Moscow Urban Forum 2019 "Quality of life. Projects for a better city" was dedicated to the presentations and discussion of the initiatives and megaprojects that were launched by city administrations, business, citizens and are aimed at balanced and sustainable urban development. It was focus on a discussion of housing, sustainable urban development, social infrastructure, transport, and smart city technologies.
- The development of domestic and inbound tourism in Russian Federation;
For recent years, a plenty projects have been done in city to increase tourist attractiveness: new digital and offline services was created; public transport, taxis and carsharing has been developed; many new hotels was built. Every year a huge number of activities are taking place to attract more tourists.
Nonetheless, development of tourism industry had different intensity depends of regions, among these, Moscow region also had the ways for improvement so far. Moreover, Moscow citizens would like to be able to visit other regions of Russian Federation, for which good environment should be provided.
MCCI created an integrated system which unites all parties involved in hospitality industry through the Institute of Chambers of Commerce, in order to develop common goals and coordinate our actions. Such a platform for dialogue could be created not only in individual regions, but could also successfully operate within framework of the Council of Heads of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Business Activity Centers in the Eurasian Economic Area established a year ago.
- Digitalization – new level (from solving everyday tasks to international business communication).
Modern world cannot be imagined without a digital technology. They are used in all spheres of life. During the panel discussion was discussed how digitalization is changing life in the city, starts from taxi aggregators and mobile applications created by condominiums for its inhabitants, to the international communication platform “Business market”.
The expert discussion platform under auspices of MCCI was also expanded agenda of MUF-2019 through participants from Chambers of the largest megacities in the world, including members of the Council of Heads of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Business Activity Centers in the Eurasian Economic Area established in 2018.