On February 15, the VIII Pharmacy Summit «Effective Pharmacy Chain Management» organized by infor-media Russia with the support of AIPM, ARPM, RAPM, RAPC, UPPO, and the Pharmaceutical Innovations Association was held in Marriott Grand Hotel Moscow. Among the Summit partners were Akrikhin, Boiron, Samsung, Positiv BIO companies, PharmZnanie Federal Center and apteka.ru website. The general media partner of the conference traditionally was «Pharmaceutical Bulletin» newspaper.
The Summit participants, including Vneshtorg Farma’s representatives, focused on the issues related to the inclusion of the pharmacy products in the lists of goods sold by online retailers and, in general, the online sale of pharmaceuticals, as well as regional development and opening of new pharmacies, the relevance and effectiveness of marketing alliances, various aspects (including financial) of cooperation with manufacturers and distributors, the operation of small pharmacy chains , the organization and specifics of pharmacy business in Russia today. The special edition of the Pharmvestnik TV program has been shown at the Summit, the guest of the program was the Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation on issues of Internet development German Klimenko. As always, the business communication has been a significant part of the conference.