Along with CEOs of major companies and corporations, the Forum’s visitors this year will include Prime Minister of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski, President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, President of Finland Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister of Kenya Raila Amolo Odinga. Over 30 countries will be represented at the ministerial level.
Vladimir Putin is expected to address the plenary session. His agenda includes meetings with CEOs of the world's leading energy companies and a separate meeting with heads of the world's largest investment funds. This dialogue was launched on May 18, 2011 at the initiative of the Russian Direct Investment Fund.