment opportunities, and commercial strategies for success.

Adam Smith Conferences have provided platforms for debate across many industry sectors including: energy, transport, banking & financial services, retail and FMCG, real estate, investments, pharmaceuticals, mining & metals, pulp & paper, automotive, agribusiness and IT.

Our experience and extensive contacts, developed over the last twenty years, have enabled us to create a highly specialised niche and we are proud that today we are the market leader for conferences in Russia and the CIS!

The consistent high quality of our events has given rise to a reputation for excellence, ensuring that Adam Smith conferences provide the most fertile ground for participants to gain up-to-the-minute market intelligence and invaluable opportunities to network and generate new business.

What makes Adam Smith conferences a unique learning & networking opportunity?

Cutting-edge, market driven, quality programmes

Months of intensive industry research with market professionals, determines the issues critical to business professionals right now and forms the basis of our market driven programmes. Unbiased, content rich, in-depth, comprehensive and insightful, all of our agendas tackle topics and themes essential to business from the strategic, technical and operational to the controversial, challenging and thought provoking. Never dull, information packed, providing rare insights, advanced training and unpublished perspectives on issues which are indispensable to business leaders.

We constantly strive to make our programmes as interactive as possible and we are always looking for new innovative features and formats, which will provide our attendees with both formal and informal environments within which to debate the critical issues facing their business.  From live interviews to one to one meetings, from roundtables to breakfast briefings, from working lunch tables to industry awards ceremonies - our events offer it all!

Unparalleled speaker line-ups

Our prestigious speaker faculties, are hand-picked and assembled after months of research with market professionals. They feature the crème de la crème of "A-list" international and domestic industry leaders, academics, politicians, industry practitioners, specialist experts as well as "out of the box" guest speakers to stimulate and entertain.

Senior Government officials, professors, internationally acclaimed authors, CEOs of global and domestic companies, industry gurus as well as the best practitioners in their field, regularly speak at Adam Smith conferences.  Our events are viewed by our speakers as the leading platforms from which to make corporate announcements, outline their new business strategies and debate the best way forward within their industry.

Solo presentations, interviews, panel discussions, head-to-head, debates, off the record, Q&A and electronic polling sessions facilitate the exchange of information, discussion and candid insights into key issues.

Facilitated networking at its very best

Meeting clients, finding new potential partners, catching up with peers and old friends, social events, speed networking and our E-Connect online system all make networking easier and more efficient.

Delegates want to meet and exchange business cards with key contacts and we work extremely hard to provide a range of occasions, interactive conference formats and social networking breaks to enable all our delegates to meet key targets in a relaxed and informal manner.

It's all under one roof too! At an Adam Smith conference, delegates can set up a high number of business meetings, all in the same place and at the same time!  Several weeks worth of meetings are condensed into just 3 days of focused networking.

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The Adam Smith Institute is one of the world's leading think tanks, ranked 2nd in the world among Domestic Policy Economic Think Tanks and 2nd in the world among Independent Think Tanks by the University of Pennsylvania.