The congress was the part of large-scale research-communication project. Its main task was to draw attention to the most actual issues of development of small-scale and medium business in the regions. Tyumen action became one general constructive dialogue, which combined representatives of regional state structures, owners and heads of companies, banks and also invited experts of different sectors of economy. Participants of a meeting discussed scenarios of overcoming the occurred recession, key conditions of development of economy of the region, innovative resources of growth, a form of support of the entities, and many other vital issues.
The Director General of Sonda acted in the business part of the «Case studies of successful companies of the Urals: a mistake that you should not do and at the expense of what it is possible to grow in difficult economic conditions». In his report Anatoly Bokov spoke about the experience of the company in the market of biometrics, technologies and solutions, the development and activities of the enterprise in the current crisis.
In the performance Anatoly Bokov noted: «In the conditions of crisis it is possible to survive on release of innovative products, investment attraction and on search of solvent sectors of the market, including – foreign. Our company is on the market for 25 years. All this time we just do what we survive by finding creative solutions and new areas of application of our product. In a crisis, we have implemented a major project for the Ministry of defense, having equipped with biometrics army canteens, and now we expand access control systems for military facilities and we are connected to the project of issue of the card of the military personnel. Even in crisis we create new products. Recently was started our new project - payment of purchases on fingerprints in retail chain stores «ABC of taste». Other our project - genetic consultation on fingerprints and palms. Non-standard approach to the problem solution often also allows us to survive».