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The 5th International Forum Cash Circulation + Self-service. Banking and Retail 2013

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The 5th International Forum Cash Circulation + Self-service. Banking and Retail 2013 organized by the PLUS Journal was held on 21-22 October, 2013, in the Forum Hall (Moscow). 5-й Международный Форум «Банковское самообслуживание, ритейл и НДО 2013»: первые итогиDuring the two days the event was attended by 1,271 participants, including directors, vice-presidents and deputy chairmen of credit institutions, manufacturing and IT-companies, as well as managers directly involved in the preparation of and responsible for taking long term decisions on the implementation of specific projects in banks, large retail and service businesses, and other commercial and government organizations of Russia, the CIS and other countries. 

61 companies joined us as partners and sponsors of the event, 49 speakers delivered their reports and presentations covering issues of great importance to banks, retailers, vendors of equipment and solutions for the retail and banking sectors, and vendors of related products and services (communications, video surveillance, logistics, etc.), as well as integrators.The year by year growing interest of market participants to the PLUS Forum is caused by the need to have a site, which would allow a professional analysis of the current state and prospects for cash circulation, content and effectiveness of the prevention of counterfeiting both in Russia and abroad, as well as discussing current issues of the national legislation , the demand for outsourcing services related to the cash circulation maintenance and methodological recommendations, etc. 

Гамма-ЦентрApart from the attention shown by commercial banks to the event, the latter receives annually the broad support of the Russian, international and national regulators. Thus, the work of 5th International PLUS Forum Cash Circulation + Self-service. Banking and Retail 2013 was actively supported by the participating representatives of the European Central Bank and the European Payments Council, the national central banks of the CIS members and other countries, as well as by recognized experts in the self-service banking , a number of leading Russian and foreign commercial banks, specialists of the Forensic Science Center of the RF Interior Ministry and other law enforcement agencies , suppliers of equipment and technological solutions, and others.

Recognized industry experts took part in the conference and round tables to share their experience, inform about the results of projects implemented by leading market participants, discuss current problems and present their vision of future industry development.

Among the most relevant and resonant issues discussed during the Forum are the following: the market situation and the main tendencies in the self-service banking development, the future of cash circulation and the key trends in cash handling, development of standards for banknote design, bank equipment , procedures, cash operations ; cash management and cash-analayzing , new solutions on the market of terminals and self-service banking devices , new cash counting and collection technologies, anti- counterfeiting measures and combating ATM fraud, etc.

Андрей Новиков, Сбербанк РоссииPresentations delivered by the speakers at the Forum this year were divided into 7 blocks (sessions): 
• Major trends in cash circulation in Russia and globally 
• Innovation, solutions, services 
• Optimization of the self-service banking and seeking for the most effective ways to improve it 
• Cash collection and counting. New approaches to problem-solving 
• Current tendencies in the bank’s operations. Bank branch 
• The use of modern technologies in the corporate business and in the public sector 
• Cash circulation and security problems. 

The Forum featured a large-scale exhibition of specialized equipment and technology, where 61 companies from Russia, the FSU and other countries were presented. At the exhibition stands, the Forum visitors got familiar with the new solutions and technologies, and discussed possible ways of cooperation and interaction.

During the two days of the Forum, live webcast of sessions was available at the PLUS Twitter account ( 

The full list of presentation topics, partners and sponsors of the event can be found on the official website of the Forum:

За два дня мероприятие посетил 1271 участникThe full list of presentation topics, partners and sponsors of the event can be found on the official website of the Forum: 
While preparing the 5th PLUS Forum, the Steering Committee paid particular attention to ensuring favourable conditions for active networking and establishing business contacts – the fact, which was emphasized by the participants of the event. The PLUS Forum Programme undergoes continuous improvement year to year, including the informal part of the event. This time Oktoberfest 2013 was celebrated there. It took place in the relaxed atmosphere of informal communication of the industry representatives at the end of the first day of the PLUS Forum. During the Oktoberfest celebration a prize offered by Sony, a leader in the NFC-technology, was raffled off. 

As it was in previous years, the event has become an effective business platform for the meeting of top managers and specialists in various sectors and organizations of the payment ecosystem, for discussing the urgent issues and prospects for the market development.

The Forum Organizers thank all speakers, sponsors, business and media partners and participants and hope for further mutually beneficial cooperation.

Ференци Барнабаш (Ferenczi Barnabas), Giesecke & DevrientThe Global sponsor of the event was Gamma Center, the company who represents products of such world known brands as CTS cashpro, SBM, Laurel, Spinnaker, and others on the Russian market. 

Wincor Nixdorf, INPAS, GLORY, PSS, JCM Global, DEEP 2000, Toshiba, 3SI, Kisan, Profindustry became General sponsors of the Forum in 2013. 

Sensis was the sponsor of Oktoberfest . 

NCR, Ingenico, HENDZ holding, Zolotaya Korona, Matica Systems became Chief sponsors. 

Auvix was the Technological sponsor.

Among the Forum partners are CUSTOM (LADON-N), ITECO, ДОРС, CRANE Payment solutions, Smart, Yarus, MEI, Diebold, Delta Systems, GRG Banking, LANTER, S-FOUR, MAYKOR, Cassida, PayOnline, ARCA, BTE, GMV, Smart Continental, Engy, Softcase, Glory Global, Europeum, TSG, Giesecke & Devrient – LOMO, ZAO, eKassir, LAN ATMservis, MV group, Unicum, Hitachi-Omron, CityNet, Alagard, Indemit, ESHS (Economic Safe High-Tech Solutions Limited). 

Sound sponsor – SoundService. 

Associated Partners of the PLUS Forum were National Payment Council, the Association of Banks of the Republic of Belarus, the Independent Association of Banks of Ukraine, the Association of Ukrainian Banks, the Association of Banks of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Association of Banks of Tajikistan, EURICPA. 

General Internet partner – BANKIR.RU 

Празднование Oktoberfest 2013All speeches, interviews and the exhibition were filmed and photographed during the event. 
Video and photographs will be soon available in the Photo and Video columns of, the information portal. 

In the next PLUS issues (December 2013 and January 2014) we’ll present a thorough review of the conference speeches and the exhibition.

We invite you to Online & Offline Retail, the International PLUS Forum dedicated to the analysis of the industry development in Russia, the CIS and other countries, as well as to the interaction of banks and retailers (March 31, 2014). Online registration is open already!

We shall be glad to see you at the 5th International PLUS Forum Cards, Payments and Mobile 2014 (June 2-3, 2014). Online registration is open already!

The 6th International Forum Cash Circulation + Self-service. Banking and Retail 2014 will be held on October 6-7, 2014. Online registration will be open soon.

Download the PLUS Forum mobile app for iOS, Android or Windows Phone and keep up with the latest news about preparations of PLUS Forums.
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